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Hacker access $1.1 million from music streaming protocol Audius
Hacker access $1.1 million from music streaming protocol Audius
Decentralised music streaming protocol Audius has become the latest DeFi platform to lose money to hackers.  Decentralised music streaming protocol Audius reported on Sunday, 24th July, that a hacker stole funds from its community treasury. According to Audius, the hacker leveraged a malicious governance vote to steal funds from the protocol. The Audius team said;

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Soulja Boy’s Music Helps Relaunch LimeWire NFT Marketplace
Soulja Boy’s Music Helps Relaunch LimeWire NFT Marketplace
Soulja Boy, the self-proclaimed “first rapper” of many endeavors, can take some credit in the relaunch of LimeWire, as it is now returning as a NFT (non-fungible token) marketplace. The vintage file-sharing platform was once known as the millennial go-to platform for downloading music (although it was very much illegal). The rapper and entrepreneur took

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Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows: Why the Future of Music Is Web3 (Guest Column)
Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows: Why the Future of Music Is Web3 (Guest Column)
Over the past year, I’ve had dozens of conversations with bands, managers and labels looking to get into NFTs. Many, I feel, are missing the point when it comes to the possibilities of Web3.  Beneath the flashy ape jpegs, FOMO and hype is a tool that, if used correctly, facilitates a new form of engagement

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LimeWire inks major deal with Universal Music Group for music-based NFTs
LimeWire inks major deal with Universal Music Group for music-based NFTs
LimeWire, the new NFTs marketplace that sprung from the discontinued popular music app of the early 2000s, has scored a huge deal with Universal Music Group (UMG). The partnership with UMG, a world leader in the booming music and entertainment sector, adds to LimeWire’s steady return into the limelight. Per a press announcement released on Tuesday,…

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Inside Track: NFT LA Brings Web3 Networking IRL; Miami Music Week’s Big Return
Inside Track: NFT LA Brings Web3 Networking IRL; Miami Music Week’s Big Return
An Overlooked Tracks News Finding: Here’s an article you might have overlooked. Having a partnership with NewsAPI, we try to catch music entertainment news for you to view, read and possibly enjoy. We will continue to find what’s available in the world of music entertainment, concert information and music releases. But obviously you – the listener and reader are the biggest source for news in your area, so if you can share with us. For…

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