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2/6/2023
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Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 54, 31/01/2022 – 06/02/2023)

CRO Accelerator Program opens applications for its second cohort. Indonesia's Ministry of Trade to roll out a national crypto exchange. ETH launches test network, Zhejiang for staked $ETH
2/3/2023
12 : 14

Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 54, 28/01/2023 - 03/02/2023)

OpenSea reaches 1.5 million NFT sales on the Polygon network in January. #NFTs to help support Japan government's 'Cool Japan' strategy. E-commerce giant eBay continues its foray into NFTs.
2/1/2023
12 : 14

Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 55, 26/01/2023 - 01/02/2023)

ETH developers launch 'Zhejiang' testnet for simulating ETH withdrawals. Aave buys 2.7M CRV tokens to clear bad debt from exploit. MakerDAO's new proposal seeks to increase Compound D3M
1/30/2023
13 : 14

Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 53, 24/01/2022 – 30/01/2023)

Weekly Market Index Last week's crypto market prices rose slightly by +1.97%. Volume and volatility decreased by -3.56% and -53.70%, respectively. Sources: Crypto.com Research, Crypto.com Price
1/27/2023
13 : 14

Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 53, 21/01/2023 - 27/01/2023)

Amazon plans to launch an NFT initiative. Porsche NFT floor price rises following a bumpy mint. Beeple is releasing an NFT art book showcasing his artwork. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/26/2023
12 : 14

Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 54, 18/01/2023 - 16/01/2023)

Ethereum Shanghai Mainnet shadow fork goes live. MakerDAO approves proposal to deploy USDC in Yearn Finance. SushiSwap passes Kanpai proposal, will redirect all trading fees to its treasury. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2023
12 : 14

Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 52, 14/01/2023 - 20/01/2023)

Yuga Labs' Sewer Pass NFT collection yields over $6 million in sales. #Seoul government opens metaverse project to the public. Yves Saint Laurent @YSL files NFT trademark applications. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2023
6 : 55

Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 52, 04/01/2023 - 10/01/2023)

Crypto.com DeFi Wallet now enables card payments via Crypto.com Pay. Balancer warns LPs to withdraw liquidity ASAP. Critical vulnerability found in Polkadot, preventing potential US$200M loss. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2023
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Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 51, 07/01/2023 - 13/01/2023)

#NFT market seeing strong activity and growth in recent weeks. BoredApeYC NFTs surge following Dookey Dash game announcement. OpenSea launches Arbitrum Nova integration and Sweep feature. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2023
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Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 52, 10/01/2022 – 16/01/2023)

El Salvador passes bill to sell bonds backed by BTC. Societe Generale taps MakerDAO for US$7M DAI loan. Polygon blockchain to undergo a hard fork. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/20/2023
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Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 53, 11/01/2023 - 17/01/2023)

Ethereum hits 500K validators, staked ETH passes 16M. Polygon completes hard fork to reduce gas spikes and chain reorg. Shiba Inu to launch beta release of Shibarium L2. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/9/2023
12 : 14

Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 51, 03/01/2022 – 09/01/2023)

Latest US jobs data released; crypto performed well last week. Ethereum's Shanghai upgrade public testnet planned for Feb. Hong Kong gearing up to provide retail virtual asset trading services. ‌ ‌
1/6/2023
12 : 14

Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 50, 31/12/2022 - 06/01/2023)

Data shows #NFT sales in 2022 nearly matched the 2021 boom. Ecommerce giant Shopify expands its NFT integration. SquareEnix plans investment in blockchain and NFTs. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
1/4/2023
12 : 14

Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 51, 28/12/2022 - 03/01/2023)

1inch's new upgrade supports gas-free swap orders. SushiSwap proposes new tokenomics and will stop lending products. Debaub found a critical vulnerability in Uniswap's Universal Router smart
1/3/2023
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Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 50, 27/12/2022 – 02/01/2023)

China launching its first state-backed NFT marketplace. Central Bank of Turkey completes first CBDC test. Microstrategy buys more BTC. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/21/2022
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Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 50, 14/12/2022 - 20/12/2022)

Visa proposes potential collaboration with Ethereum. Curve Finance to deploy on zkSync mainnet. Solana-based DEX Raydium hacked for over US$2.2M. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/19/2022
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Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 49, 13/12/2022 – 19/12/2022)

Crypto.com secured the Payment Institution License in Brazil. Apple to allow third-party app stores in the European Union. Bank for International Settlements sets a 2% limit for banks crypto reserves.
12/16/2022
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Weekly Update - DeFi and Layer 1 & Layer 2 News (Week 49, 07/12/2022 - 13/12/2022)

Ethereum's Shanghai upgrade tentatively scheduled for Mar 2023. $USDD stablecoin lost its peg, drops to US$0.97. Noman relaunch + issue partial reimbursement to users affected by US$190M exploit. ‌
12/12/2022
12 : 14

Market Pulse by the Crypto.com Research & Insights Team (Week 48, 06/12/2022 – 012/12/2022)

Crypto.com releases its Proof of Reserves. Ethereum's developers prioritising staked ETH withdrawals. Starbucks testing customer loyalty programme with NFT collecting. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
12/9/2022
12 : 14

Weekly NFT & GameFi Update (Week 48, 2/12/2022 - 9/12/2022)

US$30 million staked in the first day of ApeCoin staking. Warner Music to release music NFTs in January 2023. Starbucks launches beta test of NFT loyalty programme. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