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.


Crypto should be regulated as gambling, UK lawmakers say

Cryptoverse: Every frog has its day as pepe pops 7,000%

Bitcoin Miner Bit Digital Adds Machines in Iceland Before Possible U.S. Tax Crackdown

Why Web3 and the AI-Internet Belong Together

Crypto and NFT Market Update – May 17th

Top Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platforms for Generating NFTs in 2023

NFT Trading Volume on Track to Drop Below $1B, But Does That Metric Matter?

Beyond the JPEG: Web3 Is Expanding the Artist’s Canvas Through Immersive IRL Experiences


Bankrupt crypto lender Voyager Digital predicts 35% customer payout

FTX seeks to claw back over $240 million from Embed acquisition

EU states approve world’s first comprehensive crypto rules

EU Council adopts first legal framework to regulate crypto sector

Bankrupt Crypto Company Celsius Could Get New Life From Wall Street

Tether to Buy More Bitcoin for Stablecoin Reserves

No, MetaMask Will Not Withhold Your Crypto for Taxes

Biden Slams Wealthy Crypto Traders as U.S. Budget Talks Resume

Presidential Candidate Kennedy Vows to Defend Bitcoin Against ‘Invasive Surveillance’

3 Cryptos to Sell in May and Go Away


NFT Marketplace DIBA Goes Live on ‘Really Good for Bitcoin’ Smart Contracts

ApeCoin DAO Approves Proposal to Boost Bored Ape NFTs, APE Ecosystem Growth

Wow Bao Cooks Up a Fresh New NFT Loyalty Program

Bitcoin Frogs NFT Sales Leap to Top Spot

Pudgy Penguins Drop IRL Toy Collection and Pudgy World Social Hub

BTC, Satoshi Nakamoto, and JPEGs, Is this the First Ever NFT?

Assassin’s Creed NFT Smart Collectibles Hit the Market

China’s top prosecuting body issues warnings, guidance about country’s NFT market

Bitcoin history shows first financial transaction was almost an NFT

Zombie-themed Deadfellaz NFTs Let You Bring the Avatars to Life on Video

Cyber Crimes

North Korean hackers stole $721 million in cryptocurrency from Japan – Nikkei

Microsoft Warns of Increase in Business Email Compromise Attacks

Cyber Warfare Escalates Amid China-Taiwan Tensions

Apple’s App Store Blocks $2bn in Fraudulent Transactions

Experts Warn of Voice Cloning-as-a-Service


The Sandbox Alpha Season 4 Explores Italy’s Elegance with Cipriani

The Role of AI in the Future of the Metaverse (Video)

Landvault CEO on Future of the Metaverse (Video)

Web3 News

Headlines of the Week:

  • Global securities watchdog to propose rules for cryptoassets (Reuters)
  • Jump Trading Did Secret Deal to Prop Up TerraUSD Stablecoin, SEC Says
  • XRP gains as SEC motion denied; NFT index down; US investors anticipate
    debt ceiling deal (YahooFinance)
  • Japan vies to be ‘number one again through web3 innovation’ | The Crypto
    Mile (YahooFinance)
  • Mattel Accelerates Web3 Universe with Fast & Furious NFTs (NFTPlazas)
  • Web3 Educators Combine Brains to Unveil ‘HeyMint’ NFT Launchpad
  • Endaoment Expands Web3 Charitable Fundraising Efforts With
    GlobalGiving Partnership (Coindesk)

This Week in the Market: (CoinMarketcap)

  • The global crypto market cap is $1.12T, a 0.93% Decrease over the last Day
  • Bitcoin is at $26,715.99 and is Down 0.81%over the last 7 days
  • Ethereum is at $1,800.41 and is Up 0.16% over the last 7 days
  •  BNB is at $306.75 and is Down 1.54% over the last 7 days

Key Dates/Events

  • 01 June – 02 June – Crypto Valley Conference
  • 04 June – 04 June – Aurora Conference
  • 09 June – 09 June – Epic Web3

Accounts to Follow

This week we have @VitalikButerin, Vitalik Buterin is the co-founder of Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. He is a prominent figure in the crypto community and tweets about everything from technical updates to his personal views on the industry.