JoeShon "Joe" Monroe from A Stellar World Podcast brings Public Node's Weekly Wrap-Up of Stellar-related news.
In news this week, The Stellar Development Foundation announced the release of Horizon 2.0. This upgrade brings massive performance and architecture benefits that make running Stellar infrastructure easier than ever.
Next, Thailand's largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) announced that they have partnered with Lightnet, a fintech company that uses the Stellar blockchain, to open a new cross border remittance corridor from South Korea to Thailand.
Ultra Stellar announced the launch of a new tool to help swap USDC to Ethereum to Stellar.
Lastly, the Stellar Development Foundation blog highlights how Stellar USDC and FinClusive’s new stablecoin-focused banking partnership will enable businesses to access and leverage digital currency instantly while staying compliant.