Opinion

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Bitcoin Mining Is So Back (Except It's AI Now)
Hurting for revenue and profit, bitcoin miners are looking to activities outside mining bitcoin, such as hosting AI computers, to make up the difference. It's paying off, at l...
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DePIN Allows Us to Be Stakeholders in the Machine Economy
DePIN and machine RWAs give us a stake in the robots coming after our jobs, say Mauricio Zolliker, co-founder of XMAQUINA, and Leroy Hofer, CEO and co-founder of Teneo Protoco...
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Crypto for Advisors: Web2 to Web3
Kelly Ye looks at the three fast-growing blockchain ecosystems that are addressing the adoption challenges for Web3, gaining user adoption, and how they combine the strengths...
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Why We Chose Sui Over Solana for Our DePIN
When Chirp – a DePIN for telecoms – was choosing a blockchain, the obvious option was Solana. But it decided to go with Sui instead. CEO Tim Kravchunovsky explains why.
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Without High Switching Costs, Telecom Looks Vulnerable to DeWi
High switching costs and long-term contracts have previously made telcos impossible to compete against. Key changes in market structure today are allowing challengers with uni...
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Philanthropy's Blockchain Uptake Is Slow, But Future Is Bright
Adoption by non-profits, or the lack of it, is a good test of product simplicity and reliability, says Paul Brody, head of blockchain at EY.
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Financial Building-Blocks: Structured Products and Blockchain
From significant cost reductions to enhanced composability, and improved accessibility, Christine Cai, Co-Founder of Cicada Partners, and Alexander Szul, CEO of Rome Blockchai...
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Bitcoin Summer 2024: What to Expect
BTC is currently flat, caught in a plateau between narratives. What factors could wake the bull again? Alexander Blume, CEO of Two Prime, looks ahead.
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DePIN Can Make Car Ownership Cool Again
DIMO rewards auto-owners for data from their cars. But the benefits of a DePIN for vehicles go far beyond financial incentives, says co-founder Rob Solomon.
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ETF Stands for 'Everything That Fits'
First Bitcoin, then Ethereum, now Solana. ETF issuers will stop at nothing so long as they believe they can make money.
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