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NON-FUNGIBLE TOKEN

 
A special type of cryptographic token that is a representation of a unique digital asset that is not interchangeable. This is in contrast to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and many networks or utility tokens that are fungible in nature.

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Crypto Art Sales are Soaring as Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Market Gains Traction
Crypto art being bought and sold as ERC-721 non-fungible tokens (NFT) has been making headlines based on the record-breaking sales being witnessed.

The Thrill Behind Non-Fungible Tokens
A non-fungible token (NFT) is a digital asset whose ownership is blockchain-based, and its value is pegged on its uniqueness. Some of the most common use-cases of NFTs include event tickets, game items, digital collectibles, software licensing, digital certificates, in-game props, authentication certificates, and domain names.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Intends to Donate Proceeds from Tweet NFT to Africa Relief Charity
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has capitalized on the non-fungible token (NFT) hype that has been going around.

NFT Mania Grips The Market As Hashmasks Emerge
While Bitcoin’s market capitalization passed $1 trillion for the first time ever on Feb.19, the Non Fungible Token (NFT) market has been growing at a pace like never before as well. A NFT is a special kind of crypto token which represents a wide range of tangible and intangible items from sports cards or collectibles, art and even real estate.

Beeple NFT Sells at Auction for $69.3M, The Biggest NFT Sale to Date
The world's most valuation NFT by Beeple has been auctioned at Christie's for an approximate sum of $69.3 million

Nifty Launches First USD-Based NFT Exchange Backed By Winklevoss Twins
Nifty, a centralized USD-based exchange for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), has announced that the Nifty Gateway 2.0 upgrade is live as of March 17.

Twitter Enables Bitcoin Tipping on Its Platform, Plans to Support Users to Unlock NFTs Services
Twitter has moved to let its users tip content creators using Bitcoin to help users earn money for the platform. The social media giant is also expanding its reach to support users to authenticate and showcase their NFT digital assets.

NFT will Become the Revenue Model of Metaverse,Co-founder of Tether William Quigley says
William Quigley, the co-founder of the stablecoin- Tether (USDT), said the business model would undergo radical changes in the future. The delivery of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) will become the revenue model of Metaverse and Crypto.

Polygon Launches New Division Polygon Studios, Focusing on Blockchain Games and NFT Fields
Ethereum layer 2 scaling solution Polygon today announced establishing a new division, Polygon Studios, to focus on blockchain games and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

PwC Global Crypto Leader Henri Arslanian on the Future of the Crypto Ecosystem
Henri Arslanian, the PwC Global Crypto Leader, Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong, is the highest-profile FinTech consultant in Hong Kong according to Chambers Global. Blockchain.News interviewed Arslanian at the Asian Financial Forum held in Hong Kong earlier this month, where he was invited to speak on the development of FinTech. The Asian Financial Forum brought over 3,500 speakers and influential financial experts, policymakers, and business leaders.  

TRON Welcomes NFT Collectors into the MegaCryptoPolis Metaverse
It’s no secret that TRON has been eyeing a foray into NFTs and digital collectibles for some time; only last week, Justin Sun was pipped to the punch to purchase Beeple’s NFT art collection at Christie’s. The TRON founder placed a last-minute bid that fell just short of the $69 million the work eventually went for.

eBay Officially Launches NFT Sales on Its Platform
eBay has moved to get a piece of the pie in the NFT market share.

Colnago Deploys Blockchain-Powered Digital Passport for Seamless Cycling Experience
Colnago, a leading Italian road-racing bicycle manufacturer, has integrated blockchain technology into its new bicycles so that customers can get proof of validity and ownership.

WWE Plans to Release the Undertaker NFTs Ahead of WrestleMania 37
The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has announced that it will release non-fungible tokens (NFTs) featuring the Undertaker ahead of WrestleMania 37, which will run today and tomorrow at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida.

Tron Foundation Launches its "Just NFT Fund"
The Tron Foundation has launched its" Just NFT Fund" to help bridge the gap between artists and the NFT metaverse.

The New York Stock Exchange to Mark Companies' Trading Debuts with NFT
The New York Stock Exchange is launching "NYSE First Trade NFTs" to mark the company's historic debut on the public bourse.

NFTs of Nobel Prize-winning inventions to be auctioned by UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley will sell data for immunotherapy and gene editing from the Nobel Prize winners to non-fungible tokens (NFT) next week.

