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In the metaverse, your avatar, the clothes it wears and the things it carries belong to you thanks to blockchain. Duncan Rawlinson - Duncan.co/Flickr

The metaverse is money and crypto is king – why you’ll be on a blockchain when you’re virtual-world hopping

For the metaverse to work, people need to own their virtual bodies and possessions and be able to spend money. The same cryptographic technology behind bitcoin will make that possible.
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Would Keynes have bought Bitcoin?

As a young investor, the founder of modern macroeconomics John Maynard Keynes might well have bought Bitcoin. The older Keynes would not have. It’s instructive to examine why.
A bitcoin symbol is seen on an LED screen during the closing ceremony of a gathering of cryptocurrency investors in Santa Maria Mizata, El Salvador, in November 2021. President Nayib Bukele announced his government is building an oceanside Bitcoin City. (AP Photo/Salvador Melendez)

After a big year for cryptocurrencies, what’s on the horizon in 2022?

The market for cryptocurrencies has expanded dramatically in the last year. With this uptick of activity, what’s next in 2022 for cryptocurrencies?
There is a need to educate Nigerians on the difference between the digital representation of cash deposits in bank accounts and the eNaira in digital wallets. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images

Nigeria’s digital currency: what the eNaira is for and why it’s not perfect

Nigeria can pull off its newly introduced digital currency but there are concerns that must be addressed for its smooth operations.

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