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China’s Walled Garden

Continuing our theme of speaking with people in the world of finance and technology we asked insiders at ByteDance in Shanghai their views about blockchain technology. The results give some useful insight into one of the likely narratives of the next bull run. In previous cycles narratives have ranged from Bitcoin being digital gold to NFTs being the cutting edge of the art scene. These topics pull new users into the space and with their added liquidity the value of the market begins to rise. The present decline in value

Passport of the Future

A few years ago if you were to talk about governments being able to control your money and impose travel restrictions on their citizens most people would roll their eyes and ask where your tin foil hat was. These days however the dystopian future dreamt of by science fiction authors is rapidly becoming a reality. When it comes to dystopian visions of society and governmental overreach, most people’s first thoughts turn to China. Although they may be ahead of the curve at the moment, their path to a digital future

ING spins out Pyctor digital assets technology to GMEX Group

Leading fintech provides regulatory compliant digital assets network & custody technologyStrengthens GMEX’s MultiHub platform, integrating traditional and decentralized finance London and Amsterdam, 11 July 2022 - ING announced today that it has spun out Pyctor to GMEX Group (‘GMEX’), a leader in digital business and technology solutions for exchanges and post-trade market infrastructure. Pyctor’s digital post-trade market infrastructure technology is designed for firms operating in regulated environments. It provides highly secure digital custody and transactional network services for a broad range of digital assets, as well as delivering interoperability between

Fortnite 18.30 Update Secretly Adds Two New Weapons

FortniteImage courtesy of Epic GamesFortnite's latest update has secretly added two new weapons into the mix. Here's what you need to know.Fortnite's 18.30 update went live yeterday after a short period of downtime. The update added a few new features, such as a new POI, the Cube Queen's pyramid, and a new War Effort to get voting on. What the patch notes didn't reveal, however, was the addition of two weapons: the Icy Grappler and the Combat Pistol. While both of these weapons aren't completely new, and have appeared in

How to Get the Bullseye Bow: Far Cry 6

Top GamesA preview of the Bullseye Bow unique weapon / Photo courtesy of UbisoftAs players fight to take back Yara from the Castillo Regime, they will need a strong and bountiful arsenal to do so. Luckily, Far Cry 6 has a plethora of powerful weapons scattered across Yara but they typically require players fighting through an ample amount of Antón Castillo's Yaran soldiers. One such weapon is the Bullseye Bow, a unique weapon with preset attachments that make for a silent yet lethal weapon perfect for stealthy missions. Since it

Triada Blessings Walkthrough for Far Cry 6

Top GamesThe Triada Blessings Side Quest requires players to collect a relic from all three regions / Photo courtesy of UbisoftFar Cry 6 is one the hottest games of the year despite only coming out a couple of weeks ago on Oct. 7. As players boot up the game and begin exploring Yara there are a plethora of side quests they can take advantage of to get rewards and improve their gear.One such popular side quest is the Triada Relic Blessings Side Quest, more well known as Triada Blessings. Here's

MIBR signs JOTA

MIBR has expanded its CS:GO roster with the addition of former Bravos player Jhonatan “⁠JOTA⁠” Willian, the organization announced today. JOTA will be a part of the starting lineup since Marcelo “chelo” Cespedes is still recovering from a car accident he suffered in September. The team was using academy player Breno “⁠brnz4n⁠” Poletto to replace chelo, but he has to go back to Brazil to finish his last year of high school. The addition of JOTA sees him reunite with Adriano “⁠WOOD7⁠” Cerato and Matheus “⁠Tuurtle⁠” Anhaia, who were a

MIBR expand roster with JOTA

MIBR have announced the signing of Jhonatan "⁠JOTA⁠" Willian. The 23-year-old has joined the team to further expand the Brazilian roster following the additions of his former Bravos teammates Adriano "⁠WOOD7⁠" Cerato and Matheus "⁠Tuurtle⁠" Anhaia. JOTA had been a key player for Bravos and one of their best performers before the team disbanded earlier this month, averaging a 1.21 rating in 2021 and helping them become one of, if not the, best teams competing in South America as they clinched several titles on the local scene. MIBR's newest player

How to Level Up Fast in New World: Earn XP

Top GamesHere are the best ways to level up in New World. / Photo courtesy of Amazon GamesWith players being nearly three weeks removed from the Sept. 28 launch of New World, it's safe to say that the community has figured out how to best approach the long, strenuous level process that's to be expected of an MMORPG such as this.For those interested in getting their grind on, here's a breakdown on how to level up efficiently and quickly in New World.Please read this update regarding server transfers and when

New World Stonecutting Guide: tips and tricks

Stonecutting is one of the foundational trade skills in New World, letting players turn raw stone into stone blocks and raw gemstones into cut gemstones used for placing into weapons, pieces of armor, and jewelry. Stonecutting is a rather basic trade skill to level up, and you’ll find plenty of resources needed to do so as you travel Aeternum. Here’s a comprehensive guide to Stonecutting in New World. How to level Stonecutting in New World The quickest way to level up your Stonecutting skill in New World is to craft