Article: Eight-Year-Old Stop-Motion Artist Launches Carbon-Neutral NFT Series And Donates Over $1,000 To Charity

Crypto, Digital Content

Eight-Year-Old Stop-Motion Artist Launches Carbon-Neutral NFT Series And Donates Over $1,000 To Charity

Quote from Annabelle White
“I recently finished reading the book No Ballet Shoes in Syria. It got me thinking about children of families who had to leave their countries and everything behind. Ballet and art makes me so happy. So I got the idea to raise money to help refugee families get settled in their new homes. I want the money to go to buying ballet shoes and art supplies. I recently learned about NFTs in my Rocket Club class and thought it would be so cool to create and sell some for this cause.”

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Article: How blockchain is revolutionising genomic data storage and protection

Blockchain, Innovation

How blockchain is revolutionising genomic data storage and protection

Article: Visa takes a major step toward embracing cryptocurrency

Blockchain, Crypto, Money

Visa takes a major step toward embracing cryptocurrency - CNETVisa takes a major step toward embracing cryptocurrency

Visa on Monday announced that it will now allow the use of cryptocurrency to settle transactions in its payment network. USD Coin — a stablecoin backed by the US dollar — will be used to settle transactions with Visa over the Ethereum blockchain, according to a release.

Visa is piloting the program with Crypto.com and said it plans to offer USDC settlement to more partners later this year.

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Article: DeFi apps offering insurance for cryptos

Crypto, Decentralized Internet

Typically, the DeFi insurance apps are highly automated: All transactions happen via self-executing software programs known as smart contracts. (REUTERS)DeFi apps offering insurance for cryptos

Adventurers in what is perhaps the most lucrative and risky corner of the cryptocurrency world are starting to see a bit of a safety net.

In the past year, scores of investors big and small have poured billions into decentralized-finance applications that allow users to lend, borrow and trade crypto without intermediaries like banks. While the DeFi sector is booming, it has also been plagued by hacks, fraud and a copy-and-paste coding culture where a modified app can siphon away users from an established rival.

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Article: House bill seeks to stop online censorship

Deplatforming, Governance, Open Source

House bill seeks to stop online censorship

Social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and others are private companies, and they are able to censor what website users post when they deem it necessary.

While mostly all social media platforms prohibit things such as violence, hate speech, pornography, misinformation, and discrimination, there may be an unbalance when it comes to political views being shared on the internet.

Many conservative-learning internet users are convinced that tech company executives have a political bias that leans to the left.

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