Crypto Daily Digest - July 18th

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On July 18th, Binance surpasses Coinbase to become the exchange with the most $BTC. STEPN launched APE Realm on July 18th. Decentralized capital market Clearpool will launch on Polygon. Layer1 blockchain Sui announced the launch of Sui Wallet. Solana NFTs is live on NFT marketplace Rarible. Lido Finance plans to allow staking of $ETH on Layer2 directly.

DeFi

  • Binance surpasses Coinbase to become the exchange with the most $BTC. Source
  • Lido Finance plans to allow staking of $ETH on Layer2 directly. Source
  • Decentralized capital market Clearpool will launch on Polygon. Source
  • Layer1 blockchain Sui announced the launch of Sui Wallet. Source
  • Celsius has revealed its plans to restructure the company. Source
  • The vote on dYdX's proposal to launch the $5.5 million grant program has been approved. Source
  • Boba Network mainnet will be upgraded on July 18th at 17:00 UTC. Source
  • Data: $ETH Price Breaks Above $1,400. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: originals-adidas[.] com is a phishing site. Source
  • Celer Network: cBridge Cross-Chain Transaction Volume Surpassed $9.5 Billion. Source
  • Data: Total market contracts liquidated about $135 million in 12 hours. Source
  • Binance Convert adds $FIRO. Source
  • CZ: Binance is a pure Web3 company with no plans to offer stock trading. Source
  • Solend will introduce new protocol fees, interest rate spread and liquidation insurance fees. Source
  • Web3 trading platform Slingshot integrated with Osmosis. Source
  • Snapshot will launch Shielded Voting feature to hide real-time votes before voting ends. Source
  • Three Arrows Capital creditor Soldman Gachs said Su Zhu filed a $5 million claim against Three Arrows Capital. Source
  • Coinbase partners with ENS and will provide Web3 usernames for free. Source
  • Polygon may launch zkEVM on July 21st. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • India's minister of finance says the Reserve Bank of India believes that cryptocurrency should be prohibited. Source
  • Quadrata co-founder: Crypto market needs constructive regulatory framework. Source
  • Coinbase secures Crypto Asset Service Provider approval in Italy. Source

NFT

  • STEPN launched APE Realm on July 18th. Source
  • PREMINT attacker has transferred 284 $ETH to Tornado.Cash. Source
  • NFT access list tool PREMINT was hacked, over 150 NFTs stolen. Source
  • Otherside Metaverse demo kicks off with 4,500 participants. Source
  • Solana NFTs is live on NFT marketplace Rarible. Source
  • CertiK: NFT project Maximalist's Discord is compromised. Source

Fundings

  • Crypto hedge fund Modular Capital closes $20 million financing with participation from Multicoin Capital and others. Source
  • Web3 privacy technology firm Sunscreen raised $4.65M in Seed Round led by Polychain Capital. Source
  • Dragonfly Capital continues to expand crypto investment offerings with launch of new liquid platform. Source

Binance

Coinbase

Bitcoin

Polygon

Wallet

Solana

NFT

Lido

Ethereum

Layer 2

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