TikTok on Thursday announced its first-ever collection of NFTs, the one-of-a-kind digital collectibles that use the same blockchain technology powering cryptocurrencies. The short-form video app will turn six popular videos featuring pop star Lil Nas X, creator Bella Poarch and others into NFTs. The ByteDance-owned company said digital collectibles are a way for creators to be “recognized and...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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