- Top ApolloX Gainer: AUDIOUSDT (+21.93%)
- Top ApolloX Loser: LOKAUSDT (-16.17%)
Web3 music streaming platform Audius has been gaining traction ever since shifting its service from Ethereum to Solana in February, alongside its high-profile partnership with global short video platform TikTok. Meanwhile, the price of GameFi token LOKA has dropped close to 55% since its high in February this year. However, at the time of writing, LOKA token was up 12% in the past 24 hours.
Bitcoin open interest decreased by over $613 million this week, continuing a downward trend since March as the market becomes more conservative. However, funding rates turned positive as compared to slightly negative last week, as some traders expect an upturn even as bitcoin price clings to $40k support. Close to $274 million long positions were liquidated in the past 7 days, more than double the $120 million short positions liquidated. More than $144 million longs were liquidated on April 11 alone.
- The US Treasury Department alleged that North Korean hacking group Lazarus is behind the over $600 million Ronin bridge exploit. (Learn more)
- Grayscale Investments’ CEO says that the US SEC could potentially violate the Administrative Procedure Act by not approving a spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund. (Learn more)
- Portugal has granted the country’s first crypto license to Bison Bank, which will launch Bison Digital Assets to conduct custodial and exchange services of crypto. (Learn more)
- Tornado Cash announced that it was using oracle contracts from Chainalysis to block wallet addresses sanctioned by the US Office of Foreign Assets Control. Tornado Cash had been utilized in several high-profile hacks. (Learn more)
- After receiving a $1.1 billion donation last month, the Luna Foundation Guard has received another 10 million LUNA tokens from Terraform Labs. (Learn more)
- A pattern dubbed head and shoulders (H&S) has appeared on the DOGE price chart, suggesting a potential 30% drop - despite Musk’s Twitter bid. (Learn more)
- A lawsuit alleges that DeFi project OlympusDAO cheated an early funder of nearly $4 million in OHM tokens. It names a Connecticut resident as the identity behind ‘Apollo’, one of the project’s pseudonymous founders. (Learn more)
- Stablecoin protocol Beanstalk has suffered an exploit worth about $182 million. $80 million was funneled through Tornado Cash, a crypto mixer protocol allowing private transactions. (Learn more)
- The NBA has launched an NFT-centric Twitter feed and Discord server. It is releasing Ethereum NFTs as part of the Discord launch. (Learn more)
- Movie theatre chain AMC Theatres’s mobile app now supports payments in DOGE, SHIB and other crypto for users to buy tickets, concessions, gift cards and more. (Learn more)
- The highly-anticipated Moonbirds NFT project opened for minting yesterday and is set to generate $66 million in sales. Moonbirds will serve as “utility NFTs” for creator PROOF’s NFT ecosystem. (Learn more)
What’s New at ApolloX
- 1st Batch APX Burn - 2,800,000,000 tokens worth more than $228 million have been burned! (View transaction)
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- New ApolloX Perpetual Contracts - Trade 6 new perpetual contracts including LINKUSDT, IOSTUSDT and MTLUSDT with up to 50x leverage. (Trade now)
- NFT Lottery Game Round 3 - Round 3 has ended with a total prize pool of 313,000 APX. Stay tuned for Round 4! (Visit page)
Trading & Contests
- 12th Epoch Trading Rewards Program - The rules of the 12th Epoch are consistent with the rules of the 11th Epoch. APX rewards will be distributed at the end of the epoch. (Trade now)
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