NFT

Only Fans

OnlyFans launches verified NFT functionality

OnlyFans, an online subscription platform known for adult content, has launched a feature for users to display verified NFTs as profile pictures, it has said.

Platform News: NFT

Marketplace bug sees at least $1 million of NFTs sold below market price

A bug in the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, allowed attackers to purchase at least $1 million worth of NFTs across multiple different wallets for significantly below market pric...

Dogecoin cryptocurrency

The Year of the Doge? 2021 was crypto’s wildest year yet

Bitcoin close to $70,000, “memecoins” worth billions of dollars, a blockbuster Wall Street listing and a sweeping Chinese crackdown: 2021 was the wildest yet for crypto...

Platform Industry: Tesla's Elon Musk

‘Has anyone seen Web3?’ Musk, Dorsey mock tech’s latest buzzword

Billionaires Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey dismissed the so-called Web3 and criticized the involvement of venture capital firms such as Andreessen Horowitz in building out what some ha...

Platform News: NFT

Controversial social media app Parler plans to expand into NFTs

Social media platform Parler has said it will expand its business into non-fungible tokens (NFT), in a move that underpins the rapid growth of the digital asset in recent months.

Buzzwords, corporate slang, Phrases and more

New tech buzzwords: From metaverse to DAOs

This year, tech CEOs drew inspiration from a 1990s sci-fi novel, Reddit investors’ lexicon seeped into the mainstream as “diamond hands” and “apes” sh...

Visa Payment

Visa launches crypto advisory service for financial institutions, merchants

Visa, the world’s largest payment processor, launched a global crypto advisory service for clients such as banks and also merchants, as the adoption of digital currencies gai...

Virtual Real Estate

Virtual real estate plot sells for record $2.4 million

A patch of virtual real estate in the online world Decentraland sold for a record $2.4 million worth of cryptocurrency, the buyer crypto investor Tokens.com and Decentraland has sa...

MoonPay

Crypto start-up MoonPay valued at $3.4 billion after latest funding round

Cryptocurrency start-up MoonPay has raised fresh capital from investors led by Tiger Global Management and hedge fund Coatue at a valuation of $3.4 billion, becoming the latest ven...

Bitcoin hovers near 6-month high on ETF hopes, inflation worries

Bitcoin hovered near a six-month high Monday morning on hopes that US regulators would soon allow cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds to trade, while global inflation worries also...

Bitcoin soars to $50,000 again on institutional demand

Bitcoin, the world’s largest cyrptocurrency in terms of market value, passing the $50,000 mark for the first time in four weeks and adding to gains this month on mounting ins...

Platform Industry News: Twitter

Twitter rolls out bitcoin tipping, safety features in product push

Twitter will allow people to tip their favourite content creators with bitcoin and will launch a fund to pay some users who host audio chat rooms on its Spaces feature, the company...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

SoftBank leads $680 million funding round in NFT fantasy soccer game Sorare

Blockchain-based fantasy football game Sorare has raised $680 million in a funding round led by SoftBank, with players including ex-England international Rio Ferdinand and Spain...

Ethereum news

Ether near two-month high ahead of major protocol change

Ether held near two-month highs on Thursday ahead of a major adjustment to its underlying ethereum blockchain that would alter the way transactions are processed.

Platform News: NFT

NFT sales volume surges to $2.5 billion in 2021 first half

The market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) surged to new highs in the second quarter, with $2.5 billion in sales so far this year, up from just $13.7 million in the first half of 20...

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