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‘Move-to-earn’ Solana app StepN is latest crypto gaming craze

Since its launch in December, StepN, an app that lets users walk and run to earn tokens, has quickly become a household name in the play-to-earn blockchain gaming, or GameFi, […]




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Crypto’s cops get ready for an uneven war

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction. In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Slow Ventures’ Jill Gunter on why there are so many […]




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Why a bipartisan embrace of crypto might never extend to Bitcoin

Hey everyone, and welcome back to Chain Reaction In our Chain Reaction podcast this week, Anita and I chatted with Sequoia Capital’s Shaun Maguire on why gamers are skeptical of […]




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DJ and crypto startup founder 3LAU explains the value behind music NFTs

When people think of NFTs, the first use case most of them likely think of is visual art. From Beeple’s $69 million sale of a digital collage at Christie’s to […]




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Daily Crunch: To complicate Musk’s attempt to swallow Twitter, board approves ‘poison pill’ strategy

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PT, subscribe here. Welcome to the Daily Crunch for Friday, […]




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Opera brings its Crypto Browser to iPhones and iPads

Opera has launched the iOS version of their Crypto Browser, designed for accessing web3, with a non-custodial crypto wallet built-in. The browser was previously available on Windows, Mac and Android […]




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US officials link North Korean Lazarus hackers to $625M Axie Infinity crypto theft

U.S. officials have linked North Korean state-backed hacking group Lazarus to the recent theft of $625 million in cryptocurrency from the Ronin Network, an Ethereum-based sidechain made for the popular pay-to-earn […]




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Will Apple build its own blockchain?

Hello readers, and welcome back! Last week, I wrote about the issues facing Axie Infinity in the wake of a $625 million heist. This week, I’m talking about Apple and […]




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5 crypto tax tools that could save your ass on Tax Day

If you’re among the 16% of Americans who transacted with or traded cryptocurrency last year, you’re probably breaking a sweat about the looming deadline to file your taxes (that’d be […]




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Token and equity management startup Sprout raises $3M led by Sequoia

As cryptocurrency goes mainstream, attracting individual and institutional investors, digitally-savvy employers realize tokens are an increasingly attractive form of compensation, especially for their millennial staff. But paying employees in digital […]