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Blockchain This Week – Silvergate Collapse, SVB Contagion, BIS’ New CBDC Report, Hedera, Getty NFTs

Silvergate Shuts Shop Silvergate Capital Corporation is winding down operations and voluntarily liquidating one of the leading crypto banks, the … More

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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.