Metaverse Backer Animoca Brands Raises $65M at $2.2B Valuation

    Metaverse Backer Animoca Brands Raises $65M at $2.2B Valuation

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    Bitcoin Options Open Interest tops $14B as ProShares ETF Goes Live

    Bitcoin Options Open Interest tops $14B as ProShares ETF Goes Live

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    Should Crypto Journalists Own Crypto?

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    Art in the Age of Digital Scarcity: Why NFTs Enchant Us

    Art in the Age of Digital Scarcity: Why NFTs Enchant Us

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    XRP Accounts for 2% of the Crypto Market Cap

    XRP Accounts for 2% of the Crypto Market Cap

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    Chinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Reveals NFTs

    Chinese E-commerce Giant JD.com Reveals NFTs

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    A Dictionary for Degens

    A Dictionary for Degens

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    Bitcoin Won’t Save the Afghan People

    Bitcoin Won’t Save the Afghan People

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    Crypto Long & Short: The Trouble With Ticker Symbols

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    Do NFTs’ Crazy Valuations Make Them Art? A Leading Collector Says No

    Do NFTs’ Crazy Valuations Make Them Art? A Leading Collector Says No

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      BMW’s New Electric Architecture Comes With A Lot Of Surprises, The First Being An Electric 3 Series @ Top Speed

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      China Mustang line rolling – Just Auto

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      VW CEO in ‘regular’ talks for partners to catch up in tech race

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        Anthem raises outlook after posting $1.5B in Q3 profit thanks to strong membership boost

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        ShouTi secures $100M to hit biologic and peptide targets with small molecules – MedCity News

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        Biogen’s Aduhelm sales fall dramatically below Wall Street’s expectations

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        BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine-induced antibodies wane over six month period

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        ‘Eco-Score’ Labels Make Shopping More Sustainable – RTBC

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          Mokumono have brought ebike manufacturing back to the Netherlands.

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          Resident Evil 4 in VR shouldn’t work — but somehow it does

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          Worn-out nurses hit the road for better pay, stressing hospital budgets — and morale

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          Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine
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          Brave browser replaces Google with its own search engine

          Brave, the privacy-focused browser that blocks third-party ads and trackers by default, is switching to using its own search engine…
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          How NFTs are creating a generational divide between platforms

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          Bombing hits military bus in Syrian capital, killing more than a dozen people
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          Bombing hits military bus in Syrian capital, killing more than a dozen people

          In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian firefighter extinguishes a burned bus at the…
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          NYTimes: Trump Deputies Eyed Military Shutdown of Mexico Border Amid Coronavirus

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          Netflix employees are staging a walkout today as a fired organizer speaks out
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          Netflix employees are staging a walkout today as a fired organizer speaks out

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          Report: WH Weighs Deploying National Guard to Fix Supply Chain Crisis

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          Washington Post on Supply Chain Woes: ‘Try to Lower Expectations’

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          Brazil Senate report will urge charges against President Bolsonaro over the pandemic

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