NFTS are coming for loyalty perks programs at brands like Budweiser

Alex Tai | SOPA Images | Getty Images NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have come for just about every corner of the Internet and every business willing to throw money at what’s been dubbed “Web3” — a hypothetical, future version of the net based on blockchain technology. As they do, Hang, a new B2B startup in … Read more

99 year-old publisher Time is leading legacy media into the NFT future

Time magazine covers Eric Baradat | AFP | Getty Images NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have become, perhaps, the most controversial piece of the crypto conversation, evoking both passionate criticism and praise as Web3 becomes a bigger part of popular culture. Able to shut out the noise on both sides of the argument is an unlikely … Read more

EBay enters NFT business, with assist from hockey icon Wayne Gretzky

The headquarters of eBay in San Jose, California. Getty Images EBay is getting into NFTs – with an assist from hockey legend Wayne Gretzky. The company announced Monday that it’s launching 13 limited-edition digital collectibles in partnership with Web3 platform OneOf, each of which contains a 3-D animated rendering of Gretzky making one of his … Read more

Five U.S. states order halt to NFT sales by metaverse casino with alleged Russia ties

Regulators in five states simultaneously filed emergency orders Wednesday against a virtual casino they say has ties to Russia and that has been operating in the metaverse, a digital world where participants can interact with each other, purchase products and even gamble. State law enforcement officials say Flamingo Casino Club’s operators failed to disclose its … Read more

IPO losses bleed into 2022 for upstart tech companies

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NFT bubble concerns resurface as trading, valuations drop

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This 42-year-old artist made over $738K in 32 minutes selling NFTs

The Covid-19 pandemic hit artists like Cam Rackam hard. The 42-year-old artist from Huntington Beach, California saw his entire money-making enterprise suffer – art exhibitions got canceled, sales slowed and his commissions dried up. So Rackam pivoted to the digital art world. Up until 2021, the most money Rackam had made by selling a piece … Read more

Russia’s Ukraine war shows the limits of Big Tech’s influence

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Facebook Reels global launch will test app’s appeal among youth

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OpenSea’s NFT issues bring blockchain questions into focus

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