Monthly Archives: December 2021

Is It Time For Bitcoiners To Get On ‘Zero Fiat’? Not Yet

We’ll all eventually transition to holding zero fiat money, but most people cannot afford to go full bitcoin just yet. Should we all go zero fiat? I’ve seen this idea gain prominence on Bitcoin Twitter recently, discussed by people like LaserHodl and Heavily Armed Clown. Personally, I’m open to the idea, and I believe that we all will eventually #GetOnZero. But not just yet. As much as I’d love to live in the hyperbitcoinized world today, we’re not there yet. Put in simple terms, I still have […]

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Why Bitcoin Is The Best Gift This Christmas

Time and time again, bitcoin has proven itself as the best gift of the christmas season. It’s that time of the year where Mariah Carey and Wham! songs blare on speakers across the globe, much to the dismay of retail and hospitality workers everywhere. Christmas is the time of giving and what better gift than financial freedom? Bitcoin As A Christmas Gift One of the biggest challenges for many when buying gifts for those you love is finding the right gift. Do you really want to give […]

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Argo Blockchain among most traded stocks by Fidelity customers

Shares of the mining firm beat out BP and Lloyds Banking Group to become one of the stocks most actively traded by Fidelity customers in 2021. Financial services company Fidelity Investments’ U.K. arm reported that over the last 12 months, customers were most interested in trading shares of crypto mining firm Argo Blockchain.  In a Thursday report, Fidelity said Argo Blockchain ranked third among the top five stocks most actively traded by its customers in 2021 — the others were Rolls-Royce, British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines, […]

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Accounting Firm PWC’s Hong Kong Branch Purchases Land in The Sandbox Metaverse

On Thursday, Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PWC) Hong Kong unit announced that it purchased a land site in The Sandbox metaverse. The PWC Hong Kong branch will be the first internationally recognized professional services brand to enter The Sandbox metaverse. PWC Hong Kong Enters the Metaverse While land located next to Snoop Dogg’s Sandbox plot has sold for lots of money and other firms like Atari have purchased Sandbox property, now major accounting firm PWC’s Hong Kong branch has also purchased metaverse land in The Sandbox virtual world. PWC […]

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3 embroidery artists weave NFT charity drop to help victims of human trafficking

Hope for the Future offers support and the opportunity of a new start to people affected by human trafficking or sexual exploitation. Three embroidery artists — Russia’s Katerina Marchenko, Brazil’s Aline Brant and Ninni Luhtasaari of Finland — announced Thursday that they will be auctioning their nonfungible token (NFT) art pieces to support Hope for the Future (HFTF), a registered charity based in Austria. Proceeds from the auction will help victims of human trafficking find entry-level work positions after their harrowing experiences. Katerina Marchenko embroidering. Source: Katerina Marchenko […]

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US lawmaker planning to introduce comprehensive crypto bill in 2022: report

Cynthia Lummis’ proposed bill reportedly aims to provide regulatory clarity on stablecoins, guide regulators around asset classes and offer consumer protections. Wyoming Senator Cynthia Lummis, one of the United States lawmakers behind many pro-crypto pieces of legislation, is planning to introduce a comprehensive bill next year to handle digital assets.  In a Thursday report, Bloomberg said Lummis’ proposed bill aimed to provide regulatory clarity on stablecoins, guide regulators as to which cryptos belong to different asset classes and offer consumer protections. In addition, the U.S. senator reportedly […]

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This App Lets You Buy Bitcoin Whenever Peter Schiff Tweets

Amber will auto-buy BTC on your behalf every time Peter Schiff tweets about Bitcoin. Bitcoin critic Peter Schiff often tweets when BTC is posing a good buy opportunity. Amber app enabled a new feature letting its users surf on the Schiff wave. Bitcoin investment platform Amber has introduced a new feature to automatically buy BTC on behalf of a user whenever Peter Schiff, a famous gold bug and Bitcoin critic, tweets about the peer-to-peer currency. The feature is exclusive to the platform’s paid subscription, Amber Black. Users […]

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PwC Hong Kong purchases land plot in The Sandbox

The specific plot of land and asset price are unknown at this time, though PwC Hong Kong has divulged early intentions to enter the space. PwC Hong Kong, an international subsidiary of the global PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) organization, announced Thursday its emergence in the metaverse space with the acquisition of LAND in the popular world The Sandbox. Though the cost of its LAND asset was undisclosed, it was noted that PwC Hong Kong intends to construct a Web 3.0 advisory hub to facilitate a new generation of professional […]

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Terra (LUNA) hits record $20B TVL, surpassing Binance Smart Chain

Terra becomes the second-biggest DeFi chain in terms of total value locked after Ethereum. Terra (LUNA), an open-source stablecoin network, hit an all-time high of $20.05 billion in total value locked, or TVL, across its 13 product offerings, according to industry data. On Dec. 1, Terra’s TVL was at $11.9 billion, signifying a 68% increase in less than a month. This means that the platform’s users are investing in large quantities into the protocol to receive staking rewards.  The price of LUNA, Terra’s native token, is also […]

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Fighting for Web 3.0: Digital wallet wars are the new browser wars

The same way the browser became the window into the early internet, digital wallets are becoming the interface for the decentralized internet, or Web 3.0. Most people might not remember that websites once had icons that said, “This site has been optimized for Internet Explorer,” but, two decades ago, it wasn’t uncommon. Just like today’s battle between Web 2.0 monopolies and Web 3.0 communities, at the beginning of the early consumer internet, there was a similar battle waged over who would own the portal to it: A […]

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