Rare Hashmasks Digital Artwork Sells for $650K in Ether

A demonic digital artwork on the Ethereum blockchain has been sold for a small fortune via peer-to-peer marketplace OpenSea. Selling for 420 ETH (roughly $650,000 at the time of purchase on Wednesday), the collectible non-fungible token (NFT)-based artwork is known as a Hashmask. The buyer, @seedphrase on Twitter, posted: The Hashmask platform, from Switzerland-based Suum … Read more

Early CryptoPunk Digital Collectible Sells for $762K in Ether

Some rudimentary pixel art just sold for 605 ETH, or $761,889 at purchase. FlamingoDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) for investing in digital collectibles, is behind Saturday’s eye-popping CryptoPunk sale. Only nine such “Alien” punks exist in the CryptoPunks universe, which pioneered non-fungible tokens (NFTs) in 2017 and are the “Holy Grail” for an emerging … Read more

Barcelona FC Player Gerard Piqué Invests in Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Platform Sorare

The Barcelona FC captain has announced his official inception into the non-fungible token (NFT) industry by investing $4.3 million in the fantasy football platform Sorare. Barcelona FC Player Invests in NFT Fantasy Football Platform Sorare, Joins as Strategic Advisor According to Sifted, Gerard Piqué joined a seed extension round led by U.S.-based fund Cassius Family … Read more

Survey: There Is ‘Significant Room’ for the NFT Market to Grow Despite Widespread Lack of Knowledge Among People

A survey about non-fungible token (NFT) trends on crypto users revealed that 47% of correspondents had heard of NFT, and among these, 63% of them had only a basic understanding about it, while 57% of them had never used them. Survey Reveals Common User Has Just a Basic Understanding of NFT Market According to a … Read more

Rarity Farming Explained via Illustrated NFT Ghosts

@appellantsJo T. Trainee lawyer messing around with crypto. In the wake of DeFi’s food token moment and animal rearing season, a new type of farmer has emerged. Enter the rarity farmer. He knows the ways of his closely-related sibling, the yield farmer, who diligently stakes his coins for returns. But beyond that, he also seeks … Read more

Introducing Ronin: Axie Infinity’s Ethereum Sidechain

Axie Infinity Jun 30 · 5 min read From the early days of Axie Infinity, we’ve been obsessed with bringing fun gameplay and sound economic design to the world of blockchain gaming. Our community has grown tremendously and we’ve embarked on some truly novel experiments around ideas of true ownership and play to earn gaming. … Read more