Getty Images Launches NFT Marketplace in Partnership with Candy Digital

Getty Images, a popular provider of stock photos, editorial photography, video and music for businesses and consumers, has announced a multi-year partnership with non-fungible token (NFT) ecosystem developer Candy Digital. Through the partnership, Getty Images will launch its NFT collection and enter a distinct NFT niche known as Photography NFTs. It will compile photos from … Read more

Music streaming app Spotify experiments with musician NFT galleries

Music streaming platform Spotify is experimenting with a way for artists to display their NFT (non-fungible tokens) collections. The platform has reportedly rolled out the test for some users on Android in the US and currently features NFT previews for artists like Steve Aoki and The Wombats. “Spotify is piloting a test where it will … Read more

Things to Do in Miami: Ahol Sniff Glue’s “Geographies of Trash” in Wolfsonian

David Anasagasti prepares his backpack for a bike ride in downtown Miami. He stores the essentials: water, a protein bar and paint cans. Nicknamed Ahol Sniffs Glue, the artist has turned the ordinary pastime of cycling into a way to not only get fit, but also make art. If he cycles through the city streets … Read more

Actor shouts ‘NFT Crypto Art’ during arrest

Police released footage on Wednesday of the March arrest of “Flash” actor Ezra Miller at a Hawaiian karaoke bar. The footage shows Miller saying, “I film myself being attacked for NFT crypto art.” Miller, 29, identifies as a non-binary transgender and uses pronouns. You can hear Miller lash out for being searched by a male … Read more

Square Enix Sells Game Studios For Blockchain And NFT Investments

According to reports, Square Enix’s entire western division, including the game studios and intellectual property rights (IP) on a number of games, has been sold in a surprising $300 million deal. Popularly known for the “Final Fantasy” series, the Japanese game company struck a deal with Sweden-based Embracer Group over the ownership of Crystal Dynamics, … Read more

Yuga Labs Metaverse Land Sale Raises $320 Million, Frenzy Disrupts Ethereum

Yuga Labs, creator of the popular Bored Apes Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) collection on April 30, unveiled Otherside’s metaverse digital land sale, which raised approximately $320 million (approximately Rs. 2,450 crore) – bringing it is the largest NFT coins to date by selling virtual land. Yuga sold 55,000 blocks of land in its … Read more

Why I’m Bullish on Web3 for 2022

Web3 is the latest generation of the World Wide Web (WWW) and its focus is on decentralization and blockchain technology. Some of the most popular Web3 usage scenarios are Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), Decentralized Finance (DeFi), and the Metaverses. In recent times, several major brands in various industries have shown confidence and interest in the … Read more

Jack Dorsey’s First Tweet NFT Goes On Sale For $48 Million, Gets $280 Offer

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s first-ever tweet sold as an NFT (nonfungible token) was put up for sale by the buyer for a whopping $48 million — and drew an astoundingly measly maximum offer of less than $280 by the deadline this week. That’s when the seller reached out to wanna-be Twitter owner Elon Musk, urging … Read more

David Grutman’s Komodo Offers a “Fire & Ice” NFT (Dessert Optional)

Miami Tech Week and the Miami Bitcoin Conference are filling our city with tech bros and crypto investors. Usually, the only involvement a restaurant would have in a week such as this would be to possibly offer a signature cocktail — anyone up for a “TechTini” or perhaps a little “Hair of the Doge” after … Read more

Facebook looks to ‘Zuck Bucks’ after cryptocurrency failure

Facebook is planning to introduce virtual tokens and loans as it seeks new revenue streams amid fierce competition from other social media platforms. Meta, which had hopes to launch a cryptocurrency dashed by regulatory setbacks, has suffered an exodus of users from its platforms Facebook and Instagram, whose business model is based on adverts. Meta … Read more