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Aug. 17, 2022

E84: This Week in Bitcoin (August 17th, 2022) Weekly Update - Bitcoin, Lightning, Stacks, RSK, Liquid

The TL:DR on everything that happening in the Bitcoin ecosystem over the past week. Focused on innovation, builders, and tech. This week includes news from Bitcoin proper, Lightning, RSK, Stacks and Liquid.

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Links to things mentioned:
Bitcoin
-Block Wallet Recovery (Losing your keys without losing your coins)
https://wallet.build/losing-your-keys-without-losing-your-coins/
-Blackrock launches private trust offering direct Bitcoin exposure
https://www.theblock.co/post/162987/blackrock-launches-private-trust-offering-direct-bitcoin-exposure?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social
-Houston Texans become first NFL team to allow purchases of game tickets with Bitcoin 
https://bitcoinmagazine.com/business/houston-texans-bitwallet-partner-to-accept-bitcoin-payments
-Conversation with Paul Sztorc - Built on Bitcoin Podcast.
https://youtu.be/A_XN2D9kiPM
Stacks
-Stacks Hyperchains have been renamed to Subnets
https://www.hiro.so/blog/its-official-hyperchains-are-now-named-subnets?ref=stacksblog
-Stacks Web3 Founders Lab first cohort demo day
https://stacks.org/demo-day-startup-lab-cohort1?ref=stacksblog
-Changes to the Stacks Foundations grants and residence program
https://forum.stacks.org/t/grants-and-residence-program-changes-august-2022/13588
-Ryder.ID Handles
https://www.ryder.id/blog/ryder-handles
Lightning
-Lightning monthly newsletter
https://lightninglabs.substack.com/p/decentralizing-global-fx-with-taro
-Zebedee closes $35 million dollar series B of funding
https://cointelegraph.com/news/vc-roundup-lightning-network-payment-rail-defi-trading-platform-and-blockchain-security-firm-raise-millions
Liquid
-Blockstream Satellite celebrates its 5th birthday 
https://twitter.com/Blockstream/status/1559133438174973953?s=20&t=cYAwrPK1zy68inY3f-ROdg

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