Crypto Daily Digest - April 25th

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On April 25, Elon Musk will acquire Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash. Once the deal is completed, Twitter will become a privately held company. BAYC Instagram and Discord were both attacked. BAYC, MAYC, BAKC, CloneX and other NFT series have been stolen. OpenSea announced the acquisition of NFT marketplace aggregator Gem. NEAR ecosystem stablecoin $USN is now live.

DeFi

  • Elon Musk will acquire Twitter for $54.20 per share in cash. Source
  • Coinbase will list $ROSE. Source
  • NEAR Ecosystem stablecoin $USN is now live. Source
  • Twitter is on track to reach deal with Musk as soon as Monday. Source
  • Ribbon Finance launches proposal to grant 10 million $RBN to Ribbon Research Limited. Source
  • Cosmos founder's new project Gno.land will airdrop $GNOT to $ATOM stakers and holders. Source
  • BendDAO will vote on governance proposals including Uniswap liquidity incentives. Source
  • Layer 2 trading protocol EdgeSwap announces public Beta. Source
  • Lending protocol Maple Finance has launched on Solana. Source
  • Crypto exchange Kraken gains Abu Dhabi financial service license. Source
  • Data: Terra ($LUNA) Trading Volume Reached $223.39 Billion in Q1. Source
  • Identity Aggregation Protocol Litentry Wins Polkadot 15th Parachain Slot Auction. Source
  • Bitcoin and Ethereum Options on Deribit to Expire This Friday. Source
  • Nation3 DAO launches liquidity incentive proposal. Source
  • US financial services super-app Multicent gears up for launch. Source
  • Cryptocurrency investors in South Korea catch a break on 'Travel Rule'. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • Central African Republic will adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Source
  • India's leading banks have asked NPCI to issue a formal directive banning the use of UPI for crypto transactions. Source

NFT

  • BAYC instagram was hacked. Source
  • OpenSea acquires NFT marketplace aggregator Gem. Source
  • Solana ecosystem metaverse project Solice will launch its first land public sales on April 26th at 13:00 UTC. Source
  • Moonbirds COO Ryan Carson will launch an NFT-focused fund called 121G. Source
  • PeckShield detected numerous STEPN phishing sites stealing users' seed phrase. Source
  • The Sandbox will launch Mega City2 LAND sale on April 28th. Source
  • Avalanche metaverse project Universe appeared Rug Pull. Source
  • Mutant Ape Yacht Club Floor Price Rises to 40 $ETH. Source
  • Soccer Superstar David Beckham Files Trademark Application Related to Metaverse and NFT. Source
  • The first BAYC-themed restaurant, Bored & Hungry, has opened and accepts $APE and $ETH payments. Source
  • World of Cryptoids announced Rise of Kingdom: Win-to-Earn. Source
  • U.S. TV entertainment show Let's Make a Deal files trademark application related to NFT. Source

Fundings

  • Mad Realities, a new media entertainment company, has closed a $6 million seed round led by Paradigm. Source
  • Animoca Brands ‘Not Done Acquiring’ gameplay companies, said founder. Source
  • ForthBox, a Web3.0 GameFi aggregation platform service provider, has closed a $1 million seed round. Source
  • Anders Hofman's Antarctica triathlon attempt documentary "Project Iceman" will be funded through NFT sales. Source
  • BirdWorld, an adventure-based GameFi app, closed $2.6 million in funding from Digital Singapore Foundation and others. Source
  • NFT blockchain game Apeiron closes $10m seed round led by Hashed. Source

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