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Welcome to Roy Overload daily business te can finance news. I'm Scott declary. This is what's making news today. Nike buys a Virtual Shoe Company making nft's and sneakers. WHATSAPP will now hide the last scene status from unknown users. Savings banks in Germany want to offer bitcoin trading to customers, and mix Halo Raises Twenty four million bucks in a series B funding round. Let's jump right into it. So first story of the day. As the metavers craze continues to grow, more and more companies are getting on board with having digital equivalents in their product list. So Nike is one of the latest companies who join the metaphors club by buying a virtual shoe company that specializes as nfts and sneakers for the metavers. The leading shoemaker has acquired ourtfkt, leading company that leverages cutting edge innovation to deliver next generation collectibles that merge culture and gaming in a post Nikes President CEO, John Donahoe, said, this acquisition is another step...

...that accelerates Nike's digital transformation and allows us to serve athletes and creators at the intersection of Sport, creativity, gaming and culture. We're quire acquiring a very talented team of creators with an authentic and connected brand. Our plan is to invest in the urtfkt brand as serve and grow their innovative and creative community and extend at Nike's digital footprint and capabilities. Although Nike he did not disclose the terms of the deal, it is positioned our TFKT's lightning bolt style logo, alongside its iconic swoosh, Jumpman and converse marks. Moving over to our next story, WHATSAPP will now hide the last scene status from unknown users. So the instant messaging platform is set to offer more flexibility and its visibility features by allowing users control of their display features, like their last scene status and whether or not their context can see that. Earlier, the last scene feature was...

...set to everyone by default, but WHATSAPP change it to my contacts instead. The messaging platform has a nobody option for users who value their privacy, for preventing all users from seeing your lastness posted status. However, now the Meta owned platform is planning to expand the last scene feature by adding the my contacts except option. According to reports, of feature is currently available on what'Sapp Beta for android users and WHATSAPP will soon expand the feature to its stable version. After selecting the option, the selected contacts will not be able to view your last seen information. However, you should also note that disabling the last sing option for particular contact will not allow you to view their last see information either. Moving over to more crypto news, savings banks in Germany want to offer bitcoin trading for customers. So, in a major crypto development, the Germans...

...savings banks are in plans to enable customers to invest in popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin directly from their accounts. So, according to a local business magazine called capital, spark Hassen, which is also known as the most notable savings bank in Germany, is said to be working on a test to launch an inhouse cryptocurrency wallet and exchange. By Two thousand and twenty two, spark Hassen is a centuries old regional commercial savings bank run by local supervised supervisory boards composed of City Council representatives and management boards consisting of banking professionals. These banks only provide services to their regions and focus on loan activities and regional development. Reports suggests that a dedicated team at the IT service provider s payment is preparing the concept for the banks. whever. The pilot project is subject to the approval of the sparks in committees. At the beginning of two thousand and twenty two sparkas and...

...customers would reportedly be able to access crypto trading directly from their accounts. And lastly, Mix Halo Raises Twenty four million dollars in its series be funding round. So the INPERSON event sound service company Mix Halo has raised twenty four million dollars in its series be funding round. The funding was led by Fortress Investment Group LLC. Found in two thousand and sixteen by guitarists and Songwriter Mike Einzeger and internationally acclaimed violinist and Marie Simpson Einzeger. Mix Halo enables live event organizers to give audiences exactly what they came for by offering high quality, real time audio directly to the attendees own phones via a free APP and headphones. Mix Halo's real time audio platform delivers high quality, immersive experiences for live events such as a conferences, concerts, sporting events, festivals and basically anywhere people gather to hear content. The company wants to fundamentally transform the future of live events...

...by providing personalized, immersive premium experiences to fans at live events. Mix Halo will use the latest proceedings for expanding its team to address the growing interest from their markets. In addition, the influx of fresh funds will help the company to further innovate its technology and products. And lastly, in other news from around the internet, Google rolls out a pixel six update. So Google started rolling out major updates to its pixel six and Pixel six pro range of smartphones since the company released the phones in October. Pixel six phones will receive their most significant update with camera and fingerprints sensor improvements and these spatial analysis start up car too, raises sixty one million dollars. Cardo is a spatial analysis platform. They've raised sixty one million bucks in a seriously funding around. The funding was led by inside partners and also saw participation from the European Investment Fund as well as some of the companies existing investors, such as excel, sales force ventures, first ventures, early bird and Keybo. anyways, that is it...

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