Author Archives: Mark Alan

Republican Party More Dependent on Successful Economy Than Ever Before
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Republican Party More Dependent on Successful Economy Than Ever Before
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With the exception of Supreme Court nominees, nearly all of the high profile achievements of the Trump presidency have involved the economy. According to many of the pundits on TV, President Trump’s decision focus heavily on economic issues during the 2016 campaign is what won him the election. Since his election, the markets seem to […]

Government of India Says No to Cryptocurrencies, Maybe to Crypto Tokens
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Government of India Says No to Cryptocurrencies, Maybe to Crypto Tokens
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The Indian government has strongly opposed cryptocurrencies, but according to the Cointelegraph, India may allow their citizens to exchange crytpo tokens in the future. The government of India has repeatedly compared crytopocurrencies to ponzi schemes, denying they should even be defined as a currency. Subhash Chandra Garg, India’s Department of Economic Affairs secretary, had this to […]

Eddie Murphy Joins Cast of Long Awaited Sequel to 1988’s Twins
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Eddie Murphy Joins Cast of Long Awaited Sequel to 1988’s Twins
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While speaking during a panel discussion at South by Southwest, Arnold Schwarzenegger confirmed Eddie Murphy has joined the cast of the Twins sequel. The sequel will be titled Triplets, and will feature Murphy as the long-lost twin brother of Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito. Triplets has been in development for years, and many fans are eager […]

Capcom Selling $900 Resident Evil 2 Remake Special Edition
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Capcom Selling $900 Resident Evil 2 Remake Special Edition
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Capcom is offering preorders for a $900 version of their upcoming Resident Evil 2 remake on their Japanese website. The special edition will feature a wireless bluetooth keyboard designed as a Lexington typewriter. The keyboard comes complete with a USB charging cable and an alleged battery life of seven days. The keyboard is compatable with […]

Bitcoin Exceeds More Than 50% of Total Crypto Market Cap for First Time in 2018
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Bitcoin Exceeds More Than 50% of Total Crypto Market Cap for First Time in 2018
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Bitcoin represents more than half the total cryptocurrency market cap for the first time since around Christmas 2017. A recent decline in crypto prices are likely the driving force behind investors choosing to move their investments from various altcoins to Bitcoin. Although the crypto market cap was above half a trillion dollars around the holidays, […]

Comparing the Trump Admin to Nazis Probably Isn’t Helping the Left
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Comparing the Trump Admin to Nazis Probably Isn’t Helping the Left
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As a Jewish-American, I am quite unimpressed by the comparisons between Trump and Hitler commonly portrayed on television and across social media. Surely, one can express dissatisfaction about President Trump’s policies without comparing him to the man who committed a genocide on the Jewish people. As Alan Dershowitz recently pointed out, the comparisons of Trump […]

Candidate for Governor of Colorado Wants to Make State a “Blockchain Hub”
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Candidate for Governor of Colorado Wants to Make State a “Blockchain Hub”
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Jared Polis, member of the US House of Represenatives, is running for Governor of Colorado as Democrat. According to the candidate, part of his platform will be defending, researching, and promoting cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Polis has expressed an interest in using blockchain based technology to protect the integrity of elections and defend the state’s […]

First Doom Eternal Gameplay Trailer Released at QuakeCon 2018
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First Doom Eternal Gameplay Trailer Released at QuakeCon 2018
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Bethesda and id Software previewed Doom Eternal, the latest title in the franchise, at QuakeCon 2018 in Texas. The new Doom will be available on the Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. A release date has not yet been announced for the game. Here is what the developers of Doom Eternal had to […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Trailer Released in Stunning 4K
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Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Trailer Released in Stunning 4K
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Rockstar Games has released a new six minute long trailer for their upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2. The trailer introduces players to the new characters and environment. It also features some very impressive visual achievements. The game is scheduled to be released October 26th, 2018. Here is how Rockstar described their new game in a […]

DNC Warns Democrats Not to Use Huawei or ZTE Phones
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DNC Warns Democrats Not to Use Huawei or ZTE Phones
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Bob Lord, the DNC’s chief security officer, sent a memo warning party members and campaign workers not use Huawei or ZTE Phones. Lord said the phones should not be used for business or even personal purposes. The warning comes after the DNC became aware that one of its organizations was considering purchasing ZTE phones. Earlier […]

Gamefly Ends Their Streaming Service
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Gamefly Ends Their Streaming Service
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Three years after launching their streaming service in 2015, Gamefly has chosen to shut it down. Electronic Arts purchased Gamefly’s cloud gaming team earlier this year. EA’s acquisition concerned the technology that allowed users to save their games on the cloud while using the streaming service, and the staff working on that development team. The […]