Why do people buy NFTs?

NFT sales may be down, but some are still holding out hope for becoming wealthy off digital art.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • July 7, 2022

Digits: The CIA’s gym, anonymous donors, and more

Plus: Bitcoin’s energy dip, and an X-wing Fighter model purchase.

Jacob Cohen • June 27, 2022

Coinbase is feeling the chill of crypto winter

Will the company’s hiring freeze turn workers away from crypto?

Rob Litterst • June 9, 2022

Digits: Harry Styles, Formula 1 inflation, and more

Plus: Ridiculous personal finances, and the queen’s 70th anniversary.

Jacob Cohen • June 6, 2022

That Tom Brady NFT might not be real

Scammers are impersonating crypto celebs to sell bogus NFTs.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • June 3, 2022

Where’d crypto’s celebrity boosters go?

As crypto prices fall, crypto’s biggest spenders are cutting back, and their celebrity boosters have gone silent.

Rob Litterst • May 19, 2022

Digits: Coldplay tickets, hump day, and more

Plus: Redbox, 129.2k bitcoins, and $120 diapers.

Rob Litterst • May 16, 2022

What the heck is a stablecoin, and shouldn’t they be stable?

Stablecoins are supposed to be stable, but recent volatility in the crypto market has shown they might not be as reliable as we thought.

Rob Litterst • May 13, 2022

Brace yourselves, crypto winter is coming

Coinbase stock is down ~60% in the last 5 days.

Jacob Cohen • May 12, 2022

A framework for buying dumb things

Codie Sanchez shares her personal framework for determining if something is worth buying.

Codie Sanchez • April 1, 2022

Can NFTs translate to real business opportunities?

BAYC owners are trying to prove the NFTs are good for something else —– building businesses in the physical world.

David Nichols • March 31, 2022

Move over, mom — the hot new tattoo trend is… crypto?

Cryptocurrency tattoos are rapidly rising in popularity.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 28, 2022

Crypto lobbying is rising fast

Crypto lobbying tripled in 2021, but the sector is still spending just 1/12 as much as Wall Street.

Rob Litterst • March 14, 2022

Buyer’s remorse: Unexpectedly ugly $9k+ NFTs

An anticipated NFT drop went very wrong thanks to a hideous turtle and his friends.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 8, 2022

People are sending crypto and NFTs to Ukraine

Since Ukraine began soliciting crypto donations, it’s pulled in $57m+.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • March 7, 2022

Communities are forming around women in crypto

Collectives are forming to help women get into crypto, DeFi, and NFTS, hopefully bridging the Web3 gender gap.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • February 10, 2022

How scammers manipulate smart contracts to steal crypto

Scammers can hide fees or other tricks in smart contracts, while hackers look for vulnerabilities to exploit.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 28, 2022

What’s happening with crypto?

At one point this week, bitcoin was 50% below its all-time high. Why is this happening?

Jacob Cohen • January 27, 2022

Retailers are flocking to NFTs. Why?

Different retailers are pursuing different strategies, but all of them are rooted in self-preservation.

Rob Litterst • January 21, 2022
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NFT marketplace OpenSea is worth $13B+

The popular NFT marketplace facilitated $14B in transactions in 2021 and already passed $1B in 2022.

Trung T. Phan • January 7, 2022

A big video game company enters the metaverse

Square Enix, whose video game roster includes “Final Fantasy” and “Tomb Raider,” is entering the metaverse with token economies.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • January 6, 2022

The virtual land boom, explained

“Virtual real estate” may sound like an oxymoron, but a future where pixelated land rivals Manhattan properties is close.

Jacob Cohen • December 7, 2021

Thailand is betting on crypto to spur tourism

The country wants more wealthy tourists. Who better to fit the bill than beach-loving nomadic crypto-millionaires?

Jacob Cohen • December 1, 2021

Which cryptocurrencies reached a $1B market cap the fastest?

Bitcoin may be the best known cryptocurrency, but others are reaching unicorn status far faster.

Jennifer Wang • November 9, 2021

Traditional financial institutions, long wary of crypto, are helping it go mainstream

ProShares and Mastercard, 2 institutions tied to the traditional financial infrastructure, are helping crypto go mainstream.

Rob Litterst • October 27, 2021

Twitter is going all-in on crypto

New Twitter features include bitcoin tipping, NFT authentication, and more.

Trung T. Phan • September 27, 2021

The OpenSea scandal can teach us a lot about blockchain scams

OpenSea’s insider trading scandal exposed the risks of blockchain technology, but also highlights its strengths.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 22, 2021

This futuristic gig platform is owned by workers who keep 100% of earnings

Braintrust Network is a decentralized gig platform that allows users to keep 100% of their earnings.

Sara Cravatts • September 22, 2021

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