Algorand Blockchain Now Supports Curvegrid’s NFT Bridge

The pairing of Algorand Foundation and Curvegrid will allow the latter’s infrastructure technology “MultiBaas NFT Bridge” to be integrated into the Algorand (ALGO) ecosystem.  Curvegrid has partnered up with Algorand Foundation to share their MultiBaas NFT Bridge software on the latter’s blockchain network. Curvegrid is a Tokyo-based blockchain software company and MultiBaas is their premier … Read more

Korbit Launches South Korea’s First NFT Marketplace

South Korea’s first crypto exchange is bringing another first for the country with the launch of its non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. South Korean-based cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced the launch of an NFT marketplace. The announcement reportedly marks the first NFT marketplace to launch in South Korea.  Korbit said that starting today, NFT creators can … Read more

NFT Trading Volume Increases Amid Crypto Crash, Report

While the cryptocurrency crash last week saw bitcoin (BTC) lose 30% of its price and almost a million traders liquidated in one day, NFTs saw increased trading volume. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been rising exponentially, over the past year, and this was reflected across the first quarter of 2021. The digital tokens took off, as … Read more

AP Auctions Iconic Photo NFTs Celebrating Its 175th Anniversary

The Associated Press (AP) is auctioning ten non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of iconic photos it featured over the past 175 years. Starting this week, AP will publish each unique piece of digital artwork on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. The collection is a collaboration with blockchain knowledge company Everipedia, and will be available on NFT marketplace OpenSea. … Read more

Polygon and Aleph.im Join Forces to Provide Extra Security for NFTs and dApps

The cross-blockchain decentralizing storage and computing network Aleph.im has entered into a new partnership with Polygon. Their integration with the Ethereum (ETH) scaling project hopes to provide extra security and permanence for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), marketplaces, and decentralized apps (dApps) running on Polygon. This partnership will reportedly resolve areas of vulnerability that NFT marketplaces may … Read more

Axie Infinity Gamers Spent $6.7M on NFTs Over Past Week

Users of blockchain-based video game Axie Infinity have spent $6.73 million on in-game non-fungible tokens (NFTs), in the past seven days.  According to DappRadar, it currently makes Axie Infinity the most valuable NFT collection. Axie Infinity achieved this figure through nearly 30,000 sales. Meanwhile, usually top-performing NBA Top Shot is in second place, with $6.57 … Read more

Gamers in the Philippines Earning Crypto by Playing Axie Infinity

Citizens of the Philippines living in Cabanatuan City have been given the opportunity to earn cryptocurrency by playing the video game “Axie Infinity.” SkyMavis, a Vietnamese video game studio, is now allowing players of the popular Axie Infinity game to earn income just by playing. Gamers can earn non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrencies by breeding, … Read more

Jaguars’ No. 1 Pick, Trevor Lawrence, Teams With Adidas to Release NFT

Just a week after being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, Trevor Lawrence is gearing up for another team-up. The Jacksonville Jaguars’ new rookie quarterback has announced a collaboration between himself and Adidas to raise money for local charities.   The collaboration with Adidas is just the first initiative of a multi-year … Read more

Gary Vaynerchuk Announces His First NFT Collection, VeeFriends

Internet personality and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk announced today that he would be launching a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). They will be called VeeFriends, and about 10,255-character tokens will be available for purchase through the Ethereum (ETH) network. Gary Vaynerchuk, an entrepreneur who was notably an early investor in Facebook, Uber, and Coinbase, is now … Read more

BIC’s Video News Show: 5 NFT Altcoins for May 2021

In this episode of the BeInCrypto video news show, host Jessica Walker takes a look at our May picks for the altcoins behind up-and-coming NFT platforms. We will introduce each platform and analyze recent price movements. Decentraland (MANA) Decentraland is a decentralized world powered by the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. In this virtual world, users can … Read more