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Tech's 2021: Blockchain, Bitcoin, NFTs and DAOs

Cryptocurrency, non-fungible tokens and everything decentralized defined much of tech's year. In fact, NFTs were so popular in the news that it's Collins Dictionary's Word of the Year. Not to be outdone, Bitcoin saw its value skyrocket to as high as $68,000 for the first time, and crypto investors banded together in an effort to buy a copy of the U.S. Constitution. Look back at the wild year in the world of Web3 and what lies ahead.

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    The Year Everyone Started Really Talking About Web3

    ‘NFT’ is Collins Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2021, beating out ‘crypto’ and ‘cheugy’
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    ‘NFT’ is Collins Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2021, beating out ‘crypto’ and ‘cheugy’

    London CNN — “NFT,” the abbreviation of “non-fungible token,” has been named Word of the Year by dictionary publisher Collins, beating “crypto” and “cheugy” to the top spot. An NFT is “a unique digital certificate, registered in a blockchain, that is used to record ownership of an asset such as an …

    Beeple sold an NFT for $69 million
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    Beeple sold an NFT for $69 million

    Through a first-of-its-kind auction at Christie’s Until October, the most Mike Winkelmann — the digital artist known as Beeple — had ever sold a print for was $100. Today, an NFT of his work sold for $69 million at Christie’s. The sale positions him “among the top three most valuable living artists,” …

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