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SoftBank Invests $150 M in the Metaverse Project Zepeto

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Tokyo-based multi-industry company SoftBank Group invested $150 million in the fashion metaverse ecosystem Zepeto. The latter was created by a South Korean development company Naver Corporation. Zepeto is a partner of blockchain-based play-to-earn protocol, The Sandbox. As reported Wall Street...

NFT as a word of 2021

The Word of 2021 Is “NFT”, per the Collins Dictionary

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The Collins English Dictionary presented its ten selected words for the year. The release starts with the definition of NFT, saying that it is the Word 2021. It's one of the three tech-related terms on the list, with the other two being crypto and metaverse. In the release, published by Collins,...

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Miramax Sued Tarantino For Planning Pulp Fiction NFTs

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Film and television studio Miramax brought a lawsuit against Quentin Tarantino over his intentions to sell Pulp Fiction-based NFTs. The filing was submitted to the federal court of LA. Per the document, Miramax sent a warning letter to Tarantino, to which the director's lawyer answered he had...

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Universal Music Group Is Creating a Group of Virtual Apes

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Leading corporation Universal Music Group N.V. has formed a new group named Kingship. Performers of the band are 4 Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFTs. NEWSFLASH: UMG’s next-gen label 10:22PM forms 𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐒𝐇𝐈𝐏, the First-Ever Group Consisting of NFT Characters from Bored Ape...

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Quentin Tarantino to Release Pulp Fiction NFTs

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Legendary script writer and director Quentin Tarantino will present 7 unreleased scenes from the iconic movie "Pulp Fiction" in the form of NFTs. As Secret informs, the digital assets will include written scripts and comments from the author. Also, there will be details about the movie...

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Coinbase to Bring Out Its NFT Marketplace

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On October 12, leading crypto trading platform Coinbase revealed intentions for the release of an NFT marketplace. As mentioned in the blog post published by the company, the P2P marketplace will allow minting, trading,displaying, and exploring NFTs more easily. The popularity of NFTs has been...

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NFTs Boost Contemporary Art, Blockchain Industry Grows

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Interest in the blockchain and crypto industry has been increasing. As reported by data tracker DappRadar, the sector's quarterly growth is 25%, and yearly growth is 509%. In total, the number of Unique Active Wallets reached 1.54 M daily. Q3 was a diversified interval with the advancement of...

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Ripple to Start $250 Million Fund for NFTs

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Ripple Labs, the blockchain company standing behind the development of XRP cryptocurrency, initiated a $250 M fund to encourage creators of NFTs. The firm said on Sept. 29, that Creator Fund will encourage NFT originators by supporting financially, technically and promotions. Digital artists and...

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Snoop Dogg Unveiled He Has an NFT Collection Worth $17 M

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Famous rapper Snoop Dogg unveiled that the Twitter account Cozomo de’ Medici belongs to him. The tweets shared on the page indicate that its owner has a large collection of high cost NFTs. From time to time Cozomo has been tweeting about his NFT experience disclosing the amounts of money spent on...

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Alethea AI Attracted $16 M to Build Intelligent NFTs

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Alethea AI Attracted $16 M to Build Intelligent NFTs A startup from Singapore, decentralized protocol Alethea AI, which enables the creation of intelligent NFTs (iNFTs) announced raising $16 M via a private token sale. 1/ After our groundbreaking sale of the world’s first iNFT at @Sotheby’s for...

Visa buys a CryptoPunk NFT

Visa Buys an NFT “CryptoPunk” for $150.000

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Leading financial services company Visa revealed buying CryptoPunk #7610 paying around $150.000 in Ether. Along with the announcement, Visa released a blog post. Through the post, the head of Crypto at Visa, Cuy Sheffield, explained what NFTs are and why the company chose to buy one. Over the last...

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OpenSea Saw $1.22 B in Trading Volume in the Last 30 Days

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Popular NFT platform OpenSea set records in the previous 30 days. On August 17, the market’s co-founder and CEO Devin Finzer informed the community that the platform's trading volume surged to $1 M this month. OpenSea just hit $1B in trading volume for the month of August so far.And it's...

Axie Infinity sales above $1 B

NFT Gaming Platform Axie Infinity Surpasses $1 B in Sales

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Data provided by DappRadar.com shows that the decentralized gaming platform Axie Infinity, launched in 2018, surpassed $1 B from NFT sales. Thus, Axie became the first NFT game to break above this mark. Currently, there is $1,055,735 worth of tokens from the Pokémon-inspired NFT game traded via...

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Last Week Was Record-Breaking For NFT Markets

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The trading volume of NFT markets along with average prices have gone up to new highs over the previous week, especially during the weekend. According to data provided by the dapp analytics platform DappRadar,the NFT marketplace OpenSea reached $35 M traded volume on July 31 and $49 M on the next...

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Shopify Enables Direct NFT Sales From NFT Stores

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Ontario-headquartered international e-commerce company Shopify now enables direct NFT sales between merchants and its clients. The president of the company Harvey Finkelstein tweeted about the news. He says that with this move, the buyer-customer relationship becomes simpler and doesn't require...

OpenSea attracts $100 M

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Raised $100 M in Series B

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Peer-to-peer NFT marketplace OpenSea has attracted $100 M in a Series B funding round headed by Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). We're expanding! Announcing our $100M raise and $1.5B valuation, led by @a16z 💫 OpenSea is also now cross-blockchain. NFTs that you...

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Christiano Ronaldo Wins the First Blockchain Trophy (NFT)

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Three football players Christiano Ronaldo, Patrik Schick, and Karim Benzema are the first ones that will also receive their awards as blockchain-based collectibles (NFTs). The NFTs were created as a result of the partnership between the UEFA and China-based payments company Alipay started in 2018....

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Playboy Presents Its "The Miami Beach Art Collection" as NFT

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American popular magazine Playboy introduced an NFT collection on the digital art platform SuperRare on July 9. There are featured artworks by Ayla El-Moussa, REK0DE, Jon Noorlander, MBSJQ, as well as the iconic photo of a 1970 Playboy Bunny on water skis. To present the art, Playboy worked with...