What Happened on Oct. 28th|Elon Musk Completes Acquisition of Twitter

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On October 28th, Elon Musk acquired Twitter and fired several senior executives. Sui Network launched the Sui Foundation. Twitter announced the testing of NFT Tweet Tiles. Aptos ecosystem NFT marketplace Souffl3 closed a $2 million seed round led by Crypto.com Capital and Synergis Capital.

DeFi

  • PeckShieldAlert tweeted that airdrop[.]aptlabs[.]fi is a phishing site. Source
  • Sui Network launches the Sui Foundation. Source

CeFi

  • OKX will list CEEK Smart VR ($CEEK). Source
  • Elon Musk has fired several top Twitter executives. Source
  • Binance lists Osmosis ($OSMO). Source
  • Huobi delists $HUSD and converts $HUSD assets to $USDT assets. Source
  • Digital bank Revolut to allow customers to make purchases with crypto balances. Source

Infrastructure

  • Harmony selects LayerZero as its partner to resume the Horizon bridge. Source
  • On-chain firewall project Harpie is now live on the Ethereum mainnet. Source
  • BitKeep becomes the wallet partner of zkSync. Source
  • THORChain launches a patch to fix the chain halt. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Twitter announces the testing of NFT Tweet Tiles. Source
  • Trust wallet integrates with Avalanche NFTs. Source
  • Caduceus will host the first Metaverse concert on November 26th. Source
  • Crypto.com signs MOU for NFT collaboration with A Story. Source
  • A new exploit has been discovered in an old OpenSea contract that could lead to the theft of user NFTs. Source
  • DefiLlama launches NFT lending protocol LlamaLend. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert tweeted that opensea-security[.]io is a phishing site. Source

Fundings

  • Google acquires Twitter-backed AI Avatar startup Alter for $100 million. Source
  • Aptos ecosystem NFT marketplace Souffl3 closed a $2 million seed round led by Crypto.com Capital and Synergis Capital. Source
  • NFT lending protocol Spice Finance closed a $1.7 million pre-seed round led by Shima Capital. Source
  • Aptos ecosystem wallet Martian closed a $3 million pre-seed round with participation from FTX Ventures and others. Source
  • A group of blockchain venture firms to invest $100 million in Busan for ecosystem development. Source

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