Greetings from NYC and happy Summer Solstice (to those who celebrate). NFT.NYC is in town this week, and to say that a "hard dose of reality" has hit the faithful would be to mischaracterize the vibe. People in the business know that the current market conditions are universal. They know that the underlying technology and associated business models are evolving, and they also know that – most importantly – the shakeout, while painful, is a required growing pain. Continue Reading →

Metacademy is Live!

Metacademy
The crypto market has been tumultuous over the past few weeks. It's been a scary time for "hodlers," but it's also a confusing time for speculative investors. Not sure what Coinbase does? Not sure what a stablecoin is? Shelly Palmer talks with Raegan Medgie and Robert Moses about Metacademy: a free-to-use, risk-free, hands-on website that will teach you about blockchain, cryptocurrency, NFTs, smart contracts, Web3, and other associated technologies. Continue Reading →

The War on Crypto Begins

U.S. senators on Wednesday introduced legislation requiring the State Department to write a report on El Salvador's Bitcoin Law and develop a plan to "mitigate potential risks to the U.S. financial system." Continue Reading →

An NFT for the Holidays

Vodafone has turned the first text message into a non-fungible token (NFT), which sold at a Paris auction house this week for €132,680 ($150,000) worth of ether (ETH). The company will donate the proceeds to the United Nations Refugee Agency to support forcibly displaced people. Continue Reading →