Coinbase CEO: Cryptoeconomy Is Going To Represent Probably ‘15% or So of Global GDP’

Earlier this week, Brain Armstrong, Co-Founder and CEO of Coinbase, commented on the crypto market, NFTs, and layer 2 scaling solutions. Below, we highlight some of the most interesting comments made by Armstrong during Coinbase’s First Quarter 2022 Earnings Call. Crypto Market “So before we dive into our results this quarter, I think it’s worth […]

UAE-Based Airline ‘Emirates’ Says It Is Planning to Accept Bitcoin for Payments

Dubai-headquartered Emirates, which is one of the two flag carries of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is reportedly planning to embrace Bitcoin, NFTs, and the metaverse. According to a report published by Arab News on Wednesday (May 11), Emirates COO Adel Ahmed Al-Redha said at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) event in Dubai that […]

More and More Moms Are Embracing Crypto to Help Their Families Get Richer

Moms are increasingly turning to crypto as the world edges towards a digital landscape.  According to a report by NBC News, moms are diving into the crypto space in an attempt to educate themselves on the digital landscape. The report profiles the efforts of Sarah Monson, who became motivated to learn about cryptocurrencies and NFTs […]

‘Tomb Raider’ IP Being Sold by Video Game Publisher to Fund Investment in Blockchain Technology

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd, which is a highly successful ‘Japanese entertainment conglomerate and video game company’ (perhaps best known for its “Final Fantasy” role playing video game franchise), is reportedly interested in blockchain technology. According to a report by CNBC, Square Enix is selling the iconic “Tomb Raider” franchise to Sweden’s Embracer Group in […]

Starbucks: ‘We Plan To Create a Series of Branded NFT Collections’

On Tuesday (May 3), American multinational coffeehouse chain Starbucks announced its plans for entering the Web3 era. Starbucks’ blog post, which was written by chief marketing officer Brady Brewer and advisor Adam Brotman, started by talking about their concept of the “third place”: “While the ‘Third Place’ has often been described in physical terms — […]

BAYC: Otherdeed NFTs Are Currently Going for Nearly 4X Mint Price on OpenSea

The sale of virtual land plots in the “Otherside” metaverse, i.e. the sale of “Otherdeed” NFTs, took place on Saturday (April 30). Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is an NFT collection and ecosystem developed by Yuga Labs. On March 19, Yuga Lans tweeted that an $APE-powered game — named “Otherside” — based on BAYC would be […]

Otherdeed: Yuga Labs Says Otherside Land Sale Was ‘Largest NFT Mint in History by Several Multiples’

On Sunday (May 1), Yuga Labs talked about the insane demand for its Otherdeed NFTs (which are like “title deeds” for land plots in the Otherside metaverse) and how this impacted the sale process on April 30. What Is Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)? Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is an NFT collection and ecosystem developed […]

$ETH: Supercar Maker McLaren Automotive Embraces Ethereum and Web3 With Launch of MSO LAB

British supercar manufacturer McLaren Automotive has introduced MSO LAB — which comes from the company’s in-house bespoke division McLaren Special Operations (MSO) — as part of its metaverse strategy. McLaren Automotive (formerly known as McLaren Cars, which was founded in 1985) is based at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, England. Its main products are […]

Ex-Goldman Sachs Exec on Why He Is Super Bullish on Social Tokens Such As ApeCoin ($APE)

In a recent interview, former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal explained why he is so bullish on social tokens, such as ApeCoin ($APE), which is the governance and utility token of the ecosystems of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC). Prior to founding macro economic and investment strategy research service Global Macro Investor […]

NFTs: The Next Musical Revolution

Article by Aaron Vick & Taeghan Rice Music is the next artistic medium to embrace the use of NFTs.  I’m sure you’ve heard the stories and seen the behind-the-scenes documentaries showing us the sweat and tears that went into any musical artist trying to get signed to a label.  The struggles endured by artists on […]

