Bitcoin
BTC continued its 2023 and rise over the $23,000 mark at one point. It shows roughly 37% growth this year while investors ignore various issues such as recent bankruptcy of Genesis Global. (
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Vitalik Buterin
Proposed a system of “stealth addresses” to enhance transactional privacy on Ethereum. (
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Stellar
Became the newest member of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Global Market Advisory Committee (GMAC). (
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Calimero Network
Raised $8.5M to build private sharding infrastructure from Lyrik Ventures, Near foundation, and others. (
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Circle
Plans to launch cross-chain transfer protocol to foster more secure apps built on USDC
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Mars Protocol
The original Terra lending protocol to launch its independent Cosmos application chain on Jan. 31. (
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The Sandbox
To release a scene experience known as “Chongqing Underground City” inspired by “The Wandering Earth” novel. (
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NYX Professional Makeup
Launches an online “incubator” in the form of a GORJS DAO and 1,000 “FKWME Pass” NFTs. (
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Tether
Got banned on Canada’s first 2 licensed digital currency exchanges. (
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