Ethereum
The number of validators has hit 500,000, ahead of March’s scheduled Shanghai upgrade. (
source)

South Korea
Brought Seoul to the metaverse, launching a virtual replica of the capital city. (
source)

HashKey Capital
Closed its HashKey Fintech Investment III fund by raising $500M. (source)

Obol Labs
Raised $12.5M in a Series A funding co-led by Pantera Capital and Archetype. (
source)

Circle
Partners with Deloitte for audits on its proof of reserves
. (source)

Twitter
Expanded its new crypto price search feature with 30 more cryptocurrencies added to the service. (
source)

SYKY
Raised $9.5M in the Series A investment round led by Seven Seven Six. (
source)

Harmony
Hackers of Harmony’s $ONE Horizon bridge moved 41,000 ETH (~$63.5M) over the weekend. (
source)

Coinbase
To halt operations in Japan. Customers can withdraw their assets until February 16th. (
source)

Digital Currency Group
Informed its shareholders that the firm is suspending dividends until further notice. (source)