US Filmmaker Kevin Smith Plans to Sell New Horror Movie "Killroy Was Here" As NFT
US filmmaker Kevin Smith wants to release a new horror movie as an NFT.

Metis Launches The First-Ever Community-Minted NFT
Blockchain company Metis has announced today a launch of the first-ever community-minted non-fungible token (NFT), called “Rebuilding the Tower of Babel.”

Venture Capital Company Benchmark to Pump $50 Million into Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare
Benchmark, a venture capital company that earlier backed Ebay Inc., Twitter Inc., and Uber Technologies, plans to invest a whopping $50 million into Ethereum-powered fantasy football platform Sorare.

New York Stock Exchange to Release NFTs For Six Stocks
The New York Stock Exchange has revealed that it will launch NFTs to celebrate the debut of six stocks recently listed on its platform - Roblox, DoorDash, Unity, Snowflake, Spotify, and Coupang.

Elon Musk Reverses Decision to Sell NFT, but not before Setting an Asking Price of 420M Dogecoins
Elon Musk expressed his wish to sell his NFT for 420 million Dogecoins. This would translate to a total profit of around $24.26 million. However, the Tesla CEO seems to have come back on his decision. What has happened to DOGE's price in the meantime?

What are NFTs?
A non-fungible token (NFT) is a special type of encrypted token that represents unique things such as encrypted art, digital collectibles, and online games.

Ethereum’s Perpetual Swaps Open Interest Hit a Two-Month High
The latest surge in the crypto market has made Ethereum’s perpetual swaps open interest to hit a record-high.

Ethereum Has Vastly Outperformed Tech Stocks With a Staggering 171% ROI
Ethereum's price drop hasn’t dampened its spirits to offer an impressive return on investment (ROI) so far this year compared to tech stocks like Microsoft, Facebook, and Apple.

Ethereum Accounts for Nearly Half of the Trading Volume on Top Exchanges
Ethereum accounts for almost half of the trading volume on top exchanges compared to a quarter a year ago.

ETH Balance on Exchanges Sink to a 2-Year Low as Miner Revenue Hit a Monthly High
Ethereum (ETH) has been undergoing a mass exodus away from crypto exchanges recently, given that its balance dropped to a two-year low.

Ethereum-Based Products Hit a 72.8% Monthly Growth as the US Reigns Supreme in DeFi Adoption
Ethereum-based products skyrocketed to $13.8 billion after recording a 72.8% monthly growth.

Mark Cuban Discusses Dogecoin with Ellen DeGeneres as DOGE Adoption Surges
Mark Cuban has given Ellen Degeneres a brief rundown on Dogecoin and NFTs.

Google Partners With Dapper Labs to Aid the Growth of Web3.0
Google has inked a multi-year partnership with Dapper Labs to help scale the development of Web3.0.

Israel Incoming President Receives NFT Souvenir from his Father
Israel newly-inaugurated President Issac Herzog receives his gift of an NFT-formed oath archive from the parliament, signed by his father and the former president.

OpenSea Desperate to Hire New Engineers to Relieve its Overwhelmed Staff
OpenSea is on the hunt for new staff members as NFT mania continues to grow

Huobi Launches $100 Million Venture Unit for NFTs and Bolt-On Deals
Huobi Group announced that the company has launched an investment unit with $100 million, reserving part of their cash for non-fungible tokens (NFT).

Opensea NFT marketplace Accuses Senior Employee of Insider Trading
Opensea has confirmed an insider trading against the company’s head of product.

New KPMG Report Suggests Potentials for Increased Maturation of the Cryptocurrency Space
The latest bi-annual report released by KPMG highlights the growth of the crypto ecosystem and postulate the possibilities of trend sustenance.

What Are NFTs? Learning How To Create And Sell NFTs
What is an NFT and how to create NFT artwork? Learn about NFT-artwork and how to turn artwork into NFT with 8biticon!

Wallet Code Bug Destroys $100,000 Worth of Ethereum on NFT Marketplace Opensea
A mysterious bug accidentally destroyed more than 42 NFT collectables worth $100,000 in the Opensea marketplace.

Oscar Actor Anthony Hopkins's New Production "Zero Contact" to Premiere on New NFT Platform Vuele
The famous Oscar actor Anthony Hopkins' new film called "Zero Touch" will premiere on the new platform Vuele in the form of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs). It will be the first feature-length movie sold in the form of NFT.

Facebook Aims to Integrate NFTs in Novi Digital Wallet
Tech-giant Facebook is escalating its influence by integrating NFTs in its Novi Digital Wallet.

