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CDCROP: CEO and Portfolio Manager Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. William 'Bill' Ackman (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The New York Times)
Bill Ackman Endorses Crypto Project Helium, Discloses Crypto Holdings
The Pershing Square Capital Management CEO says controversial crypto project Helium can “build intrinsic value over time.”
CDCROP: CEO and Portfolio Manager Pershing Square Capital Management L.P. William 'Bill' Ackman (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for The New York Times)

CDCROP: Deflated Helium balloons (Peter Cade/Getty Images)
Helium, Building Out Mobile Network, Plans to Give Free Trials to Solana Phone Users
Under the agreement, Saga phones sold in the U.S. will get a 30-day free subscription to Helium Mobile.
CDCROP: Deflated Helium balloons (Peter Cade/Getty Images)

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Helium Ditches Own Blockchain in Favor of Solana After Community Vote
Voter turnout showed overwhelming support for moving Helium’s native network to Solana, with 80% of voters in favor in early Asian hours on Thursday.
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CDCROP: Nova Labs Chief Operating Officer Frank Mong (left) speaks Tuesday on a panel in New York with Gregg Landskov, an executive in T-Mobile's Wholesale division, and Boris Renski, general manager of wireless at Nova Labs. (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)
Nova Labs Inks Agreement With T-Mobile to Cover 5G Dead Spots in Helium Network
Terms of the five-year agreement with the wireless giant weren't disclosed.
CDCROP: Nova Labs Chief Operating Officer Frank Mong (left) speaks Tuesday on a panel in New York with Gregg Landskov, an executive in T-Mobile's Wholesale division, and Boris Renski, general manager of wireless at Nova Labs. (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Deflated Helium balloons (Peter Cade/Getty Images)
Binance Bungles Accounting for Helium Tokens, Overpays Clients Millions: Sources
The Helium network has two tokens, HNT and MOBILE. Binance counted them as one, HNT, resulting in a windfall for customers who deposited the less valuable MOBILE.
CDCROP: Deflated Helium balloons (Peter Cade/Getty Images)

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Algorand Boosters Push Back on Helium’s Proposed Move to Solana
Decentralized Wi-Fi network Helium Network has proposed moving to the Solana blockchain. But a Solana competitor has another idea in mind.
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The Solana Hacker House in Miami, April 2022. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Helium Proposes Shifting its Entire Network to Solana Blockchain Months After $200M Raise
Developers cited faster transactions and “higher uptimes” among several reasons behind the proposed move.
The Solana Hacker House in Miami, April 2022. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Helium Developer Nova Labs Buys FreedomFi to Accelerate Push Into Mobile Service
As part of the acquisition, FreedomFi team members will join Nova Labs to lead the network's expansion.
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Crypto News Roundup for April 26, 2022
With bitcoin’s recovery stalling and a look at a use case for crypto that you can eat, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.
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Crabs caught using Helium-powered tracking devices. (Jameson Buffmire)
A Use Case You Can Eat: California Crabs Tracked by Helium Network
The Helium Network is a crypto-powered network of Internet hotspots, but it has saved one amateur fisherman thousands of dollars on crab pots every year.
Crabs caught using Helium-powered tracking devices. (Jameson Buffmire)