BREAKDOWN: Can a Solana Phone Beat the Bear?

Plus a look at yesterday’s congressional hearing about the CFTC taking more authority around crypto.

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io, NEAR and FTX US

On today’s episode, NLW looks at two big events:

  • Congress held a committee meeting about the role of the CFTC in regulating and overseeing the crypto industry
  • Solana announced a new crypto-native mobile development stack as well as an Android phone called the Solana Saga 

 

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features Nathaniel Whittemore aka NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell, research by Scott Hill and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Jared Schwartz is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsors is “Catnip” by Famous Cats and “I Don’t Know How To Explain It” by Aaron Sprinkle. Image credit: MR.Cole_Photographer/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk. Join the discussion at discord.gg/VrKRrfKCz8.

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