Monthly Archives: April 2019

Jaguars To Earn Cryptocurrency

Does your car have a wallet? Well, pretty soon, if you acquire (i.e., posh talk for buy) a Jaguar, that car will have a cryptocurrency wallet. And you can earn the cryptocurrency IOTA if you agree to give Jaguar information about … Continue reading

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Movie Subscription Service Shutters

Movie theater subscription service Sinemia (not to be confused with Arizona Senator Sinema) has closed up shop due, according to Variety, to, among other things, an unworkable business model, a patent lawsuit brought by competitor MoviePass (that is having its … Continue reading

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NY Attorney General Sues BitFinex

The New York Attorney General has filed suit against cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinance and its affiliate, the stable coin company Tether under the New York Martin Act that regulates securities. The NYAG alleges that “Bitfinex and Tether engaged in “undisclosed, conflicted … Continue reading

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Crowdfunder Opens Only Bookstore In Bronx

With the closing of the Barnes & Noble in October 2014, the New York City borough of the Bronx, with its 1.5 million residents, had no bookstore. In stepped Noelle Santos, who spent 4 years working to open the Lit … Continue reading

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World’s Smartest Investor Loses On Bitcoin

Outed! The (allegedly) smartest investor in the world, Masayoshi Son, the head of the billionaire head of the venture capital firm Softbank, made a bad bet on Bitcoin. The Wall Street Journal reports that, based on a recommendation from the … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion Crowdfunding Cause

In case you’re just awakening from the stuffing you took over the holiday weekend, you will know that the UK’s grass roots Extinction Rebellion has stopped traffic and tied up business centers in central London. Their cause is simple: “The … Continue reading

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Chinese Fintech Offers Crowdfunded Health Coverage

Ant Financial, the huge Chinese internet financial services company, has created a new form of health care crowdfunding. The company has signed up 50 million customers who pay in get coverage for catastrophic illnesses. The government has a basic healthcare … Continue reading

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