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.


Norway should move faster on crypto rules, central bank says

ECB’s Panetta: Digital euro could be launched in three to four years

Bali Tells Tourists: Don’t Pay With Crypto

Indian Crypto Exchanges Are in Survival Mode, Trying to Extend Their Runways

First Mover Americas: Digital Currency Group Is Closing Down TradeBlock

Elon Musk’s latest financial advice: Don’t pour your life savings into dogecoin

Are deposit tokens the new stablecoins — or a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

3 Cryptos to Buy Before They Soar to New Heights in 2023

Crypto CEO says US default would hit crypto initially

EU watchdog calls for curbing leverage in crypto trading

No way to police all cryptocurrency fraud, CFTC commissioner says

Hong Kong regulator to issue crypto licences with retail investor guardrails

Crypto sector gets its first set of global rules from watchdog

At Bitcoin Conference, ‘No Bears Allowed’

Bitcoin Touches $28,000 as U.S. Debt Ceiling Deal Heads to Congress

Bitcoin’s Short-Term Holders Are Again Selling at Profit

Bitcoin is on a tear in 2023. Here’s where 4 crypto pros see the coin headed by the end of the year.


Bitcoin and Ethereum: Two titans battle for NFT supremacy

Binance Launching NFT Loan Feature

Formula 1 Races into the Game-Changing Realm of NFT Ticketing

Takashi Murakami Gagosian Exhibit to Spotlight Art and Free NFTs

Ubisoft Rabbids NFTs Hop into the World of Reddit

Shaquille O’Neal Faces Trial Over Ties to the ‘Astrals’ NFT Project

The PBA Bowls NFTs into its Awards Loyalty Program

VeeCon: Rekindling the NFT Community’s Fire

Nike OF1 NFT Sale Surpasses $1M Despite Delays, Tech Issues

Cyber Crimes

Hacker Who Robbed Crypto Laundering Service Tornado Cash Uses It to Mask Loot

Crypto Hacks Are Down and Hackers Tend to Return Stolen Money: TRM Labs Report

Backup Repositories Targeted in 93% of Ransomware Attacks

AI Used to Create Malware, WithSecure Observes

ESET: Android App ‘iRecorder – Screen Recorder’ Trojanized with AhRat


OneLand Metaverse Market Analysis: May 22-28

Decentraland’s Metaverse Pride 2023 to Uplift the LGBTQIA+ Community

5 Must See Art Destinations in the Voxels Metaverse

The BBC Brings Doctor Who and Top Gear into The Sandbox Metaverse

China: Zhengzhou City proposes metaverse plan

Only 4% of South Koreans use metaverses, survey reveals

Web3 News

Headlines of the Week:

  • OpenAI’s Sam Altman raises $115 million for Worldcoin crypto project
  • Cryptoverse: Busy bitcoin births new breed of crypto (Reuters)
  • Web3-Friendly Browser Brave Introduces NFT-Gated Video Calls
  • Beijing releases Web3 white paper, highlights challenges in talent, rules
  • Pudgy Penguins NFT Project, Once Endangered, Proves Web3 Turnaround
    Is Possible (Coindesk)
  • Web3 Move-to-Earn Game STEPN Integrates Apple Pay for In-Game
    Purchases (Coindesk)
  • The Invisible Hand Restricting Bitcoin and Ether Price Swings

This Week in the Market: (CoinMarketcap)

  • The global crypto market cap is $1.16T, a 2.31% Increase over the last Day
  • Bitcoin is at $27,884.38 and is Up 4.35% over the last 7 days
  • Ethereum is at $1,897.88 and is Up 4.83% over the last 7 days
  • BNB is at $316.02 and is Up 2.52% 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 @aantonop, Andreas is one of the most prominent Bitcoin ambassadors on the planet and delivers that message monthly from stages across the world and daily on Twitter.