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I'm CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. I was named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology and I co-host "Think About This with Shelly Palmer & Ross Martin." You can see me weekly on Good Day New York, where I cover tech and business, read my column in Adweek, or catch my regular commentaries on CNN and CNBC. I am also the founder of pgx.tech, an invitation-only social network focused on business, tech, culture, and innovation.

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Crypto Targeted for Stiff Banking Regulation

The top global standard setter for banking regulation -- The Basel Committee for Banking Supervision, a group of global central bankers and regulators -- proposed a strict new rule that would require banks to set aside a dollar in capital for every dollar of bitcoin or other crypto assets they own. Stablecoins (cryptocurrencies pegged to traditional assets) would be subject to lower capital requirements. Continue Reading →

Biden lifts TikTok ban, but…

President Biden has issued Executive Order on Protecting Americans’ Sensitive Data from Foreign Adversaries, rescinding the previous administration's Executive Orders, which banned TikTok, WeChat, and other Chinese apps including Alipay, CamScanner, QQ Wallet, SHAREit, Tencent QQ, VMate, WeChat Pay, and WPS Office. Continue Reading →

Did the FBI hack bitcoin?

The crypto markets got hammered over fears that the FBI had recovered the ransom Colonial Pipeline paid in bitcoin (true), and, therefore, all crypto can be easily hacked (false). The FUD is still rampant, and the depth and breath of misinformation and misunderstanding about the hackability of cryptocurrency is profound. Continue Reading →

The Fastly Internet Outage

What happened to the internet on Tuesday morning? Shelly Palmer talks with Bianca Peters about Fastly and the widespread internet outage, and teases Apple's biggest announcements from this year's #WWDC21. Continue Reading →