Claire Silver, a leading AI artist in the NFT space since 2020, offers a spirited defense of AI-generated art in a recent Proof podcast episode.
From $2.5M for NFT champagne bottle to digital art collection to help children: Web3 news, July 20-21
This week the crypto and web3 spaces are celebrating a slight uptick in prices. It’s actually quite funny to see everybody celebrating Bitcoin touching the $24,000 levels after last year’s craze around $60,000 and predictions of the price going as high as $100,000 by the end of last year. Still, the markets seem to be […]
It looks like Polygon has taken over the web3 world this week with major headlines circling around the network and its ecosystem. Reddit releases Polygon-built NFT avatars collection A social media and forum platform, Reddit has announced the launch of an NFT collection Collectibles Avatars that will be hosted on Polygon’s blockchain. Reddit, in partnership […]
One word I see mentioned frequently about NFTs and marketplaces is trust. You’ve probably seen an article (or 20) where the word is usually prefaced with lack thereof, distrust, or untrustworthy. If you think about it, it isn’t really surprising that such labels stick in light of persistent scandals that characterize this landscape in which […]
A crypto wallet is a physical device or online application that lets you “store” crypto assets using private keys. They also allow you to send and receive cryptocurrencies. “Store” is used in quotes because crypto wallets don’t technically store the assets –– they live on a blockchain. There are two types of crypto wallets – […]
Ebay taps into Web3 with NFT collection An e-commerce giant eBay is releasing a collection of 13 “limited-edition” digital collectibles, containing 299 NFTs, in partnership with a Canadian hockey legend, Wayne Gretzky. Each collectible depicts a 3D animated rendering of Gretzky making one of his famous moves on the ice. […]
After the crazy week crypto markets have had (and Elon Musk’s sudden U-turn on Twitter acquisition), it’s good to read something, well, not so bad. And we definitely have something good to report. Emirates airline explores NFTs, metaverse, crypto payments Emirates airline is planning to enter the digital assets industry as it’s looking to transform […]
It’s all about the money today: so much news of funding definitely indicates investors’ trust in the Web3 industry, especially if it involves whales like Andreessen Horowitz. Now, let’s see who raised how much and what for. NFT protocol raised $25 million in a seed round led by A16z An NFT infrastructure protocol Co:create has […]
Instagram’s NFT feature, Wall Street’s Fearless Girl, $1.4 million sale and more – today’s major headlines in the Web 3 world. Instagram to let some users try NFTs as profile pictures this week It’s finally happening: Meta-owned Instagram is rolling out a test trial this week to let some users post nonfungible tokens (NFTs) as […]
How crypto brand RTFKT is pioneering virtual footwear in the metaverse and bridging the digital and physical worlds — courtesy of sneaker fashion.