2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2019

2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2019

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2019 in Bitcoin. Read about 2018 here. 2019 saw Wyoming enact sound blockchain legislation, Bakkt launch, and further normalization of Bitcoin into global financial markets. Here’s 2019 in Bitcoin. Wyoming’s Blockchain Legislation The biggest news story of 2019 could very well be the work done … Read more…

2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2018

2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2018

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2018 in Bitcoin. Read about 2017 here. In terms of price, 2018 represents Bitcoin’s worst year on record. Bitcoin’s correction from nearly $20,000 to just above $3,000 by the end of the year dominated headlines. From January 6 to February 6, the price of Bitcoin … Read more…

2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2016

2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2016

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2016 in Bitcoin. Read about 2015 here. 2016 was the year in which Mike Hearn, long-time Bitcoin developer, declared the project dead. Yet, amid rampant inflation in Venezuela, reports emerged that people were depending on Bitcoin for their very livelihoods. Craig Steven Wright claimed to … Read more…

The 2010s in Bitcoin: The Year 2014

The 2010s in Bitcoin: The Year 2014

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2014 in Bitcoin. Read about 2013 here. The year 2014 in Bitcoin is defined by a few big events: MtGox filed for bankruptcy in Japan; Hal Finney, one of the first Bitcoin developers and recipient of the first ever bitcoin transaction from Satoshi Nakamoto, passed … Read more…

The 2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2013

The 2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2013

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2012 in Bitcoin. Read about 2012 here. The closure of the Silk Road, the first congressional hearing on Bitcoin, and the price soaring past $1,000 led to increased public knowledge about the digital currency in 2013. Here’s a review of the year 2013 in Bitcoin. … Read more…

How student debt came to define people's lives in the 2010s

How student debt came to define people’s lives in the 2010s

Monthly student loan payments can dictate when people have children and how much they’ll retire with. Pat Greenhouse | Boston Globe | Getty Images Student loans have become a defining feature of American life. It was 10 years ago that education debt eclipsed credit card debt. The next year, in 2011, it exceeded auto debt. … Read more…

The 2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2012

The 2010s In Bitcoin: The Year 2012

I’m reviewing the 2010s in Bitcoin. This is the story about 2012 in Bitcoin. Read about 2011 here. “There’s no central bank to regulate it; it’s digital and functions completely peer to peer,”  said Jim Cramer, the host of CNBC’s Mad Money, in a courtroom scene when he appeared as himself in the CBS legal drama … Read more…

Entertainment  maestros that  shaped the 2010s

Entertainment maestros that shaped the 2010s – The Sun Nigeria

Tony Ogaga The 2010s witnessed massive growth both in movie and music and a new front was opened for Nigeria when Genevieve Nnaji’s film, Lionheart, got an Oscar nod and in just a couple of days, we will be in a new decade. Today, TS Weekend brings you the movers and shakers that shaped the … Read more…

10 top-earning musicians of the 2010s

10 top-earning musicians of the 2010s

In 2014, French electro-pop duo Daft Punk swept the Grammys, music streaming service Spotify was named to CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list and no one could get Pharrell Williams’ chart-topping hit “Happy” out of their heads. The year also marked when Beats Electronics, owned by super-producer and businessman Andre Young (aka Dr. Dre) was acquired by … Read more…

How Facebook and Big Tech gained DC scrutiny in the 2010s

How Facebook and Big Tech gained DC scrutiny in the 2010s

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, speaks during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had made it about an hour into his two-day marathon testimony in front of Congress before the … Read more…