Beta Version of Coinbase’s NFT Marketplace Goes Live

On Wednesday (April 20), Coinbase announced that the beta of “Coinbase NFT” (which it calls “a Web3 social marketplace for NFTs”) had gone live. On 12 October 2021, Coinbase published a blog post to announce its upcoming product Coinbase NFT: “Today, we’re announcing Coinbase NFT, a peer-to-peer marketplace that will make minting, purchasing, showcasing, and […]

Upcoming Cardano ($ADA) Powered NFT-Based Metaverse ‘Cardalonia’ Raises $420K

On Monday (April 18), the Estonian crypto startup that is developing upcoming Cardano-powered NFT-based play-to-earn (P2E) game Cardanlonia ($LONIA) announced that it has raised $420,000 in a pre-seed round. Here is how the Cardalonia team’s overview of the project: “Cardalonia is a medieval themed virtual world where players can create, own and trade their Gaming […]

You Can Pay With $ETH and $APE at This ‘Bored Ape’ Themed Burger Restaurant

Recently, Bored & Hungry, the first restaurant in the world to accept ApeCoin ($APE) for payment opened in Long Beach, California. What Is Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC)? Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) is an NFT collection and ecosystem developed by Yuga Labs. Here is how they describe this collection: “BAYC is a collection of […]

You Can Now Earn NFTs by Learning About Blockchain Technology

A gamified educational platform from Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) lets people earn non-fungible tokens (NFTs) by learning about blockchain technology in general and Stellar ($XLM) Network in particular. Stellar is “an open-source network for currencies and payments”, and it “makes it possible to create, send and trade digital representations of all forms of money—dollars, pesos, […]

Coinbase ‘Creating an Interactive Three-Part Film’ Based on Bored Ape Yacht Club

Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced that is working on a three-part movie called “The Degen Trilogy” based upon the highly popular non-fungible token (NFT) collection Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). Here is how Yuga Labs, the team behind Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), describes this NFT collection: “BAYC is a collection of 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs—unique digital […]

$SHIB Metaverse: Land Sale Process Starts, ‘First Early Access BID EVENT’ Now Live

On Wednesday (April 13), the Shiba Inu ($SHIB) team announced that the first stage (“Bid Event”) of the three-stage land sale process in the introductory phase of metaverse project “SHIB: The Metaverse” had gone live. As CryptoGlobe reported on April 1, here are some things we know about the the $SHIB Metaverse, based on a […]

Snoop Dogg’s NFT Collection Launches on Cardano ($ADA) Features Unreleased Music and More

The non-fungible token (NFT) collection of American rapper Snoop Dogg has launched on the Cardano ($ADA) network. The collection, announced earlier this month, features “iconic collectibles,” “limited edition ‘pitches’” and unreleased music. According to a tweet shared by Clay Nation – an NFT project the rapper is collaborating with – the project has now been […]

Critics Warn That Celebrities Promoting NFTs Might Be Downplaying the Risks

Critics are warning that female followers of popular internet figures and celebrities could be at risk of getting caught in the “crypto hustle.” According to a report by The Washington Post, fans of popular celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Mila Kunis are at risk of getting side-swiped by the market reality of investing in […]

Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger Partners With Ethereum-Powered Metaverse Sandbox ($SAND)

French crypto hardware wallet maker Ledger is partnering with Ethereum-powered play-to-earn (P2E) game The Sandbox to promote crypto education in the burgeoning metaverse.  According to a report by Cointelegraph, Ian Rogers, Ledger’s chief experience officer, first announced the partnership at the Non-Fungible Conference last Monday (April 4). Rogers said the partnership aimed to bring greater […]

NFT Marketplace OpenSea Launches Support for Solana ($SOL) Based NFTs

Popular non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea says that in addition to NFTs powered by Ethereum, it now also support those powered by Solana ($SOL). According to a blog post by the OpenSea team that was published on April 6, Solana has “emerged as one of the fastest growing NFT ecosystems in the world, and is […]

