Greta Thunberg is getting her own TV show. Thunberg is a very modern celebrity. Like Kim Kardashian, she’s famous for doing absolutely nothing. Unless you count complaining. We learned this week that Greta Thunberg is getting her own television show. It will be a documentary about her “extraordinary” life as the face of climate change
South Korea has been trying to become the world’s leading exporter of popular culture. The country’s “soft power” in the global community is increasing at a stratospheric pace. The rapid development of K-culture is helping the government generate immense profits. The South Korean entertainment industry cannot be stopped. Bands like BTS and movies like “Parasite”
In his 1991 book, “Crossing the Chasm,” management consultant Geoffrey Moore defined a crucial gap between the early adopters of a new technology and the larger populations of users that come later. Decentralized finance (DeFi) may now be approaching a gap of its own. This article focuses on DeFi services that allow deposits of ether
Privacy is a hot topic for legislators all over the world. Democractic presidential candidates have privacy laws and regulations in their campaign platforms. Amy Klobuchar discussed a tax on companies who share user data. Elizabeth Warren has introduced legislation that considers the idea of jail time for CEOs over privacy failures. Before he dropped out
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against a Colorado native and associated investment company on fraud charges. Denver local Breonna Clark, along with Colorado-based Venture Capital Investments Ltd., face civil action from the CFTC for defrauding investors, the agency said in a statement on Feb. 14. The pair also faces charges for
Research has shown that government paper money is a hotbed for bacteria and that, at least in the U.S., most bank notes in circulation are tainted by cocaine. Now you can also worry about a new threat possibly sticking to your fingers when you handle a bill – a deadly virus coming out of China.
There are few Bitcoin traders that have been as accurate as Dave the Wave over the past year. The pseudonymous cryptocurrency trader predicted in the middle of 2019 that the price of the asset would retrace to the mid-$6,000s to enter a “long-term buying zone” after the over-300% rally that brought BTC from $3,150 to
The Trump administration declared India a developed country, which means it will lose all the benefits it used to receive under the Generalized System of Preferences scheme. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was planning to turn the country into a $5 trillion economy by 2024. The Trump administration’s decision delivered a deathblow to those plans.
Surging crypto rallies and the coronavirus scare — the two phenomena seem to be closely related, according to many. But this particular correlation is not necessarily translating to causation, at least according to some experts. Mati Greenspan, the founder of Quantum Economics, offered his insights regarding the apparent connections between the two events. “So far,
The Cardano blockchain’s lead development firm has established a new research center at the University of Wyoming (UW), after making a $500,000 donation in the ADA cryptocurrency. IOHK announced Friday that its new research and authentication center would form part of UW’s Blockchain Research and Development Lab and would promote the company’s academic approach to
CoinDesk Head of Research Noelle Acheson joins the Amun State of Crypto crew to discuss the advantages, disadvantages and eccentricities of crypto markets, exchanges, settlement and more. In this deep-dive conversation, the group discusses the differences in the market microstructure between the crypto asset industry and traditional capital markets. The guests drew from their experience
A fellow YouTuber recently spoke about how negative press affects PewDiePie personally. While Felix continues his YouTube hiatus, JackSepticEye says, “I would have lost my mind by now.” So here are ten very admirable ways Felix Kjellberg has made the world a much better place. Or at least made it suck a little bit less.
YouTube star Logan Paul is quite the boxing draw, generating over 1 million PPV buys and $3.5 million in gate receipts for his bout with KSI. Eddie Hearn, who promotes Anthony Joshua, claims to have made a few offers to Antonio Brown for a money-spinning bout with Paul. The YouTube celebrity is losing patience with
This past week in Japan, native exchange Bitpoint released data showing a massive deficit from 2019, Japan’s Financial Services Agency mentioned upcoming tightened regulations, Japanese and European central banks researched distributed ledger technology, Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party chairman expressed fears of Libra and the Chinese digital yuan, and the GMO Coin exchange hit 300,000 users.
Bitcoin ABC developers published a blog post on Saturday which discusses the miner Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) and the team told the community the software engineers have been “requested” to implement IFP. According to the developers, the code for IFP will be implemented in the upcoming 0.21.0 ABC software release. Also Read: 3 Cents per
Bitcoin bulls were surprised to wake up to a massive early-morning drop that sent the cryptocurrency reeling down to lows of $9,700, which is where BTC was able to find some support that helped it climb higher. It is important to note that this bearish price action may have invalidated the crypto’s midterm uptrend, due
Lifelong Mets fan Alex Rodriguez is rumored to be interested in purchasing the New York ball club along with his fiance, Jennifer Lopez. A-Rod has emerged as a potential buyer following discussions with billionaire Steve Cohen falling through. He’s the last thing the Mets – or Major League Baseball – need. Alex Rodriguez’s bid to
Colorado Governor Jared Polis sat down with CoinDesk at ETHDenver, the third edition of the ethereum hackathon in the Mile High City. A digital native noted for launching multiple internet enterprises, Polis led the charge for bitcoin and other digital assets in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2009 to 2019. “Colorado is the center
Decentralized finance (DeFi) project bZx has suffered an attack in which a hacker successfully gamed multiple DeFi protocols to extract $350,000 from the platform, about 2 percent of the assets under management. In response, the company took down its lending and trading protocol Fulcrum at 7 AM UTC. The company was presenting at ETHDenver during
Bitcoin’s status as an uncorrelated asset makes it extremely difficult to gauge the timing of the market cycle. Its volatility makes it easy for traders to get pump-faked and get liquidated when the market takes an unexpected reversal, so, are we finally in a bull market? Are We in a Bitcoin Bull Market? Benjamin Cowen,