This week, we dive into the world of Blockchain to explore the latest trends and developments. From the newest regulations to cutting-edge projects, get ready to stay up to date.


Japan convening panel on digital yen as BOJ pilot scheme gets underway

Crypto investors face delays in withdrawing funds after Ethereum upgrade

Binance.US to delist digital asset tokens TRON, Spell

SEC Targets Bittrex, Fallen Giant of U.S. Crypto Exchanges

Can crypto wallets be both accessible and hacker-proof?

Former Bitcoin Core Developer Says NFT Market Is ‘Pleasantly Down to Earth’ Again

Fracton Protocol Trading Volume Soars Past the $3 Billion Mark

Bruce Lee Shakes Up the Blockchain with Open Edition Mint


Ether jumps to 11-month high in wake of software upgrade

LSEG teams with digital trading platform to offer bitcoin futures and options

Bankrupt crypto exchange FTX has recovered $7.3 billion in assets

Twitter taps eToro to let users trade in stocks, crypto

Ethereum’s first major upgrade since Merge is complete- Binance

Cryptoverse: Ethereum upgrade to unlock $33 billion

Hong Kong Banks Are Netting Crypto Customers as City’s Push Gains Steam

Crypto Market Maker DWF Labs’ More Than $200M in Deals Blur What ‘Investing’ Means

Sweden Drives Final Nail Into Its Bitcoin Mining Industry With Tax Hike


Trump Earned Up To $1M From NFT Sales: Filings

The Top 10 Most Expensive NFTs of All Time

MonkeDAO Plans to Buy Rights to Popular Solana Monkey Business NFT Collection for $2M

Adidas Releases Chapter 1 of Its ALTS Dynamic NFT Collection

NFT Collective Proof Launches New Moonbirds Collection With Beeple, Other Artists

NFT.NYC is back to deliver the Woodstock of NFTs

Borrowing Against NFTs Becomes a Billion Dollar Market

World of Women Artfest Returns to Dazzle the NFT world

Cyber Crimes

Hyundai Experiences Cybersecurity Issues: Breach and App Bugs

Over 20,000 Iowa Medicaid Members Affected By Data Breach

UK Education Sector Suffered Most from Ransomware in 2022

Pakistan-Aligned Hackers Disrupt Indian Education Sector


Adidas Moves into the Final Phase of its Metaverse Initiative

UK’s New Technology Department to Tackle Country’s Metaverse, Web3 Strategy

AI Will ‘Accelerate’ the Metaverse, Empower Creators: The Sandbox Co-Founder

Shiba Inu’s Metaverse Will Partially Open by End of 2023, Developers Say

Web3 News

Headlines of the Week:

  • U.S. SEC sees decentralized crypto platforms as exchanges, seeks public
    input (Reuters)
  • G7 to discuss digital currency standards, crypto regulation (Reuters)
  • India says G20 members see need for global crypto regulations (Reuters)
  • Bitcoin breaks above $30,000 as investors eye end of rate rises (Reuters)
  • Companies Behind Azuki NFTs and Line Friends Characters Join Forces for Web3 Expansion (Coindesk)
  • Chiru Labs Takes Line Friends on an Expedition into Web3 (NFTPlazas)

This Week in the Market: (CoinMarketcap)

  • The global crypto market cap is $1.29T, a 1.06% Increase over the last Day
  • Bitcoin is at $30,527.94 and is Up 8.58%over the last 7 days
  • Ethereum is at $2,134.77 and is Up 15.00% over the last 7 days
  • BNB is at $349.01 and is Up 11.84% over the last 7 days

Key Dates/Events

  • 26 April – 28 April – Consensus (by CoinDesk)
  • 3 May – 5 May – Avalanche Summit
  • 8 May – 11 May – Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit

Accounts to Follow

This week we have @DocumentingBTC, DocumentingBTC is a fantastic voice for all things bitcoin. Most (if not all) of the content on this profile is submitted by the community, making it a great combination of trending topics, historical events, and helpful reminders. As the profile bio reads, “Follow along as #Bitcoin goes from magic internet money to the next global reserve currency, one submitted meme and statistic at a time.”