• 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…

  • Cryptocurrencies,  Innovators,  Technology

    RadioShack: Bringing Cryptocurrency to the Mainstream

    After filing for bankruptcy twice in previous years, RadioShack takes a different approach to its business

    RadioShack announced their move into cryptocurrency on December 19th via Twitter. The rebranding of this company follows after two previous bankruptcy filings in 2015 and 2017. The company’s mission is “to be the first protocol to bridge the gap in mainstream usage of DeFi (decentralized finance) ” according to their Twitter. The plan is to capitalize on the well known RadioShack brand in order to bring awareness to their new token. RADIO Token One of the main issues in the world of cryptocurrency is that a gap exists between many traditional business models and blockchain technology. Many CEOs of big corporations have yet to put the time in to understand…

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    Bitcoin,  Innovators,  People

    Weekly Bitcoin Review

    Big dips in the market and Satoshi Nakamoto Trial

    The trial for Bitcoin On Monday, Craig Wright, who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin, won in trial against the estate of a deceased former business partner. David Kleiman was a previous business associate and close personal friend of the Australian computer scientist who claims to hold a massive fortune of 1.1 million Bitcoin. Ira Kleiman, brother of David Kleiman, was the one to file the lawsuit. Ira claims that his brother and Wright created Bitcoin through a co-partnership in the suit. It is additionally claimed that the Kleiman estate is entitled to half of that 1.1 million Bitcoin, which is worth over 50 billion dollars. Kleiman…

  • Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies,  Education,  Innovators,  Regulation

    What are DAOs?

    How decentralized autonomous organizations communicate and function

    DAOs and how they communicate¬† A Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is an organized community on the Internet that pools funds together in an effort to achieve a common goal. DAOs are often run using Ethereum (ETH) tokens, but they can have their own governance tokens specific to the project as well. The DAOs that tend to get news coverage are those that fail at their goal, or that get hacked and lose millions. It’s conventionally unfair to use that as a reason to disparage the decentralized organizations, as the same thing also happens to normal LLCs.¬† Discord is a platform that users can use to create servers for a variety…