Crypto Daily Digest - October 17th

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On October 17th, Frax Finance will launch its liquidity staking protocol on Ethereum within two weeks. Mango exploiter has returned $67 million in various crypto assets. Binance launches CMC Top10 Equal-Weighted Index. Ethereum Foundation JavaScript Team launches a pre-Shanghai testnet called "Shandong". Magic Eden launches NFT upgrade service which allows creators to enable a new revenue stream.

DeFi

  • Frax Finance will launch its liquidity staking protocol on Ethereum within two weeks. Source
  • Mango exploiter has returned $67 million in various crypto assets. Source
  • The TempleDAO exploiter transferred 1,831 $ETH into Tornado Cash. Source

CeFi

  • Mastercard will help banks offer cryptocurrency trading. Source
  • Binance launches CMC Top10 Equal-Weighted Index. Source
  • Coinbase's new regional managing director to lead European expansion. Source
  • Police said North Korea’s Lazarus Group attacks Japanese crypto firms. Source
  • SBF: Supports knowledge tests for retail derivatives traders. Source

Infrastructure

  • Ripple begins testing XRP Ledger sidechain that’s compatible with Ethereum smart contracts. Source
  • Ethereum Foundation JavaScript Team launches a pre-Shanghai testnet called "Shandong". Source
  • StarkWare president: StarkWare native token will go on-chain in October. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • India wants to build global, tech-driven regulatory framework for crypto. Source
  • FTX gains regulatory approval to operate in Dubai. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Immutable X guarantees NFT royalties, says co-founder. Source
  • Magic Eden launches NFT upgrade service which allows creators to enable a new revenue stream. Source
  • NFT platform LiveArtX official wallet was compromised. Source
  • NFT lending protocol JPEG'd launches $pETH borrowing. Source

Fundings

  • Web3 MMO game Delysium closed $10 million in strategic round led by Anthos Capital. Source
  • Synthetic asset protocol Tapio closes a $4 million seed round led by Polychain and others. Source

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