JPMorgan has told its clients that ethereum is losing ground to rival cryptocurrencies, such as solana (SOL), in the non-fungible token (NFT) market due to sky-high transaction fees on the network. “It looks like, similar to defi apps, congestion and high gas fees has been inducing NFT...

(NEXSTAR) — Meta, the technology parent company of Facebook and Instagram, may be entering the crypto marketplace soon — by enabling users to create, sell and buy original non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The Financial Timesreports that while plans are “at an early stage,” both social media...

Ubisoft’s NFTs, pictured here, received a critical reception when they were announced.Image: UbisoftNFTs have been a contentious topic in the video game industry as of late. Fans did not respond well toUbisoft’s NFT plans, and the outcry toNFTs inS.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobylwas so...

Make better business decisions Prada is the latest luxury brand to jump into the metaverse with a user-generated, creator-owned art project in partnership with the German sportswear megabrand.Vogue Businesshas the exclusive details. The Adidas for Prada Re-Nylon collection...

Jaiden Stipp, a 15-year-old from Tacoma, Wash., created his first piece of digital artwork on a whim back in February 2021, a movinggraphicof an astronaut-skeleton hybrid waving on the moon. Fast-forward to today, and Jaiden has become a full-fledged NFT artist. Since selling his first piece for...

Did you know that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady co-founded an NFT agency? Well he did! It's called Autograph, and you won't be surprised to find out that it's doing pretty well. The company told TechCrunch on Wednesday that it had just completed its Series B funding round and had...

PALO ALTO, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc(TWTR.N)on Thursday announced the launch of a tool through which users can showcase non-fungible tokens (NFTs)as their profile pictures, tapping into a digital collectibles craze that has exploded over the past year. The feature, available on iOS to...

With crypto-based scams becoming increasingly more sophisticated, it's easier than ever to fall for them. Here's how to keep your NFTs safe. If you Google “NFT scams,” the results will likely lead you down a rabbit hole filled with, in some cases, actual cartoon rabbits....

"I’m just a storyteller out here trying to tell my story" Image: Epic GamesUpdate:Troy Baker has taken to Twitter once again following his endorsement of voice NFTs earlier today and admitted that the 'hate/create' question might have been "a bit antagonistic": The voice actor's earlier...

During the last seven days, there’s been $2.53 billion non-fungible token (NFT) sales, up 161% over the past week. Ethereum’s blockchain recorded the most NFT sales with $2.45 billion of the aggregate while the Solana network saw around $31.9 million in NFT sales this week. Across 258,536...

Following an all-out bash of SpiceDAO's plans to make a version of "Dune" "public," it's worth reflecting on copyright in crypto. I do not know who needs to hear this, but owning an NFT is not the same as owning a project’s copyright or intellectual property. This is the first point I’d...

An NFT drop is something you're going to see a lot of in your new life as an NFT creator and collector. Understanding what an NFT drop is will help you to make the most of a new opportunity and arm you with the knowledge of how to avoid a scam or avoid making bad decisions. If you want to...

JACKSON, Wyo. — NFTs have taken off this year. From Christie’s auction of a JPEG file for $69 Million to cartoon apes creating marketplaces worth billions. They are a new frontier of digital assets, so it’s only fitting the next NFT conference should be hosted in the wild west of Jackson,...

Think of it more as as social club than a standard restaurant. Flyfish Club The one knock on New York City’s food scene is that it’s lacking good NFT fare. But a new venture from entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk is trying to change that. Flyfish Club announced it’scoming to Manhattanearly next...

Gaming YouTubers have had their likenesses stolen and turned into NFTs. The NFTs cropped up on auction site OpenSea, including an image of the content creator and a unique URL for the cards that's merely the YouTube channel address. The user StakeTheWeb appears to be making NFTs of influencers...

Konami's first NFT auction - focused on Castlevania - has reportedly earned the company over £118,500 ($162,000). According toVGC, all 14 NFT items were sold, with the average price reportedly selling for around £8.7K ($12K). The most expensive piece - a digital artwork based upon the Dracula's...

A group of cryptoenthusiasts has made an unusual purchase: arare copy ofDune, by science fiction writer Frank Herbert, for a staggering €2.66 million ($3.04 million). It's an odd occurrence when a book expected to fetch €25,000 goes for 100 times that amount, but the stranger part is that the...

Quentin Tarantino's NFTs are being sold online at TarantinoNFTS.com. Bidding opened Monday on the first chapter of a series of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) by Tel Aviv resident Quentin Tarantino. The auction will continue for four days. The NFTs, which are being sold online at...

