Solana becomes ecosystem partner of Dubai free zone
    17 Oct 2023

    The Solana Foundation has become an ecosystem partner for the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), one of the free economic zones in the United Arab Emirates. According to the announcement from Oct. 15, with its blockchain platform, Solana will provide technical and business development support to any DMCC Crypto Centre member. The company will also deliver webinars…

    Bitcoin Amsterdam: Focus on BTC fundamentals, says Edward Snowden
    17 Oct 2023

    “We’re contorting ourselves to pass through the keyhole of tyranny.” Edward Snowden’s words to the audience at the packed Genesis Stage hall at Bitcoin Amsterdam stressed the preeminent cryptocurrency’s ever-increasing importance in a world beset by creeping government surveillance, devaluing fiat currencies and restrictive policies. The renowned whistleblower’s address summed up a recurring theme during…

    SEC Chair Gary Gensler warns impending AI-wrought financial crisis ‘nearly unavoidable’
    17 Oct 2023

    United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler has reportedly stated that without some form of intervention, a financial crisis stemming from the widespread use of artificial intelligence is “nearly unavoidable.” The chair’s comments came during an interview with the Financial Times where, according to the article, Gensler said the crisis could come within a decade….

    NFT market slump shows it’s maturing toward ‘genuine utility,’ execs argue
    17 Oct 2023

    A steep collapse in the price of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) shouldn’t be seen as a sign of distress but rather a signal the technology is maturing, according to Web3 executives. “I wouldn’t say the NFT market has regressed,“ Decentraland Foundation executive director Yemel Jardi told Cointelegraph. “Rather, it’s maturing.” Jardi’s comments come after a September report…