NFT OASIS Receives $4.4M in Financing to Integrate DeFi and VR for NFT Creators
California-based NFT decentralized platform NFT Oasis announced that it has received the first round of funding from $4.4M, aiming to combine VR and DeFi to art creators with more creative freedom, commercial control, and financial success.

Tim Berners-Lee To Auction the Source Code for the World Wide Web as NFT
The source code of the world wide web will be tokenized and sold as an NFT.

Soccer NFT Trading Platform Sorare to Complete the Largest Round of Financing in French Tech with $530M
Football start-up NFT platform Sorare reportedly will raise 450 million euros in the financing, led by SoftBank.

OKEx Launches DeFi Hub with Integrated NFT Marketplace
OKEx has launched a DeFi Hub with an integrated NFT Marketplace.

Asia's First NFT-backed ‘Crypto Keepers’ Drama Series Officially Launches
AMM Global announced a pairing partnership with Phoenix Waters Productions to launch Asia’s first NFT drama named ‘Crypto Keepers’.

NFT Platform Mintable Raises $13 million in Series A Financing and will Integrate with XRP Ledger
NFT platform Mintable has received $13 million in Series A financing and will be integrated with Ripple's XRP Ledger blockchain.

Top Tennis Player Andy Murray's Wimbledon NFT Sold for $177,777 at Auction
Scottish professional tennis player Andrew Barron Murray's 2013 Wimbledon championship moment NFT has been sold for $177,777 at the WEENEW auction on Monday.

NFT Boom: OpenSea is Recording More Daily Volume than its Total 2020 Volume
Popular NFT Marketplace, OpenSea now processes 650x the daily transaction volumes it did for the whole of 2020.

Slovenia Makes History as the First Country to Launch an NFT Product
Slovenia is on track to become the first country in the world to launch its first Non-Fungible Token (NFT) series.

NFT Trading Platform Giant MakersPlace Completes $30M in Series A Financing
Non-Fungible Token (NFT) trading platform MakersPlace announced the completion of a $30 million Series A financing jointly led by Bessemer Venture Partners and Pantera Captial.

Fox Corp Leads a $100M Strategic Investment in Blockchain Digital Content Management Company Eluvio
U.S. media giant Fox Corp announced a $100 million strategic investment in Eluvio, a blockchain digital content management company to expand the Non-fungible token (NFT) business.

Spanish LaLiga League Joins Hands With Sorare to Launch NFTs for all Players
Spanish LaLiga league has teamed up with Ethereum-based fantasy soccer game platform Sorare to establish non-fungible tokens (NFTs) for all its players.

FTX Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches a Marketplace for Selling and Buying NFTs
FTX has launched a marketplace for non-fungible tokens. The development paves the way for users globally to seamlessly create, sell, and buy NFTs on the exchange.

DJ 3LAU Establishes NFT Music Investment Platform Royal by Obtaining $16M in Seed Funding
American musician Justin Blau, also known as 3LAU, established the blockchain music investment company Royal, supported by a $16 million seed round.

Alibaba Launches NFT Marketplace for Copyright Trading
Alibaba has launched a new marketplace for trading copyright licenses.

Twitter & Instagram Reportedly To Launch NFT Collectibles
Twitter and Instagram reportedly develop non-fungible tokens (NFT) feature on its app, a mobile developer reveals.

Vogue Singapore Ventures into the NFT Metaverse in September Issue
Vogue Singapore has now ventured into the NFT Metaverse with the introduction of two new NFT art covers.

Ape-Themed NFT CyberKongz Leads Top Protocols in Ethereum Burning Rate
CyberKongZ NFT project is stirring the highest burning rate in the Ethereum network, ahead of major platforms like OpenSea and Axie Infinity.

NFT Trading Platform Giant OpenSea Raises $100 M in Series B Funding, Becoming Next Crypto Unicorn
The well-known NFT trading platform giant OpenSea announced the completion of a US$100 million Series B financing, joining the track of crypto unicorn officially.

Swiss Digital Asset Bank Sygnum Partnered with Artemundi to Issue Picasso NFT Painting for $6K per Share
The Swiss bank of digital asset management, Sygnum, announced that it has partnered with industry-leading art investment company Artemundi to sell the ownership stake in Pablo Picasso’s NFT painting at a price of $6,000 per share.

