First NFTs to Be Minted on Bitcoin’s Sidechain are for Sale on Watafan’s Marketplace

RSK, the world’s first Bitcoin sidechain compatible with Ethereum smart contracts, is set to revolutionize the world of crypto collectibles starting with its Satoshi Nakamoto Genesis 21 exclusive NFTs. RSK Genesis 21 It’s no news that crypto-collectibles, popularly known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have grown to become the hottest properties in the blockchain technology ecosystem.… Continue reading First NFTs to Be Minted on Bitcoin’s Sidechain are for Sale on Watafan’s Marketplace

Nukkleus Inc. Acquires of Match Financial Ltd., Continuing Crypto Expansion

With the objective of establishing a strong footprint in the cryptocurrency space, leading global fintech firm, Nukkleus Inc. (NUKK), has executed its option to purchase the remaining 30% stake in Match Financial Ltd. (Match). While making the announcement, NUKK’s CEO, Jamie Khurshid, emphasised that the completion of the acquisition would be a key means to… Continue reading Nukkleus Inc. Acquires of Match Financial Ltd., Continuing Crypto Expansion

Are NFTs being used for money laundering? Yes they are claims Mr. Whale

The nonfungible token (NFT) space has been a hive of activity over the past month or so, but there could be more going on than meets the eye as concerns emerge over the sector’s involvement in money laundering and tax evasion. Crypto investor and uber-bearish crypto commentator Mr. Whale has drawn attention to the darker… Continue reading Are NFTs being used for money laundering? Yes they are claims Mr. Whale

Are NFTs being used for money laundering? Yes they are, claims Mr. Whale

The nonfungible token space has been a hive of activity over the past month or so but there could be more going on than meets the eye as concerns emerge over the sector’s involvement in money laundering and tax evasion. Crypto investor and uber-bearish crypto commentator Mr. Whale has drawn attention to the darker side… Continue reading Are NFTs being used for money laundering? Yes they are, claims Mr. Whale

NFTs are next for enterprise Ethereum, says ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin

Nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, are known by the mainstream as digital assets that represent real-world objects such as art, music and fashion, among others. Yet, while most of the world may be enamored by the high selling prices of NFTs launched by celebrities, athletes and other famous individuals, nonfungible tokens are starting to pique the… Continue reading NFTs are next for enterprise Ethereum, says ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin

Twitter ‘dropping NFTs all day’ in nonfungible token giveaway

Leading social media network Twitter launched a nonfungible token, or NFT, giveaway on Wednesday in a campaign that shined the spotlight on the evolution of the social media network. Twitter announced Wednesday that it will give away 140 free NFTs to 140 of its followers. The tweet, which had already received over 13,000 likes at… Continue reading Twitter ‘dropping NFTs all day’ in nonfungible token giveaway

The History of Currency Minting & Its Rise in a Form of Crypto Ecosystems

Modern-day economies are powered by fiat currencies, with each nation assuming its currency. The U.S dollar is currently the most powerful currency, given that most countries use it as the base currency for international trade. So, where does the fiat money in circulation come from? The answer is a simple process known as minting, which… Continue reading The History of Currency Minting & Its Rise in a Form of Crypto Ecosystems

Alphabit and Moonrock Capital invest in a new 'CoinBase for NFTs' platform

If the NFT hype is to ever come to a halt, it certainly seems like it won’t be in 2021.  The investment and interest from both the finance and the retail world, combined with collectors’ fever to assemble non-fungible-tokens, has propelled NFTs into what seems like an overnight success. To add to the expectation in… Continue reading Alphabit and Moonrock Capital invest in a new 'CoinBase for NFTs' platform

NFTs and the mob: When gangsters enter, is it time to leave?

The founders of a Las Vegas mob attraction are launching mob-themed nonfungible tokens encompassing digitized versions of real-world organized crime memorabilia. Dubbed “The Mob Experience,” the collection includes NFT versions of artifacts that belonged to some of America’s most notorious gangsters. The artifacts include a hand-written note from Al Capone to his son, written from Alcatraz;… Continue reading NFTs and the mob: When gangsters enter, is it time to leave?

Mick Jagger is using NFTs to raise money for indie music venues

The Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger is jumping into the nonfungible token craze to help independent music venues that have been adversely affected by the pandemic.  In an announcement from the music legend on Thursday, Jagger said he had started a 24-hour auction on Nifty Gateway featuring a nonfungible token, or NFT, based on… Continue reading Mick Jagger is using NFTs to raise money for indie music venues

Sotheby’s sale of digital-only artwork fetches $16.8 million

LONDON (Reuters) – An online sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) by the digital artist Pak fetched a total of $16.8 million at Sotheby’s, including an image of a single pixel which sold for $1.36 million, the auction house said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: A digital artwork called “Cube”, part of a Sotheby’s sale of non-fungible tokens… Continue reading Sotheby’s sale of digital-only artwork fetches $16.8 million

