Ashanti aims to bring women to Web3, says “owning is important” at NFT music meetup

The billion-dollar music industry is undergoing a major transition as artists begin to understand the potential of owning their work through nonfungible tokens (NFTs). Ashanti, the multi-platinum-selling singer, actress and co-founder of EQ Exchange — a women-led Web3 platform — recently shed light on this during a Cotton Candy Records meetup that took place on … Read more

University of Cincinnati turning crypto craze into educational curriculum

Cryptocurrencies are attracting a lot of attention from academic institutions as they become increasingly accepted as an alternative to conventional assets. The University of Cincinnati (UC) in Ohio, United States, has even established courses around cryptocurrency as part of its curriculum. In fact, UC is working on two new programs that will educate students about … Read more

NFT, DeFi and crypto hacks abound — Here’s how to double up on wallet security

The explosiveness and high dollar value of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) seem to either distract investors from upping their operational security to avoid exploits, or hackers are simply following the money and using very complex strategies to exploit collectors’ wallets. At least, this was the case for me way back when after I fell for a … Read more

Why the crypto market crash may play in Bitcoin’s favour

Natalie Brunell, the host of Coin Stories podcast, thinks that the recent incidents involving Terra and Celsius and the following market sell-off will lead to regulatory action that will likely favour Bitcoin over the rest of cryptocurrency.  “I’m going to be watching for regulation developments, just signifying that Bitcoin is a digital property and that … Read more

From games to piggy banks: Educating the Bitcoin ‘minors’ of the future

The crypto winter is here. It’s a trying time as prices grind down, but it’s the best moment to build and learn. For some Bitcoiners, the bear market is a time to plant trees or create memes. For those with kids, it’s a welcome recess used to broaden the minds’ of Bitcoin (BTC) minors.  Cointelegraph spoke … Read more

US trademark filing hints at Arizona State University planning classes in the metaverse

One of the largest public universities in the United States by enrollment may be planning to launch virtual classes in the metaverse in the future.  According to records submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, or USPTO, on June 7 and June 8, the Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State … Read more

Pride in the Metaverse: Blockchain tech creates new opportunities for LGBTQ+ people

A number of social gatherings have started to take place in the Metaverse as companies across the globe begin to understand the value that virtual interactive environments can have for consumers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise then that Pride Month — a month-long celebration held in June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall Riots — … Read more

Genomics company explores NFTs in hopes of advancing precision medicine

It’s predicted that nonfungible tokens (NFTs) will have a vast impact on society. Given this, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the trillion-dollar healthcare sector has begun to explore NFTs tokens to advance medicine. It’s also important to point out that blockchain technology can play an increasingly important role within the healthcare sector. This … Read more

Central bankers bellow Bitcoin on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Beach

The orange pilling adventure in El Salvador continues. In a video that beggars belief, 44 central bankers and financial delegates from emerging markets around the world shout “Bitcoin!” while posing for a photo in El Zonte, El Salvador: And all the Central Bankers screamed…. pic.twitter.com/MxdOrYD3lc — Bitcoin Beach (@Bitcoinbeach) May 20, 2022 It seems that … Read more

Tether launches crypto and blockchain education program in Switzerland

Switzerland’s southern city of Lugano will host a blockchain- and cryptocurrency-focused school as part of a partnership between the local government and Tether (USDT). In a Thursday announcement, Tether and Lugano said they will be launching the Plan ₿ Summer School in an effort “to bring blockchain and crypto education to the masses.” The education … Read more