The group Spice DAO planned to sell NFTs based on the contents of the book, which details Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ambitious but failed adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel Frank Herbert, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Jean Giraud and others, Dune (around 1975).Courtesy Christie’s. The...

A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmartappears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs....

Image via Getty/Mike Kemp Gapis the latest brand tojointheNFTfield. Following companies like Adidas, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton, the retail giant has officiallylaunchednon-fungible tokens of its classic hoodie, marking its first ventureinto the NFT business.The move...

Prices for Ultra Rare editions start at €4,999 but museum sales percentage remains under wraps Joseph Mallord William Turner, A Storm (Shipwreck, 1823)© 2022, The Trustees of the British Museum The British Museum (BM) in London is diving into the NFT field once again with the sale of JMW...

When Simon Gao, an engineer in China's eastern city of Hangzhou, decided to join a lucky draw to buy a "digital collectible" profile photo on Bilibili last Friday, he did not expect the process to be so difficult. The video streaming platform set a high bar for potential buyers, requiring bidders...

NFTs were hyped as a way to make sure artists get paid for their work. Now, many creators are struggling to stop a wave of piracy. Digital thieves had stolen from Aja Trier before. Trier, a painter in San Antonio, often riffs on Vincent van Gogh’s “Starry Night,” adding dogs or dinosaurs to...

Resellers will also be to get in on the action.Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeTheAssociated Press, orAP, has announcedthat it’s startinga marketplaceto sell NFTs of its photojournalists’ work in collaboration with a company called Xooa. It’s billing its foray into NFTs as a way...

(Image credit: Ruby Mazur/The Rolling Stones) If you've been living under a rock, you may not know about the rise of the NFT (or non-fungible token). NFTs are collectible digital assets and they have been taking over the internet and crypto community for a little while now. But a recent...

Ghozali Ghozalu, 22, from Indonesia, has become an overnight celebrity in the non-fungible token (NFT) space aftersellingpictures of himself on OpenSea. The collection, dubbed “Ghozali Everyday,” features selfies taken by the 22-year old every day from when he was 18 to 22, covering a span of...

Distributing in-game perks through Immutable X Helsinki-basedSulake, a part ofAzerion’splatform, has revealed that the first stage of bringing Habbo to Web 3.0 has been completed. Players of Habbo are able to connect an Ethereum wallet to their Habbo account, and those who own NFTs from the...

The video-game industryhas always been on the bleeding edge, but blockchain gaming is still widely viewed as emerging technology. In October 2021, Valve banned all blockchain-related games from its Steam platform. Meanwhile, within Axie Infinity, an NFT-based online game, new players are paying...

Is the long-awaited decentralized OpenSea finally here or is LooksRare propped up by wash trading? (Dan Farrell/Unsplash) After months of speculation about a possible vampire attack, dominant NFT marketplaceOpenSeamay finally have a worthy – and more thoroughly decentralized –...

NFT influencers clash over the fate of Pudgy Penguins, raising governance questions surrounding non-fungible token communities. There’s trouble brewing in the huddle. The beloved NFT projectPudgy Penguinsvoted out its founders on Thursday after they allegedly failed to deliver...

Prerna GuptaContributor Prerna Gupta has launched mobile entertainment apps, like Hooked and Smule, reaching over a billion people. She is currently working on a stealth project in the NFT space. Asthe debates on Twitter rage on, most tech founders and VCs have by now chosen a side:...

UPDATED:Late rapper Nipsey Hussle’s last EP will be released via a limited 1000 NFTs with exclusive music rights to the project. RAIRTECH,the decentralized digital rights management platform it the tech partner behind theJanuary 6thNFT drop. More info atnipseyverse.com. RAIRTECH’s multichain...

A Twitter post by the DeFi Yield Protocol’s CEO and founder, Mihai Nicusor Busica revealed his purchase of an NFT from the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection on January 3. The Bored Ape Mihai acquired is #1112, which he paid a whopping 80 ETH for, equivalent to $304 000. Bucharest, Romania, Jan....

Like people, the internet can be classified into generations. Web 2.0 (or, Web2) is the internet most are familiar with and is often referred to as "the social web." It's an environment that emphasizes user-generated content, as opposed to content posted by others and inone expert's...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Dec. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance NFT will list GamesPad's newly released and exclusive NFTs on their centralized marketplace. With the launch ofGamesPad, a holistic gaming ecosystem, the world of GameFi is transcending into a new era. Its 360-degree approach...

