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Status’ Next ‘PowerPoint Karaoke’ Competition
Status is hosting their next competition, PowerPoint Karaoke! Voters have chosen this next activity above a crypto craft or short film contest. Following this announcement, be sure to follow Status’ Twitter for directions on how to enter. For the full official announcement, see their press release here.
ARA’s Empowering + Creator-Centric Marketplace
There’s a new kid on the block[chain] gearing up to challenge the status quo of content creators and content consumers. ARA is the brainchild of LITTLSTAR, a global tech company based out of New York with deep roots in the media and technology landscape. They are alumni of the content economy and understand the faults, dangers and inefficiencies that fuel third parties… but plague individuals. ARA is looking to flip the dynamic and draw power back to the people.
The KittyClock Countdown [Final Day for Generation 0 CryptoKitties]
Today – November 30th – marks the final day of Generation 0 CryptoKitties entering the KittyVerse. Afterwards, that’s it, no more! Gen 0 cats are rare digital assets with unique traits that have been released every 15 minutes since the CK community first launched last year. There have been thousands of unique and adorable iterations minted since. Tomorrow, you can still breed new Kitties but the fastest breeders and coolest traits are often hidden within these notorious 0’s.
Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone “Finney” opens for preorders tonight – November 29th – and will begin shipping next month. This mobile crypto swiss army knife has a ton of exciting built in features to secure digital assets, and bridge away from the traditional banking brick and mortar we all know.
Ready for more top-notch blockchain resources? To go along with 0xcert’s NFT Spotlights, the company is also producing an ongoing series around decentralized exchanges (DEX) in the aptly named DEX Series. Each resource walks you through the specific use-cases in the industry and makes a critical case towards the necessity of decentralized markets and exchanges. The latest issue looks at how decentralized structures are changing how we operate with games and blockchain-backed collectibles.