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Month: November 2021

Michael Cohen’s prison badge to be sold as NFT in Miami

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen has gone from hanging with Kanye West to auctioning off NFTs at Miami Art Week.

Cohen has teamed with ArtGrails — founded by art consultant Avery Andon, who’s also the brother of pop artist Alec Monopoly — to create non-fungible tokens from Cohen’s time in prison that will be displayed and sold off.

The NFTs include a portion of Cohen’s handwritten manuscript of his memoir, “Disloyal,” penned while he was in New York’s Otisville federal prison, as well as an NFT-backed video of Cohen working on the memoir’s initial…

The NFT Revolution Takes Center Stage At Art Basel Miami And Goes ‘Where No One Has Gone Before’ –…

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Every December during Art Basel, Miami becomes an art gallery of its own, bringing in artists from different corners of the world to celebrate all expressions of art —this year, Crypto and NFT art is on display.NFT, or “non-fungible token,” is a verified unique or limited-edition artwork with blockchain authentication. Like other art forms, NFTs can be unique or minted in limited editions and are offered as animations and static works.  The more “limited” the NFT is, the higher the price.READ MORE: Homegoing Celebration, Funeral Service Set For Congresswoman…

UAE issues first NFT stamps in the Middle East

The United Arab Emirates’ postal operator is issuing nonfungible token (NFT) stamps to commemorate the federation’s 50th National Day, offering further evidence that digital collectibles are gaining mainstream appeal globally. Emirates Post Group, or EPG for short, announced this week that it has become the first postal organization in the Middle East and North Africa to issue digital-collectible stamps. The new stamps, which will be unveiled on the Dec. 2, National Holiday, consist of blockchain-based digital twins that will be sold as digital collectibles linked to their physical…

Sony to Create Manchester City’s Metaverse With Hawk-Eye

NBA Top Shots Can Now Be Printed for At-Home Display

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Andrew Cohen

November 30, 2021

NBA Top Shot owners can now buy physical frames that bring their NFTs into the real-world through the NBA’s new partnership with Infinite Objects. The company designs rechargeable “video prints” that, for example, can be displayed on a living room table or wall, allowing owners to take NFTs from phones and computers into their homes.
Top Shot owners must connect their Dapper Labs account to the Infinite Objects’ website, where they’ll be able to select which video clips they want…

What is Cryptogodz NFT game?

CryptoGodz is one of the newer play-to-earn games that are making the rounds on social media. While the game itself is not yet one, the recent gameplay reveal in the game’s Discord server saw a massive increase in interest in the budding NFT game. However, before you get swept up by the hype, it’s important to know first what you’re getting into. You’ll be investing your money in this play-to-earn game, after all. Hence, we’ve prepared this article to teach you what CryptoGodz is.
What is CryptoGodz?
CryptoGodz is a play-to-earn NFT game. It is inspired by the MOBA…

Column: There’s Going To Be A New Wave Of Luxury NFT Whiskies. Here’s Why.

Last month, Glenfiddich released a new whisky through blockchain-based technology of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
15 NFT tokens, each representing a bottle of a 46 year-old Glenfiddich that spent 23 years of secondary maturation in an Armagnac cask, were sold for $18,000 per bottle, paid for with the ethereum cryptocurrency. Selling in seconds, some of the ownership tokens were subsequently resold for increasingly higher prices. The token also…

Trava to Sprint to DeFi 2.0 Period using bonus integration

As the world’s initially decentralized commercial center for cross-chain lending, Trava Finance has put forth a solid defense towards becoming a leader in DeFi 2.0. With highlights like a crypto lending marketplace, credit score evaluation, data analysis to reduce lending risks, NFTs and other digital assets as collateral and more, the growth of the DeFi ecosystem looks secure with projects like Trava Finance driving the helm. Not at all like other approaches,Trava Finance’s mechanism is flexible, with clients having the ability to make and manage with their own lending pools to begin…

Bills to launch NFT program during Monday Night Football

When the Bills host the Patriots on Monday night it be Buffalo’s first home night game with a full stadium since 2018 (Week 8 vs. Patriots). Another reason why the division matchup will be so special is because the Bills and the NFL are partnering to offer Bills fans limited digital commemorative tickets in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Bills Mafia, you have two opportunities collect a Bills NFT:

BUF/NE Matchup Specific NFTs:

Bills fans who purchase a ticket to and attend the Bills v. Patriots Monday Night Football game on Monday, December 6th will receive…

Softbank’s $150m investment in Zepeto has an NFT angle – Ledger Insights

Today the Wall Street Journal reported that Softbank Vision Fund 2 invested $150 million at a $1 billion valuation in Zepeto, a 3D fashion avatar app that is mainly used by Asian young women. Fashion brands such as Dior, Gucci and Christian Louboutin have partnerships along with mainstream brands like Adidas.