The project sold out a collection of over 9,000 NFTs with a token airdrop for members penciled in for 2022. Country clubs and NFTs collided Sunday whenLinksDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization, became one step closer tobuying its own crowdfunded golf course. The DAO...

These hideous cartoon apes will not be worth half a million dollars for long For watchers of the NFTs phenomenon, it's been a wild couple of weeks. "All apes gone," tweeted art gallery owner and crypto evangelist Todd Kramer on Dec. 30, aftersomeone swipedhis collection of "Bored Ape" NFTs. Then...

NFT marketplace OpenSea is in talks to acquire Dharma Labs, a digital wallet for cryptocurrencies, Axios has learned from multiple sources. Why it matters:NFTs have exploded in popularity, as everyone from global consumer brands to indie artists have rushed to sell digital collectibles, and...

Eminem. Rap artist Eminem purchased a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT for 123.45 ETH, or about $462,000. He opened his OpenSea wallet less than a week ago but already has collected 22 NFTs. Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs are one of the most popular on OpenSea, with a current floor price of about $280,000....

Bored Ape Yacht Club, #9410, 2021Opensea“I have been hacked. All my apes gone. This just sold please help me,” wrote gallery ownerTodd Kramer, of New York’s Ross + Kramer Gallery, in a since-deletedtweetposted on December 30. A phishing scam had drained his Ethereum wallet of...

The three "important one-of-a-kind signed items" commemorate an April 2018 state visit by French President Emmanuel Macron to Washington -- the first of the Trump presidency. Bidding for this lot called the "Head of State Collection" will be held online between January 11 and 25, using the...

Three models for 2022 feature an “intuitive, integrated platform for discovering, purchasing and trading digital artwork.” Samsung Electronics announced three TV models for 2022 that will enable NFT trading on the set, the companysaidon its website on Monday. The application...

The trading volume of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) surpassed $13 billion in the year 2021, according to The Block Research. That figure, based on data as of December 28, is a massive 42,988% increase compared to 2020 NFT trading volumes. Last year, NFTs had a trading volume of just over $33...

(Image credit: Nyla Hayes) At 12 years old, Nyla Hayes is already many things, including a student, artist and, yes, millionaire entrepreneur. And yet when you speak with Nyla you don’t get the feeling that her sudden success has gone to her head. And it would certainly be easy to get...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA, Dec. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- viaNewMediaWire-- One World Universe Inc. (OTC: OWUV), a publicly traded company that invests in sports related businesses, distressed assets, business opportunities within emerging industries such as the Metaverse and providing humanitarian...

From next season, Velas, a provider of digital products and services, will become a partner of Ferrari's Formula 1 racing team. Ferrari has inked deal with Swiss technology firm Velas Network to create non fungible tokens (NFT) for its fans, the luxury sports car maker said on Monday.NFTs enable...

F-Bomb NFT to be followed by F-Bomb Central entertainment platform and a charity ERC-20 coin PHOENIX, Dec. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new NFT project called F-Bomb is making waves in the NFT world with anuncensored, humorous PFP characteron the Ethereum blockchain. It is created by a diverse...

NFTs? No, Wes Lang Is Dropping F.A.T.s If you're confused by NFTs don't expect to find any relief in Wes Lang's new line of digital collectibles. Dubbed "F.A.T."s by his partner, Project MIDAS, Lang's NFTs purport to offer collectorsa more concrete pieceof the art world pie. Backed by some...

What a year 2021 has been in collectibles. There have been so many ups and downs, shocking sticker prices for trading cards, big acquisitions and the introduction of the acronym “NFT” to our lexicon. Let’s break down the year by the top highlights in the sector. 1. The Rise and Fall of...

E11EVEN Partners, the company behind the high-profile E11EVEN Miami nightclub, announced Monday that it purchased Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) #11 for 99 ETH ($396,000). “After studying BAYC for some time, we started to notice traits that resonated with E11EVEN. Believe it or not, our favorite...

How do you represent yourself on social media? For most people it’s a selfie, a photo with their friends, or a picture of their pet—but what about a digitally-created character? Profile picture NFTs are pieces of digital artwork that people use to express themselves...

Blake Masters, co-author of tech pioneer Peter Thiel's blockbuster "Zero to One," and now a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Arizona, is offering NFTs with a limit of 99 copies. Why it matters:Masters, 35, told Axios the plan is to attract support "from folks who are less conventional...

