The US spot bitcoin fund category has notched negative net flows over the course of a week just three times since coming to market in January

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Elsewhere, rank-and-file employees move around and Binance’s head of legal in Europe departs
Plus, a Dragonfly partner shares his view on the crypto VC market, and a mining hardware firm raises $80 million
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Plus, a Bored Ape burger restaurant closes, and Crypto: The Game presses on
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Bitcoin scarcity is a meme, with or without the halvings

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Arweave recently launched the testnet for AO computer, a new messaging protocol that will sit atop a PoS network and aims to become a scalable global compute platform through parallel processing and modularity.

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Relm and Chainproof will provide insurance quotes to distributed validators

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DLC.Link uses a Taproot-based Bitcoin multisig to let institutions mint dlcBTC, starting on Arbitrum

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Pre-seed Bitcoin startup deals rose 360% in 2023, a TVP report shows

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Circle’s new smart contract to allow holders of BlackRock USD Institutional Digital Liquidity Fund to redeem shares for its stablecoin

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Uniswap says it was not surprised to receive a Wells notice given the SEC’s “abusive” use of power as of late

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Bitcoin developers are looking at ways to grow the ecosystem amid a resurgence of interest in innovation and development

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The AO Computer: Spawning an Agent Economy

Blockworks Research

Arweave recently launched the testnet for AO computer, a new messaging protocol that will sit atop a PoS network and aims to become a scalable global compute platform through parallel processing and modularity.
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The Avalanche Ecosystem: An Analysis of Subnet Adoption

Blockworks Research

Avalanche's unique architecture has successfully attracted prominent game developers and financial institutions to join the ecosystem.
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Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks: Embracing The Power of Token Incentives To Bootstrap Networks

Blockworks Research

The best way to gain long-term exposure to DePIN protocols is to invest in a combination of protocols that one believes to have a sustainable impact on the vertical they are operating in while trading at a cheap valuation relative to how many factors (product/market fit/supply/etc) they have derisked.
by Ren Yu Kong /
Embracing Hivemapper's Hidden Potential in a Lucrative Map Data Market

Blockworks Research

We believe crypto market participants overlook Hivemapper’s fundamental potential due to a poor understanding of both the niche map data market and Hivemapper’s positioning relative to incumbents. Hivemapper’s token model catalyzes both a cost and product advantage via unmatched map freshness and near real-time accuracy, which is its wedge into a market characterized by stale data and high data collection costs. Its current and potential future product suite may represent one of the strongest possibilities for PMF in crypto today.
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