Tag: Crypto

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain has completed an upgrade that has resulted in what is known as a “hard fork,” which creates two separate cryptocurrencies. For individuals who own BCH, this has implications that you should be aware of. In this article, we’ll give you...

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

While much is written about blockchain ecosystems and how they can be used to achieve consensus across a variety of sources, alternatives to blockchain technology aren’t as widely known. One project seeking to redefine how consensus is achieved is Hedera; using their...

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

We are thrilled to announce that Metal Pay has gained a Money Services Business (MSB) license for Canada! This means that Canadian citizens will soon have access to peer-to-peer payments and other Metal Pay services that US users have come to know and love, including...

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making...

Stablecoins Explained

Stablecoins Explained

Most people who invest in cryptocurrency want to have a way to move money from one coin to the next, or to pull their investment out of a coin and place it somewhere safe. Converting from cash to crypto and back multiple times can cost you quite a bit in fees - so...

Template for Contacting Officials on Behalf of Crypto

Template for Contacting Officials on Behalf of Crypto

Finding just the right words to say can be hard, which is why we’ve made this helpful template when contacting elected officials. Whether you’re writing a letter to your local mayor, your governor, a congressman or senator, or even the President, this template can...

Advocating for Crypto to the Government

Advocating for Crypto to the Government

It’s important to us that we help move cryptocurrency closer to mainstream adoption. However, mass adoption depends on more than just a beautifully designed app or an easy-to-use product. What may matter far more is improved regulations that deal with cryptocurrency....

⚡️ 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,...

🏡 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...

💰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...

🧠 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...