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Becoming a crypto capital: Austin commits to fostering blockchain environment


Austin City Council passed two resolutions Thursday that call on the city manager to study the adoption and use of crypto by the city and foster the local Web3 and blockchain environment.

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After Outdoor Voices, Austin's Ty Haney is using web3 to connect brands to consumers

(Ty Haney/Instagram)

Austinite Ty Haney, founder of athleisure company Outdoor Voices, has launched a new venture, and it involves crypto.

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'Welcome to Dollyverse': Dolly Parton performs classic hits on the blockchain in action-packed SXSW show

Country music legend Dolly Parton performed classic hits on the blockchain Friday night. (Claire Partain/Austonia)

Dolly Parton may not have a 9-5, but she still knows how to make a livin'.

In true Austin fashion, the 76-year-old country music star live streamed her first SXSW appearance through the blockchain, launched a Web3 platform dubbed the "Dollyverse," spoke with famous author James Patterson about their new book-slash-album "Run, Rose, Run," and performed new and old hits at Austin City Limits Live Friday night.

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