Crypto Daily Digest - July 21st

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On July 21st, SushiSwap launches Stargate-based cross-chain AMM SushiXSwap. Ethereum mainnet shadow fork 10 will happen on July 27th. Zipmex has $48M exposure to Babel Finance, will resume withdrawals from Trade Wallet. zkSync announced that zkSync 2.0 will go live on the mainnet in 100 days. KuCoin announces $10 million strategic investment from SIG.

DeFi

  • SushiSwap launches Stargate-based cross-chain AMM SushiXSwap. Source
  • Ethereum mainnet shadow fork 10 will happen on July 27th. Source
  • Binance launches new VIP holder program. Source
  • Dogecoin releases new version of Dogecoin Core 1.14.6. Source
  • Crypto trading platform Bexplus announces it will cease services indefinitely. Source
  • Canadian Pension Fund CDPQ had invested $150 million in Celsius last October. Source
  • Enterprise blockchain platform Kaleido partners with Polygon Edge. Source
  • Data: Total market contracts liquidated about $167 million in 12 hours. Source
  • CertiK Alert: Tableland Discord server has been hacked. Source
  • Grayscale to file legal action against SEC. Source
  • DEGO and Cocos-BCX attacker has transferred funds. Source
  • Aave DAO swapped 16,907 $AAVE tokens for 200,000 $BAL tokens. Source
  • zkSync announced that zkSync 2.0 will go live on the mainnet in 100 days. Source
  • $USDD is live on Arbitrum and available traded on Uniswap. Source
  • Tesla sold 75% of its Bitcoin holdings in Q2. Source
  • Wormhole added support to Aurora. Source
  • Data: $BTC price dropped below $23,000. Source
  • Leap Wallet's public beta is live on Cosmos. Source
  • Binance completed wallet maintenance for multiple networks. Source
  • Zipmex has $48M exposure to Babel Finance, will resume withdrawals from Trade Wallet. Source
  • Saber Protocol plans to expand to Aptos. Source
  • Coinbase will list $GNO, $MTL, $SWFTC, $SYLO and $ABT. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: app[.]aavelp[.]com is a phishing site. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • Thai SEC asks Zipmex to clarify withdrawal freeze. Source
  • South Korean Government officially decides to postpone the starting date of virtual assets taxation to January 1, 2025. Source

NFT

  • FC Barcelona launches first NFT artwork. Source
  • Video game Final Fantasy will issue NFTs on Polkadot. Source
  • Shiba Inu chose visualization studio The Third Floor for the design of its metaverse. Source
  • Web3 platforms including Animoca Brands and Dapper Labs launch Open Metaverse Alliance for Web3. Source

Fundings

  • KuCoin announces $10 million strategic investment from SIG. Source
  • FTX is in talks to raise funds, Bloomberg reports. Source
  • Bit2Me acquired a majority stake in Peruvian crypto exchange Fluyes. Source
  • Hashflow closes $25 million Series A funding round with participation from Coinbase Ventures and others. Source

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Ethereum

Fork

KuCoin

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