Technology

Merkle trees provide proof of reserves, but that may not be enough, Bank of America said. (Pixabay)
Bank of America Says Crypto Exchanges' Proof of Reserves Have Too Many Shortcomings
The cryptocurrency industry also needs a clear delineation between trading platforms and market makers, the bank said.
Merkle trees provide proof of reserves, but that may not be enough, Bank of America said. (Pixabay)

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Proof of Reserves Explained
After FTX’s stunning meltdown, many are calling for crypto exchanges to prove they have enough assets in reserve to offset any outstanding liabilities.
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Sergey Nazarov (left) and Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé (Chainlink Labs)
SWIFT Is Partnering With Chainlink: Here’s the Down-low on the Blockchain Data Provider
Chainlink said it is helping Belgium-based SWIFT make token transfers and communicate across all blockchain environments.
Sergey Nazarov (left) and Jonathan Ehrenfeld Solé (Chainlink Labs)

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Why Chip Manufacturing Is at the Center of Great Power Tension
The Biden Administration recently announced even more restrictions involving semiconductors.
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The U.K. Parliament. (Paul Silvan/Unsplash)
UK Discussing Bill That Could See Trade Documents Stored Using Blockchain
The Electronic Trade Documents Bill was introduced in the House of Lords on Wednesday.
The U.K. Parliament. (Paul Silvan/Unsplash)

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Open Source: What It Is and Why It's Critical for Bitcoin and Crypto
Cryptocurrencies rely on open-source code not only to function but also to build trust and transparency.
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David Josse, 21.co's new CTO (21.co)
Crypto Investment-Product Firm 21.co Hires Former Goldman Alum as Chief Technology Officer
David Josse led Goldman Sachs’ business intelligence and engineering efforts for the bank’s Marcus product.
David Josse, 21.co's new CTO (21.co)

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The Quick and Comprehensive Guide to Blockchain for Corporate Executives
Companies are predicting blockchain will be key to driving innovation and economic growth. Here’s what business leaders need to know about the technology.
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How to Teach Yourself Blockchain: A Guide for Budding Builders
Web3 developers and teachers weigh in with practical advice to help anyone get started building on blockchain.
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AI Kraken (Midjourney/CoinDesk)
Kraken: How to Get Started on the Crypto Exchange
We take a look at the pros and cons of one of the older crypto exchanges on the market. Here’s what you need to know about Kraken.
AI Kraken (Midjourney/CoinDesk)