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Limiting Proof-of-Work Crypto Back on the Table as EU Parliament Prepares Virtual Currencies Vote

Limiting Proof-of-Work Crypto Back on the Table as EU Parliament Prepares Virtual Currencies Vote

One version of the new draft, reviewed by CoinDesk, has a similar provision though significantly toned down from the original. It says that crypto assets “shall be subject to minimum environmental sustainability standards with respect to their consensus mechanism used for validating transactions, before being issued, offered or admitted to trading in the Union.” Source …

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Healthcare giant CVS files for NFTs and virtual goods trademark

Healthcare giant CVS files for NFTs and virtual goods trademark

CVS Health has filed a trademark application that signals potential plans to offer NFTs and healthcare services in virtual reality and augmented reality, according to a trademark filing posted on February 28.   In general, it’s hard to say whether there are immediate plans for a company to move into crypto or the metaverse based …

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Virtual World Frenzy, the Evolution of Blockchain Gaming, and In-Game Economies

Virtual World Frenzy, the Evolution of Blockchain Gaming, and In-Game Economies

November 26, 2021, 7:05PM EST • 16 min read Quick Take This weekly series explores the most interesting insights in NFTs, blockchain gaming, and virtual worlds The metaverse frenzy, which Facebook helped unleash, started to spill over to virtual world projects Investigating the current trends in blockchain gaming unearthed different types of games, which range …

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The Logbook: The pirate stock exchange

The Logbook: Hyperinflation in virtual economies

Quick Take Virtual economies in online games mimic real-life economics The Block explores the story of Gaia Online and how certain decisions led to wealth inequality and hyperinflation This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You can continue reading this Genesis research on The Block. Source link

Ready Layer One: Base Layer Protocols Team Up for Virtual Developer Event

Ready Layer One: Base Layer Protocols Team Up for Virtual Developer Event

Togetherness is the message of Ready Layer One, a conference being planned for early May by the Web3 Foundation, Near, Cosmos, Tezos, Protocol Labs and Polkadot, all entities involved in building new blockchains designed to serve as the primary layer for distributed applications. Other blockchain projects may yet join in. The website describes the virtual …

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Crypto Conference Defies COVID-19 Lockdown by Hosting in Virtual Realm

Crypto Conference Defies COVID-19 Lockdown by Hosting in Virtual Realm

The COVID-19 crisis may have put a stop to millions of sports events, work conferences and meet-ups across the world, but it has not halted those in the cryptocurrency space. The Coinfest Conference, which runs until April 4, has found a way to defy the coronavirus lockdown by setting up shop in the digital blockchain …

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