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Sure the cypherpunks love CryptoKitties, but turns out luxury fashion brands are also taking a shine to the digital fluffballs. Or at least, they’re into the technology behind the ethereum-based decentralized application that captured the hearts and minds of crypto enthusiasts in December of last year. According to French startup Arianee, which boasts former employees …

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Courtney Brock manages business operations for Blockade Games in Austin, Texas. Its May 11, 2018 and I receive a surprise in the mail: an overnight package from FedEx. It’s addressed to my company, Blockade Games. Another surprise: Our bank, Wells Fargo, thinks we may be a money services business (MSB) and has a stack of …

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The World Cup may be completely analog, but don’t tell that to crypto developers. Soft launching now, a new company called CryptoStrikers is entering the so-called “crypto collectibles” market with tokens commemorating the stars of this year’s World Cup. The thing is the tokens it’s offering aren’t the same you’ll see listed on a popular …

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More money is being poured into crypto cats. Well, cats, and the slew of other non-fungible digital items made possible by new token standards, such as ethereum’s ERC-721, which now have a home in OpenSea, a marketplace for allowing users to buy and sell these items – an Ebay for CryptoKitties if you will. Coming …

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As silly as it might sound, the popular CryptoKitties app might foreshadow a powerful up-and-coming use case for ethereum – digital collectibles. After its launch last week, CryptoKitties quickly became the most popular ethereum app – so popular in fact that there’s now CryptoPuppies (for those that prefer man’s “real best friend”),  and CryptoPets (which lets users choose any kind of …

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