NFT-Based F1 Game Shuts Down, Leaving NFT Holders With Nearly Worthless Tokens

An NFT-based Formula 1 racing game has shut down permanently, leaving token holders reeling from the loss.  According to a report by Kotaku, F1 Delta Time, an official NFT and crypto-powered racing game that was first launched in 2019, shut down last month. Investors holding the game’s tokens are now left with virtually worthless NFTs […]

Fast Food Chain Welly on $SHIB: ‘We Will Actively Participate in the Burn’

On Tuesday (April 5), Welly, the world’s first SHIB-themed restaurant, which is based in Naples, Italy, announced its future plans, such as burning $SHIB every time somebody makes a purchase via crypto payment process NOWPayments. In a blog post published on February 2, pseudonymous Shiba Inu developer Shytoshi Kusama, said that “ShibArmy is on the march” and […]

UK Government Issuing NFT as a Symbol of Its ‘Forward-Looking Approach’ to Regulating Crypto

On Monday (April 4), the UK government’s finance ministry announced “moves that will see stablecoins recognised as a valid form of payment as part of wider plans to make Britain a global hub for cryptoasset technology and investment.” Her Majesty’s Treasury (HM Treasury), also known as the Exchequer or the Treasury, is “the department of […]

‘Satoshi Island’ Is Being Flooded With Applications for Free ‘Citizenship NFTs’

A private island (“Satoshi Island”), which is part of the Republic of Vanuatu, an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean, is being developed to be a “crypto utopia”. Here is a brief description of the Satoshi Island project: “Satoshi Island is a 32 million square foot private island, located in the tropical paradise of Vanuatu, […]

Former Goldman Sachs Exec Explains Why He Spent 140 ETH To Buy a ‘Bored Ape’ NFT

On Friday (March 26), former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal “spent 140 ETH on a cartoon picture of an Ape.” Prior to founding macro economic and investment strategy research service Global Macro Investor (GMI) in 2005, Pal co-managed the GLG Global Macro Fund in London for global asset management firm GLG Partners (which is now called “Man GLG”). Before […]

Madonna Buys a ‘Bored Ape’ NFT

Pop icon Madonna has become the latest celebrity to join the non-fungible token (NFT) craze by buying a Bored Ape.  Here is how Yuga Labs, the team behind Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), describes this NFT collection: “BAYC is a collection of 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs—unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. Your Bored […]

Beta Version of Gamestop’s NFT Marketplace Launches on Loopring ($LRC)

A beta version of GameStop’s non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace has been launched on Loopring L2 ($LRC), an Ethereum layer-two scaling solution that allows users to transaction for a fraction of the costs the layer-one has. According to n announcement published by Loopring’s Head of Growth Adam Browman, a beta version of GameStop’s NFT Marketplace is […]

HSBC Joins The Ethereum-Powered Sandbox ($SAND) Metaverse

On Wednesday (March 16), financial services giant HSBC and Ethereum-powered play-to-earn (P2E) game The Sandbox announced “a new partnership that will open up a host of opportunities for virtual communities across the world to engage with global financial services providers and sports communities in The Sandbox metaverse.” What Is The Sandbox? The Sandbox is a […]

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak: ‘I Think Bitcoin is Going to $100K’

Recently, Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak (aka “Woz”), shared his latest thoughts on crypto. Wozniak is “an American electronics engineer, computer programmer, philanthropist, and technology entrepreneur.” In April1976, along with Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne, he co-founded Apple Inc., which “later became the world’s largest information technology company by revenue and the largest company in the […]

$AVAX: Avalanche Foundation Launches $290 Million Program to Support ‘New Ecosystems’

On Tuesday (March 8), the Avalanche Foundation launched Avalanche Multiverse. What is Avalanche ($AVAX)? Below is a brief description of Avalanche from its developer documentation: “Avalanche is an open-source platform for launching decentralized applications and enterprise blockchain deployments in one interoperable, highly scalable ecosystem. Avalanche is the first decentralized smart contracts platform built for the scale […]

