The Koinos Co-Founder Discusses The Inconvenient Truth of NFTs

@andrarchyandrarchy CEO of Koinos Group, creators of the Koinos blockchain In the following episode of the Koinos Group podcast, I interview one of my co-founders and Koinos blockchain architect, Michael Vandeberg, about the “dirty secret” about NFTs (non-fungible tokens). NFT Catch-22 In our conversation, Michael explains the Catch-22 that is inherent to NFT adoption on … Read more

5 Blockchain Games and NFT Projects Taking Over Art and Entertainment

@Carl LangCarl Lang Tech Contributor (e27, Benzinga, and more) Blockchain games and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are taking the collectibles, and investment world by storm. Introduced with the launch of CryptoKitties, cutesy digital cats, NFTs allow for the creation of unique digital assets that users can own and trade. Unlike traditional fungible cryptocurrencies such as BTC … Read more

Topps Garbage Pail Kids Blockchain Collectibles Can Be Found at Target and Walmart

The popular trading card company Topps has just launched the “2021 Garbage Pail Kids Food Fight” series today, and the trading card packs are being sold at Target and Walmart stores. Not only will the Garbage Pail Kids (GPK) series provide people with collectible cardboard trading cards, Topps has also inserted blockchain-based rare code cards, … Read more

Nyan Cat NFT Sells for Over $500k as NFT Craze Continues

The Nyan Cat animation was initially uploaded to YouTube back in 2011 and achieved viral fame ever since. Now, a remastered version for its 10th anniversary has been auctioned via NFT platform Foundation for 300 Ether, about $515,817. The original video has reached over 185 million views on YouTube and spawned multiple iterations of the … Read more

Blockchain-Backed NFT Market Value Grew 299% in 2020

A report has unveiled figures that confirm the bullish run of non-fungible token markets over the last year. Two analytical firms behind the studies stated that the NFT industry grew by 299% in 2020. Total Number of Active Wallets Rose by 97% According to the NFT Report 2020, published by L’Atelier BNP Paribas and Nonfungible.com, … Read more

Microsoft & Enjin Team Up to Launch Special Edition Minecraft NFTs

Microsoft and Enjin have launched a special Edition NFT collection to celebrate the 6th International Day of Women and Girls in Science in the Azure Space Mystery educational game. An extension of Azure Heroes, a program aimed to recognize and reward contributors to the Azure platform, the NFTs will be usable by Minecraft players to … Read more