NFTs by mail? US Postal Service plans to support postage tokens

The United States Postal Service will soon be stepping into the nonfungible token market. Not to release artwork or music, but rather to help customers purchase postage. In an announcement on Tuesday, communications-as-a-service platform CaseMail said the USPS had certified its postage nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, for use in the United States. The tokens are… Continue reading NFTs by mail? US Postal Service plans to support postage tokens

Cardano ($ADA) Stake Pool Operator Launches Super Easy Way to Create Your Own NFTs

Patrick Tobler (@Padierfind on Twitter), the computer science from Stuttgart, Germany, who is the operator behind Cardano stake pool “Pool of Babel“, has launched a super easy tool for creating your own non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on Cardano. Here is how Tobler announced the news on Twitter last Friday (April 9): The following animated GIF shows… Continue reading Cardano ($ADA) Stake Pool Operator Launches Super Easy Way to Create Your Own NFTs

Two Coinbase Employees Get ‘Married on the Blockchain’

Two employees at leading U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently celebrated their wedding with a pair of non-fungible token (NFT) rings.  According to tweets published on April 3, Rebecca Rose and Peter Kacherginsky used the Ethereum blockchain to solidify their wedding. Rose explained the couple used a smart contract for their marriage that issued digital artwork… Continue reading Two Coinbase Employees Get ‘Married on the Blockchain’

Mark Cuban says NFTs could disrupt electronic signature firms

Dallas Mavericks owner and Dogecoin proponent Mark Cuban says nonfungible tokens may have the ability to disrupt and even transform industries dealing with digital identity verification and electronic signatures. In an episode of the Unchained podcast released yesterday, Cuban said “anything documentation driven” could potentially be transformed by nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. The billionaire said… Continue reading Mark Cuban says NFTs could disrupt electronic signature firms

NFTs ‘ten times better’ than traditional art, says Beeple’s $69M NFT buyer

Nonfungible tokens are “ten times better than their physical counterparts”, according to digital art collector MetaKovan. The pseudonymous art patron, who was recently revealed to be blockchain entrepreneur Vingaresh Sundaresan, bought the NFT of Beeple’s “EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS” for $69 million dollars earlier this year. Explaining the motives behind his purchase in an… Continue reading NFTs ‘ten times better’ than traditional art, says Beeple’s $69M NFT buyer

NFTs have completely transformed these digital artists' lives

NFTs will lose their allure Editor’s note: Andrew Shirley is editor of The Wealth Report at Knight Frank. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Last month, the artist Beeple made headlines for selling a non-fungible token (NFT) of his digital artwork “Everydays: the First 5000 Days” at a Christie’s auction for more… Continue reading NFTs have completely transformed these digital artists' lives

Focus on NFTs and interoperability pushes Icon (ICX), Ark and Axie Infinity higher

High levels of excitement continue to surround all things nonfungible token (NFT)-related as nonfungible art, collectibles and new business models built on the nascent sector attract a diverse array of investors. In addition to the development of lucrative secondary markets for NFT listings and sales, crypto projects that are focused on NFTs, decentralized finance (DeFi)… Continue reading Focus on NFTs and interoperability pushes Icon (ICX), Ark and Axie Infinity higher

Nifty News: NFTs go carbon-negative, top banker calls NFT investors gamblers

The non-fungible token rush has seen every man and his Doge flock to the non-fungible market to cash in on the recent craze for tokenized collectibles. Even celebrities one would presume to have little engagement with crypto assets have been rushing to cash in, with the likes of John Cleese, Tony Hawk, Lindsay Lohan and… Continue reading Nifty News: NFTs go carbon-negative, top banker calls NFT investors gamblers

NFTs come to Saturday Night Live in rap sketch

The craze behind non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, has seemingly reached peak parody after NBC’s famed Saturday Night Live sketch comedy featured it in a skit with United States Treasury Secretary “Janet Yellen.” In last night’s show hosted by former cast member Maya Rudolph, Yellen — portrayed by comedian Kate McKinnon — is speaking at a… Continue reading NFTs come to Saturday Night Live in rap sketch

Crypto Analyst Nicholas Merten Talks About 3 NFT and 3 DeFi Plays on His Radar

Crypto trader and influencer Nicholas Merten has been examining three NFT and three DeFi coins/tokens for the next altcoin supercycle. Here are the six cryptoassets thst Merten looked at in a video (titled “Altcoin “Supercycle” In April | Here’s What You Need To Know”) released on March 22 on his “DataDash” YouTube channel: Merten claimed that the… Continue reading Crypto Analyst Nicholas Merten Talks About 3 NFT and 3 DeFi Plays on His Radar

Pussy Riot Talk NFTs Ahead of Major Graffiti Queens Expo

Key Takeaways On Apr. 3, Graffiti Queens will launch one of the largest NFT expos on Decentraland. Over 200 digital artists are to attend, present, and sell their artworks. Newcomers to the NFT space, Pussy Riot will also be joining the expo. The upcoming Graffiti Queens expo welcomes some of the NFT space’s foremost digital… Continue reading Pussy Riot Talk NFTs Ahead of Major Graffiti Queens Expo