Meet Angelina Muñiz Huberman, a Mexican writer whose novels explore Sephardic history and crypto-Judaism

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MEXICO CITY () — When Angelina Muñiz Huberman was six years old, her mother shut the main door of their apartment in Mexico City and, whispering as if under persecution, told her that she descended from Jews.  “She told me that if I ever needed to get recognized by other fellow Jews,” Huberman said, “I...

Meet a 39-year-old ‘crypto guy’ who’s lived in an RV for the past 10 months instead of buying a house and who says it’s one of the only ways to be middle class in America

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Nick Vivion (not pictured) has opted to RV full-time instead of buying a house. Elisa Parhad Nick Vivion, 39, bought an RV in February when he couldn’t afford an overpriced house, he said. He said that becoming a nomad living in an RV was one of the only ways to be middle class in the...

Suspected crypto mining farm burns down in Thailand | PC Gamer

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A fire in a three-storey building in Chiang Mai, Thailand, was caused by a suspected cryptocurrency mining farm. CityNews reports that 72 servers were destroyed in the fire, which broke out Friday, December 3, with local police estimating $2 million baht (roughly $60,000) worth of damage.No one was hurt because no one was in the...

S’pore crypto startup SolanaFM founded by 3 SMU students raises funding from Coinhako, Etherscan

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Homegrown crypto startup SolanaFM announced today (December 24) that it has closed its seed funding round led by digital assets platform Coinhako, and block explorer for the Ethereum blockchain Etherscan. The funding amount is undisclosed, and will it be used to accelerate SolanaFM’s product development, with the primary focus of providing equitable access to Solana’s...

They Love Bitcoin, But Think ‘Crypto’ Is a Scam

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If you’re a “nocoiner,” you might think crypto is one big happy family. You might think that everyone loves memecoins, those JPEGs on the blockchain called NFTs, or decentralized finance (DeFi) that lets people borrow, lend, earn interest, or get scammed for millions of dollars. Well, you’d be wrong.  Case in point: Imprisoned Silk Road...

S’porean crypto billionaire Zhu Su in early talks to buy a GCB worth S$48.8M

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The Business Times reported today (December 17) that crypto billionaire Zhu Su and his wife, Tao Yaqiong Evelyn, have been granted an option to buy a Good Class Bungalow (GCB) at Yarwood Avenue in Bukit Timah area for S$48.8 million. Spanning 31,862 square feet, it works out to be S$1,532 per square foot (psf). The...

The Japanese Internet Reacts To Square Enix’s Crypto Plans

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“This is an announcement that Square Enix is finished.” “Blockchain games are effing slow.” “Let me put this as simply as possible: Make interesting games. That’s it.” “They [Square Enix] used to be a great game developer.” “Whaa, this is so shady…” “This is really official? This is the New Year’s greeting from the president...

First Mover Asia: Bitcoin Rides $46K-$48K Weekend Tide After ‘Crypto Witching Day’

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Technician’s take (Editor’s note): Technician’s Take is taking a hiatus for the holidays. In its place, First Mover Asia is publishing CoinDesk contributor Jeff Wilser’s Q&A with Cathy Hackl, sometimes called the Godmother of the Metaverse,” on the future of the metaverse, includinbg why brands will need a metaverse strategy. Bitcoin, the oldest cryptocurrency, experienced...

The New Get-Rich-Faster Job in Silicon Valley: Crypto Start-Ups – The New York Times

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Companies focused on blockchain technologies have proliferated, including cryptocurrency exchanges like Bitpanda, Gemini and CoinList; NFT and art collectible companies like OpenSea and Dapper Labs; and infrastructure companies like Dfinity and Alchemy. Some of the brain drain into crypto has also been spurred by worries about the control and dominance of the biggest tech companies...

Crypto-Friendly Telehealth Website Claims Shiba Inu Heading To Robinhood, Floki Inu To Be Listed On Binance | Benzinga

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Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) is set to be listed on a major online broker… This content was originally published here.