Fox Corp Puts $100M Creative Fund for NFT Project
U.S. media giant Fox Corp announced the company is raising a total of $100M creative fund for its NFT company Blockchain Creative Labs, aimed at inspiring content creators.

Dolce & Gabbana Launches First NFT Collection "Collezione Genesi"
Dolce & Gabbana is entering into the NFT metaverse with the launch of its 9 piece collection.

French Football Federation Explores Player NFT Cards in Partnership with Sorare
Sorare is building a digital collectible card for French National Team players.

Burberry Cooperates with Mythical Games to Launch the First NFT in Blankos Block Party Game
The famous British luxury brand Burberry cooperated with Mythical Games to launch its first non-fungible token (NFT) series that provide players with the verification of ownership and real rights.

Alibaba's Largest E-commerce Platform Taobao Firstly Presents NFT Artworks in Festival Week
China's largest e-commerce website, Taobao, a subsidiary of Alibaba Group, exhibited artworks in the form of NFT for the first time in the recent Shanghai Taobao Maker Festival.

WWE Launches John Cena-Inspired NFTs Just in Time for SummerSlam
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) announced the creation of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) inspired by 16-time world champion John Cena.

NFT Mania Slows with Tapering Transaction Volume on Top Marketplaces
NFT transaction volume is on the low, showing a broad disinterest in digital collectables.

Coca-Cola to Launch First-Ever NFT Collectibles to Honor International Friendship Day
Coca-Cola has partnered with Tafi, a leading designer of avatars and digital wearables, for the company’s first-ever non-fungible token (NFT) to celebrate International Friendship Day to be held on July 30.

Indian film studio Zee Studios has Partnered with Nftically to Launch the First NFT Drop on Polygon Blockchain
Indian film studio Zee Studios announced that it has partnered with the Software as a Service (SaaS) platform Nftically to launch its first-ever NFT drop on Polygon blockchain.

Ernst & Young’s Blockchain Technology to Create NFTs for Award-Winning Italian Film
Big-four accounting and auditing firm Ernst & Young’s blockchain-as-a-service dubbed EY OpsChain will create NFTs for the award-winning Italian film La Leggenda Di Kaspar Hauser.

Marvel Studios Launches First NFT collectibles Featuring Captain America
Marvel Studios has launched its first collection of Captain America NFT Collectibles.

US Space Force Makes its Foray into the NFT Metaverse
The United States Space Force is launching an NFT series named after Neil Armstrong.

Metamask Tops 10M Active Users as NFT Mania Continues
Popular crypto wallet, Metamask has surpassed 10 million Monthly Active Users as powered by NFT growth.

Visa Steps into NFT Craze with CryptoPunk Purchase of $150,000
Visa has announced that bought a “CryptoPunk” NFT for almost $150,000 in Ethereum

BookBlocks Plans to Launch NFT Series to Fund Afghanistan Women's Education Drives
BookBlocks, a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) startup is set to empower Afghanistan’s girls and women in the fight for the girl child education.

NFT Trading Surges 8X Boom from the Popularity of Bored Ape Yacht Club,Pudgy Penguins and CryptoPunk
NFT sales recorded an eight times surge in market trading volume over the last two weeks, compared to the result in March, thanks to the craze of Bored Ape Yacht Club and Pudgy Penguins and the classic NFT CryptoPunk.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Selling His First NFT and It’s a Techno Song about NFTs
The NFT hype has been escalating and many artists and celebrities have capitalized on the trend to produce a NFT of their own.

Dogecoin Accepted as Payment by NBA's Dallas Mavericks as Owner Mark Cuban Invests in NFT Platform
NBA's Dallas Mavericks will be accepting Dogecoin (DOGE) payments for tickets and merchandise purchased online.

Why Upland’s Virtual Land NFTs Are The Future Of Crypto
The asset class of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is quickly growing and coincides with the rise of parallel worlds where people are spending more of their time and money.

Christie’s Auction House Sells NFT Crypto Art ‘Block 21’ for Over $130K
One of the most prestigious auction houses in the world, Christie’s has sold a digital portrait of the Bitcoin (BTC) code “Block 21” for over $130,000.

Dapper Labs Raises $18M in Token Sale
The team responsible for the crypto-collectibles phenomenon “Crypto Kitties” has just secured an $18 million token sale.

Theta Token Dips by 20% as Theta Pushes Mainnet 3.0 Launch to June
Theta’s Mainnet 3.0 launch, which was previously anticipated for this April, has been pushed back to June 30, 2021.