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Bi-Weekly News Recap; 16th Sept ’22

News From Our Partners

Ex-Populus

The first trailer for Ex-Populus’ first card trading game, Final Form, was recently released; Click here to watch it. The game will officially be launched in October and will feature card set collaborations with former professional boxer Mike Tyson.

DeFi Land

Now in Open Beta mode, DeFi Land continues to expand its user experience. Log on now to play the new coin flipping game for a chance to earn some $DFL. For further land customization, you will also soon be able to upgrade buildings and environments through various skins.

Aleph Zero

Aleph Zero made it to My Company Poland’s Top 25 Startup ranking. You can check all startups here. Also, congratulations to the Aleph Zero team for reaching 100K followers on Twitter! For more information on how to set up your validator node, watch this video tutorial.

Boson Protocol

As Boson v2 is fast approaching, the last 2 weeks served to announce new partnerships: The leading dCommerce startup is now collaborating with PangeaDAO (metaverse land investment cooperative), Alterrage (DAO-led fashion label), Brandverse (Web3-native wearables), and Catharsis (web3 design label) to help scale its platform and drive adoption.

Notable Investment News

Swash

Swash has completed a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the UK. To know why this news is impactful, read this article. If you haven’t done so already, you can install Swash’s browser extension here.

Major Headlines in Crypto

‘Still in Research Mode’ With Web3, NFTs Says Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot

https://decrypt.co/109582/research-mode-web3-nfts-says-ubisoft-ceo-yves-guillemot

Can Crypto Save the Cannabis Industry?

https://www.coindesk.com/layer2/sinweek/2022/08/31/can-crypto-save-the-cannabis-industry/

BlackRock to Use Kraken Subsidiary for Crypto Offering

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/09/02/asset-management-giant-blackrock-to-use-kraken-subsidiary-for-crypto-product/

Charles Schwab, Citadel and Fidelity Launch EDX Crypto Exchange

https://decrypt.co/109607/charles-schwab-citadel-fidelity-edx-crypto-exchange

Starbucks to Offer NFT-Based Loyalty Program Using Polygon’s Blockchain Technology

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/09/12/starbucks-to-offer-nft-based-loyalty-program-alongside-polygon/

Bored Ape NFT Metaverse Band Taps Beyoncé, Bruno Mars Producers

https://decrypt.co/109523/bored-ape-nft-metaverse-band-beyonce-bruno-mars

Bitcoin Hash Rate Hits All-Time High, Next Bitcoin Halving Projected for Q4 2023

https://beincrypto.com/bitcoin-hash-rate-all-time-high-next-bitcoin-halving-projected-q4-2023/

Linux Foundation’s Announces Open-Source Digital Wallet Initiative, May Include Crypto

https://decrypt.co/109593/linux-foundations-announces-open-source-digital-wallet-initiative-may-include-cryptocurrencies

Ethereum Proof-of-Work Fork Timing Posted

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2022/09/13/ethereum-proof-of-work-fork-timing-posted/

You Can Now Earn Bitcoin By Surfing the Web on Chrome, Brave, and More

https://decrypt.co/109555/you-can-now-earn-bitcoin-by-surfing-the-web-on-chrome-brave-and-more

Opera Crypto Browser Integrates MetaMask Ahead of Ethereum Merge

https://decrypt.co/109576/opera-crypto-browser-integrates-metamask-ahead-ethereum-merge

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