Ashanti aims to bring women to Web3, says “owning is important” at NFT music meetup

The billion-dollar music industry is undergoing a major transition as artists begin to understand the potential of owning their work through nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Ashanti, the multi-platinum-selling singer, actress and co-founder of EQ Exchange — a women-led Web3 platform — recently shed light on this during a Cotton Candy Records meetup that took place on June 20 in New York.  Speaking on a panel alongside Janice Taylor, founder and CEO of EQ Exchange, Ashanti went into detail about how important ownership is for creators today. Drawing from personal experience, Ashanti…

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Binance-owned Trust Wallet adds buy option via Binance Connect

Trust Wallet, a major self-custodial cryptocurrency wallet owned by the Binance crypto exchange, has completed a significant integration to enable easier crypto purchases. The Trust Wallet platform has integrated Binance’s official fiat-to-crypto provider Binance Connect, allowing users to purchase more than 200 crypto assets directly from credit or debit cards, the firm announced to Cointelegraph on June 22. Trust Wallet’s new crypto buy option is designed to simplify the process of buying crypto, enabling verified Trust Wallet users to fund their wallet with more than 40 fiat currencies. In order…

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WEF 2022: Satoshi Nakamoto could be a woman, says Meta VP Nicola Mendelsohn

The fourth day of the ongoing world economic forum saw major discussion around the role of women in web3 and how the decentralized ecosystem is the place for inclusiveness. Women are investing in crypto at half the rate of men. Join us at #WEF22 to hear about solutions we can implement to get women at the forefront of this digital revolution. @KristinaLCorner @sarahendline @Billwrightv @nicolamen @srolondon https://t.co/jBbiauzSWi pic.twitter.com/xWlhqv5p5m — The Female Quotient (@femalequotient) May 25, 2022 Cointelegraph editor in chief Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr moderated a panel on ‘Why Web3 Needs…

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DeFi-ing exploits: New Chainalysis tool tracks stolen crypto across multiple chains

Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has released a new tool to track transactions across Decentralized Finance protocols and multiple blockchains. Chainalysis launched a beta version of its Storyline software on May 18. Touted as a “Web3-native blockchain analysis tool,” Storyline aims to track and visualize smart contract transactions with a focus on nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and DeFi platforms. This is in line with the growing popularity and prevalence of NFTs and DeFi in the cryptocurrency space over the past year. Chainalysis provides blockchain analysis and annual reports on cryptocurrency crime trends…

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Tezos Foundation Launches Fund to Collect NFT Creations by African and Asian Artists

The Tezos Foundation recently said it has committed $1.23 million to a fund that will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created by African and Asian artists. Photographer Misan Harriman has been selected as the curator of the foundation’s permanent art collection. Supporting a New Generation of Artists The Swiss non-profit organization, Tezos Foundation, recently said it has committed about $1.23 million (£1 million) to a fund, which will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of upcoming artists from Africa and Asia. The artists’ works will be curated…

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The metaverse will change the paradigm of content creation

Content constitutes the essence of the internet and comes in many different forms that the current Web2 internet iteration supports — text, audio, video or a mix of all three. However, content is scarcely a free resource. It is content creators who are now becoming opinion leaders, influencers and the cornerstones of so many of the critical services businesses rely on, such as advertising, marketing and public relations management. The need for content and its strive for independence — embodied by thousands of bloggers and indie performers — has spawned…

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International Women’s Day 2022 focuses on bringing women to Web3

[ad_1] At its core, Web3 is about regaining control from centralized online experiences, allowing creators to interact within peer-to-peer (P2P) ecosystems focused on music, film, artwork, fashion and other popular topics. This has also given rise to nonfungible tokens (NFTs) and digital ecosystems often referred to as the Metaverse.  Given the broad range of interests Web3 touches upon, the sector is not only attracting typical “tech bros” but has also captured the attention of many females looking to further build and develop the decentralized web. The movement of women entering…

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What the hell is Web3 anyway? – Cointelegraph Magazine

[ad_1] Web3 — or Web 3.0 as crypto boomers like to call it — is a topical buzzword with only a very vague definition. Everyone agrees it has something to do with a blockchain-based evolution of the internet but, beyond that, what is it really? Yet, the conversation surrounding the meaning and prospects for Web3 has become very fashionable in crypto communities. The term gets thrown about by big corporates trying to muscle in on the space while avoiding the negative connotations of “crypto.” But, without an agreed-on definition, it…

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk Reveals Why He’s Pro Dogecoin Amid Debate Over Web3, Ethereum, Decentralization – Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Tesla and Spacex CEO Elon Musk has explained why he’s pro dogecoin as the debate over web3, Ethereum, and decentralization intensifies. In the same conversation, former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey insisted that he is not anti-ETH. “I’m anti-centralized, VC-owned, single point of failure, and corporate-controlled lies,” he stressed. Elon Musk Shares Why He’s Pro Doge Elon Musk’s Doge explanation came as he and dogecoin co-creator Billy Markus joined a Twitter thread about web3 and Ehtereum involving Jack Dorsey. The former Twitter CEO raised concerns this week about web3 being…

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Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk Raise Concerns Over Web3 as Skepticism About Ownership Grows – News Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has ignited a debate about web3 after Tesla CEO Elon Musk criticized it. Dorsey warned of the risks from centralization, emphasizing that web3 is owned by venture capitalists (VCs), hiding under the premise of decentralization. “I’m concerned to see ‘the industry’ be distracted under false pretenses when we could all be working on things that have a chance at fixing the real issues,” Dorsey wrote. Jack Dorsey Says Web3 Is Owned by VCs, Tells Elon Musk ‘It’s Somewhere Between A and Z’ Jack Dorsey…

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