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Lightning Labs releases Taproot Assets alpha, bringing stablecoins to Bitcoin

Bitcoin layer-2 infrastructure firm Lightning Labs has released the mainnet alpha of Taproot Assets, a protocol aimed at enabling stablecoins and real-world assets to be issued on the Bitcoin and Lightning Network.The current version, Taproot Assets v0.3, will provide a “feature-complete developer experience” to issue, manage and explore stablecoins and other

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Bitcoiner drops BitVM paper — bringing Ethereum-like contracts to Bitcoin

A Bitcoin developer has proposed a new way to bring more expressive off-chain smart contracts to Bitcoin (BTC) without needing a soft fork.Announced in an Oct.9 white paper titled “BitVM: Compute Anything on Bitcoin” by ZeroSync’s project lead Robin Linus, BitVM enables Turing-complete Bitcoin contracts without altering Bitcoin’s consensus rules."Any computable

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Cardano and Tron bullish, Kangamoon bringing utility to meme coins

Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX) are established projects that are currently stable. Meanwhile, a new play-to-earn (P2E) meme coin project, Kangamoon, has captured investor attention. Summary: ADA recently recovered above $0.25. TRX is bullish; the RSI reading is above 47.01 Kangamoon’s no-tax model places the project ahead of emerging P2E games. Cardano is building momentum ADA

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Canada’s regulatory clarity is bringing institutions to crypto — WonderFi CEO

Canadian financial institutions are increasingly taking an interest in crypto as regulatory clarity emerges in the country, according to WonderFi CEO Dean Skurka, who met up with Cryptox at the Blockchain Futurist Conference in Toronto.Skurka claimed that his exchange had seen an uptick in trading by institutions as opposed to

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