Happy New Year Folks! Here is a recap of salient developments in the crypto and blockchain sector in the last week of last year.
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.
As the holiday season approaches, NFT and Metaverse projects in the blockchain space are growing. Meanwhile, now we have weather data on the blockchain. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
This week’s newsletter includes Square’s rebranding, WisdomTree’s ETPs, BadgerDAO exploit, NFT launches, among others.
El Salvador To Build Bitcoin City With $1B Bitcoin Bond. India Considering Crypto Ban. Million Dollar Land Deals Happening in Digital Universe. NFT is Collins’ Word of the Year. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.
This week’s newsletter covers many significant events, from Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade to Square’s whitepaper.
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.
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.
Knocking on your doors a little early today. This week, the newsletter covers several significant initiatives that mainstream firms are taking to adopt crypto. Alongside, there are many green, eco-friendly projects that were in the news. All 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.
ECB moves from discussion to investigation phase for a Digital Euro. The bond between sports, NFTs, and crypto is getting stronger. African charities are increasingly accepting crypto donations. Nuclear energy is becoming one of the vital green energy options for crypto mining. These and many more are in this week’s newsletter.