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What Is Proof-Of-Stake? A Computer Scientist Explains A New Way To Make Cryptocurrencies, NFTs And Metaverse Transactions

Proof-of-stake is a mechanism for achieving consensus on a blockchain. Blockchain is a technology that records transactions that can’t be deleted or altered. It’s a…

By Giving Money Without Lots Of Obligations Some Funders Are Embracing ‘Trust-Based Philanthropy’

With most foundations, the board of directors and top executives set all funding priorities. Nonprofits seeking money from those funders, in turn, must demonstrate an…

A Law Professor Explains How Blockchains And NFTs Don’t Protect Virtual Property – Can You Truly Own Anything In The Metaverse?

In 2021, an investment firm bought 2,000 acres of real estate for about US$4 million. Normally this would not make headlines, but in this case…

A Finance Expert Explains The ‘Poison Pill’ The Anti-Takeover Tool That Twitter Hopes Will Keep Elon Musk At Bay

Takeovers are usually friendly affairs. Corporate executives engage in top-secret talks, with one company or group of investors making a bid for another business. After…

The New Bills Stadium Is One Of The Worst Deals For Taxpayers I’ve Ever Seen – I’ve Studied Stadium Financing For Over Two Decades

After New York lawmakers blew past the deadline to approve the state budget, they finally came to an agreement on April 9, 2022, that included…

Corporate Governance Scholars Disagree With Elon Musk Argument That Twitter Would Be Better Off In Private Hands Rather Than Public Hands

Billionaire Elon Musk says he wants to take Twitter private by buying 100% of its publicly held shares in a deal worth US$43 billion. In…