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Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z Launch Free Bitcoin Academy to Lift NYC Public Housing Residents

[Bloomberg] The men are funding a Bitcoin-focused education program for residents at the rapper’s childhood home. Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and Block CEO Jack Dorsey are teaming up to take Bitcoin and financial education to the rapper’s childhood home. Dorsey announced the launch of Bitcoin Academy on Thursday. The financial education program will be free for residents living at the […]

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Bitcoin’s price is now 50% down from its peak as the crypto plunge continues

[Fortune, Getty Images] Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continued their tumble on Monday after a harsh weekend led to the lowest prices seen so far this year. Bitcoin’s price is now 50% down from its peak as the crypto plunge continuesTotal U.S. cases of COVID could more than double late this year, White House warnsUber CEO […]

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10 Walmart Items That Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck

[GO Banking Rates] When it comes to shopping at big-box corporate stores, you might think they are all pretty much the same in their pricing. Can there really be much of a difference between Kohl’s, Target, Walmart and so on? Well, according to Joanie Demer, co-founder of the Krazy Coupon Lady, “When it comes to the lowest […]

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Bitcoin drops below $40,000, almost wiping out gains from Biden’s crypto executive order

[CNBC, Getty Images] KEY POINTS Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell on Thursday as some of the initial excitement around U.S. President Joe Biden’s executive order on digital assets faded.Bitcoin was down more than 6% at $39,086 at 3:38 a.m. ET on Thursday, according to data from CoinDesk.Some high-profile cryptocurrency industry players praised the president’s executive […]

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17 Great Deals on Outdoors Gear, Home Office, and Smartphones

[WIRED, Fully] If you’re itching to get outdoors at the first sign of spring, now is the time to restock your camping and hiking gear. This week, The weather turned distinctly warmer where I live. There may still be snow on the ground elsewhere, but I’m planning spring and summer adventures. Even if you’re still […]

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Bitcoin sanctions could be next, but most Russians won’t care

[CNBC, Reuters] Washington takes aim at Russia’s access to digital cash as the U.S. and its allies levy heavy punitive measures against Moscow.The concern is that the Kremlin, as well as other ancillary actors supporting the offensive on Ukraine, will evade the sanctions regime via digital tokens, which are not owned or issued by a […]

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‘Mexico Is On The List’—Other Countries Could Soon Follow El Salvador Into Bitcoin As The Price Of Ethereum, BNB, Solana, Cardano, XRP, Terra’s Luna And Avalanche Soar

[Forbes, Getty Images] Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have soared this week as sanctions on Russia push people toward bitcoin. The bitcoin price has added more than 20% since dropping to lows of under $35,000 per bitcoin last week. Meanwhile, the price of ethereum and smaller coins BNB, solana, cardano, XRP, Terra’s luna and avalanche have also […]

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Bitcoin jumps back above $40,000 as Russians switch to crypto

[CNN Business] Cryptocurrency prices are climbing after Russia’s ruble sank to another record low and Moscow was hit with new sanctions. As of 5:25 a.m. ET on Tuesday, bitcoin had jumped 13% over the last 24 hours to $43,163, according to cryptocurrency tracker CoinDesk. Other cryptocurrencies moved higher, too. Ethereum climbed 10% Tuesday to reach $2,878. Dogecoin rose nearly 6% to about […]

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Russian soldiers offered Bitcoin in exchange for white flag

[Forkast, Getty] Russian soldiers surrendering to Ukraine will receive 5 million rubles worth of crypto or cash, according to Masha Efrosinina, local TV host and honorary ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund in Ukraine. Fast facts Efrosinina said in an Instagram post that surrendering soldiers of the Russian military will receive 5 million rubles (US$45,000) in cryptocurrency […]

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