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🍿 Pop & PoPP Specifics – Volume II

🍿 Pop & PoPP Specifics – Volume II

We at Metal understand that some of you are interested in learning more specifics about our unique distribution system called PoPP. This 3 post series is for you. Before we dive in, we’d like to zoom out and remind you of our big picture goal. While it’s true that...

🍿 Pop & PoPP Specifics – Volume I

🍿 Pop & PoPP Specifics – Volume I

We at Metal understand that some of you are interested in learning more specifics about our unique distribution system called PoPP. This 3 post series is for you. Before we dive in, we’d like to zoom out and remind you of our big picture goal. While it’s true that...

⚡️ Celebrities that are really into crypto

⚡️ Celebrities that are really into crypto

With crypto becoming impossible to ignore, even celebrities are getting in on the game. From rappers to actors to um, Gwyneth Paltrow. Who knew right? Donald Glover Multiple Emmy-winning actor and rapper Donald Glover, star of Atlanta and the Star Wars spinoff, Solo,...

📖 5 Ways We’ll All Use Smart Contracts in the Future

📖 5 Ways We’ll All Use Smart Contracts in the Future

Along with Bitcoin and blockchain, you may have seen the term “smart contracts” floating around. What are they and how might we use them in the future? No, they aren’t contracts that can beat you at Jeopardy. Although they probably could. Smart contracts are programs...

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update

📣 Metal Pay iOS Update

Metalheads, we have some exciting Metal Pay updates to pass along to you this week! In the spirit of brevity, let's cut right to it. 🤘 Metal Pay Feature Freeze Today we implemented a "feature freeze" ❄️ on Metal Pay iOS. This means that we have paused adding new...

🏡 These Insanely Cool Home Listings Accept Crypto

🏡 These Insanely Cool Home Listings Accept Crypto

Crypto could completely change how real estate is transacted in the future. It could make title transfers faster, more efficient and much cheaper, by cutting out title companies from the equation. The first-ever bitcoin real estate transaction was completed in Texas...

💍 To Have and To Hodl? How Blockchain Will Change Dating

💍 To Have and To Hodl? How Blockchain Will Change Dating

If you’re in the dating market, whether you’re looking for something casual or your soulmate, blockchain might be able to help change the way we date online. Blockchain-powered dating apps could bring more transparency and honesty to online dating. That’d be nice,...

🙏 These Side Hustles Pay in Crypto

🙏 These Side Hustles Pay in Crypto

If you’re looking to start a side hustle to save for that 💍 ring, pay off some debt, or finally take that trip to ✈️ Ibiza, we’ve found some ideas to get you started. And the best part, you can get paid in crypto! ✅ CRYPTO GRIND - A freelance job site that pays you in...

⚡️ Companies with the Most Blockchain Patents: #1 is Cray!

⚡️ Companies with the Most Blockchain Patents: #1 is Cray!

You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, but the real race is for the technology behind Bitcoin, the blockchain. Major companies are entering into a high-tech arms race to acquire blockchain patents faster than Kanye West can put his foot in his mouth. At the time of this...

💰Paychecks in Crypto? These Companies Do So.

💰Paychecks in Crypto? These Companies Do So.

Will your salary soon be paid in cryptocurrency? It’s very possible. As cryptocurrency pushes its way deeper into the mainstream, more and more employees are asking to be paid, at least a portion of their salaries, in Bitcoin. A Danish company SC5 was one of the first...

🎮 From Atari to CryptoKitties: 10 Moments in Gaming History

🎮 From Atari to CryptoKitties: 10 Moments in Gaming History

In today’s world of hyper-realistic graphics it’s easy to forget that video games started off in science labs with graphics that were just green dots. Back then it was hard to say, “Dude, sweet graphics!” with a straight face. So, how did gaming evolve from research...

🤑A Crypto Glossary for the N00bs

🤑A Crypto Glossary for the N00bs

Whether you’re into crypto or not, you can’t ignore that it’s getting more mainstream. So don’t be left behind like the folks who got their first email accounts two years ago. Here are the crypto terms we think everyone should know. Worst case, you can at least sound...

🙏 Oh God, There’s a Blockchain Religion

🙏 Oh God, There’s a Blockchain Religion

You might have that friend who’s so into crypto it seems like they’re already in a religion, but there is now an actual blockchain-based religion. Matt Liston, the former CEO of Augur, and a self-proclaimed atheist, has started a blockchain religion 0xΩ, pronounced...

📺 Blockchain and Chill? How Blockchain can change streaming.

📺 Blockchain and Chill? How Blockchain can change streaming.

Blockchain technology is on the rise, but could it really compete with the streaming giants of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu? Frankly, yes it’s possible. Blockchain technology, which makes use of available computers, or "nodes" around the world to act as the broadcasting...

😍 Behind Pop’s Design Makeover

😍 Behind Pop’s Design Makeover

Since we have turned the Pop switch ✅ ON for anyone who wants to Alpha test, we wanted to give you a little deep-dive into the creative minds behind Pop! Our creative team has been pulling all-nighters designing and testing our incredibly cool, easy-to-use interface....

🧠 Harvard Teens Launch $1M Crypto Hedge Fund

🧠 Harvard Teens Launch $1M Crypto Hedge Fund

Harvard students are well-known for their world-changing innovations. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook in his Harvard dorm, Bill Gates, although he dropped out, revolutionized operating system software, and Conan O-Brien gave us the Walker Texas Ranger lever. Google...

👓What is a Whitepaper and How Do You Read One?

👓What is a Whitepaper and How Do You Read One?

Whether you’re a seasoned crypto pro, hobbyist, or just crypto-curious, a white paper is a great tool to gain a deeper understanding of crypto in general and also to really understand a specific project or coin. White papers can seem incredibly daunting, much like...

