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Cardano NFT Marketplace Verlux Releases The First UI Demo Of Their Platform

Verlux.io, a Cardano based NFT Marketplace, has begun its seed sale to early adopters on Cardano, which will run until 9th of Decembers and as at the time of writing this, almost 50% of the allotted 250 Million $VLX tokens have been sold.
About Verlux
Verlux NFT Platform is a new NFT Marketplace based on the Cardano blockchain. Unlike existing NFT marketplaces on cardano now which operate using a sign up /  login modal, Verlux will tow the path of decentralization by utilizing the connect wallet feature.
Digital creators, Meme makers & Artistes can utilize the…

New Innovative NFT Use Cases that Might Change the World

The transaction volume of the entire NFT market crossed US$16 billion in November 2021. In 2020, it was only US$355 million, which shows how impressive of a run NFTs have made to create a new asset class in the crypto industry. At the beginning of 2021, the market was mainly dominated by sports highlights and trading cards. But in the second half of the year, we saw NFTs take new forms, which created multiple market segments such as virtual real estate, gaming avatars, and fashion.
Seeing the growth and evolution of NFTs, investors started to see long-term value in NFT and metaverse-based…

Can Two People Who Own the Same Art Print Both Mint NFTs of It? + Other Artists’-Rights Questions,…

Have you ever wondered what your rights are as an artist? There’s no clear-cut textbook to consult—but we’re here to help. Katarina Feder, a vice president at Artists Rights Society, is answering questions of all sorts about what kind of control artists have—and don’t have—over their work. 
Do you have a query of your own? Email [email protected] and it may get answered in an upcoming article. 

I read your answer to the question about museum-issued NFTs in last month’s column and I have a follow-up. The British Museum isn’t the only institution that…

SolChicks IDO Breaking Cryptocurrency World Records

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Cryptonews.com.Hong Kong, 26 November 2021,SolChicks, the most anticipated play-to-earn game on the Solana blockchain, has announced today several records in the leadup to its IDO launch on the 26th November.Some major accomplishments and records broken in the last week:Over 50,000 players completed the SolChicks game demo in its first week of releaseRanked #1 on CoinMarketCap, #1 P2E game on Solana P2E, and #1 hottest NFT collection on Solanart.Explosive…

Turkish photographer’s works sold at Sotheby’s NFT sales

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Rızacan Kumaş, a Turkish photographer who seeks a story in all his works, is in the pursuit of reality, reflecting onto its perfect moment to help the viewer to understand what is going on in the real scenery that he has captured.class=”cf”>
His work “Panoramic Portraits” was exhibited at the Natively Digital auction between Oct. 14 and 21 by Sotheby’s, one of the most respected auction houses in the world.
With the “Panoramic Portraits,” purchased by world-famous collector Pransky and offered for sale at Sotheby’s, Kumaş became the…

AMC and Sony to Give NFTs to Spider-Man Advance Ticket Buyers

Photo: Tom Cooper (Getty Images)AMC is going all-in on the blockchain. Earlier this month, the movie theater chain announced it would begin accepting payments in cryptocurrency, and now it’s giving out NFTs as ticket pre-orders freebies for the new Spider-Man movie. On Sunday, AMC announced a joint effort with Sony Pictures to give away up to 86,000 NFTs to Stubs Premiere, A-List, and AMC Investor Connect members who reserve or purchase an advanced ticket for opening-day showings of “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” NFTs are digital collectibles that have quickly become the obsession of…

AMC, Sony offering NFTs to people who purchase advance Spider-Man tickets

Spider-Man Turn Off the DarkSource: spidermanonbroadway.marvel.com/AMC is the latest legacy company to get into the NFT game.The theater giant and Sony Pictures will offer 86,000 non-fungible tokens to members of its AMC Stubs Premiere, AMC Stubs A-List and AMC Investor Connect who order tickets for the Dec. 16 opening of “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in advance.Brands big and small are looking for new ways to connect with consumers and, potentially, boost some sales. With crypto-collectibles soaring in popularity, marketers have latched on to the next digital wave.Ownership of these assets is…

Could You Earn More in the Axie Infinity ($AXS) Metaverse Than a Goldman Sachs Salary?

Recently, 27-year old Sam Peurifoy, Director of Finance at crypto trading firm Floating Point Group, talked about his current evening/weekend hobby of playing Ethereum-powered monster-battle and non-fungible token (NFT) based game Axie Infinity.

