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Blockchain This Week – Threat of Evergrande, Twitter Tips, Bhutan Selects Ripple, Bitcoin.Org Hacked

Evergrande and China Threaten Crypto Markets. Twitter Rolls Out Tip Jar. Bitcoin Carbon Footprint Will Not Skyrocket. Bhutan Selects Ripple for CBDC Pilot. Hackers Hijack Bitcoin.org. Binance Bows Down. Blockchain to Combat Bike Thefts – these and many more in this week’s newsletter. 

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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.

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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!!

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Blockchain This Week – Countries Chasing CBDC, Carbon Offsets, Wine, and Insurance on Blockchain, BlockFi, Steve Jobs and NFT

Several countries are either mulling over or are in various phases of their CBDC pilots. Steve Jobs applied for a job two years before starting Apple, and this week, it made news in the NFT world. Alongside, everything from carbon offsets to wine to crop insurance is arriving on Blockchain. These and many more are on this week’s newsletter.

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Blockchain This Week – Indian Banks, Media Mughals, MicroStrategy, El Salvador, World Wide Web, Titan

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.

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Blockchain This Week – Ether, Dogecoin to the Moon, WallStreetBets, Internet Computer

It is a 50!!!! Today’s newsletter is the 50th in the series. It feels as if I just started writing this newsletter, and a year has just passed by.
It has been yet another exciting week in the world of Blockchain and crypto. Here are the salient developments of this week in today’s newsletter.

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NFT – Taking a Balanced Approach

NFT or Non-Fungible Tokens are in the news almost every single day in the past couple of months. From 69 million dollars digital artwork to 2.5 million dollar tweets, everything under the sun seems to be ensnared by the lure of tokenization. Why is there such a sudden interest? What happens when the dust around NFT settles down? How to ensure our now expensive tokens remain priceless forever?

Blockchain This Week – Asia, USPS, Yam

In yet another eventful week in the realm of Blockchain and cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin price spiked briefly to US $12,000, Ethereum gas price soared to US $99, South Korea exceedingly embraced Blockchain, USPS eyeing Blockchain. These and many more in this week’s newsletter.