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The crypto community is faced with the challenge of scalability. Can it build a blockchain that is secure, permissionless and scalable? And what needs to happen in order for people all over the world to start using it easily? "Money Reimagined" examines these core challenges facing the crypto community as it strives toward mass adoption. Joining host Michael Casey is Alex Zinder, the global head of Ledger Enterprise, and Naveen Singh, CEO of Inery Blockchain.


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Goldman Sees Little US Economic Impact From Lower Cryptocurrency Prices

The stock market decline has had a much larger effect on U.S. household net worth, the bank said.

The stock market decline has had a much larger effect on U.S. household net worth, the bank said.

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Can NFTs Be Utility Tokens? Why Not?

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UK Regulator to Consider Terra Coins Collapse in New Crypto Rules: Report

Market instability in stablecoins will need to be taken into account, the FCA's executive director for markets said.

Market instability in stablecoins will need to be taken into account, the FCA's executive director for markets said.

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Regulate Ledgers and Not Individual Crypto Providers, BIS Study Says

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

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Tether’s Reserve Attestations: Commercial Paper Down, Treasurys Up

Will the attestations be enough to calm Tether’s critics?

Will the attestations be enough to calm Tether’s critics?

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Frances Haugen: Facebook Informer

She was the source for the damning "Facebook Files." Here's how she thinks DAOs and blockchains could fix the company nobody likes.

She was the source for the damning "Facebook Files." Here's how she thinks DAOs and blockchains could fix the company nobody likes.

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Diana Sinclair: People Aren’t 'Ready to Hear' About Inequities in the Metaverse

Web 3 can open up opportunities for marginalized groups, but it's not a silver bullet, says one leading NFT artist ahead of CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

Web 3 can open up opportunities for marginalized groups, but it's not a silver bullet, says one leading NFT artist ahead of CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

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Pierina Merino: Rethinking Social Media for the Metaverse

Meet the 30-year-old Venezuelan founder of FlickPlay, a hot social metaverse platform. Merino will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

Meet the 30-year-old Venezuelan founder of FlickPlay, a hot social metaverse platform. Merino will appear at CoinDesk's Consensus festival.

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Breaking Barriers to the Web 3 Creator Economy

The latest innovations in blockchain technology are enabling creators to earn more from their work and achieve an unprecedented level of autonomy.

The latest innovations in blockchain technology are enabling creators to earn more from their work and achieve an unprecedented level of autonomy.

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Brian Forde: Why Congress Needs a Crypto 'Truth Teller'

He explained Bitcoin to Barack Obama and ran one of the first election campaigns emphasizing crypto. He says Congress needs more people who understand science and technology.

He explained Bitcoin to Barack Obama and ran one of the first election campaigns emphasizing crypto. He says Congress needs more people who understand science and technology.

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It’s Not Just LUNA. Terra’s DeFi Apps Have Hemorrhaged $28B

Investors have largely exited the Terra ecosystem – now evident in DeFi protocols on the blockchain – and analysts remain skeptical about its long-term prospects.

Investors have largely exited the Terra ecosystem – now evident in DeFi protocols on the blockchain – and analysts remain skeptical about its long-term prospects.

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Goldman Sees Little US Economic Impact From Lower Cryptocurrency Prices

The stock market decline has had a much larger effect on U.S. household net worth, the bank said.

The stock market decline has had a much larger effect on U.S. household net worth, the bank said.

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Bitcoin Options Data Suggests Bearish Sentiment Among Investors

Put/call ratio for Bitcoin options reached yearly highs on Thursday, data shows.

Put/call ratio for Bitcoin options reached yearly highs on Thursday, data shows.

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First Mover Asia: KuCoin Plans to Bolster DeFi Activity on Its Blockchain After $150M Raise; Cryptos Gain

The crypto exchange will add technical features to support developers and build on KuCoin's public blockchain; bitcoin outperforms ether.

The crypto exchange will add technical features to support developers and build on KuCoin's public blockchain; bitcoin outperforms ether.

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BIP 119: Unpacking CTV and How It Would Change Bitcoin

Right now, we can only use Bitcoin scripts to designate when or why a bitcoin is spent. But what if we could use it to designate how a bitcoin is spent?

Right now, we can only use Bitcoin scripts to designate when or why a bitcoin is spent. But what if we could use it to designate how a bitcoin is spent?

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It’s Not Just LUNA. Terra’s DeFi Apps Have Hemorrhaged $28B

Investors have largely exited the Terra ecosystem – now evident in DeFi protocols on the blockchain – and analysts remain skeptical about its long-term prospects.

Investors have largely exited the Terra ecosystem – now evident in DeFi protocols on the blockchain – and analysts remain skeptical about its long-term prospects.

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Crypto Should Meet Same Norms as Regular Finance, G7 Says

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

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Regulate Ledgers and Not Individual Crypto Providers, BIS Study Says

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

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Crypto Should Meet Same Norms as Regular Finance, G7 Says

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

Finance ministers want to see financial stability and money-laundering standards in effect soon, citing recent market turmoil.

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Regulate Ledgers and Not Individual Crypto Providers, BIS Study Says

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

To make cross-border payments easier, you need to change your whole way of thinking, the authors of the BIS study found.

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UK Regulator to Consider Terra Coins Collapse in New Crypto Rules: Report

Market instability in stablecoins will need to be taken into account, the FCA's executive director for markets said.

Market instability in stablecoins will need to be taken into account, the FCA's executive director for markets said.

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CFTC Charges 2 Men With Running a $44M Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Sam Ikkurty and Ravishankar Avadhanam are accused of using YouTube videos to dupe would-be clients into investing in various crypto funds.

Sam Ikkurty and Ravishankar Avadhanam are accused of using YouTube videos to dupe would-be clients into investing in various crypto funds.

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US Claims Bitcoin Mining Crown Following China Crackdown

China’s share has effectively dropped to zero, according to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

China’s share has effectively dropped to zero, according to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.

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CoinDesk 2021 Annual Crypto Review

Thanks to 2021 most people have at least heard of crypto by now not just Bitcoin and Ethereum but altcoins like DOGE and SHIB as well as terms like NF Ts and the metaverse In Coin Desk Research’s 2021 Annual Crypto Review we aim to summarize some of the key themes and metrics that marked [...]

Thanks to 2021 most people have at least heard of crypto by now not just Bitcoin and Ethereum but altcoins like DOGE and SHIB as well as terms like NF Ts and the metaverse In Coin Desk Research’s 2021 Annual Crypto Review we aim to summarize some of the key themes and metrics that marked [...]

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Building on the News: Introducing Layer 2 by CoinDesk

Our new digital magazine goes beyond the daily headlines to put crypto and blockchain developments in perspective.

Our new digital magazine goes beyond the daily headlines to put crypto and blockchain developments in perspective.

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