The trading platform Ebay is buying the crypto exchange KnownOrigin. After looking around the crypto market last year and already enabling crypto trading, Ebay is now buying a trading platform that, although rather small in terms of trading volume at around US$7.8 million compared to OpenSea at US$30.43 billion, it hopes to gain much better
The Association for the Conservation of Threatened Parrots e.V. (ACTP) is poaching Spix’s Macaws in Brazil. The special thing: The fundraising project Unextinct started on the day the parrots were released. Funds are collected for the project via NFT. The animal photographer Tim Flach created high-concept animal photos of the birds, which can be purchased
Hertha BSC footballer Kevin-Prince Boateng is getting married in the Metaverse. After the first virtual wedding last year, Boateng and his fiancée are now getting married in the metaverse. A fictitious space venue was created for this purpose. Tickets for the wedding can be bought via NFT, but access is limited. While the actual location
After Instagram, Spotify also wants to integrate NFT on its platform in the future. Artists will be allowed to integrate NFT offers on the platform and advertise them. In this way, listeners of certain artists could buy NFT. Users would then be redirected to third-party platforms and could buy NFT there.
MetaBrewSociety, a Munich-based company, wants to open a hybrid brewery using NFT. The company’s goal is to buy a brewery with the help of the purchased NFT, which will then be transferred one-to-one to the metaverse. According to the company, arrangements for this are already complete. The special feature: Owners of an NFT can have
Speculation with NFT and pure profit maximisation seem to have long ceased to be a motivation to buy NFT. But what is it then? The Art + Tech Report 2022 provides information: In the NFT sector, some prejudices still hold their ground. For example, about 40 per cent of newcomers to this field think it’s
Universal Music Group will release music-related NFT in the future. Fans will now be able to buy NFTs from labels such as Motown Records, Virgin Music or Def Jam Records. The background is not only the idea of creating another possibility of contacting fans, but also “generate new sources of income for artists in the
The car manufacturer McLaren has its own NFT. This news is causing quite a stir in the NFT industry. Although the fact that companies are launching their own NFTs is nothing new, McLaren is putting itself in the spotlight here. Due to strong criticism, because of the high energy consumption by the NFT, McLaren is
From the ninth of May, selected users will be able to connect NFT to their Instagram account. The platform will allow NFTs from the blockchains Solana, Ethereum, Polygon and Flow to be used. For example, users can use avatars that are attributed to them through an NFT, as well as link the creators of the
A scene from the theatre performance “Einstein on the Beach”, premiered in 1976, has now been sold as an NFT for 28 ETH ( approximately 75,000 euros). The special aspect of this is that for the first time a scene of a play, which is normally presented differently and individually on stage each time, is
The us tech company Meta says it is opening a Meta Store in Burlingame, California. The idea is that in this shop people should familiarise themselves with the company’s hardware products and get to a better understanding of the metaverse. Meta therefore is trying to get people into the metaverse more intensively.
With the DUNK GENESIS CRYPTOKICK, Nike is launching its first crypto sneaker. After an announcement on Twitter, their purpose is also disclosed. The NFTs designed by Nike enable sneakers to be worn in the metaverse. Customers should no longer wear Nike sneakers simply in real life, but also digitally. The astronomical prices provide the extra