Apart from mentioning the word metaverse, the news didn’t mention blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) other than SoftBank leading the $93 million round in blockchain game The Sandbox. And the two platforms are partners. However, there is another NFT angle, and this…

3D metaverse marketplace MetaMundo aims for 2022 launch with new funding

MetaMundo, a virtual nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace focused on the metaverse, has announced the completion of a seed funding round of $2.7 million.Led by Animoca Brands, MetaMundo’s debut funding further included Hypersphere Ventures, Digital Currency Group, OP Crypto, Metacartel Ventures, and angel investments from the co-founders of AAVE and Rarible, among others.Built upon a layer-2 network Polygon, the platform lets designers and creators mint, sell and license their NFT assets for usage in virtual and augmented reality, as well as across an array of metaverse worlds including…

Welcome to the “Budverse” Budweiser Releases its First NFT Collectibles


Digital transformation has laid the ground for new assets in the modern economy. As we move forward to the end of 2021 – a year of new trends – the hype around NFTs and the increased interest of companies in unique digital assets shows no sign of cooling down.The strong development of NFTs is opening up new solutions for all aspects of marketing. Among the new supporters of this trend, Budweiser is the latest brand to attract attention as it enters the world of NFTs.Budweiser and NFTsBudweiser is introducing its own NFTs, which will be the first leap in the company’s larger crypto…

Pinkfong Unveils Baby Shark’s First-Ever NFT Collection on MakersPlace

With the world’s most viewed video in YouTube history, Pinkfong’s Baby Shark has grown into the most recognizable earworm ever to emerge from the internet and garnered truly global status, reach and affinity. It took the world by storm, generating unprecedented amounts of engagement on the internet, certifying RIAA Diamond (11x Platinum), and recording a 20-week streak on Billboard’s Hot 100.

The world of Baby Shark now enters the world of NFTs, offering an exclusive opportunity for fans and collectors to own the first-ever NFT pieces from the viral sensation.
For the first time since…

Decentraland’s four-day metaverse festival that featured 80 artists and garnered 50,000 virtual…

Virtual bandBigmouse108Decentraland said Monday its four-day festival in its metaverse would be back again next year, but “bigger and better”.
This year, the festival featured 80 virtual artists and had 50,000 attendees who claimed 11,204 NFTs. 
Interest in the metaverse has exploded with tokens tied to it rallying after multi-million dollar virtual land sales this month.
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Decentraland, a digital-world platform, is going to host the festival that attracted thousands of visitors to its metaverse next year, but…

Budweiser NFT collection sells out in an hour. 75% up for resale – Ledger Insights

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s beer brand Budweiser launched its first non-fungible token (NFT) collection, the Heritage Collection, featuring 1936 unique digital designs of beer cans as digital assets. The collection was dropped yesterday and sold out in less than one hour. Twenty percent have already been flipped for a higher price, with another 75% up for sale.

The NFTs could be purchased by consumers above drinking age through Budweiser’s website using cryptocurrency or regular credit cards. The pricing of the item depended on their scarcity, as Budweiser launched two collections…

MetaBrands, the emergence of the metaverse resource DAO

MetaBrands is a metaverse resource DAO that is providing a Gateway to the Metaverse—allowing instant exposure and one simple access point to the top-performing nonfungible tokens (NFTs), play-to-earn models and player-owned economies. MetaBrands is a collective (DAO) that was originally founded with 12 advisors from different projects, ecosystems and countries around the world. Its vision is to unite everyone’s efforts and create a shared pool of skill, talent and expertise that could be used to support great projects and brands. The philosophy is simple, “a rising tide raises all…

How to Join The Matrix NFT Avatars Sale


Everything you need to know to purchase a Matrix NFT on Tuesday, November 30th
Nifty’s, an eco-friendly NFT platform built on the Palm protocol, will launch the first licensed The Matrix NFT collection on November 30th. In this article, we’ll take a look at everything you need to know regarding the mint and walk you through the process. Are you excited to get your hands on an NFT version of Neo? Read on to find out how. 

