Category: NFTs

EU Makes Deal on MiCA Legislation to Regulate Crypto Markets

EU Makes Deal on MiCA Legislation to Regulate Crypto Markets

Representatives of key European Union (EU) institutions and member states reached an agreement on the Markets in Crypto Assets regulatory proposal. The progress in the negotiations over the comprehensive legal framework for the Union’s crypto space comes after earlier this week European officials agreed to adopt a set of anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrency transactions. […]

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Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale

Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale

The government of Ukraine has sold a Cryptopunk NFT donated in support of the war-torn country a few months ago. The token has been purchased by an unidentified buyer who spent more than $100,000 in ethereum for the collectible, the country’s digital transformation ministry said. Ukraine Government Sells Donated Cryptopunk Token for 90 ETH Ukrainian […]

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NFT Marketplace Opensea Migrates to Seaport Protocol, Transition to Cut Network Fees by 35%

NFT Marketplace Opensea Migrates to Seaport Protocol, Transition to Cut Network Fees by 35%

On Tuesday, the leading non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace in terms of all-time sales, Opensea, announced it is migrating to Seaport, an open source Web3 marketplace protocol. Opensea says the Seaport protocol migration from the Wyvern protocol will cut network fees by 35%, and users will no longer have to pay an account initialization fee. Opensea […]

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Bill Gates: Crypto Is 100% Based on Greater Fool Theory — ‘I’m Not Involved in That’

Bill Gates: Crypto Is 100% Based on Greater Fool Theory — ‘I’m Not Involved in That’

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says crypto is an asset class that is 100% based on the Greater Fool Theory. The billionaire also mocked Bored Ape NFTs, stating: “Obviously, expensive digital images of monkeys are going to improve the world immensely.” Bill Gates on Crypto and NFTs Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about cryptocurrency and non-fungible […]

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Co-founder of Argentinian Tech Giant Globant Thinks Companies Should Take Metaverse, NFTs, and Crypto Seriously

Co-founder of Argentinian Tech Giant Globant Thinks Companies Should Take Metaverse, NFTs, and Crypto Seriously

Guibert Englebienne, co-founder of Globant, an Argentinian software development company, stated that all companies should be aware of what nascent technologies such as crypto, NFTs, and the metaverse are offering. Englebienne explained that these new technologies might disrupt the operations of existing businesses, and that some time might need to be invested to understand these […]

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Blockchain.com Plans to Provide an NFT Domain Name to 83 Million Wallet Users

Blockchain.com Plans to Provide an NFT Domain Name to 83 Million Wallet Users

Blockchain.com has announced it has partnered with the Web3 digital identity platform and NFT domain name provider Unstoppable Domains in order to launch .blockchain NFT domains. The company says that in the next few weeks, 83 million Blockchain.com wallet users will get a free .blockchain domain. Blockchain.com Partners With Unstoppable Domains — Firms Launch 1st […]

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Solana Ventures Launches $100 Million Fund Focused on Web3 Projects in South Korea

Solana Ventures Launches $100 Million Fund Focused on Web3 Projects in South Korea

Solana Ventures has revealed the launch of a $100 million fund dedicated to Web3 startups in South Korea. According to Solana Labs’ general manager Johnny Lee, the capital will be dedicated to non-fungible tokens (NFTs), decentralized finance (defi), and game finance (gamefi) development. Solana Ventures Reveals $100 Million Web3 Fund Dedicated to Finding Talent and […]

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Hong Kong Regulator Reminds Investors of Risks Associated With NFTs

Hong Kong Regulator Reminds Investors of Risks Associated With NFTs

Hong Kong’s securities regulator has warned investors to be wary of risks that are associated with non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The regulator also advised investors to consider investing in NFTs only if they fully understand the risks. NFTs ‘Straddle the Line Between Collectibles and Financial Assets’ A Hong Kong regulator has said NFTs face risks that […]

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Report: Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord Attacker May Have Been Involved in Previous NFT Phishing Scams

Report: Bored Ape Yacht Club Discord Attacker May Have Been Involved in Previous NFT Phishing Scams

On June 4, 2022, the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) Discord server was compromised and a phishing scam targeted non-fungible token (NFT) collectors holding BAYC, Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC), and Otherside NFTs. According to an analysis by the Web3 and blockchain auditing and security firm Certik, the BAYC Discord server attacker may have been […]

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Monthly NFT Sales Have Dropped Over 65% Lower Than the Month Prior, NFT Google Queries Sink

Monthly NFT Sales Have Dropped Over 65% Lower Than the Month Prior, NFT Google Queries Sink

Non-fungible token (NFT) sales are down a great deal, as 30-day statistics show NFT sales recorded last month saw just over $4.6 billion settled but today, sales are down 65.43% to $1.59 billion. Furthermore, Google Trends data indicates that interest in NFTs has dropped to the lowest point since the first week of October 2021. […]

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