Arkham’s top 5 doxed crypto hodlers own $3.5B, but 35% is untouchable
    16 Apr 2024

    The top five identified crypto whales with publicly known wallet addresses hold around $3.5 billion in crypto, according to a dashboard from blockchain intelligence firm Arkham. However, due to lost passwords and private keys, a large chunk of it is inaccessible. On April 15, the on-chain intelligence platform announced the updated dashboard revealing the holdings of some…

    OKX launches Ethereum layer-2 network for lower fees & interoperability
    16 Apr 2024

    Cryptocurrency exchange OKX has joined the likes of Coinbase in launching an in-house Ethereum-based layer-2 network to provide lower fees and interoperability for users interacting with decentralized applications. OKX’s launched the public mainnet of X Layer, its zero-knowledge proof powered network, on April 15. The network was built using Polygon’s chain development kit (CDK) and…

    Hong Kong’s Ether, Bitcoin ETFs will be ‘lucky to get $500m’
    16 Apr 2024

    Three recently approved spot Bitcoin and Ether exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Hong Kong may not be as big of a deal as some may think, according to senior Bloomberg ETF analyst Eric Balchunas. On April 15, The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued conditional approvals to three offshore Chinese asset managers to begin issuing spot Bitcoin and…