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Top 10 Major Crypto Headlines in 2023 by Coinspeaker: Year of Triumphs, Scandals, and Transformations

It was a controversial year for the crypto indutrsy. Let’s have a closer look at the major crypto-related events that too place in 2023. The year 2023 has been a rollercoaster ride for the cryptocurrency ecosystem, defined by important events that have impacted the industry’s direction. From stablecoin woes to regulatory disputes, institutional acceptance, and the advent of meme coins, the crypto sector has seen a wide range of stories. Here are the top 10 major crypto headlines that have...

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Breaking: Crypto Exchange HTX and Heco Bridge Hacked Again for $100M

The HTX and the HECO Chain have been hacked again with reports suggesting between $85 million and $100 million in losses. The crypto exchange HTX (previously known as Huobi) and the HECO chain have been hacked. On-chain security alerts platform Cyvers Alerts reported the news, stating that a suspicious address received about $85 million in multiple suspicious transactions from the HECO chain bridge, noting that the first transaction was 10,145 ETH. Cyvers Alerts founder and CTO Meir Dolev...

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ChainGPT Announces $50,000 Airdrop in Partnership with CoinMarketCap

Meanwhile, CoinMarketCap recently announced its entry into the Artificial Intelligence (AI) industry with the release of a ChatGPT plugin. ChainGPT, the innovative AI infrastructure network designed for Web3, has unveiled a groundbreaking partnership with CoinMarketCap to introduce an enticing $50,000 airdrop of $CGPT tokens to crypto enthusiasts. The ChainGPT Airdrop Mechanics ChainGPT highlighted in a press release shared with Coinspeaker that the airdrop initiative aims to empower up to...

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Huobi (HTX) Executes Strategic Token Burn in Q3 2023

HTX, formerly Huobi, has released its Q3 2023 financial report, revealing a robust revenue of $24.75 million. The cryptocurrency exchange has allocated 20% of this earnings for its quarterly token burn, amounting to approximately two million HT coins. This strategic move is poised to have significant implications for the HT ecosystem, enhancing transparency and community engagement. HTX Achieves Milestone with Tokens Burned In the third quarter of 2023, HTX executed a...

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Huobi, KuCoin Among Crypto Firms on UK Watchdog’s Radar

In a bold move aimed at safeguarding consumers, the FCA added 145 digital asset companies, including major exchanges Huobi-owned HTX and KuCoin, to its warning list. This decision follows the FCA’s expansion of regulations to include cryptoasset service providers, regardless of their geographical location. Cracking Down on Crypto The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has taken a decisive step in its efforts to safeguard consumers and regulate the growing...

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Effects of HTX’s $8M Hack on Centralized Crypto Exchanges: Experts Weigh In

Earlier this week, cryptocurrency exchange HTX, formerly Huobi, lost roughly 5,000 ether (ETH) worth $7.9 million to a hacker. The attacker had compromised the exchange’s hot wallet and siphoned the assets in one swipe. While Tron founder and HTX advisor Justin Sun assured users that their assets were safe and the exchange would cover the losses, the crypto trading platform left an on-chain message for the hacker, giving them seven days to accept a 5% white hat bounty and...

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HTX Loses $7.9 Million To Hackers, Justin Sun Responds

Seychelles-based cryptocurrency exchange HTX (formerly Huobi) has lost $7.9 million worth of ETH to a hacker, on-chain data shows. The exchange has already identified the culprit and is ordering a return of funds with the threat of legal action. As noted by blockchain security firm Peckshield, exactly 4999 ETH ($7,866,926.30) left Huobi’s wallet on Sunday at roughly 10:00 am UTC. Tron founder and Huobi advisor Justin Sun confirmed on Monday that the outbound transfer was...

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Justin Sun’s High-Yield Project Is Set to Eclipse Huobi Global

More than the risks to its financial reserves, and all the news about withdrawals, there is yet another reason that currently ticks off investors about Huobi. In June, Justin Sun floated a brainchild project that was targeted at crypto investors who had a knack for very high yields. Per his pitch, the project promised returns of 5% on low-risk securities like government bonds. Although there were always high expectations for the project, it may have already surpassed all. Barely two and a...

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Crypto Exchange Huobi to Use HTX to Fulfill Its Global Ambitions

Huobi will retain its identity for Chinese-speaking regions, but the exchange will now be recognized as HTX on the global scene. Popular cryptocurrency exchange Huobi celebrated its 10th anniversary on Wednesday by announcing its rebranding to HTX. However, there might be more to the move that controversially appears to echo the bankrupt exchange FTX. According to the September 13 announcement, “H” simply represents the first letter of Huobi, “T” represents Justin Sun’s blockchain project...

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