The Newest Wave Of Cryptoart Is Also The Smol-lest
06/21/2021
The Newest Wave Of Cryptoart Is Also The Smol-lest

Since the beginning of June, smol art has been an emerging trend happening within the NFT space. To the uninitiated, smol art refers to digital collector’s items that are abnormally small, presented in 10x10 pixels or less. Smol art is currently available on the decentralized application (dApp) hic et nunc, by way of the Tezos Blockchain.  When asked about the origin of ...

OpenSea Now Offers Options For IPFS And Metadata Freezing
06/21/2021
OpenSea Now Offers Options For IPFS And Metadata Freezing

OpenSea made a recent announcement outlining a new strategy that will allow its users to decentralize their NFT metadata using the Interplanetary File System (IPFS) as well as Filecoin. The new strategy also provides a way for collectors to see when the metadata for an NFT is immutable or not, further augmenting the toolkit that OpenSea collectors have at their disposal when valuing NFTs.&...

How To Display Your Prized NFT Art Items
06/21/2021
How To Display Your Prized NFT Art Items

Although the world of NFTs is rapidly expanding, options for how to display your prized digital artworks remain limited. So far, the majority of NFT owners have only been permitted to exhibit digital art items on screens, as most artists do not allow owners to print out or create physical derivatives of their work. Therefore, art owners have begun looking for creative new ways to display promin...

Candid Crypto Releases Tutorial For Creating ERC721 Token
06/19/2021
Candid Crypto Releases Tutorial For Creating ERC721 Token

Candid Crypto released a 19-page document and instructional video on how to build and deploy ERC721 tokens on the Ethereum testnet with Rinkeby last week. The tutorial demonstrates how to construct completely unique NFTs from the ground up without having to rely on services or their markups. The end goal is to teach crypto artists how to port their NFTs into the Ethereum main network befor...

NFT Sales Continue Overall Growth Despite Drop Off Since Early May 2021
06/18/2021
NFT Sales Continue Overall Growth Despite Drop Off Since Early May 2021

There is no denying that NFT sales have plummeted over the past several weeks. From the start of May until the end of the month it was reported that the transaction volume fell from $170 million down to a modest $19.4 million—a decrease of approximately 90%. And according to a recent report from CNBC, the decline in sales continued throughout the month of June as the market experienced ev...

Miami Looking To Entice BTC Miners With "Clean" Energy
06/18/2021
Miami Looking To Entice BTC Miners With "Clean" Energy

After Chinese authorities decided to give its Bitcoin mining community the boot, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez responded with an invitation to relocate to southern Florida. The incentive would provide an opportunity for mining operations to access “cleaner” and (potentially) cheaper energy options alongside crypto-friendly regulations. Mayor Suarez added that city officials were teamin...

Marvel To Launch MCU NFT Marketplace, Token On Binance Chain
06/18/2021
Marvel To Launch MCU NFT Marketplace, Token On Binance Chain

Marvel just announced the NFT Marvel Marketplace, a 100% community-driven token for Marvel fans that aims to provide a way for people to collect, trade, and even create digital artwork inspired by the Marvel universe. The NFT Marvel Marketplace is a decentralized entity on the Binance Smart Chain allowing creators to monetize their digital assets quickly and more affordably than expected. ...

Hot Wheels NFTs From Mattel To Be Auctioned
06/18/2021
Hot Wheels NFTs From Mattel To Be Auctioned

Mattel speeds into the digital art scene with an exclusive set of Hot Wheels vehicle NFTs called “THE FIRST EDITIONS”. The one-week-long auction will be hosted next Tuesday on the Mattel Creations website in conjunction with the Hot Wheels NFT Garage Series. The 1-of-1 NFTs will be sold as three digital art items showcasing iconic Hot Wheels’ models like Twin Mill, Boneshaker,...

New Marketplace For Sports Collectible NFTs Launched By Porsche
06/18/2021
New Marketplace For Sports Collectible NFTs Launched By Porsche

Yesterday, Porsche announced the launch of a new NFT marketplace for sports trading cards called Fanzone. The new platform provides a space for users to buy and trade digital assets as part of a larger strategy to boost revenue by increasing engagement in “non-core markets”. As a result, Porsche teamed up with the German National Soccer teams to release a set of trading cards t...

Mythical Games Raises $75 Million To Support Blockchain Gaming
06/13/2021
Mythical Games Raises $75 Million To Support Blockchain Gaming

Mythical Games raised a solid $75 million in a recent funding round in support of their new NFT gaming project, Blankos Block Party. The next-generation game technology studio decided to allow external game developers and players to use their beta phase NFT platform as a way to help bring blockchain gaming to the mainstream and to create a way for game developers to “create their own play...