Donald Trump Just Shot Himself in the Foot With His New York Times Lawsuit

Donald Trump’s own pride could get him impeached in the coming months if his sexual assault accusers are given a green light to proceed with their cases Trump’s lawsuit against the New York Times will make it difficult for him to worm his way out of the defamation suit brought against him by Jean E. Carroll His lawsuits could also influence his appeal against a similar case brought by Summer Zervos Donald Trump just fired a warning shot at the ‘fake news media’ he’s long criticized. Trump is suing both…

Is Ethereum Sound Money Like Bitcoin?

Anthony Pompliano has dismissed the “ETH is money” narrative, arguing Bitcoin, and not Ethereum, is sound money. Is this a fair assessment? Pompliano Dismisses “ETH is Money” In his latest edition of Off The Chain, Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano has disputed the idea that Ethereum is sound money. The well-known crypto advocate argued that the idea that Ether might be set to become the base unit of account, store of value, and medium of exchange in DeFi is “fundamentally flawed.” Pompliano’s argument was cautious and welcoming of feedback…

Chinese Province Sees First Official Blockchain Zone

The central Chinese province of Hunan has approved the establishment of the Wanbao blockchain zone in the city of Loudi. It is the first provincial blockchain zone in Hunan province, according to a local news report from March 4. Hunan punches above its weight among Chinese provinces housing blockchain work According to China’s 2019 blockchain zone development evaluation report, Luodi ranks at 17 among domestic blockchain zones. Luodi blockchain zone has already attracted a number of industry-leading enterprises including Shareslink, Hyperchain, Incite Data and Shenzhen Defang Technology. There are a…

U.S Rep. Submits Bill Urging Tennessee to Study Blockchain

State Representative Dennis Powers introduced a new bill into Tennessee’s state legislature on March 3 spurring the study of blockchain technology. The bill asks the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions to dive into research on blockchain and applications for “related technology” in finance and propose changes to any regulations standing in the way of the technology’s progress. The bill lists blockchain’s advantages The document describes blockchain as a ledger capable of documenting financial actions, housed at multiple different points, with each action submitted to all ledger locations for accuracy. In…

Google’s Stadia Gambit Shows They’re Not Giving up on Gaming Yet

Google has announced a new studio in Playa Vista dedicated to developing new Stadia IPs. God of War producer Shannon Studstill will lead the new studio. Google is doubling down on Stadia despite widespread criticism and a lackluster service proposition. Despite a limited drip-feed of mediocre games, growing impatience among early adopters, and features still missing nearly four months on from launch, Google appears to still have faith in its flagging Stadia cloud gaming service. Google Unveils New Stadia Studio The tech giant announced today a brand new Stadia Games…

Forget Lunging Vegans, Trump Will Sweep Joe Biden Off the Stage

Joe Biden had an incredible Super Tuesday, winning nine of 14 states. Many people now view him as the Democratic frontrunner. But Biden doesn’t have the mental fortitude, the policies, or the personality to defeat Donald Trump. Joe Biden is probably a smart man. Unfortunately, he doesn’t appear that way on television. Nonetheless, Biden surged ahead on Super Tuesday, taking at least nine of 14 states. That cuts Bernie Sanders down a peg and suddenly makes Biden the frontrunner. Joe Biden surged ahead in the Democratic race after Super Tuesday.…

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Should Be More Like Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian headed to the White House again Wednesday. The reality TV icon has bent President Trump’s ear toward prison reform. While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle lead a viciously selfish and disgraceful new life, Kardashian is using her status to help others. America’s TV royalty is nobler than the U.K.’s “real” royalty. If Kim Kardashian’s latest trip to the White House to advocate for prison reform doesn’t make you proud to be an American, you might as well book a one-way ticket to France. We don’t have royalty in…

Oil Prices Hang in the Balance as Unlikely Alliance Rattles Middle East

An unlikely alliance between Syria and Libya could usher a new paradigm in the Middle East against Turkey’s wishes. Once again, oil prices hang in the balance. Gulf Arab producers are having a hard time keeping oil prices from falling now that Russia has reportedly backed away from production cuts. Tensions in the Middle East are reaching a tipping point again as Turkey ups its offensive on northern Syria. The open declaration of war on Syria by Turkey’s Erdogan regime has ushered an unlikely alliance in the Middle East and…

Cryptocurrencies Are Not a Safe-Haven Asset, Says Expert

Cryptocurrencies have not been used as a safe haven amid challenges the global economy has faced at the beginning of the year, one expert says. The world has already seen a slew of market-shaking events this year including trade policy uncertainty, geopolitical tensions and the coronavirus epidemic, among others. With investors around the world struggling to find safe haven assets to insure themselves against potential crises, it was anticipated that many would turn to Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currencies. Doubts of crypto’s capabilities However, some industry experts say that…

Synthetix Reveals $2.5 Million Price Manipulation Attack

DeFi player Synthetix reportedly suffered market manipulation attacks on its platform late last year. The incident emphasizes the need for better oracles and infrastructure around decentralized finance. Synthetix Latest (or Earliest) DeFi Platform to Suffer Exploit According to a Medium blog post published Mar. 3, Ethereum-based DeFi platform Synthetix suffered targeted attacks between Nov. 30 to Dec. 26 last year. The report calculated losses of the manipulation attacks at roughly $2.5 million for Synthetix (SNX) token holders. The synth MKR pairs, sMKR and iMKR, were targeted, with low spot MKR…