Veve Partners With Marvel to Drop Limited Edition NFT Covers Featuring Spider-Man, Black Panther

On August 29, the digital collectibles company Veve announced that the platform has launched digital variant non-fungible token (NFT) covers from three Marvel comic book artists. Veve and Marvel detailed that the NFT drops called the Marvel Artworks collection will be limited edition, 1-of-1 releases of three Marvel comic covers featuring Spider-Man, and the Black Panther. Veve Reveals Marvel Artworks Collection Marvel Entertainment continues to release products for the NFT industry with the company Veve Digital Collectibles. The two firms recently revealed plans to drop three limited edition NFTs from…

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Weekly NFT Sales Show Improvement, Fantom and Immutable X NFT Volume Spikes

Non-fungible token (NFT) sales managed to climb higher during the last seven days than the previous week’s overall sales. This week’s NFT sales managed to jump over 6.3% after recording more than $153 million in sales compared to last week’s $144 million. Non-Fungible Token Sales This Week Climb More Than 6% Higher, 2 NFT Collections Jump More Than 279% in 7 Days NFT sales have gained 6.39% across 17 different blockchains that support NFT technology. Ethereum-based NFTs were the most sold as the chain saw $127 million out of the…

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Axie Infinity Surpasses $4 Billion in All-Time Sales, Team Removes SLP Rewards From Classic Game Mode

After recording more than $4 billion in all-time sales, Axie Infinity announced the game’s classic mode will no longer allow users to obtain smooth love potion (SLP), as SLP rewards have been added to the new Origin ranked gameplay mode. The team also introduced non-fungible token (NFT) runes and charms that can be minted on the Ronin network through the marketplace. As the Play-to-Earn Game Hits $4 Billion in Sales, Axie Infinity’s Classic Mode Will No Longer Collect SLP Axie Infinity is changing the rewards system and removing SLP from…

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Vitalik Buterin proposes stealth addresses for anonymous NFT ownership

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has suggested there may be a “low-tech approach” to incorporating privacy features into nonfungible token, or NFT, transactions. In a Monday post on the Ethereum research channel, Buterin implied Merkle trees and Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Arguments of Knowledge, or zk-SNARKs, were a more complicated method for stealth addresses for ERC-721 tokens while proposing his own solution. The Ethereum co-founder suggested instead that smart contract wallets could include a method that would allow the sender to essentially mask their address to third parties. “You would be able…

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Insta-rally! FLOW token jumps 50% amid Instagram adoption euphoria

Flow (FLOW) logged its best daily performance on Aug.4 after becoming the latest blockchain to support Instagram’s nonfungible token (NFT) features. Insta-made FLOW rally Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Aug. 4 that Instagram had expanded its NFT support to 100 more countries in Africa, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas. As a result, more users can post digital collectibles minted on the Flow blockchain on Instagram. The high-profile integration helped FLOW surge 54% to reach an intraday high of $2.83 a token. Interestingly, the token’s massive upside move…

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Meta History Museum Raised Over $1,000,000, Releases New NFT Collection in Support of Ukraine

The META HISTORY project team created Ukraine’s first NFT war museum one month after Russia’s full-scale invasion. Since then they have managed to raise $1,290,398 (803.28 ETH) for the Aid For Ukraine crypto fund, created by the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation together with the Ukrainian crypto platform KUNA and the blockchain company Everstake, and the Charity Foundation of Serhiy Prytula. “The idea of immortalizing the history of events in works of art and offering them to those who want to support Ukraine proved viable from day one. The drop…

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Christie’s launches venture fund aimed at Web3 and blockchain investments

Christie’s, the auction house known for its sales of art and luxury items, has launched an investment fund to support emerging companies with technology enabling “seamless consumption of art.” In a Monday announcement, the auction company said the fund, Christie’s Ventures, will financially support firms in Web3, “art-related financial products and solutions,” and technology related to art and luxury goods. According to Christie’s, its first investment will be in LayerZero Labs, a company developing solutions for enabling omnichain decentralized applications, allowing a more seamless transfer of assets between blockchains. “We…

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Blockchain Company Polygon Chosen to Participate in Disney’s 2022 Accelerator Program

The blockchain company Polygon has been chosen to join Disney’s Accelerator program, according to a Walt Disney Company blog post published on Wednesday. The company’s 2022 Disney Accelerator initiative is a business development program that aims to “accelerate the growth of innovative companies from around the world.” Disney’s 2022 Accelerator Is Focused on Artificial Intelligence, NFTs, and Augmented Reality Walt Disney Company published an announcement on Wednesday that explains the Disney Accelerator program has picked six companies to join this year’s class initiative that plans to target a few different…

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Playboy Joins The Sandbox Virtual World — Lifestyle Firm’s Metamansion to Feature NFTs and Special Events

On July 11, Playboy, the lifestyle and entertainment firm founded in 1953, revealed a licensing collaboration with the blockchain-based virtual world The Sandbox. The two companies detailed that the newly formed partnership aims to provide metaverse visitors with a Playboy-themed “social gaming experience.” Playboy Enters The Sandbox PLBY Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLBY), commonly referred to as Playboy, announced on Monday that the firm is collaborating with the blockchain project The Sandbox. Launched in March 2012, The Sandbox platform evolved from a two-dimensional (2D) game to a three-dimensional (3D) metaverse powered…

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Tezos Foundation Launches Fund to Collect NFT Creations by African and Asian Artists

The Tezos Foundation recently said it has committed $1.23 million to a fund that will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created by African and Asian artists. Photographer Misan Harriman has been selected as the curator of the foundation’s permanent art collection. Supporting a New Generation of Artists The Swiss non-profit organization, Tezos Foundation, recently said it has committed about $1.23 million (£1 million) to a fund, which will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of upcoming artists from Africa and Asia. The artists’ works will be curated…

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