• Cryptocurrencies,  Innovators

    Walmart May Soon Enter the Metaverse

    The retail giant wants in

    Trademarks Walmart filed several trademarks on December 30 that would allow them to sell virtual goods, currency, and NFTs to customers. Trademark serial number 97197301 states at one point “PROVIDING A VIRTUAL CURRENCY FOR USE BY MEMBERS OF AN ONLINE COMMUNITY VIA A GLOBAL COMPUTER NETWORK; FINANCIAL EXCHANGE OF VIRTUAL CURRENCY, IN THE FIELD OF NON-FUNGIBLE TOKENS (NFTS)”. The text itself goes on a lot longer, and there are several other additional trademarks to read too. Walmart intends to create its own digital currency and NFTs, but it’s going to go a lot deeper than that. Looking at the trademarks shows that there is a lot of thought and care…

  • Bitcoin

    Weekly Bitcoin Review

    More NBA players are taking their salary in Bitcoin

    NBA players Klay Thompson and Andre Iguodala to take pay in Bitcoin Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson made his return to basketball after a nearly three year injury last Sunday, January 9. The next day, he tweeted “I’m BACK and changing it up: excited to take part of my paycheck in bitcoin thanks to Cash App! I’m with bitcoin because I believe it’s the future of money.” Additionally, he said that he and his fellow teammate, Andre Iguodala would be giving away $1 million in Bitcoin through CashApp. Iguodala made a tweet himself confirming the giveaway. This isn’t the first time the NBA has been involved with crypto. Staples…

  • Alt coins,  Cryptocurrencies,  People

    Tesla Accepting Dogecoin Payments

    Select Tesla merchandise can be purchased with Doge

    Elon Musk’s tweet Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, continues to keep Dogecoin (DOGE) relevant through his latest announcement. On Friday, January 14, Musk tweeted “Tesla merch buyable with Dogecoin”. Following his tweet, DOGE saw a 10% increase in price. Only select items are available for purchase with DOGE, like the Giga Texas Belt Buckle or the Cyberwhistle. This isn’t his first time tweeting about the meme coin; he has announced SpaceX missions to be funded entirely by DOGE. He even has a pet Shiba Inu named Floki, which caused a stir on Twitter, and responded to a tweet about how he could be the world’s first trillionaire by saying “*In Dogecoin”.…

  • Bitcoin

    Weekly Bitcoin Review

    Bitcoin briefly dips below $40,000

    Bill Miller allocates 50% of portfolio towards Bitcoin In his WealthTrack interview last Friday, Bill Miller shared his thoughts on Bitcoin. At the end of the interview, the long time value investor states that Bitcoin provides a “service of insurance against financial catastrophe that no one else can provide.” He then stated that he has allocated 50% of his investment portfolio into Bitcoin and other Bitcoin related assets, like MicroStrategy. He claims to now be a Bitcoin bull instead of just an observer. Even with the current fear in the market over Bitcoin, he is still bullish in the long-term. Store of wealth Many who buy Bitcoin view it as…