Polygon
To perform a hard fork upgrade on Jan. 17 to address gas spikes and enhance security. (
source)

Scallop
Announced the integration of Chainlink Automation on the BNB Chain mainnet. (
source)

Blockchain.com
Lays off 28% of its workforce, or about 110 employees, after cutting about 150 staff in July. (source)

Nexo
Under investigation in Bulgaria for alleged money laundering, tax offenses, and other crimes. (
source)

SEC
Charged both Gemini and Genesis with unregistered offering and sale of securities to investors
. (source)

Persistence
Announced the launch pSTAKE’s liquid staking solution for ATOM on its mainnet. (
source)

Crypto.com
Announced a 20% reduction in the size of its global workforce amid sector-wide layoffs. (source)

FTX
Recovered more than $5B in cash, liquid cryptocurrency, and liquid investment securities. (
source)

Alkimiya
Raised $7.2M in a funding round from 1kx, Dragonfly, Coinbase Ventures, and others. (
source)

Yuga Labs
Plans to launch Dookey Dash, a skill-based web game that requires an NFT to play, on Jan. 18. (
source)