06 May: OpenSea Discord HACKED!

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Happy Friday Folks! Well it might not be so happy for some, the most covered news this morning is the OpenSea Discord server hack and used to promote a scam NFT pass. The crypto market isn't as happy as well as it continue to drop lower. Assets covered today is $ADA, $APE, $AXS, $TRX, and newcomer $GAL. While it's not getting a lot of press, JUNO team sent $36M to the wrong address; OUCH! Check out the Podcast below and watch Data Dash to see his analysis on the market. 



  • Crypto market slumps to 2-month low as bulls fail to sustain the rally (Finbold)


  • Bank of America Proves Bitcoin Is Not Portfolio Diversifier (UToday | BIC)
  • Bitcoin Risks $28k Bottom After Worst Plunge In 2 Months — BTC Sell-Off Takes Unexpected Turn (ZyCrypto)
  • Six Weeks of Red, is the Bitcoin Cycle Happening? (Trustnodes)



  • 90% of surveyed central banks are exploring CBDCs — BIS (Cointelegraph)
  • Cardano and IOST Announce Plans to Launch Algorithmic Stablecoins (EWN)


  • Ethereum bridge Hop Protocol unveils token and airdrop for early users (TB)


  • Mike McGlone: Bitcoin's rocky road to becoming a risk-off asset: analysts investigate (Cointelegraph)
  • Guy: Cardano Adoption Is Surging, According to Coin Bureau – Here’s Its Forecast on the Future of the Ethereum Competitor (TDH)
  • Coinmarketcap: Crypto expert panel projects Ethereum to peak above $5,700 by end of 2022 (Finbold)
  • Coinmarketcap: Crypto community projects over 40% upside for VeChain by May 31, 2022 - $0.06589 (Finbold)
  • Jason Goepfert: ‘Someone is blowing up’ — Bitcoin sees 2022 volume record amid hopes capitulation is over (Cointelegraph)
  • David Gokhshtein: "SHIB Has a Great Model," Believes Next 12 Months Might Be Key for Shiba Inu (UToday)


  • Bill Lee: $DOGE Wallet Founder Makes ‘Largest Commercial Dogecoin Transaction’ in History (Cryptoglobe)
  • Philip Davis: 'Regulations are in place to help crypto businesses understand operations,' says The Bahamas PM (Cointelegraph)
  • Charles Hoskinson: On How Cardano Could Have 3rd Largest DeFi TVL (Bitcoinist)
  • Dan Held: Kraken’s Dan Held Says Bitcoin (BTC) Supercycle Still in Play As Fundamental Factors Have Never Been So Bullish (TDH)
  • Peter Schiff: Gold Bug Still Bemoans Bitcoin Mining, But Against an Outright Ban (BIC)
  • Ran Neuner: Crypto Influencer Says Cardano Has ‘No Working DEX’, Charles Hoskinson Disagrees (Cryptoglobe)


  • NFT project Doodles appoints former Billboard executive as new CEO (TB | Decrypt)
  • Latest in Crypto Hiring: 21Shares Nabs State Street Exec (Blockworks)
  • Revolut's new crypto head departs as it gears up for digital assets push (TB)
  • Marshall Wace makes new hire for digital assets team: Bloomberg (TB)
  • Ledger CEO Meets Jamie Dimon (Trustnodes)


  • 10 Million Cash App Accounts Have Purchased Bitcoin, Jack Dorsey’s Block Brags (Blockworks
  • El Salvador’s central bank accepts Qredo's registration to provide crypto services (Cointelegraph)


  • Are Tokenized A.I. Pets Sustainable in the Metaverse? (BIC)
  • Google is building a web3-focused team (TB | Cointelegraph)
  • Spotify Builds Own Island In The Metaverse With Roblox (Bitcoinist)
  • There’s more to NFTs than just PFPs — 5 ways nonfungible tokens will transform industry (Cointelegraph)
  • Multicoin Capital down 95% on its 8-figure investment in NFT project Loot (TB)
  • Ready Games will help developers upgrade their games to Web3 (Cointelegraph)


  • SEC Greenlights Valkyrie Bitcoin Futures ETF, but No Sign of Spot Yet (BIC | Cointelegraph)
  • Coinbase Loses $593,000,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) in Less Than a Day As BTC ETF Inflows See Massive Spike (TDH)
  • Grayscale’s GBTC and ETHE products now available on Robinhood (Cointelegraph | EWN)


  • Finance Redefined: DeFi protocols lost $1.6B, EU to rethink DeFi approach and more (Cointelegraph)
  • Curve Dethroned as Largest DeFi by TVL: See New Leader (UToday)


  • Is Dubai the New Crypto Hub? Binance Success Leads to Further Crypto Expansion (BIC)


  • Eager to work: Bitcoin switch to proof-of-stake remains unlikely (Cointelegraph)
  • Blockchain technology to power De Beers’ diamond production (Cointelegraph)
  • $ADA: IOG Launches ‘Essential Cardano’ in Open Beta (Cryptoglobe)
  • Transfer Error Worth $36 Million in Crypto Sent to Ether Blockchain (UToday | Coindesk)


  • Controlling 17% of BTC hash rate: Report on publicly listed mining firms (Cointelegraph)
  • New York environmental committee will not consider Bitcoin mining ban bill (Finbold)
  • GPU maker NVIDIA settles with the SEC over crypto mining disclosure issues (TB | Blockworks)
  • Test: Here’s how much you can earn monthly with cheap $600 crypto miner (Finbold)


  • Crypto mixer sanctioned by US Treasury for role in Axie Infinity hack (Cointelegraph)
  • Colorado lawmakers advance bill to study use of security tokens for raising state capital (TB)
  • Court Hits BitMEX Co-founders With $30M in Civil Monetary Penalties (CryptoPotato | Bitcoinist)
  • China’s Crypto Stance Takes A Hit As Shanghai’s Top Court Upholds Bitcoin As Property (ZyCrypto)


  • Amber Group is raising again after securing $200 million in February (TB)
  • What Does Binance’s Investment in Twitter Mean for the Social Network’s Future? (Blockworks)


  • The Popularity of Crypto Online Gambling in Canada (NewsBTC)
  • Africa’s top golfers to shoot for Bitcoin prize on Sunshine Tour (Cointelegraph)


  • Crypto Scammers Using Deepfakes To Trap Victims: NortonLifeLock (Bitcoinist)



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