The successful Ethereum Merge is just the start of a growing movement to leverage crypto rails to fight climate change.
After FTX, Where Does the Industry Go From Here? A Series Exploring What Could, and Should, Happen in the Year To Come. Presented by Bitstamp.
Because current loyalty programs operate within closed systems, many of them don’t create loyalty as much as captivity. Blockchains make alternative systems possible, where both brands and consumers can share bigger pieces of a larger pie.
This coming year will be a tipping point for crypto projects that are looking to position themselves well for the next wave of crypto growth.
OpenZeppelin’s Stephen Lloyd Webber writes about the plague of exploits that drained billions from crypto protocols – and how Web3 can better secure itself.
If we learn to read the markets, make smart use of the data at our disposal and overcome a few speed bumps along the way, options will certainly drive the next era of DeFi to higher highs than ever before.
The greatest areas for decentralized application (dapp) development will be across gaming, identity and the evolution of Web2 apps.
Rather than centralizing the digital dollar, lawmakers should focus on exploring a decentralized identification program and develop financial literacy programs for the general public.
“ReFi,” coined by economist John Fullerton, is the process of using markets to fix the issues markets have created. Crypto, the freest market system yet, can help bootstrap efforts to regenerate the world economy.
You got into crypto for the money. We got in for the system design. We are not the same, says Jenna Pilgrim.
2022 was a year of upheaval in crypto. It also marked a turning point for advertisers.
As a global financial hub, Hong Kong has a vested interest in shaping the development of CBDCs and especially the systems in which they will transact across borders. But the U.S. should be concerned by its lack of full independence from mainland China.
A modern-day “War of the Currents” is silently unfolding across blockchain, broadband, existing power lines and even outer space.
“Blockchain not bitcoin” emerged in 2018 as an attempt by enterprise projects to capitalize on the market’s performance woes – the new version does the same but swaps in “crypto” to reflect the ecosystem’s spread.
By making sure users have self-custodial options easily available within their own services, Web3 projects can help the industry rise to safer standards.
Centralized interest-bearing accounts stayed artificially high after DeFi yields programmatically went dry. Crypto can be competitive with TradFi, but it needs to remain transparent and composable.
In the aftermath of the FTX fiasco, the world’s largest crypto exchange is rushing to backstop failing firms and protocols. Should it?
Trust in the industry is at an all-time low, but key stakeholders can still rebuild relationships with regulators and politicians by focusing on what makes crypto unique: trustlessness.
Blockchain's role in helping the environment can go far beyond energy footprints and carbon credits.