Disney is looking for an M&A lawyer for its Web3 plans

    A new job posting on LinkedIn revealed that The Walt Disney Company is looking to hire a transaction lawyer working at an “accelerated and aggressive timeline” to explore new technology opportunities, like the metaverse, DeFi, and NFTs. The media conglomerate looks to expand into Web3 territory focusing on “next generation storytelling.” Meanwhile, Walmart sells NFT-linked…

    Crypto Trends Weekly – Sept. 17 – 23

    Breaking crypto news from the last week (Sept. 17 – 23, 2022): Sept. 18: Metaplex, a creator of the NFT protocol on Solana, is launching an MPLX governance token and will conduct an airdrop for NFT creators. Metaplex said it took a snapshot of eligible creators who created NFTs via Metaplex by August 24 and…

    Gulf Crypto Insight: Hot crypto news from the MENA region – September 24

    Top crypto news from the Middle East region over the last week (Sept. 17–23, 2022): Islamic finance sector sees growth opportunities in crypto and metaverse New research of IslamicMarkets.com with leading Islamic finance professionals shows growing acceptance of crypto and digital assets and rising interest in the metaverse. Nearly 63% predict the adoption of crypto…

    Binance forms its Global Advisory Board of international experts to propel Web3

    Crypto exchange Binance announced on Sept. 22 the formation of its new Global Advisory Board (GAB), a strategic council of experts to advise Binance on the regulatory, political and social issues faced by the crypto industry. Former US Senator Max Baucus will lead the Board, alongside a former Obama advisor and policy experts from around…

    Quick guide: What is a crypto mining pool?

    A fraternity-based approach to mine crypto, mining pools let miners combine their computational resources for a better chance to win rewards — describes Murtuza Merchant on Cointelegraph. In the early days of Bitcoin (BTC), crypto enthusiasts only required a basic personal computer with an internet connection to generate new BTC tokens through a distributed computing…

    Bitcoin mining provider Compute North files for bankruptcy

    Compute North, the US-based Bitcoin mining hosting provider, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a federal court, citing the decline in Bitcoin pricing and power costs rising. In addition to general market conditions, a shift in the relationship with its biggest creditor, Generate Capital, led the firm to enter the Chapter 11 process….