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Mark Cuban is Crying After Titanium Sinks

19 Jun 2021 2 minute read 7 comments Allen Taylor

Just to prove how fast things can change in decentralized finance (DeFi), TITAN, aka Iron Titanium Token, dropped from $2 billion to zippa-dee-do-da in a few short hours. Some people blame Mark Cuban because his whale hole was too big. Cuban says he...

Why Cryptocurrency Volatility is a Good Thing

17 Jun 2021 3 minute read 11 comments Allen Taylor

One of the criticisms cryptocurrency investing has had leveled against it is that it is inherently volatile. For people with low risk tolerance, that could be a problem. Easy solution: Don’t invest in cryptocurrencies. Even then, a low risk tolerance...

How Much Crypto is In Your 401k?

13 Jun 2021 2 minute read 12 comments Allen Taylor

Top News: Coinbase users will now able to add crypto to their 401ks. Google Pay now supports Coinbase. As does Apple Pay. But does Coinbase have the best interest-bearing accounts, or is it BlockFi? 1.3 percent of bitcoin’s supply is now wrapped in E...

Miss These 3 Crypto Wallets at Your Own Peril

5 Jun 2021 2 minute read 9 comments Allen Taylor

Norton 360 to offer a crypto wallet and Ethereum mining feature. I’d be curious to know what Jay Leno thinks about that! And Square may be coming out with its own crypto wallet soon. Not to be outdone, Chinese smartphone OnePlus could introduce a cr...

Bitcoin Drops, A Whale Flops, and Coinbase Lays a Fact-Checking Egg

29 May 2021 3 minute read 14 comments Allen Taylor

People are talking about bitcoin again, and the blockchain’s ears are burning. The price of BTC plunged 8 percent yesterday. That’s a total drop of 36 percent in May. From $64,000+ down to $34,000 in just a little over a month. Meanwhile, police in t...

Bitcoin Crashed, Then Half the Angels Sang

22 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

The whole world is consumed with bitcoin’s performance this week. Some people are cheering at the top of their lungs that bitcoin has fallen by as much as 30 percent while others are crying. In fact, the chief of crypto went down almost to $30,000 at...

Elon Musk, Dogecoin, and Bitcoin: The Love Triangle Continues

15 May 2021 2 minute read 1 comment Allen Taylor

Did Elon Musk crash bitcoin? A lot of people think he did. Find out what I think right here. News and Analysis From the Cryptosphere Block.One is preparing a $10 billion crypto exchange. Coinbase is preparing to list coins even faster than ever and w...

Did Elon Musk Really Crash Bitcoin?

13 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

You've likely heard by now that Tesla has backtracked on its plans to accept bitcoin as payment for its electric cars. Supposedly, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk caught wind that bitcoin is bad for climate change. Personally, I find it hard to belie...

5 at 4: Top 5 Crypto News Items at 4 p.m. EST Today

10 May 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

This is going to be short and sweet. I'm going to bet you haven't heard of these five pieces of crypto news. If you have, please forgive me. If you haven't, say you heard it here first. Nonfungible.com reports the top-selling NFT football card is Ky...

Time to Celebrate Ether, Bitcoin, and the Rise of Crypto

8 May 2021 2 minute read 3 comments Allen Taylor

Yesterday, I sent the manuscript of my upcoming book Cryptosocial: Is Social Media Ready for Decentralization? to my publisher. It should take about four months before it is released into the wild. This is cause for celebration. Let’s see what else w...