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‘League of Legends’ championship will start in Shanghai despite pandemic

Riot Games At least one major eSports league is determined to push forward with in-person finals despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Riot Games has announced that the League of Legends World Championship 2020 will take place in Shanghai between September 25th and October 31st, with the finals held at the new Pudong Soccer Stadium. The developer …

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Russian Interest in Paxful’s P2P Platform Surges 350%

Data from Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace Paxful shows a huge surge of interest in cryptocurrency peer-to-peer trading in Russia, with 350% growth on a year-over-year (YoY) basis. According to the study, from the period of May 2019 to May 2020, Paxful is now seeing an average monthly trading volume of $4M in Russia. The company says …

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Space Camp needs to raise $1.5 million to survive the pandemic

Space Camp Space Camp and its home, the US Space and Rocket Center museum in Alabama, are in danger of shutting down permanently due to the coronavirus pandemic. To save both, center officials have launched a “Save Space Camp” campaign that’s seeking to raise $1.5 million. They’ve already collected $250,000 in donations in the campaign’s …

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Despite Stock Market Disaster Predictions, Bitcoin Markets Permeate Bullish Signals

A number of Wall Street veterans like Bear Traps Report author, Larry McDonald, think that markets might see some “disastrous and unimaginable” impacts in the near future. Another seasoned analyst, Larry Williams, believes the S&P 500 will shudder after July 28. Despite the pending doom edging toward traditional stock and equities markets, bullish crypto researchers …

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Why Interoperability Is the Key to Future Innovation and Adoption

For years, tribalism has plagued the blockchain industry. Developers align to specific consensus protocols and defend technologies that use them, regardless of their limitations. These deeply rooted divisions are slowing the innovation needed to scale blockchain for future adoption.  The enterprise market is only beginning to understand the promise of blockchain, and that promise will …

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Snap’s coronavirus bump was short lived

SOPA Images via Getty Images Snapchat continues to grow even as the coronavirus pandemic batters the ad industry. The company reported its second-quarter results Tuesday, marking the first full quarter since the coronavirus pandemic kicked into high gear and upended advertising across the social media industry.  The company made notable gains in both its user …

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LinkedIn will cut nearly 1,000 jobs as pandemic slows global hiring

Niall Carson – PA Images via Getty Images LinkedIn has announced it will lay off around six percent of its workforce, in part due to a coronavirus-related worldwide hiring slowdown. The Microsoft-owned company is cutting about 960 jobs from its global sales and talent acquisition teams. “[LinkedIn] is not immune to the effects of the …

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Christopher Nolan’s ‘Tenet’ has been delayed indefinitely

Warner Bros. Pictures Tenet almost seems cursed at this point. Despite the best efforts of Warner Bros. and director Christopher Nolan to bring the movie to theaters this summer, coronavirus-related shutdowns have shattered those plans. The studio has delayed the spy/sci-fi blockbuster several times, and now it’s firmly back on the shelf — Warner Bros. …

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National COVID-19 exposure server could alert people across states

Adam Berry/Getty Images COVID-19 contact tracing apps will only be effective across borders if states and countries can readily share data, and a collaboration could soon make that happen in the US. iMore reports that Apple, Google, and Microsoft are working with the Association of Public Health Laboratories to launch a national server to store …

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In COVID-19’s Wake, the New Normal Creates Crypto Opportunities

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge for everyone, but it has created many opportunities for us in the blockchain industry. In most industries, sales vectors are declining, as bankruptcies and layoffs rule the day. But companies in the crypto and blockchain space have been expanding, hiring and applying for new licenses.  The pandemic has …

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