The self-monikered Prince of Darkness and reality TV star will launch the “Cryptobatz” NFT collection in January, Rolling Stone reported. Ozzy Osbourne, the former lead singer of 1970s-80s heavy metal band Black Sabbath who purportedly bit the head off a bat during a 1982 concert,...

Illustration by Alex Castro / The VergeAn unauthorized NFT drop celebrating infosec pioneers has collapsed into a mess of conflicting takedowns and piracy. Released on Christmas Dayby a group called “ItsBlockchain,” the “Cipher Punks” NFT package included portraits of 46 distinct...

Another major airdrop has hit the crypto space in time for Christmas. This year, it’s OpenDAO's SOS token. Key Takeaways OpenDAO is a new decentralized NFT-focused project. It launched on Christmas Eve with a token airdrop for OpenSea users. The token has soared overnight. The distribution...

This year’s hot, unwrappable holiday gift is complicated, controversial and perfect for some Alex and Mariana Benton, along with their children Julia, 10, and Jack, 7, are all in love with NFTs, including the idea of using them as holiday gifts. (Mark Abramson for The Washington Post) There...

If only somebody, anybody could have seen this coming A very professional font choice from the scammers Justin Kan, a co-founder of Twitch and the dude Justin.TV was named for,last week decided to launch a site called Fractal, which would be a ‘marketplace’ where in-game items could be...

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) drove 2021’s most-hyped art sales, but the tech underpinning them raises environmental and long-term value concerns. The opening shot for this year's NFT art gold rush was fired in March, when United States-based artist Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, sold an...

The auction for the seven-piece animated collection — created in partnership with Autograph — is taking place on OpenSea. AutographThe Weekndis hitting the blockchain. To celebrate “Blinding Lights” becoming the No. 1 song onBillboard’sGreatest Songs of All Time Hot 100 Chartand...

Elise Swopes garnered over $200,000 in about 10 months selling her art as nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. After her first sale in March forover $17,600, she thought, ”‘Oh my god, my life is going to change,’” the 32-year-old tells CNBC Make It. “And it has ever since then. It’s...

Dec 20 (Reuters) - Social media platform Parler said on Monday it will expand its business into non-fungible tokens (NFT), in a move that underpins the rapid growth of the digital asset in recent months. AnNFT, which is a digital asset usually bought with cryptocurrencies or in dollars,...

As we look towards the next generation of digital connection, all news types of connectivity, and utility, are emerging, which will provide more ways for creators to expand their horizons and build direct connection with consumers, fans, fellow artists and more. The biggest longer-term shift in...

(Image credit: Id Software, Ultra.Boi) You've seen them. I've seen them. We've all seen those hideous NFT apes litter our social media feeds, disgusting in their smug boredom. Now, a Doom mod will let you take the fight to the monkeys, tanking their value from behind the barrel of a...

DeGenData.eth, a data provider for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), is being put up for sale -- and its operators are breaking new ground by tying the purchase to a particular CryptoPunk NFT. As outlined ina tweet threadon Monday, the CryptoPunk in question,#5671, will be offered for sale starting...

Nora N. KhanCourtesy Topical CreamNora N. Khanhas emerged as one of the most important voices when it comes to all things related to art and technology. A Harvard grad with a degree in English and American Literature, she attended the most prestigious writing program in the country, the Iowa...

Japan-based messaging appLine Corporation, which is wholly owned byZ Holdings, will launch an NFT service next year via its new organization LineNext to provide the marketplace for companies and individuals to trade NFTs globally, excluding Japan. Line is separately operating its NFT market...

A snapshot from The Sandbox virtual metaverse The Sandbox 37-year-old Robert Doyle made just under $97,345 in six months from virtual assets based in Polka City. Polka City investors earn money with non-fungible tokens that represent land, businesses, and other assets. The metaverse world has...

Adidas/Bored Ape If you’ve started to generally understand the ebbs and flows of cryptocurrencies, the volatility of Bitcoin and the rest, and started to comprehend why blockchain tech has a big future beyond Dogecoin, it probably means you’re late to the NFT party. Non-fungible tokens are,...

If you were saving up Ethereum for a set ofDiscreet MusicNFTs, we’ve got bad news. Inan interview withCrypto Syllabus(conducted by longtime tech criticEvgeny Morozov, of all people), Eno outed himself as a skeptic of cryptocurrency — and NFTs in particular. “NFTs seem to me just a way for...

Games News and opinion about video games, television, movies and the internet. Ubisoft NFTs Well, everyone sure did not seem to be on board with Ubisoft Quartzand its blockchain-based NFTs for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, a series of limited edition cosmetics that could be...