Hope y’all had a fun filled Christmas! Here is this week’s newsletter for some light holiday reading. This week was dominated by Web3 squabble on Twitter. Alongside, news includes the crypto world making inroads in US sports, El Salvador buying more bitcoins. Plus, there is never a dearth of NFT news.
Blockchain This Week – Taproot, Constitution DAO, Metaverse Embassy, NFTs To Build Schools
This week’s newsletter covers many significant events, from Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade to Square’s whitepaper.
Blockchain This Week – Altair Upgrade, eNaira Launch, Million Dollar Grants, Mastercard Offers Crypto, MOBI Trusted Trip, DBS Joins Hedera
It has been 75 weeks since I started penning this newsletter!! This 75th edition covers Ethereum’s Altair upgrade, eNaira launch, Mastercard’s efforts to bring crypto to the mainstream, MOBI’s new standards, DBS Bank’s new venture in the DLT space, and more.
Blockchain This Week – China, UK, and Crypto, FTX and Coinbase Into NFT, Binance’s Growth and Ripple’s Clean Energy Fund, SEC and ETF
China and the Crypto world continue their tussle. Coinbase and FTX launch their NFT marketplaces. Binance commits $1 billion to grow its platform. Ripple invests in clean energy projects. Bitcoin soars above $60K in hopes that SEC would approve a Bitcoin futures ETF. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
A Symbiotic Bitcoin Mining and Renewables Relationship?
Bitcoin mining is often regarded a vital contributor to carbon emissions. How to make mining greener and build mutually beneficial relation with renewables?
Blockchain This Week – Bitcoin is Now a National Currency, Mastercard Bets Big on Crypto, FTX NFT, Green PoS Network
This week, for the first time in history, Bitcoin became a national currency, with El Salvador becoming the first country to make Bitcoin a legal tender. Mastercard plans to buy crypto transaction tracing firm, CipherTrace. A study by UCL attempts to find out the greenest PoS DLT network. FTX launches an NFT platform shooting the price of Solana’s token. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
Blockchain This Week – Everyone Wants to Sell You NFTs, El Salvador Bitcoin Drama, Twitter’s Tip Jar
NFTs, NFTs, and more NFTs – NFTs dominated this week. But, there were other significant happenings as well. Several altcoins soar high. Many countries doubled down on CBDCs. Twitter might allow you to tip the content you like in Bitcoin. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
Blockchain This Week – Visa and Budweiser Into NFTs, 600K Rock, USAF, Carbon Reporting as a Service
It was a week of NFTs. Visa and Budweiser dabbled into them. A picture of a rock was sold for a staggering $600K and many more. There were also other interesting events, such as USAF planning to use Blockchain for security, and carbon reporting on Blockchain is being made available in a subscription model. Substack accepts crypto, and Dorsey wants to build a Bitcoin DEX. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
Blockchain This Week – Crypto Recruitments, Solana and Apes, Diffused Heist, TikTok and Blockchain
Several companies and banks are actively investing and recruiting in the crypto space. Solana flies high, thanks to Apes’ NFTs. White hat hackers diffuse a million dollar heist. TikTok provides a platform for decentralized music. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
Blockchain This Week – Robinhood, Crypto Recovery, Bitcoin and Twitter’s Future, Bitcoin-Backed Loans, Coca Cola’s Friendship Day NFTs
This week’s newsletter covers Robinhood’s IPO, Tesla’s and Twitter’s earnings in context of Bitcoin, Bitcoin as collateral for loans, Shopify becoming an NFT platform, among others. It also includes news on Coca Cola’s unique NFTs commemorating friendships.
In that spirit, I want to thank all my reader friends for your loyal readership. Hope you continue to enjoy reading my posts!!