Here is how the Axie Infinity white paper introduces this game:

“Axie Infinity is a Pokémon-inspired universe where anyone can earn tokens through skilled gameplay and contributions to the ecosystem. Players can battle, collect, raise, and build a land-based kingdom for their pets.All art assets and…

Shiba Inu Partners With Former Activision Executive For A Shiba Inu NFT Game; Metaverse Efforts In…

Meme crypto Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB), which has had a terrific run this year, could soon venture into gaming.
What Happened: Shiba Inu has joined forces with David Volk, former Vice President of Technology at Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI), to create a play-to-earn NFT game, Shytoshi Kusama, project leader of Shiba Inu, said in an article posted on Medium.
Kusama also said the team has landed a partnership with a game studio to develop the Shiboshi NFT game. Volk will lead the game design, implementation, and completion of the game being developed by the game…

Asmongold slams “ridiculous” people who spend thousands on NFTs

Twitch star Asmongold isn’t afraid to voice his opinions on topical matters, and now, the rise of NFTs has moved into his crosshair. However, his views on blockchain technology aren’t sitting well with everyone.

The exponential rise of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology has become a daily topic of conversation the internet, with views about them being split across the board.
Many influencers have gotten involved with Bitcoin, Altcoins, and NFTs – with the latter being a major source of controversy for some, especially as they creep further into the gaming…

Are non-fungible tokens a good investment?

Article via Facebook Article via Twitter Article via LinkedIn Article via EmailIn recent years, a trend known as NFTs, or non-fungible tokens have taken the art scene by storm. The market has seen explosive growth in 2021., NFT trading volume hit $10.7 billion during the third quarter, up 723% gain from the second quarter. But NFT’s astonishing success has also led to deep skepticism. So, just how do non-fungible tokens work and is it an asset worth investing in?

#1 ETH/USD Prediction Dec. 2021 | Metaverse| NFT [28.11.21] For CAPITALCOM:ETHUSD By Skyle11

4.000 USD is the current support for the ETH price. You see a view on a timespan of two years (2020 – 2022). Technical Indicators The RSI shows that a movement to the 60 mark is presumable till NYE. The MACD dropped to a very low -60 avg in the last week and also seems like turning to the upside at least once this year. Looking on the ETH/BTC chart which is nowadays the #1 indicator for the whole smart contract and NFT market, we see that ETH is building momentum since May – Already on an upwards trend since Oct. 20. Functional With WEB3 and Metaverse beeing one of the…

NFT exchange OpenSea made just $28,000 a month when it launched 4 years ago. Now its founders are…

NFTSOPA images/ Getty ImagesNFT marketplace OpenSea made a meager $28,000 per month in revenue two years ago, Forbes reported. 
Its founders decided it would fold if sales didn’t double by the end of 2020 — then hit that goal by September of that year.
Now, the company transacts billions of dollars in NFTs per month.
After two years in operation, the founders of OpenSea, an exchange for non-fungible tokens, were nearing a make-or-break moment. By March 2020, the platform was still only making a meager $28,000 in commission revenue per month since launching in December 2017,…

UAE gets its own NFT digital postal stamps celebrating Golden Jubilee

The premium ‘Golden Jubilee 2021’ UAE stamp contains a gram of fine gold
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Dubai: In commemoration of the UAE’s 50th National Day, Emirates Post Group (EPG) said it has become the first in the region to issue non-fungible token (NFT) stamps.

EPG is set to unveil this new generation of stamps on December 2 (National Day) with four distinct NFT stamps to coincide with the celebration of the nation’s Golden Jubilee. These innovative NFT stamps will have a digital twin in…

Microsoft brand boom; INAPI exclusive; Bored Ape NFT evolution; and much more

The Long ReadWe examine the litigation strategies behind a number of successful multiple-seller counterfeiting cases.Monday 22 NovemberTime is running out to nominate this year’s in-house trademark stars. Access our short survey form to submit your nominations now.Microsoft soars as tech brands continue their upwards march in the latest WTR Brand Elite results.Plus:General Court considers likelihood of confusion between ‘Süzme Peynir’ marks (European Union)Evidence of targeting is key under the UDRP (International)Tuesday 23 NovemberUnilever sells its tea brands for $5 billion,…

Focus on DeFi, Stablecoins, NFTs, and More


Source: Adobe/ako photographySmaller markets with a lighter administration might lead the way in terms of crypto regulation.A standardized approach to regulating crypto is estimated to emerge.Traditional financial will insist on a level playing field in terms of regulation.A transaction involving smart contracts on-chain does often not fit into the basic legal concepts.Also, expect to see interesting debates around NFTs.If 2021 has been the year of talking about crypto regulation, then 2022 is likely to be the year of turning words into action. Because if nothing else, 2021 has shown that…

