Development

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UK Financial Regulator to Introduce Isolated Environment for Testing Financial Applications
During a pilot phase, the environment was used to test the eco-friendliness of decentralized ledgers.
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Crypto Market Regulatory Uncertainty Overshadows Blockchain Development: Bank of America
The bank said it expects blockchain infrastructure and tokenization to transform financial and non-financing infrastructure and markets over the next five to 10 years.
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Cyril Mathew (Zero Hash)
Zero Hash Taps Former Stripe, Coinbase Exec as President and COO
Cyril Mathew previously led business development teams at Stripe and Coinbase.
Cyril Mathew (Zero Hash)

Andreessen Horowitz co-founder and general partner Marc Andreessen (Fortune Live Media via Flickr)
It's Time to BUIDL Week
Following the collapse of FTX, the crypto industry must regain public trust.
Andreessen Horowitz co-founder and general partner Marc Andreessen (Fortune Live Media via Flickr)

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How Bitcoin NFTs Might Accidentally Fix Bitcoin's Security Budget
Ordinal NFTs have rejuvenated Bitcoin’s transaction fee market. Will it prove useful?
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The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns that the rising use of crypto for domestic payments and remittances may cause “leakage” of development funds. (Gregory Adams/Getty Images)
Ban Banks From Holding Crypto, UN Development Body Says
UNCTAD recommends extra taxes on transactions and ad restrictions to boost states' revenue and safeguard financial stability in developing countries.
The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns that the rising use of crypto for domestic payments and remittances may cause “leakage” of development funds. (Gregory Adams/Getty Images)

Dusty, a Bitcoin developer, presents Lightning Network splicing which will allow payment channels to easily fluctuate in size. (George Kaloudis/CoinDesk)
Texas Feels Like Bitcoin Country (Maybe Because I Was There for a Bitcoin Conference)
A Bitcoin developer conference last week put three important Bitcoin themes in focus: lightning, design and education.
Dusty, a Bitcoin developer, presents Lightning Network splicing which will allow payment channels to easily fluctuate in size. (George Kaloudis/CoinDesk)

Alchemy CEO and co-founder Nikil Viswanathan (Pantera Capital)
‘Crypto AWS’ Alchemy Hits $3.5B Valuation in $250M Round Led by A16z
The venture giant invests in the kinds of companies Alchemy has called clients for years.
Alchemy CEO and co-founder Nikil Viswanathan (Pantera Capital)

MIT
MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative Raises $4M for Effort to ‘Harden’ Bitcoin
Prominent backers include CoinShares’ Meltem Demirors, Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor.
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DOGE is getting some love from developers again.
Dogecoin's Surging Price Has Resurrected Its Technical Development
Wow! After such price rise, Dogecoin’s developers have much coding to do.
DOGE is getting some love from developers again.