Number of NFTs Minted on Cardano ($ADA) Network Surpasses 800,000

The number of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) minted on top of the Cardano ($ADA) network has now surpassed the 800,000 mark as activity on the cryptocurrency’s network keeps surging and its decentralized finance (DeFi) space hits new highs in terms of total value locked. According to a tweet published NFT MAKER ($NMKR), a tool built on […]

‘First Layer 2 for NFTs on Ethereum’ Worth $2.5B After Latest Fundraising Round

On Monday (March 7), Sydney-based blockchain start up Immutable, which is responsible for the research and development of Ethereum layer 2 powered NFT platform Immutable X, announced that it had “raised fresh funding from investors led by Singapore’s Temasek in a round that values it at $2.5 billion.” Immutable is the developer behind Immutable X, […]

‘Dogecoin Millionaire’ Explains Why He’s ‘Heavily Invested’ in ECOMI ($OMI)

On Sunday (March 6), Glauber Contessoto, who is better known to the crypto community as “The Dogecoin Millionaire”, talked about why he is “very bullish” on VeVe — an NFT collectibles platform by Singapore-based startup ECOMI — and its native token $OMI. What Is VeVe? VeVe is “an app-based marketplace for premium licensed digital collectibles.” Using […]

Grinding the NFT Community to Death

Written by: Aaron Vick | Muti-X Founder, Web3 Futurist, Technology Evangelist, Author of Inevitable Revolutions: Secrets and Strategies for a Successful Business & more NFT projects are amazing technological and behavioral case studies in feeding addictive behavior& gamifying the race to be early members of a project.  Why would anyone want to be early in the project? Well, for […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB) Starts Milan Advertising Campaign Ahead of Fashion World Debut

Popular meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) has partnered with Italian high-end designer wear John Richmond in a bit to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) based fashion collection later this year. Through its partnership with John Richmond, the team behind the meme-inspired cryptocurrency has secured advertisements with Milan’s city council, allowing it to place logos on […]

LSE-Listed UAE-Based Property Developer Reportedly Getting Into Crypto and Metaverse

DAMAC Properties, a leading real estate developer in United Arab Emirates (UAE) is reportedly launching a metaverse project this month. According to a report by Unlock published last week, the first hint that Ali Hussain Sajwani, who “oversees day-to-day operations” at DAMAC, was thinking about the world of blockchain technology, NFTs, and the metaverse came “when he […]

Testnet for Floki-Powered NFT-Based Play-To-Earn Metaverse Game Valhalla Goes Live

Floki Inu ($FLOKI) fans finally have a chance to try the hotly anticipated first playable version of Floki’s flagship play-to-earn (P2E) metaverse-inspired game. What Is Valhalla? According to the documentation on the Floki website, Valhalla is “FLOKI’s NFT Metaverse game that will be powered by the FLOKI token.” It will “feature A-level game mechanics on […]

Reese Witherspoon Set to Produce Movies Based on an Ethereum-Powered NFT Collection

Oscar Winner and Hollywood A-lister Reese Witherspoon’s production company is planning to launch a series of TV shows and films featuring women in the male-dominated non-fungible tokens (NFT) space. As reported by Decrypt, Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine has announced a new deal to develop feature films and a television series based upon the Ethereum-powered […]

$SOL: This New York Vending Machine Sells Solana-Powered NFTs

The Solana-powered non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Neon has launched its first NFT vending machine in New York City.  According to a report by Decrypt, Neon soft-launched its first NFT vending machine in December 2021. The machine, located at 29 John St in Manhattan, is now operating 24 hours a day, giving collectors access to the […]

Dolce and Gabbana Launches DGFamily NFT Community Using Polygon-Powered Marketplace

Italian luxury fashion house Dolce & Gabbana (aka “D&G”) is expanding its non-fungible token (NFT) collection via an ongoing partnership with Polygon-powered NFT marketplace UNXD. According to a report by U.Today, Dolce & Gabbana has announced an expansion of their NFT line following the successful launch of its historic “Collezione Genesis,” collection in September 2021. On 4 October […]

