Epic Games raises $2B for Metaverse, Mastercard scales NFT plans and Ripple scores big win against SEC: Hodler’s Digest, April 10-16

Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Mastercard files 15 metaverse and NFT related trademarks Multinational payments […]

Fortnite creators Epic Games raise $2B from Sony and LEGO to fund metaverse plans

Epic Games, the video game publisher behind the popular PC and console game Fortnite, announced a $2 billion funding round with plans to accelerate the company’s vision to make its mark in the Metaverse. The deal, which is still subject to customary regulatory approvals, would bring Epic’s equity valuation to $31.5 billion. This round includes a […]

YouTube’s Algorithm Epic Fail — Portugal Nailed It – Cointelegraph Magazine

When the Tube’s Away, The Algorithm Will Play In March, YouTube warned that its algorithm might go haywire during the COVID-19 shutdown with fewer human eyes on the wayward beast. It’s hard to miss the message that screams “during the lockdown our algorithm might accidentally lock you out”. It is equally hard to miss the […]

Ripple’s David Schwartz Spams Our Epic Fail Column — Reddit Nailed It – Cointelegraph Magazine

We’re Upvoting Reddit Rumors started circling in April that Reddit was tinkering with a token-based tipping mechanism on the platform. This week, it was revealed those rumors were well-founded. And the beautifully expressed rationale was clear: “In the beginning, the Internet was a free frontier — a land of openness, creativity and possibility… Then the […]