How Companies Are Changing the Problem of Liquidity in the NFT Industry By CoinQuora

How Companies Are Changing the Problem of Liquidity in the NFT Industry

Loot NFT’s innovative new metaverse is targeting to democratize the NFT space.
It will do so by implementing its own bid unit (BUNs), in limited supply and allowing single-only auctions.
Loot NFT aims to solve liquidity problems via gamified methods to place bids on NFTs.
From March to April 2021, NFT sales generated an aggregated value of nearly $US 64 million. By October, sales hit $US 336.6 million. While NFTs have been all the rage recently, just like any novel technology, they also face several challenges….

First NFT Moves From BSN-Connected Cosmos Blockchain To Ethereum | Blockchain24

From BSN to Ethereum via two blockchains to Cosmos. The experiment with the transfer of non-fungible tokens involved four blockchains. Before landing on OpenSea on Ethereum, the token from WenChang Chain had to go through the IRITA Hub and IRIS Hub.
IRISnet facilitated the transfer of a non-fungible token from the WenChang Chain, an authorized distributed network that was built using the Cosmos software development kit, to the largest NFT marketplace, Ethereum.
Bridge for NFT between Cosmos-based WenChang Chain and Ethereum
According to the official…

What are NFTs and how do they work?

Calvin Wankhede / Android AuthorityNFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are the latest new obsession among cryptocurrency and blockchain enthusiasts at the moment. You may have heard of them in the context of crazy price tags and valuations. Indeed, the concept has found tremendous success among collectors, with many NFTs selling for thousands or even millions of dollars. From Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, it seems like just about everyone’s trying to cash in on this new paradigm.Naturally, this raises some important questions: what are NFTs and why…

Astra Guild Ventures declares its private sale

Have you heard of NFT Art? How about play-to-earn games? These are just some examples of the widespread use cases of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT). In simpler terms, NFT are digital art or collectibles that have been coded uniquely, making their authenticity verifiable. People can then own and trade these digital assets in the blockchain. These assets can even go up to $69 million, as shown in the success of NFT artist Beeple.Astra Guild Ventures (AGV) is a DAO that invests in NFTs, P2E games, and other blockchain projects. Part of the mission of the DAO is to build a global community of…

BONDLY Looking Studly! A Quick Review On A Great NFT Tech Buy! For BITTREX:BONDLYUSD By Tg-l

Bondly overview: Launched on Polkadot (DOT) in September 2020, the “Bondly protocol offers an ecosystem of decentralized products that enable anyone to execute digital payments between peers (from their website bondly dot finance).” With a circulating supply of less than 200 million and a total count possible of less than 1 billion coins/tokens, this is a steal of a deal! This coin has a very small market cap. It’s trading for less than a quarter. Bondly provides services to artists, crypto projects, and brands that are looking to launch and manage the best possible NFT experience….

Online Content Streaming Is Dead. Long Live The Music NFTs

The music industry has undergone a massive transformation in recent years. We have seen the advent of the internet leave its mark on music, and most notably, 1999 spelled the coming of Napster. This then-revolutionary peer-to-peer online streaming service defined a whole generation and enabled musicians to share their creations with the world. Streaming has become the dominant format for music today, through Apple, Amazon, Tencent Music and the clear category winner — Spotify. The goal of distribution services and platforms like Spotify is to enable and empower artists to create more…

Josh Williams interview — How Forte raised $725M for a platform for blockchain gaming

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.

Forte raised $725 million on the expectation that it will provide the building blocks for triple-A game companies to make NFT games.
The San Francisco company is creating a blockchain game platform which will enable game companies to create blockchain games that are both compliant and interoperable.
The Forte deal was announced this month not long after other NFT…

Can a group of crypto investors buy an NBA team?

Thousands of cryptocurrency investors as of late raised more than $40 million and almost — at the end of the day missed the mark regarding — buying a copy of the U.S. Constitution. Now, a different gathering of crypto fans is gathering speed with another obtaining objective: A NBA franchise. In the two cases, the crypto enthusiasts coordinated under what’s known as a decentralized autonomous association, or a DAO, which is an online group group with an aggregate bank account and a statement of purpose. The crowdfunding, as a NFT deal, ended Thursday morning.
The idea isn’t exactly…