Tag: culture

Jan 05 2021

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey extends Bitcoin emoji by 3,000 years

Jan 05 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd culture people price watch

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, officially confirmed on Twitter that the platform has extended the Bitcoin emoji by 3,000 years. We have a while https://t.co/SFYVeCDfs7 -- jack (@jack)...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey extends Bitcoin emoji until the year 3000

Jan 05 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  btcusd culture people price watch

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, officially confirmed on Twitter that the platform has extended the Bitcoin emoji until the year 3000, which is 979 years from now. We have a while https://t.co/SFYVeCDfs7 -- jack (@jack)...

Dec 22 2020

As crypto IPO hype heats up, Coinbase contracts trade at implied $70 billion valuation

Dec 22 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture

The biggest crypto-related news of the month is that of Coinbase filing a draft S1 document to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, signaling its intent to go public in the weeks and months ahead. The firm...

Dec 18 2020

Chinese state TV covers Bitcoin pushing 20% above $20,000

Dec 18 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture

Finally, the world's eyes are on Bitcoin. Over the past 36 hours, the leading cryptocurrency has enjoyed a jaw-dropping rally that has brought it from $19,000 to as high as $23,800 on leading spot and futures exchanges. Bitcoin is primed to move even higher, analysts say, as there exist no technical resistance levels above the current price. This ongoing rally has seen the...

Dec 17 2020

DeFi founder’s hacker asks for $3 million in Ethereum after stealing $8m in NXM

Dec 17 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture defi ethusd nxmusd

One of the biggest news of this week by far is that of the founder of decentralized mutual platform Nexus Mutual, Hugh Karp, getting hacked for $8m in NXM. What happened is that an unknown attacker gained access to Karp's device via malware that altered the device's MetaMask file. This allowed MetaMask to broadcast a fake transaction, even though Karp used a hardware...

Dec 15 2020

Ethereum NFTs back in vogue as a collection of digital art sells for $777,000

Dec 15 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture ethusd

After the decentralized finance correction began in September of this year, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) suddenly rocketed into the limelight. Investors that made an absurd amount of money in the summer were looking for ways to invest their capital outside of DeFi. And, those that were stuck holding DeFi bags were looking for better...

Nov 30 2020

Community reacts to new Bitcoin all-time high on top exchanges

Nov 30 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis btcusd culture price watch

There it is, a new Bitcoin all-time high. Well, kind of. On at least two top exchanges Bitstamp and Binance, the price of the leading cryptocurrency passed its 2017 highs, reaching the $19,800 region. BTC has yet to surpass the $20,000 price point that many affiliate with "all-time highs" for the coin. Still, everyone is celebrating. Bitcoin erupts to new all-time highs Most...

Nov 19 2020

China state TV once again shills Bitcoin to millions upon rally to $18,000

Nov 19 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture price watch

Bitcoin has been on a tear over the past month, rallying from the low-$11,000s to highs around 36 hours ago at $18,500. This move has been marked by an uptick in mentions of the cryptocurrency by media, along with prominent investors and celebrities. Chinese media, despite the Chinese government's aversion to cryptocurrencies (at least decentralized ones), recently made this clear when they covered...

Nov 18 2020

Why this incoming U.S. Senator just shilled Bitcoin to millions on national TV

Nov 18 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture price watch

The adoption of Bitcoin is taking place at an extremely rapid pace. While the jury is still out on how a likely Biden presidency will affect the cryptocurrency space, soon, there will be one of this industry's own sitting in one of the highest seats in U.S. politics. Incoming Wyoming Senator (Senator-Elect) Cynthia Lummis recently...

Nov 16 2020

Retail Is Coming: Game of Thrones star asks Twitter if she should long Bitcoin

Nov 16 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture

It appears that we're in the part of the Bitcoin bull run where celebrities want in on our favorite orange coin. Joining a number of other prominent celebrities, "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams recently asked her Twitter followers if she should buy the leading cryptocurrency. Arya Stark actress asks if she should buy Bitcoin Williams, the actress behind the "Game...

“YouTube’s King” PewDiePie briefly mentioned Ethereum in a recent video

Nov 16 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture ethusd

While he's not an outspoken advocate for cryptocurrency, Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, known online as "PewDiePie," has been increasingly been getting involved in the space, often through sponsorships. This much was made clear just recently when he briefly mentioned Ethereum in a YouTube video that has been watched nearly four million times as of this article's writing. PewDiePie...

Nov 14 2020

Ethereum DeFi’s most enigmatic investor, “DegenSpartan” says this will be DeFi’s watershed moment

Nov 14 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture defi ethusd

If you've followed DeFi on Twitter, you've likely heard of the name "DegenSpartan." The pseudonymous investor, believed to be based in Asia, has become one of the most popular voices within the Ethereum and DeFi community, having entered this crypto industry extremely early on. The thing is, no one knows where he came from, who he is, and what he thinks is coming...

Nov 09 2020

Exclusive interview with Justin “3Lau” Blau on Bitcoin, DeFi, and NFTs

Nov 09 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture defi ethusd interview people

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which are unique digital assets that cannot be replicated, have been all the rage over recent months. As CryptoSlate has extensively reported, some of these Ethereum-based tokens have been selling for thousands and tens of thousands of dollars as the crypto-rich dish out their savings. Behind this NFT craze is a...

Nov 08 2020

Crypto entrepreneurship is like climbing Mt Everest

Nov 08 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture guest post

Guest post by Thierry Gilgen, CEO of MachinaTrader. We are living in a special moment in time. There are not one or two technologies simultaneously changing the world, but five or so: AI and machine learning, blockchain, IoT, autonomous mobility, and data science. Each of them could have as big an impact as the steam engine. Furthermore, all of these combined are much...

Oct 22 2020

Shout! Factory brings cult TV classics to THETA.tv in latest partnership

Oct 22 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture partnerships

Decentralized video platform THETA.tv is partnering with cult TV company Shout! Factory as the business expands channels and content available on its platform. THETA.tv has announced a range of partnerships in recent months including linking up with Cinedigm to offer a 24/7 anime channel called CONtv, as well as partnering with decentralized games platform Ultra. In this latest move, Shout! Factory, which is...

Oct 12 2020

Kate Winslet to act in Hollywood flick showing $4 billion Ethereum scam OneCoin

Oct 12 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture scams

Kate Winslet is scheduled to star in an upcoming Hollywood movie chronicling the rise and fall of OneCoin, a notorious Ethereum-based Ponzi scheme that raked in $4 billion from victims worldwide. Called “Fake!,” the movie based on the book by Jen McAdam with Douglas Thompson, based on the true-life story of Jen McAdam and her involvement with the OneCoin Ponzi scheme. The book...

Sep 24 2020

Study: The majority of Americans don’t understand how fractional banking works

Sep 24 2020 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture guest post

What if I told you that the money you deposited into your bank account was carried right out the back door and placed into the coffers of somebody or some institution that you had never met, heard of, or authorized to handle your money? Would you be cool with it? The fact is that: Because of fractional reserve banking, your bank likely does,...

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