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Elon Musk Twitter NFTs

Twitter Had Better Focus On Scammers Than NFT Avatars: Elon Musk


Twitter's subscription service Twitter Blue announced that now users can use NFTs as their profile pictures by connecting their crypto wallets. Tesla CEO Elon Musk reacted to the news, saying that the news is annoying. In his opinion, it would be better if the social media network spent its...

Meta NFTs Facebook Instagram

Facebook and Instagram Plan to Allow Users to Create NFTs


Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and other entities, aims to provide users the possibility to create and trade NFTs. An article, published by Financial Times, informs that Facebook, and Instagram are working to enable users to put their NFTs on view through their profiles. Persons...

Walmart filings NFTs

Walmart to Present Its Crypto, NFTs and Step Into the Metaverse


Later filings by leading retail company Walmart unveil that the company intends to release its own crypto asset, NFTs, and enter the metaverse. The company submitted filings with the USA Patent and Trademark Office at the end of 2021. Overall, Walmart presented 7 filings. In one of them, the...

China NFTs blockchain

China to Create Its Own NFT Industry


China’s Blockchain Services Network (BSN) intends to release infrastructure at the end of January to enable NFT deployment. This step is a major development towards forming a Chinese NFT ecosystem that requires no links to cryptos. Launched in April 2020 by the government, BSN is managed by the...

GameStop NFT division

GameStop Will Launch an NFT division, Sources Say


The leading game retailer, GameStop is said to launch a division to release an NFT marketplace, and start collaborations with crypto companies. Washington Street Journal reported the news on January 6, mentioning that the source was persons aware of the company's plans. It was mentioned in the...

OpenSea Series C

OpenSea Closed Series C Investment Round With $300 M Raised


Leading NFT marketplace OpenSea revealed raising $300 M in the Series C investment round. Currently, the company's market value stands at above $13.3 bln. Investment companies Paradigm and Coatue led the round. In the published blog post, OpenSea says there were also new and exciting investors...

South Korea presidential election NFTs

NFTs as a Part of Electoral Campaign in South Korea


A candidate for the presidency in South Korea, Lee Jae-myung aims to manage the fundraising for the electoral campaign via NFTs. As local media informs, the Democratic Party of Korea, a representative of which 57-years-old Lee is, will be the first party to release NFTs for elections. DPK will...

BAYC NFTs sales volume

Bored Ape Yacht Club's Total Sales Surged Above $1 B


Popular NFT collection Bored Ape Yacht Club generated over $1 bln in overall sales. According to the blockchain data analytics platform DeFi Llama, the total sales volume of BAYC NFTs stands at around $1.12 bln. The daily volume of the collectibles is around $14 million. Currently, the number of...

Samsung new TVs NFTs

Samsung to Present TV Lineup With NFT Support


Leading technology company Samsung plans to introduce new TV models that support NFTs in 2022. In a press release published on January 3, the company says that the 2022 Smart TV line comes with a Smart Hub, that integrates content according to viewing preferences. NFT platform is among other...

Adidas NFTs

Adidas Into the Metaverse NFTs Sold Out for About $22 M


On Dec. 17, major sportswear company Adidas presented 30.000 "Into the Metaverse" NFTs. The assets that will allow purchasers to be a member of a fan club, and acquire special merch drops were minted and sold out in hours. The cost of one NFT was 0.2 Eth, which is around $754 at current...

Melania Trump NFTs

Melania Trump Released an NFT and Blockchain Tech Venture


Melania Trump, the former first lady of the US, presented her NFT platform As the office of Melania Trump said, the platform will introduce NFTs regularly. It uses the Solana blockchain and is powered by social networking service Parler. Users can make purchases with Solana's...

Ubisoft Tezos NFTs

Ubisoft Launches NFT Platform on Tezos


Video game publisher and distributor Ubisoft partners with the blockchain protocol Tezos to launch an NFT platform, Ubisoft Quartz. As stated in a press release published by the company, players can get playable NFTs, Digits in an AAA game on the new network. Ubisoft will bring the first Digits to...

Brian Roberts OpenSea

Brian Roberts Left His Position at Lyft and Joined OpenSea


Ex Chief Financial Officer of the ridesharing services company Lyft, Brian Roberts joined leading NFT marketplace OpenSea. Brian Roberts is the first CFO of the NFT platform. In his interview with Bloomberg, Roberts said although he loves Lyft, the decision of resignation became easier taking into...

Adidas Bored Ape Yacht Club

Adidas Acquired a Bored Ape NFT to Join the Metaverse


Leading sportswear company Adidas stated its entrance to the metaverse cooperating with Bored Ape Yacht Club, Gmoney NFT, and PUNKS Comic. Today we leap Into The Metaverse with @BoredApeYC, @gmoneyNFT & @punkscomic.It’s time to enter a world of limitless possibilities.

Zepeto SoftBank

SoftBank Invests $150 M in the Metaverse Project Zepeto


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


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,...

Miramax Quentin Tarantino

Miramax Sued Tarantino For Planning Pulp Fiction NFTs


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...

Universal Music Bored Apes

Universal Music Group Is Creating a Group of Virtual Apes


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...