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Two seemingly unrelated stories should get your attention today. Microsoft's planned $75 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard lays the groundwork for a corporatized, centralized metaverse that will enjoy all the advantages of technical dominance and global brand recognition at birth. Continue Reading →

Walmart in the Metaverse

According to CNBC, Walmart plans to create its own cryptocurrency as well as a collection of NFTs. The big-box retailer filed for several new trademarks that indicate its intent to make and sell virtual goods, as well as to create its own cryptocurrency and NFTs. Continue Reading →
Back in June '21, I wrote, "I’ve just become aware of the best example of everything that is bad (and hopefully temporary) about crypto-insanity. If you are wondering about the hype, this article from Coindesk is very instructive." Continue Reading →

Robots at CES 2022

How close are we to having our own robots? Shelly Palmer talks with Raegan Medgie on Fox 5's Good Day New York about the state of the art in robots for home and work. Continue Reading →
Is Norton Antivirus "sneakily" installing crypto mining software on your computer and skimming a commission? Yes… and no. If you install Norton Antivirus, you will see a file called NCrypt.exe, which is Norton's crypto mining software. So, yes, installing Norton Antivirus will install Norton's crypto mining software, but… it will not function in any way without your explicit permission, and only if you have the correct hardware configuration to mine crypto. Continue Reading →
Shelly Palmer Innovation Series Summit 2022
You can attend the “must attend” event during CES® 2022 whether you’re going to Las Vegas or working from home. The Shelly Palmer Innovation Series Summit will stream live on January 5, 2022 at 11 a.m. ET at shellypalmer.com/live. Continue Reading →

CES 2022 Online

At its core, CES® celebrates innovation. It provides a global marketplace, a platform for education, and a town square for debate. This is true whether you attend the show in-person or online. Continue Reading →

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