Ex-Goldman Exec on What Google Trends Is Telling Us About BTC, ETH, DeFi, and NFTs

On Monday (February 21), former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal explained what data from Google Trends is saying about current trends in the crypto space. Google Trends is “a website by Google that analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages.” It “uses graphs to compare the search volume of […]

Blockchain Developer Explains How He Turned 0.6 ETH Into 150 ETH by Trading NFTs

Recently, one blockchain developer and NFT addict explained how he “turned 0.6 eth into 150+ eth while sticking primarily to two projects.” According to a recent and lengthy Twitter thread, one NFT trader shared their experience of making a small fortune by leveraging the current excitement and massive capital flooding the NFT market. Twitter user […]

Japanese Game Studio PlatinumGames Explains Why It Is Not a Fan of NFTs

One of the gaming industry’s most recognizable studios has come out against non-fungible tokens (NFTs), saying they have “no positive impact” on the creation of games or its userbase.  According to a report by Eurogamer, PlatinumGames — the studio behind Bayonetta, Nier, and other hits — called the spread of NFTs in gaming “frustrating.” The […]

Ripple: Key Findings of the ‘Crypto Trends in Business and Beyond’ Report

Earlier this month, FinTech firm Ripple released a report titled “Crypto Trends in Business and Beyond” about a “blockchain-driven landscape” that it calls the “Internet of Value”. Ripple’s 44-page research report — which “focuses on the role of key blockchain use cases like payments and DeFi, and the token types — often referred to as […]

Pro Photographer With Just $10 in Savings Manages To Make $109K From Selling NFTs

A struggling Chicago-based professional photographer reportedly made over $109,000 last year from selling non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to a profile by CNBC’s “Make it”, 36-year-old photographer Brittany Pierre was struggling to pay rent on her apartment and afford groceries before turning to NFTs as a way to sell her work. Pierre told CNBC that her […]

$LOOKS: Coinbase Ventures on LooksRare’s “Vampire Attack” on OpenSea

Coinbase Ventures, which is the venture capital arm of Coinbase, has taken a closer look at “the LooksRare vampire attack of industry leading NFT marketplace OpenSea.” This article features some key highlights from their analysis, which was published earlier today on the Coinbase blog. Coinbase started by explaining what a “vampire attack” is in the […]

The Sandbox ($SAND) Welcomes Warner Music Group to Its Metaverse

Recently, Ethereum-powered metaverse “The Sandbox” announced a partnership with one of the world’s largest music companies. What Is The Sandbox? The Sandbox is a subsidiary of Animoca Brands. Animoca Brands, which was founded in January 2014 by Yat Siu and David Kim, and its various subsidiaries “develop and publish a broad portfolio of blockchain games, traditional […]

Ducks, Geese, and NFTs: How Ethereum and NFTs Saved a Couple From Losing Their Home

This is the story of an how an American couple managed to stop their home from being foreclosed with the help of an inspired collection of Ethereum-based non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the amazing support of the kind and generous NFT community. Recently, CNBC’s “Make It” did a report about an American couple — Thorne Melcher […]

$ENJ: Coin Bureau on Reasons to be Bullish on Ethereum-based Gaming Altcoin ‘Enjin Coin’

The host of popular crypto analysis and market commentary show Coin Bureau has issued a long-term outlook for the gaming altcoin Enjin Coin ($ENJ), which serves as a “utility token” for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In a guide published in May 2020, Binance Research referred to Enjin Coin as “a product ecosystem for blockchain gaming.” It […]

Former Disney CEO Bob Iger Explains Why He Is Super Bullish on NFTs

The former chief executive officer of Disney says that there are “extraordinary” possibilities for the future of non-fungible tokens (NFT) while hinting at the company’s potential metaverse play.  Speaking in an interview with New York Times journalist Kara Swisher, Iger predicted there would be an “explosion” in the NFT space as the world continues its […]

Billionaire Investor Mike Novogratz: ‘NFTs Will Lead Crypto/Web 3 in 2022’

