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Wow, there’s an actual use for blockchain? Helium can democratize internet connectivity

I’m always looking for good blockchain use cases. There are only a few companies that I rate. One is Helium, who calls itself “The People’s Network.” It was co-founded by Shawn Fanning (Napster co-creator) and Amir Haleem in 2013 with a mighty mission: to democratize access to the internet. They achieve this by creating their own P2P internet network. This is a radical shift to wide area networks and internet connectivity. I spoke to Frank Mong, Helium’s COO to find out more about the company, their tech, and their latest partnership. How does it all work? What underpins Helium is a…This...

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