Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Crypto, where the fallen seek a fresh start

Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Last week, we talked about privacy in crypto and how it’s sometimes at odds with regulation. This week, we’re covering a larger-than-life founder who is perhaps seeking redemption through web3. If someone forwarded you this message, you can subscribe on TechCrunch’s newsletter page. there’s always a crypto angle A weekly […]

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Uniswap Labs COO MC Lader on the incentives behind DeFi

Uniswap Labs COO MC Lader on the incentives behind DeFi

Crypto lending and financial services companies have been at the forefront of the industry’s latest controversies ever since the collapse of the Terra stablecoin, with many drawing parallels between the web3 financial system and the broader markets in 2008. But not all protocols are created equal, and many that have sustained steep losses in the […]

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Open source developers urged to ditch GitHub following Copilot launch

Open source developers urged to ditch GitHub following Copilot launch

Software Freedom Conservancy, a not-for-profit organization that provides support and legal services for open source software projects, has called on the open source community to ditch GitHub after quitting the code-hosting and collaboration platform itself. The move comes a week after Microsoft-owned GitHub launched the commercial version of Copilot, an AI-powered pair-programmer that collaborates with […]

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3D content collaboration startup Taichi Graphics closes $50M Series A

3D content collaboration startup Taichi Graphics closes $50M Series A

For years, open source software in China was only attracting developers and was poorly understood by returns-seeking investors. But they are finally having a moment like their Western counterparts. The latest open source project to get funded in China is Taichi Graphics, a 10-month-old startup that aims to make 3D content creation easier. It operates […]

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