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Digital horse races

“Horse racing meet NFT mania on Zed Run, a digital platform where some top steeds are fetching six-figure sums.” | learn more

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The Ponzi career

From Bowie Bonds to blockchain tokens, this is a scenario that may indeed play out. “In such a scenario, every career becomes a pyramid scheme.” | learn more

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A brazen hack of that $69 M Beeple

“In the opening days of April, an artist operating under the pseudonym Monsieur Personne (“Mr. Nobody”) tried to short-circuit the NFT hype machine by unleashing “sleepminting,” a process that complicates, if not corrodes, one of the value propositions underlying non-fungible […]

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Not your keys, not your Bitcoin

Another $2 billion example of counterparty risk, this one from Turkish exchange Thodex. “Turkey launched an international manhunt for the founder of one of its major cryptocurrency exchanges after he stopped paying clients and fled the country.” | learn more

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Morgan Stanley now offering Bitcoin to clients

“But, at least for now, the bank is only allowing its wealthier clients access to the volatile asset: The bank considers it suitable for people with “an aggressive risk tolerance” who have at least $2 million in assets held by […]

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Michael Saylor of Microstrategy on Bitcoin

Last September Microstrategy became the first public company to deploy their treasury assets ($500MM) into Bitcoin. In this interview, founder and CEO Michael Saylor explains why. He connects the dots between his large personal bet on the big tech giants almost […]