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Cardano DeFi Project Ardana Halts Development, Citing Funding, Timeline Concerns
The project closed a $10 million round led by now bankrupt crypto hedge fund firm Three Arrows Capital last year.
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CDCROP: Charles Hoskinson, CEO of Input Output Global, the firm behind the Cardano blockchain that is releasing a new privacy blockchain and token. (CoinDesk)
Cardano Is Launching New Privacy Blockchain and Token
Charles Hoskinson, CEO of the firm that's behind Cardano, says the network will strive to preserve privacy while giving access to regulators and auditors.
CDCROP: Charles Hoskinson, CEO of Input Output Global, the firm behind the Cardano blockchain that is releasing a new privacy blockchain and token. (CoinDesk)

USDA would be the first fully fiat-backed, regulatory-compliant stablecoin in the Cardano ecosystem, Emurgo said. (Pixabay)
Cardano-Based Regulated Stablecoin USDA Will Hit the Market in Early 2023
USDA would be the first fully fiat-backed, regulatory-compliant stablecoin in the Cardano ecosystem, Emurgo said.
USDA would be the first fully fiat-backed, regulatory-compliant stablecoin in the Cardano ecosystem, Emurgo said. (Pixabay)

CDCROP: Edinburgh, Scotland (Shutterstock)
Cardano Blockchain Builder IOG Funds $4.5M Research Hub at Edinburgh University
The launch follows IOG’s investment in hubs and funding at Stanford and Carnegie Mellon in the U.S.
CDCROP: Edinburgh, Scotland (Shutterstock)

DOGE's price chart (CoinDesk, Highcharts.com)
Dogecoin Replaces Cardano's ADA as 6th Largest Cryptocurrency
DOGE’s market cap currently exceeds that of ADA and more than 120 members of the S&P 500.
DOGE's price chart (CoinDesk, Highcharts.com)

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Weekend Explainer | Crypto Staking 101: What Is Staking?
On today’s show, Markets Daily hosts Adam B. Levine and Adrian Blust unpack a Crypto Explainer piece by CoinDesk reporter Kristian Sandor on what crypto staking is, how it works and how you can get involved.
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CDCROP: Money currency (Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)
Cardano's Founding Entity Emurgo to Invest Over $200M to Boost Ecosystem
The funds will be invested in projects over a three-year period.
CDCROP: Money currency (Unsplash, modified by CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Chief scientist at IOG Aggelos Kiayias (Provided)
Cardano’s Vasil Upgrade Marks an Important Milestone in the Blockchain’s Evolution
The chief scientist at IOG, Aggelos Kiayias, explains why Cardano has re-thought smart contracts and how it prioritizes security over speed.
CDCROP: Chief scientist at IOG Aggelos Kiayias (Provided)

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What Cardano’s Highly Anticipated Vasil Hard Fork Will Bring
Vasil delivers an updated version of Cardano’s smart contract scripting language: Plutus v2.
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