Billionaire investor Mike Novogratz seems to be very bullish on the non-fungible token (NFT) sector. Former hedge fund manager Novogratz is the Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, “a diversified financial services and investment management innovator in the digital asset, cryptocurrency, and blockchain technology sector.” Here is how Binance Academy explains what NFTs are: “A non-fungible […]

ARK Invest CEO on Bitcoin and Ethereum: ‘We Maintain High Conviction in Both’

Catherine Wood, Founder, CIO, and CEO at ARK Investment Management, LLC (aka “ARK” or “ARK Invest”), recently shared her thoughts on Bitcoin, Ethereum, decentralized finance (DeFi), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to a report by Insider, on Tuesday (February 1), Wood was present at an event/talk hosted by Public (a competitor to Robinhood that allows users to […]

Lamborghini Set to Launch Space-Themed NFT Collection

Legendary supercar maker Automobili Lamborghini (“Lamborghini”) is embracing the world of digital assets by announcing the release of its first non-fungible token (NFT) collection, which is called “Space Time Memory”, next month.  Per Lamborghini’s press release, Swiss artist Fabian Oefner was chosen to design this collection of NFTs since “his work is known to explore the boundaries […]

Paris Hilton on Buying the Dip in Crypto and ‘First NFT Giveaway in Television History’

In an appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s “The Tonight Show“, American celebrity Paris Hilton, talked about her most recent experience with non-fungible tokens (NFTs). According to her bio, “since starring in “The Simple Life,” Hilton has built a global empire as a businesswoman, influencer, activist, DJ, designer, investor, recording artist, philanthropist, host, actress, chef, model and […]

Coin Bureau Bullish on Metaverse Altcoins (Such as $SAND) Despite Crypto Price Slump

The host of popular crypto market commentary show Coin Bureau says that he is still bullish on the outlook for gaming altcoins that can leverage the hype generated by non-fungible tokens (NFTs).  Speaking in a new YouTube video, host “Guy” told followers that he has been watching the GameFi market with great interest. Guy argued […]

Facebook and Instagram Reportedly Working on Adding Support for NFTs

A recent report by the Financial Times (FT) says that Meta intends to add support for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to its social media platforms Facebook and Instagram.  According to the report, Meta is looking to capitalize on the NFT craze by merging a new marketplace onto its wildly popular social media platforms. FT says that […]

$MATIC: Julian Lennon Is Selling Beatles Memorabilia As Polygon-Powered NFTs

Julian Lennon, the son of the late Beatles legend John Lennon and his first wife Cynthia, has immortalized some memorabilia from the band’s collection in the form of Polygon-based non-fungible tokens (NFTs).  According to a report by Decrypt published on January 25, Julian Lennon is selling several items of Beatles and John Lennon memorabilia as an […]

Pantera Capital Partner on Ethereum, Solana, and NEAR

Recently, Paul Veradittakit, a partner at crypto investment firm Pantera Capital, shared his thoughts on what lies ahead in 2022 for Ethereum’s layer 2 scaling solutions, L2 blockchains competing with Ethereum (such as Solana), blockchain interopability protocols, NFTs, DAOs, and DeFi security. Veradittakit’s comments were made in the January 2022 issue of his firm’s monthly […]

$FLOKI: The Why and How of Getting Hold of the New Floki Gemstone NFTs

This article looks at the benefits of owning the new Floki Inu ($FLOKI) gemstone NFTs and what you need to do to “earn” one of these NFTs. What Are the New Floki Gemstone NFTS? According to a blog post published by the Floki Inu team on Saturday (January 22), there are three types of new […]

Coinbase and Mastercard Join Forces To Make Buying NFTs Much Easier

Top US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and financial services giant Mastercard have announced a new partnership to promote and revolutionize the non-fungible token (NFT) purchasing experience.  According to a blog post published by Coinbase on January 18, Coinbase is joining forces with Mastercard to make it easier for people to join the NFT community. The joint […]

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