Items tagged with nft

The world of NFTs has encroached the realm of Minecraft, and devs are not happy about it. In an attempt to provide players with a safe and inclusive experience, Mojang has decided to not allow blockchain technologies in its popular world-building game. As NFTs have grown in both popularity and use, companies have... Read more...
The Shack is back on Twitter promoting its crypto and NFTs in an NFSW kind of way, and reactions are mixed. The 100-year old tech retailer decided to reimagine itself, following decades of decline, bankruptcy and being delisted by New York Stock Exchange in 2015. It isn't unusual to find companies on social media... Read more...
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is beefing up its Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit in an attempt to protect crypto investors and further thwart cyber-related threats. The unit, formerly known as the Cyber Unit, is adding 20 positions to its cyber-crime fighting force. The Crypto Assets and Cyber Unit has... Read more...
Digital fashion brand RTFKT Studios has launched a brand new NFT called Nike CyrptoKicks, and people have been buying them for astounding price tags. The NFT's, or non-fungible tokens, were launched on NFT marketplace OpenSea, and are selling for as much as $100,000 and more. Nike CryptoKicks is a new collection of... Read more...
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy says he does not own any Bitcoin or nonfungible tokens (NFTs), and does not see the company supporting crypto as a payment option anytime soon. However, he does anticipate the e-commerce giant selling NFTs at some point in the future. Andy Jassy took over the reins of Amazon after founder Jeff... Read more...
Just over a year ago, a non-fungible token (NFT) of Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey's very first tweet sold for a staggering $2.9 million. It went to Sina Estavi, a crypto investor who proudly lists on his profile he is the "owner of the first ever tweet," and who recently had intentions of selling it... Read more...
The US Department of Justice announced the arrest of two men, Ethan Nguyen and Andre Llacuna, for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering. Both conspiracy charges are in connection with what the DoJ describes as a million-dollar "rug-pull" scheme to defraud purchasers of NFT's advertised as... Read more...
Google's YouTube video platform operates on a model where users can either watch videos for free with ads or pay a monthly subscription for YouTube Premium to remove ads and unlock additional perks. However, there are a number of unofficial tools for avoiding YouTube ads, such as ad-blockers, front-ends, video... Read more...
If you are looking to copyright artwork created by artificial intelligence (AI), you may be out of luck. Steven Thaler has attempted to copyright a two-dimensional piece of artwork created by a computer algorithm twice, and has been denied both times. The world of art has taken on a new life with the introduction of... Read more...
As the world of NFTs grows in popularity, there are still some who have not bought into the latest craze. Indie game marketplace Itch.io is one of them, and asks you reevaluate your life if you think NFTs are a good thing. It seems more and more people are buying into the concept of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). But... Read more...
You can run but you can hide from the deluge of cryptocurrency and everything related, like blockchain technology and those non-fungible tokens (NFTs). That doesn't mean you can't ignore all that stuff. However, if you want to go in the opposite direction and dive in browser-first, now you can—the Opera Crypto Project... Read more...
GameStop is the latest company to make the dive into the world of NFTs in an attempt to turn things around. It hopes that the move will prove to investors that the company is serious about remaining relevant. Gaming has become a huge market over the last decade, and has provided many companies with a hefty return... Read more...
As NFT's and cryptocurrency continue to rise in both popularity and value, game developers are continuing to try and create games to capitalize on them. An unreleased game called Legacy from Peter Molyneux has already sold its majority of available NFT virtual land. Transactions for in-game content is nothing new... Read more...
Steam might have banned the use of anything crypto-related in games, but that just means Ubisoft can be first to the punch. The video game publishing giant just announced a new feature in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint that allows gamers to collect Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and use them in-game. Called... Read more...
It was a good day for a collector of digital art, who managed to score an insanely rich payday for what amounts to a short 10-second multimedia clip. The digital clip sold for $6.6 million at auction. That works out to $660,000 per second of video and audio, and here is the kicker—the clip is available to anyone with... Read more...