Polygon partners with NFTically to launch ecommerce metaverse 

Polygon, the Ethereum scaling solution helping to onboard users to Web3, yesterday announced a partnership with NFTically to launch COMEARTH, which it claims is the world’s first ecommerce metaverse. COMEARTH aims to become what the company hopes will be the “Amazon.com of Web3” by empowering businesses to build immersive storefronts in the metaverse. For many … Read more

The Fridge is Red and also spooky

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. You’re alone in a room with a refrigerator. Every time you look away from it, it gets a little closer. From the corner of your eye, you catch … Read more

Web3 is a myth, and that’s okay

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. We live in stories, whether they’re told to us by friends, in TED Talks, come from the Marvel Universe, or exist in open-world games like Cyberpunk 2077. Each … Read more

How China Hacked US Phone Networks

How do you smuggle information into the USSR right under the nose of the KGB? Create your own encryption system, of course. That’s exactly what saxophonist and music professor Merryl Goldberg did during the 1980s. This week Goldberg revealed that she used musical notation to hide the names and addresses of activists and details of … Read more

The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Wild Salmon

But outside the walls of Warm Springs, so much is beyond the recovery team’s control. By nature, salmon transcend borders and boundaries, which exposes them to a gauntlet of threats. In rivers, fish face warmer water, droughts, wildfires, landslides, predators, and pollution; at sea, more predators, fishing, and competition for food. By amplifying these hazards, … Read more