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How Wyoming Senator Cynthia Lummis Became Crypto’s Most Powerful Champion — The Information

Sen. Cynthia Lummis, a Republican from Wyoming, has a nickname for her favorite cryptocurrency: “It’s freedom money,” she says of Bitcoin, which she holds...

Why Are DAOs Suddenly Leaping Into Wyoming Real Estate? — The Information

Should we buy this town?” The tweet, accompanied by a link to a Zillow listing for a $4.7 million abandoned ghost town in Colorado, was...

After Blockbuster Year, Thrive’s Kushner Says He Still Has ‘a Lot to Prove’ — The Information

Thrive Capital, once a scrappy young fund, has evolved into a formidable competitor to established venture capital firms, thanks to lucrative stakes in Instagram,...

A New Way to Value FTX, Kraken; Another Ex-Regulator Joins a Crypto VC Firm — The Information

Are crypto exchanges overvalued? Our colleague Martin Peers drew this conclusion about Coinbase, whose shares have fallen more than 30% over the past two...

BuzzFeed’s Stock Plunge Has Gone (a Little) Too Far — The Information

This has to be a tough time to be Jonah Peretti. The BuzzFeed CEO’s reputation as a media visionary is looking more than a...

BlueJeans Attempts a Creator Comeback; a Casino Influencer’s Big Bucks — The Information

Remember BlueJeans? The videoconferencing service aimed at corporate customers was one of the startups benefiting from a pandemic-driven boost in demand for remote-work tools...

Amazon Paying U.S. Workers $40 to Get Vaccine Booster — The Information

Faced with the Omicron wave of infections, Amazon will pay its U.S. warehouse workers $40 to get the vaccine booster shot. One of the...

Founder Philip Rosedale on His Return to Second Life, the Metaverse and Meta’s Missteps — The Information

Philip Rosedale has spent a long time thinking about the metaverse. Nearly 20 years ago he founded Linden Lab, the makers of Second Life,...

Coinbase Stock Is Still Too Expensive, but That Won’t Last — The Information

In the past two months, as bitcoin prices have fallen about 37%, Coinbase stock has followed suit. Predictably, Wall Street analysts are doubling down...

Checkout.com Pulls Further Ahead of Stripe in Crypto — The Information

The race is heating up among payments processors that hope to get ahead in crypto. Checkout.com, the behind-the-scenes company that powers payments at some...

Tapping About My Generation

Anyone who’s raised a teenager knows they like to leave the house without a decent jacket, regardless of whether it’s raining or cold. That...

The Rise of Creators on Cap Tables; Wordle Copycat App Apologizes — The Information

For hot startup deals, venture funds are increasingly competing with powerhouse hedge funds such as Tiger Global Management and solo venture capitalists like Elad...

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The Information Weekend Does Wyoming, Featuring the Tech Transplant’s Guide to Cowboy Living, an Intro to Crypto’s Favorite Senator, and a Glimpse of the...

Hi, welcome to your Weekend: Special Wyoming Edition!Why devote a whole issue to Wyoming, you ask? Because the smallest state in the union has...