This week in web3 #23

Every Friday afternoon, we share with you the most important news of the week in the world of web3.

This week in web3 #23

1️⃣ Cryptocurrencies add nothing to society, says Nvidia

Nvidia's CTO Michael Kagan says other uses of processing power such as the artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT are more worthwhile than mining crypto.

2️⃣ Apple has Bitcoin whitepaper in macOS since 2018

In every copy of macOS that has shipped since 2018, Apple has included the original Bitcoin whitepaper by Satoshi Nakamoto, and no one seems to know why.

DOGE surged as high as 10.5 cents on April 3 after Elon Musk's social-media company inexplicably shifted to using Dogecoin's Shiba Inu as its logo. It is now slowly coming down to where it was before.

4️⃣ OpenSea launches pro marketplace

Long-time leading NFT marketplace OpenSea has debuted a new tactic in its battle against upstart rival Blur, by announcing the launch of OpenSea Pro.

5️⃣ Ethereum crossed $1.9K

Earlier this week, ETH crossed the $1,900 price point for the first time in nearly eight months as traders continue to price in the Shanghai and Capella upgrades.

6️⃣ ConsenSys launches Linea

ConsenSys, the company behind MetaMask, just announced the launch of Linea, an innovative Layer 2 on which new decentralized applications will be built by developers and made easily accessible in MetaMask.