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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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El Salvador is looking for partners to help it establish Bitcoin as legal tender. Fifteen banks form a Blockchain consortium. WWW code is sold as an NFT. DeFi is being used for crowdsourcing. These and many more in this week’s newsletter.
El Salvador became the first country to accept Bitcoin as legal tender. UNICEF invests in Blockchain firms that work on financial inclusion. Bitcoin mining is increasingly becoming responsibly sustainable and green. These and many others in this week’s newsletter.
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Times Magazine to Accept Crypto Payments, Venmo Launches Crypto Trading, Bitcoin Drops, Ether Goes Up – These and many others in this week’s newsletter.
A new Crypto Climate Accord, Trade Finance on Blockchain, Several Funds backed by crypto, NFTs and their increased adoption. These and many more in this week’s newsletter.
Visa and Paypal adoption of crypto bolstered Bitcoin and Ether prices. NFTs are becoming further innovative. Countries continue to wade through the crypto conundrum. These and many more in this week’s newsletter.