The Matrix is among the most popular movie franchises globally, with memorable characters and a storyline that remains relevant years after the movie was released….

Quentin NFT-No ? – Lexology

At NFT.NYC, a crypto-centred art conference held earlier this month in New York, the director Quentin Tarantino announced his plans to transform seven scenes from the classic film Pulp Fiction into non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Since then, Miramax Films (the production studio behind the film) have filed a Californian lawsuit against Tarantino and his companies on the grounds of breach of contract and copyright infringement.
Pulp Fiction (1994), which featured stars such as Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta, and for which Tarantino won an Oscar for best director, remains one…

Snoop drops ‘Decentralized Dogg’ NFT

Hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg has debuted his first nonfungible token (NFT) collaboration with artist Coldie in the final release of the Decentral Eyes Portrait Series.
SuperRare’s “Decentralized Dogg NFT” was created on November 29th at 7:15 UTC. It will go on sale until Dec 3. SuperRare, a marketplace for digital NFTs, caters to those who are willing to spend more to get exclusive items. Snoop Dogg’s NFT collage is a stereooscopic 3D image of 10 portraits. It features a soundtrack composed by Snoop. The current price for the NFT is $760,000 or 169 Ether.
Nick…

Takashi Murakami’s NFT Avatars Are Now For Sale

The public sale for RTFKT Studios and Takashi Murakami‘s collaborative Clone X NFT avatar project is now live.
Prior to this historic offering, RTFKT specialized in creating distinct digital items referencing fashion, footwear, and gaming, revealing NFT concepts such as Ironman-inspired AF1’s and “METAPIGEON” sneakers in collaboration with Jeff Staples. The Clone X collection is RTFKT’s first…

Top 10 Most Valuable Celebrity NFT Portfolios in November


Which celebrities had the most valuable portfolio this month?
This month’s top 10 celebrity NFT portfolios list features a new number one in the face of serial entrepreneur and NFT enthusiast Gary Vee. With upwards of $100 million worth of NFTs, most of which comes from his own collection Vee Friends, Gary Vee blows past last month’s number one Snoop Dogg. 

The famous rapper now ranks second, with a rather impressive $14 million worth of NFTs. Still, this is a significant decline in valuation compared to data from October, when Snoop owned NFTs worth upwards of $24 million. There…

MetaMundo raises $2.7M to launch 3D NFT marketplace

Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. 

MetaMundo has announced it has raised over $2.7 million in seed funding to build a marketplace for 3D nonfungible tokens (NFTs).
Animoca Brands, an NFT game firm and investment company in Hong Kong, led the round. Other investors included 19 other NFT, cryptocurrency, and metaverse focused companies and individuals. MetaMundo will use the funding to launch its 3D NFT…

The Escapist Fantasy of NFT Games Is Capitalism

Thousands of wealthier Axie Infinity players have been renting out their Axies to other players in return for a 30 or 40 percent cut of their earnings. It’s the same with NFT card game Splinterlands’ digital cards, which, according to cofounder and COO Jesse Reich, straddle both an “altruistic and capitalist experience … to increase their financial status and standing.” These other players are often based in developing countries like Ecuador or the Philippines. (Over half of Axie Infinity players are Filipino, according to Sky Mavis). Many of them are part of scholarships or…

Inside the NFT Rush: Speculators Offer Up the Literal Formula for Success, Plus Other Lessons From…

This article is the third of a series about NFT.NYC and the culture surrounding NFTs. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 4 here.
 
Throughout the NFT.NYC conference, I will hear many sincere testimonials about how NFTs saved someone’s life. People speak about searching for meaning or direction, and finding it in the NFT scene. The vibe during the event can quickly morph from trade show to Comic-Con to tent revival.
Will Gains, a boyish and performatively positive type who emcees part of Day 2, testifies about being a drug addict and having “gambled away seven figures on…

Cryptocurrency and NFT backers are betting on a good market

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 29: Sir Tim Berners-Lee auctioned the source code for the World Wide Web, which was given to the world for free, as an NFT at Sotheby’s on June 29, 2021 in New York City. The auction raised $5.4 million which Berners-Lee said would be donated to charity.Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty ImagesThis Giving Tuesday, philanthropy is undergoing a tech revolution. NFTs, known for pushing the art and entertainment industries forward, are innovating in charitable giving as well, and some of the crypto community’s biggest bulls and earliest backers are…