🎓 7 Colleges in the U.S. That Offer Crypto Classes

🎓 7 Colleges in the U.S. That Offer Crypto Classes

Unless you live at Hogwarts or Antarctica, a major college campus near you is probably offering a course on blockchain or cryptocurrency. And for the record, cryptocurrency and charm spells would be a dream major. Courses on blockchain and cryptocurrency are popping...

🔑 Why These Parents Pay Their Kids an Allowance in Crypto

🔑 Why These Parents Pay Their Kids an Allowance in Crypto

The time-honored parent-child allowance relationship is getting an upgrade from cash to crypto. As cash goes the way of the VCR, the old pink, ceramic, smashable piggy banks are disappearing from kid’s nightstands faster than teeth from the tooth fairy. The principles...

💰 4th-Grader Raises Over $15k in Crypto for Children’s Hospital

💰 4th-Grader Raises Over $15k in Crypto for Children’s Hospital

😭 Get out a box of Kleenex because this story has all the feels. A father and daughter team up to sell digital kittens at auction to raise money for sick children in need. No, it’s not Angelina Jolie’s next movie, it’s modern-day altruism at it’s finest. Started by...

🤪 The 6 Emotional Stages of Understanding Cryptocurrency

🤪 The 6 Emotional Stages of Understanding Cryptocurrency

We all have to go through them. Whether you’ve completed these stages, you’re in the middle, or your haven’t reached step one yet, here are six emotional stages to understanding cryptocurrency. DISDAIN - You don’t think crypto is worth your time. You ignore it saying...

😍 7 Cities That Love Crypto

😍 7 Cities That Love Crypto

As government's around the world scramble to figure out cryptocurrency, like us figuring out season 2 of Westworld, these seven cities are leading the charge to adopt crypto into their financial ecosystems: (Nagel Photography) Cheyenne - Wyoming is home to many...

Our First Company Acquisition

Our First Company Acquisition

Today is a really big day at Metal, as we announce our first acquisition - Crumbs, a crypto-investing platform that allows users to set aside spare change from daily purchases and use it to create their very own digital assets portfolio, alongside general crypto...

How Metal Pay is able to give you $MTL

How Metal Pay is able to give you $MTL

Hi, I’m Patric Glassell, Director of Business Development at Metal. My typical days at Metal consist of establishing and maintaining a wide variety of partnerships, meeting with investors and preparing our application for launch and its growth. Basically, my days are...

A Day in the Life of a Metal Employee

A Day in the Life of a Metal Employee

Hey, my name is Yannik and most you know me as the guy who is always online for our customers. You’ll find me on our Wallet Chat, HelpDesk, Reddit and the unofficial ones like Discord, Slack and Telegram. When you sit at your computer feeling frustrated about the...

Bittrex and Metal

Bittrex and Metal

As the regulatory landscape in the United States around cryptocurrency changes, we are seeing new policies emerge. Today, Bittrex informed us that our token will be delisted from their exchange on Jan 12th. Metal is still available on multiple exchanges including...

Past, present and future

Past, present and future

Dear community The end of the year calls for a short look back at 2017 and more importantly a look into what is coming up: 2018, the year we will be releasing our flagship product. It's been a busy year for Metal and crypto-currencies in general. We launched our first...

Introducing Metal Vault Alpha

Introducing Metal Vault Alpha

Greetings Metal Tribe!! 🙌 💪 🌅 It's been a long time coming but we've finally arrived. Metal's first product release: Metal Vault is now live. Up until today there wasn't an elegant and simple web client to encapsulate Metal, Ethereum, Bitcoin, and ERC-20. The times...

Metal Dev Update #2

Metal Dev Update #2

Hello fellow Metalheads! 🤘🏼 Time for another development update! We have a number of updates for you regarding both the closed and public alpha so let's get to it. Closed alpha A new release has been pushed to our closed alpha platform which includes the following...

Introducing The Metal Foundation

Introducing The Metal Foundation

When we first started Metal we set out to do something different, to change the world. We quickly realized that beyond changing the way we interact with money, we should also change the way we think about charity and what cryptocurrency can do for the world. We’re...

Metal Dev Update #1

Metal Dev Update #1

Hello, we're happy to announce our first development update! Web development It's been exciting times at Metal as we signed up over 50 testers on our closed alpha last week. We are thrilled to announce no major issues have been found. The team has been working hard on...

Closed alpha launch

Closed alpha launch

After months of development, late night coding sessions, frustration and eureka's we're almost ready to reveal the first stage of our application to the public. A number of people will be invited to the closed alpha of our application. This allows us to find any last...

From Apple to Metal: Sid Parihar leads UX Design

From Apple to Metal: Sid Parihar leads UX Design

Sid Parihar brings a wealth of experience to the Metal Pay team. Prior to joining Metal Pay as Chief Designer, Sid spent eight years at Apple, where he helped design a range of game changing products. Now, as he approaches the brand and design of products at Metal...

Metal Token (MTL) is being Distributed!

Metal Token (MTL) is being Distributed!

Timeline The Metal Initial Distribution will complete at 12:00am PST Saturday July 8th What Metal has been up to since the initial sale? In the time since our initial raise we’ve worked hard to make sure we’ve done everything we can to make the use of the token,...

Metal Announces MTL Token Launch

Metal Announces MTL Token Launch

The MTL Token is an Ethereum ERC20 Token that uses MetalPay's unique Proof-of-Processed Payments (PoPP) to identify and reward users. Metal is a professional grade mobile application and backend that allows users to manage cryptocurrency and FIAT funds. By creating an...