Terra’s “Stable” Coin Destabilizes It all began late last week when unusually high volumes of Terra’s UST stablecoins started getting dumped on Anchor Protocol, a money market, which holds a … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Carnage on the Crypto Street, Coinbase’s Ominous Report, NFTs on Instagram
BAYC Team’s Land Sale Clogs Ethereum Yuga Labs, known for the apes NFT collection BAYC, held the much anticipated virtual land sale of its “Otherside” metaverse project. The limited supply … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Yuga Labs’ Chaotic Land Sale, Wikipedia Abandons Crypto Donations, Gucci and Starbucks in Web3
Fidelity To Allow 401(K) Investments in Bitcoin Fidelity Investments, the largest provider of retirement savings and investing plans or 401(k) in the United States, is launching a Digital Assets Account … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Retire on Bitcoin, BAYC NFTs Stolen, Snowden and Zcash, C.A.R. Adopts Bitcoin
This week’s newsletter is 100th in the newsletter series. Read about Coinbase NFT Market, iCloud Phishing Scam, Stripe and Twitter, Beanstalk Hack, Moonbirds, Algorand’s Smart Offsets, and many more.
Ethereum Merge Postponed The merging of the Ethereum 1.0 network with Ethereum 2.0, which was initially slated for June this year, has been reportedly delayed until the second half of … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Ethereum Merge Delay, Quantum Computing, Dorsey’s Tweet
HSBC’s Metaverse Discretionary Strategy Portfolio HSBC Holdings launched the Metaverse Discretionary Strategy portfolio that will invest in the metaverse ecosystem. This fund will be available for HSBC’s wealthy clients in … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Metaverse Portfolio, Environment Friendly Mining Chip, $250M Metaverse Fund, ESPN and NFT
OpenSea To Support Solana NFTs After months of speculation, the NFT marketplace OpenSea confirmed that it would add Solana based NFTs to its platform in April. As a result, collections … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Circle Chooses BNY, OpenSea To Add Solana NFTs, Bitcoin Loan to Buy More Bitcoin, Scams and Exploits
Climate Insurance on Blockchain Insurance tech firm Lemonade launched the Lemonade Crypto Climate Coalition in partnership with Avalanche, Hannover Re, Chainlink, DAOstack, Etherisc, Pula, and Tomorrow.io. It will use Avalanche … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Carbon and Climate, AUD Pegged Stablecoin, Crypto Collaterals, India’s Tough-on-Crypto Bill Passes
Zelenskyy Signs Virtual Assets Bill Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy legalized crypto in the country by signing a bill on virtual assets into law. Now crypto exchanges will be able to … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Ukraine Legalizes Crypto, ApeCoin, Blockchain and Sustainability, HSBC in Metaverse, $100M MachineFi Fund
This week’s newsletter covers various news items from web 3 world, including celebrating women’s day in the metaverse, a $100M fund for creating a greener world, Biden’s executive order on crypto, and several mainstreams players entering the web 3 space, among others.
This week’s newsletter is dedicated to Ukraine and focuses on crypto related news from Ukraine.
People Sending Crypto to Aid Ukraine A report from blockchain analytics firm Elliptic suggests a sharp influx of cryptocurrency donations to Ukrainian NGOs supporting a vast range of assistance to … Continue reading Blockchain This Week – Crypto Support For Ukraine, FTX Gaming Unit, Intel Into Bitcoin Mining, OpenSea Phishing