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Crypto 2022: The New Normal in Finance

The turn of the calendar year is a popular time to reflect on the prior one and look ahead to the next.   While the sudden and remarkable explosion of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in 2021 showcased yet another mainstream application for…

A Turning Point in Underserved Markets

Digitization and COVID-19 Put Underserved Market Remittances Under Pressure  The term gray market might conjure up images of nefarious players exchanging cash in shadowy alleys. In reality, gray markets have become an unfortunate necessity for those that lack the financial…

Litecoin MimbleWimble December Recap Update

This update was written and provided by Litecoin MimbleWimble lead developer David Burkett. ——– Taproot Release The first release candidate of v0.21 with taproot support (v0.21.1rc1) is now available for download 25. I’ve been testing it out, and everything has been…

Announcing the winners of SCF #9!

Today, we are excited to announce the winners of the 9th round of the Stellar Community Fund (SCF). After one and a half weeks of deliberation, a panel of 49 judges drawn from both the Stellar Development Foundation and the…

Litecoin MimbleWimble November Recap Update

This update was written and provided by Litecoin MimbleWimble lead developer David Burkett. ​​——–​​ Security Vulnerability As shared on Twitter yesterday: Kurt, a long-time GRIN community member, contacted Charlie and I to inform us of a vulnerability in the design for…

NFTs in the Stellar Ecosystem

Poster Girl by Kuji Longtime ecosystem participant Litemint started off with Litemint.io, a competitive tradable card game built on Stellar, and its complementary Stellar-powered wallet. However, Litemint has shown the breadth of possibilities on Stellar by launching its own non-fungible token…

SCF #9 — Community discussion begins!

SCF #9 — Community discussion begins! Yesterday, Stellar Community Fund #9 entered the Community Discussion phase. Once again, there were a record number of submissions for this round of SCF, but, after careful consideration, a selection panel narrowed the field to 35…

A Real Approach to Cryptocurrency Regulation

Today, Ripple is releasing a framework for cryptocurrency and digital asset regulation: A Real Approach to Cryptocurrency Regulation. This approach is designed to offer an immediate and pragmatic way forward that accounts for the dynamic capabilities of cryptocurrency and digital…