What Happened on Nov. 3rd|Meta Supports Minting and Selling NFTs on Instagram

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On November 3rd, Meta will support minting and selling Polygon NFTs on Instagram. Andre Cronje, the founder of yearn.finance, posted a tweet that hinted at his comeback. The .ftm suffix was added to his Twitter name. In addition, Andre Cronje updated LinkedIn to "Vice President of Memes" at Fantom Foundation. Aave community supports deploying Aave V3 on zkSync 2.0 testnet.

DeFi

  • Andre Cronje updates LinkedIn to "Vice President of Memes" at Fantom Foundation. Source
  • PancakeSwap is live on Aptos. Source
  • ApeCoin Foundation will establish a bug bounty program for $APE staking system, delaying the launch date. Source
  • Aave community supports deploying Aave V3 on zkSync 2.0 testnet. Source
  • NEAR-based token distribution platform Skyward Finance is hacked for around $3.2M. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: BNB Chain-based project MetFX rugged. Source

CeFi

  • FTX will list Tortuga Staked Aptos ($tAPT) spot market. Source
  • Binance BNB Vault will participate in Hashflow Launchpool. Source
  • CZ: India's crypto tax could kill industry. Source
  • Instagram influencer pleads guilty for stealing $2.5 million in Bitcoin. Source
  • Deribit resumes withdrawals for $ETH, $BTC and $USDC. Source
  • CZ Says He's considering bank acquisitions. Source
  • Binance partners with hardware wallet Ledger. Source
  • Protocol Ventures will shut down after 90% loss, Bloomberg reports. Source

Infrastructure

  • Sui Name Service (SuiNS) is live on Sui testnet. Source
  • $AR price surges after Arweave announced integration with Meta. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Meta will support minting and selling Polygon NFTs on Instagram. Source
  • Yuga Labs will launch Metaverse NFT open standards. Source
  • OpenSea launches malicious URL and theft detection systems. Source
  • Web3 browser Opera has launched a new NFT analytics tool. Source
  • DigiDaigaku: Gabriel Leydon suffers SIM swap at ATT Store in US. Source
  • DigiDaigaku CEO's Twitter account hacked. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • Blockchain infrastructure platform Paxos received license from the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Source
  • Singapore's MAS starts wholesale CBDC project with French and Swiss Central Banks. Source

Fundings

  • NFT startup Courtyard closed a $7 million seed round with participation from OpenSea Ventures and others. Source
  • Stablecoin protocol Bluejay Finance looks to raise $5m to mint SG stablecoins. Source
  • Web3 communications protocol WalletConnect closed $12.5 million in funding from Coinbase Ventures and others. Source
  • Crypto wallet Blocto launches $3m fund for Aptos-based projects. Source

DeFi

Ethereum

NFT

Polygon

Andre Cronje

Layer 2

Aave

DEX

Binance

Fund Raising

Public Chain

OpenSea

Deribit

FTX

CZ

Coinbase Ventures

Stablecoins

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