• Hackers stole $23 million from Singapore-based crypto exchange Bitrue.
• Canon USA to launch an Ethereum NFT marketplace dedicated to photography.
• Hong Kong-based digital asset firm HashKey Group launches wealth management platform and Ripple Liquidity Hub.
Hackers Steal $23M from Bitrue
Hackers stole $23 million from a wallet belonging to Singapore-based crypto exchange Bitrue. „We have identified a brief exploit in one of our hot wallets on 07:18 (UTC), 14 April 2023,“ the company said, adding that it has addressed the matter quickly and prevented further exploitation of funds. To conduct additional security checks, Bitrue will temporarily suspend all withdrawals and will reopen them on April 18.
Canon USA to Launch NFT Marketplace
Canon USA, the American arm of the camera and imaging giant, announced it would launch an Ethereum non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace dedicated to photography this year. Per the website, Cadabra is a curated photography marketplace that offers a selection of NFTs from innovative creators and aims to empower creators by connecting them to enthusiastic collectors who celebrate the art of photography through a shared appreciation for these digital artworks.
HashKey Launches Wealth Management Platform
Hong Kong-based digital asset firm HashKey Group has launched a new wealth management platform geared toward professional and institutional investors, HashKey Wealth. The company also announced an upgrade of its Over-the-Counter (OTC) trading business which includes plans to expand its number of token offerings in the spot market as well as increase its liquidity coverage to 24/7 round the clock.
Ripple Reveals Liquidity Hub
Fintech firm Ripple has launched its liquidity solution for businesses – Ripple Liquidity Hub – created in response to the gap and inefficiencies associated with bridging the world of crypto and fiat.“The company launched „a successful pilot“ last year, saying that Liquidity Hub is now publicly available to provide businesses with a way to manage their crypto liquidity needs.
Zipmex Rescue Investor Offers Low Payment
The rescue investor of the troubled crypto exchange Zipmex now offers only 10 to 20 cents on the dollar in payment for creditors whereas initially promised 100% payment per The Block report .