Foresight Daily

  • BLUR officially launched its airdrop with the highest recipient receiving over 3.2 million BLUR tokens, and the top three claiming wallets each receiving over $1.5 million worth of tokens. Prior to this, The Block reported that Blur was set to raise funds with a valuation of $1 billion.
  • Circle’s Chief Strategy Officer Dante Disparte, refuted rumors on Twitter that “Circle has been ordered by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop selling USDC,” and stated that Circle has not yet received a Wells Notice.
  • Elon Musk has announced he’s looking for a replacement for Twitter’s CEO, and will step down when the platform has stabilized by the end of 2023.
  • BNB Chain’s Growth Director, Alvin Kan, has released its technical roadmap, stating that the overall goal for 2023 is the EVM compatibility and mainnet launch of new L2 infrastructure zkBNB and BNB Greenfield (a blockchain-based Web3 infrastructure). As part of the 2023 roadmap, BNB Chain aims to increase the number of validators from 29 to over 100, more than doubling the current amount.
  • zkSync tweeted, they are very close to Fair Onboarding Alpha, but first they need to run a regenesis on zkSync 2.0 mainnet. However, the system will only open to the core team during this testing phase, users and projects will not be affected.
  • German electrical engineering giant Siemens announced the first issuance of digital bonds on the blockchain, according to the Germany’s Electronic Securities Act (eWpG). The bond has a size of 60 million euros and a maturity of one year. Siemens said that by using the Electronic Securities Act, the company can directly sell securities to investors without engaging established central securities depositories.

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