What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin (BTC) is the first cryptocurrency created by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008. With the underlying technology blockchain, bitcoin has redefining money in terms of money form, money issuance standard and money movement. Bitcoin has a limit of 21 million coins and uses proof-of-work (POW) consensus. In some sense, bitcoin removes our reliance on central banks and traditional financial institutions that we have to trust on. Bitcoin brings monetary freedom.

Meta's Virtual Reality Programmers Earn $1 Million
Meta’s virtual reality programmers earn up to $1 million, according to anonymous sources. Despite significant losses in its metaverse-building division, the company's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, is committed to its long-term vision.
Meta offers lucrative pay packages for metaverse developers
Facebook's parent company, Meta, is offering its metaverse developers salaries ranging from $600,000 to almost $1 million, despite billions in losses for its virtual reality suite. CEO Mark Zuckerberg remains committed to Meta's long-term vision of the metaverse, even after the division responsible for its development recorded its largest yearly loss of $13.7 billion.
OKX Launches Dias Metaverse Fan Experience
OKX, a cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 technology developer, has announced the launch of a metaverse fan experience in collaboration with Manchester City footballer Rúben Dias. The immersive experience allows fans to virtually experience Dias’ favorite training techniques and receive coaching and tips.
OKX and Manchester City’s Rúben Dias Debut ‘Train Like Dias’ Global Metaverse Training Experience
OKX, the world’s second-largest crypto exchange by trading volume and a leading Web3 technology company, today debuted ‘Train Like Dias’ its first ‘OKX Collective’ immersive metaverse fan experience featuring OKX ambassador and Manchester City player Rúben Dias.
Animoca Brands refutes claims of scaling back metaverse fund target and plummeting valuation
Animoca Brands denied reports of scaling back its metaverse fund target by $200 million and a decrease in valuation from $6 billion to $2 billion. The firm acknowledged the impact of banking collapses but stressed that fundraising is still ongoing.
Animoca Brands Cuts Metaverse Fund Target to $800M
Animoca Brands, a Hong Kong-based developer of blockchain gaming technology, has reduced its target for its metaverse fund by 20% to $800 million due to volatility in the crypto sector. The company's market capitalization has also fallen from $6 billion to below $2 billion, signaling a change in sentiment in the crypto industry.
Animoca Brands refutes claims of scaled back metaverse fund and plummeting valuation
Venture capital firm Animoca Brands denies claims of reducing its metaverse fund target by $200 million and a significant drop in its valuation, citing inaccurate reporting. The firm acknowledges the impact of banking collapses on fundraising but states that the final amount raised for the fund is yet to be determined.
Nissan Expands Web3 Efforts with Trademarks and Metaverse Auto Sales
Nissan has filed four new Web3-related trademarks in the US and is experimenting with auto sales in the metaverse in Japan. The trademarks cover its Infiniti, Nismo, and Nissan brands and include plans for virtual goods and a nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace. Nissan Japan is conducting a three-month "demonstration experiment" of its virtual store "Nissan Hype Lab," allowing customers to "study, consult, test drive and purchase Nissan vehicles" while in the metaverse. The company's moves are in line with other car manufacturers, including General Motors and Ford, who have also been actively filing trademark applications for Web3, crypto, NFTs, and the metaverse.
South Korea Invests in Metaverse Fund for Economic Growth
The South Korean government has invested 24 billion Korean won ($18.1 million) in a fund dedicated to driving metaverse initiatives in the country, with a total fund of more than 40 billion Korean won ($30.2 million). The Metaverse Fund will support the mergers and acquisitions of various firms in the metaverse ecosystem and help domestic metaverse-related companies compete with global players, as the government sees the metaverse as a new economic growth engine.
Unstoppable Women of Web3 Leads Initiative to Provide Web3 and Metaverse Education for 6 Million African Women
The initiative will consist of free digital identities, educational streams, online courses, in-person networking, and more to bring more women in Africa into Web3 and the metaverse

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