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El Salvador is likely to become the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Momentum Fotograh/Shutterstock

Bitcoin: El Salvador’s grand experiment

El Salvador has become the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. This is a noble idea, but unworkable in the long term.
NFTs can be used to prove who created and who owns digital items like these images by the artist Beeple shown at an exhibition in Beijing. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images

How nonfungible tokens work and where they get their value – a cryptocurrency expert explains NFTs

NFTs are made the same way as crypto coins, but where every crypto coin is like every other, each NFT is a unique digital item – from images to sound files to text.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in border closures and an increased desire to localize production and use supply chains that are close to home. (Arthur Franklin/Unsplash)

How online markets are helping local stores survive COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a rise in digital localism — consumers using online local sites to buy and supply goods. Do platforms born during COVID-19 have a chance of survival?

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