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Vitalik Buterin's X account (Twitter) Hacked
The hacker shared a link for a supposed free NFT giveaway from Consensys, tricking users into connecting their wallets and subsequently stealing all their NFTs. According to ZachXBT, the incident led to losses of over $691,000. Speculations suggest it might be related to a SIM card swap. Shortly after the breach, Buterin's father wrote: “Disregard this post, apparently Vitalik has been hacked. He is working on restoring access.”
The New Old ‘Bronze’ Entrant Among BTC Holders
As per BitInfoCharts, the wallet address bc1q…859v2 received its initial deposit of BTC on March 8. Over the following three and a half months, it amassed 118,000 BTC (nearly $3.1 billion). Speculations quickly spread across X (Twitter), suggesting it might be BlackRock strategically increasing its BTC holdings. However, the wallet belongs to the US-based exchange Gemini. It transferred its funds from an older wallet, which was also among the top BTC holders nearly a year ago. The current top three wallets are as follows: Binance cold wallet — 248,597 BTC. Bitfinex cold wallet — 178,010 BTC. Gemini new wallet — 118,300 BTC.
Musk vs. Zuck fight status
Yesterday on Twitter, Elon Musk confessed that his call-out for a fistfight was just a jest that, evidently, went a bit too far. Musk mentioned that after suggesting a face-off with Mark at the Colosseum, Zuckerberg shot down the idea without batting an eye, citing he was "traveling." "Is there anywhere he will fight?" Musk tweeted. Meanwhile, Zuckerberg voiced his frustrations on Threads, implying Musk isn't serious about the showdown, citing some impending surgery and being elusive about confirming a final date. "I'm going to focus on competing with people who take the sport seriously," Zuckerberg writes. Such spectacles would even make Cirque du Soleil green with envy.
How Friend․tech Tackles Competitors
In a recent tweet, the Friend․tech team opened up about their awareness of potential rivals and clones entering the market.In response, they shared a cautionary post on X (Twitter): “...users moving to forks and copies will automatically opt out of earning Points and forfeit existing points. They will be able to use the app normally.”
Friend.tech propelled ahead Uniswap and Tron in Protocol Fees
Coinbase's Base: Pollak Debunks Centralization Myths
Jesse Pollak, Coinbase protocols lead, has clarified the "permissionless" nature of Coinbase’s Layer 2 blockchain, Base, on X (formerly Twitter). Responding to Gnosis founder Martin Köppelmann's concerns about Base’s centralization, Pollak emphasized that Coinbase doesn't have unilateral control over contracts or the ability to freeze funds on the network. Despite being the sole operator of Base's sequencer, Pollak insists that the platform aims to be open, permissionless, and decentralized.