Mark Zuckerberg’s Path To ‘Owning The Entire Metaverse’ Is Paved With Potholes | Mark Zuckerberg – Meta

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Mark Zuckerberg’s ambitions for the “metaverse,” the buzzy brand he has assigned to the idea of a digital world buttressed by virtual reality and dominated by Facebook parent Meta, have already run afoul of government regulators.On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against Meta, seeking to block its acquisition of a virtual…

Welcome to the Zombie Cryptocalypse

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Gilad Edelman Business May 23, 2022 3:04 PM Welcome to the Zombie Cryptocalypse The same qualities that make cryptocurrencies go bust also explain why they refuse to die. Photograph: PM Images/Getty Images The owners of cryptocurrencies have had a rough few weeks.Bitcoin and Ethereum have lost more than half their value since their peak last…

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Dead Just Yet

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+++lead-in-textnnThe owners of cryptocurrencies have had a rough few weeks.Bitcoin and Ethereum have lost more than half their value since their peak last November, a slide that has outpaced the broader markets’ decline.Earlier this month, a so-called algorithmic stablecoin, Terra, which supposedly had a fixed value of $1, started [plummeting in value](https://www.wired.com/story/terra-luna-collapse/).That’s because it was…

3 Reasons Why Web3 Needs Protocols And Not Service Providers

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Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.A considerable amount of hype has developed surrounding what is known as “ Web3 .” Web3 is essentially based on distributed ledger technology and many companies are using Web3 as an umbrella term to describe alternative utilities and marketplaces built on an underlying blockchain . There are many…

Ex-Meta employees raise $200M from a16z, Tiger, Multicoin to realize Facebook’s crypto dreams

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Facebook’s audacious attempt at creating a crypto payments network met an unceremonious end earlier this year when Silvergate Capital acquired the Diem technology assets for $182 million .The deal showcased how Facebook, now Meta, is left with few regulator-blessed paths forward to become a central player in the blockchain ecosystem, a realization which has also…

Twitter Adds New Payment Options to Its Tips Feature

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Blockchain Twitter Adds New Payment Options to Its Tips Feature Users can now add an Ethereum address Tips now works with Barter by Flutterwave (Africa), Paga (Nigeria) and Paytm (India)Twitter By David Cohen8 mins ago Twitter added new payment options to its Twitter Tips monetization feature.David Cohen @9Number9 David Cohen is editor of Adweek’s Social…

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