Ripple Adds NFT Support on XRP Ledger to Minimize Gas Fees

Ripple announced today its next step toward reducing gas fees and minting costs for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on the XRP Ledger (XRPL). Since the beginning of 2021, some of the biggest stories in crypto have come from the NFT world. In an official statement from Ripple released this morning, the project announced its intention to combat … Read more

‘That’s Going to Be Phenomenal,’ Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary on NFTs

The tracking and validation capabilities of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are what has attracted Canadian businessman and Shark Tank host, Kevin O’Leary to the newest digital trend. NFTs are one-of-a-kind virtual assets that are represented on the blockchain by unique codes.  Each of these non-fungible tokens can be bought, sold, or traded much like any physical … Read more

‘Popularity of NFTs Shows People Are Ready to Work With Crypto’ — The Week in Quotes

This week in quotes, BeInCrypto looks at several key topics related to the cryptocurrency market. This past week was an important time for the cryptocurrency markets. As it saw the launch of the Coinbase public listing on the Nasdaq. The move is a step in the right direction as cryptocurrencies look to become more legitimate … Read more

Mark Cuban Invests in NFT Data Aggregator CryptoSlam

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban of Shark Tank fame has made a strategic investment in NFT data aggregator CryptoSlam through his venture capital entity Radical Investments. According to Cuban, “CryptoSlam.io is the go-to destination for tracking all things NFT.” In the announcement, he highlights top-selling NFT collections CryptoPunks and NBA Top Shots. Cuban is the owner … Read more

Micah Johnson’s NFT Artwork Sells For $120,000 On Async Art

Three years after Swapping Major League Baseball at the Atlanta Braves for an art career, former pro-baseball player Micah Johnson has broken a different kind of record. This time with his digital artwork titled “sä-v(ə-)rən-tē” (pronounced “sovereignty”), achieving a final bid of $120,000 on Ethereum-based art platform Async Art. With the winning bid, sä-v(ə-)rən-tē has … Read more