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Today’s Stories:

Dogecoin Surge Sees Short Traders Lose $8M After Tesla Store Addition

European stocks slip after declines on Wall Street | Financial Times

Stock Futures Edge Up Ahead of Bank Earnings – WSJ

Central banks start turning off the cash taps | Reuters

North Korean Hackers Stole $400M in 2021, Mostly in Ether

Pakistan Plans to Ban Cryptocurrencies as Stance Hardens

House of Lords Committee Sees ‘No Convincing Case’ for UK CBDC

Crypto Exchange FTX Establishes $2B Fund to Invest in Crypto Startups

Payments Giant Block to Build Open-Source Bitcoin Mining System

Nike and Adidas Are Dipping Toes Into the NFT Market. The Sneakerheads Are Into It

Axie Infinity’s Gaming Sidechain Is Bigger Than Many Major Layer 1s by Volume: Nansen

Featured Story: The Metaverse Needs a Constitution

This episode was edited and produced by Adrian Blust.

By robert