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British auction house Christie’s Plans to Sell 9 Rare Cryptopunk NFTs Next Month 

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Next month in New York, the popular auction house Christie’s plans to auction a rare lot of Cryptopunk non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. The sample of work sold will be approximately nine rare Punks, courtesy of the project’s creators Larva Labs.</strong> Nine Rare Cryptopunks Going to Auction On May 13, 2021, the British …

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NFTs ‘ten times better’ than traditional art, says Beeple’s $69M NFT buyer

Nonfungible tokens are “ten times better than their physical counterparts”, according to digital art collector MetaKovan. The pseudonymous art patron, who was recently revealed to be blockchain entrepreneur Vingaresh Sundaresan, bought the NFT of Beeple’s “EVERYDAYS: THE FIRST 5000 DAYS” for $69 million dollars earlier this year. Explaining the motives behind his purchase in an …

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Superchief opens first-ever gallery dedicated to NFT art in New York City

Mainstream adoption of nonfungible tokens doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon as the first-ever art gallery dedicated solely to NFT-backed art has opened in New York City.  Superchief, an artist collective that operates galleries in New York and Los Angeles, announced the launch of the new gallery in the Union Square neighborhood. The …

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Nifty News: Sophia the Robot sells $1M worth, Cardano to clone NFT platforms, and more

If creative self-doubt and competition between humans in the art world weren’t already hard enough, artists now face the prospect of battling it out on Nifty Gateway with artistic robots. Sophia, the world-famous humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, has generated more than $1 million in sales from her debut NFT drop on …

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Nifty News: Italian copyright agency mints 4M NFTs, breast cancer LINK found, and more

Italian copyright collecting agency Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori, SIAE, has minted more than four million NFTs on the Algorand blockchain to digitally represent the rights of more than 95,000 authors. The partnership between SIAE and Algorand started in 2019, with SIAE aiming to digitize its entire copyright database to help decentralize the management …

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Nifty News: Jack Dorsey sells genesis tweet for $2.9M, NFTs save wild pandas and more

Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter sold a tokenized representation of his first-ever tweet for more than $2.9 million on Monday. The tweet was published on March 21, 2006, and reads:  just setting up my twttr — jack (@jack) March 21, 2006 A two-week bidding war between Bridge Oracle CEO Sina Estavi and tech entrepreneur …

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Tokenized Jack Dorsey Tweet Sells for $2.9M, Funds From NFT Auction Will Be Sent to Charity

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On Monday, Jack Dorsey the founder of Twitter and Square witnessed a digital certificate or non-fungible token (NFT) of his first tweet being sold for $2.9 million. The new owner of the NFT Jack Dorsey tweet is the CEO of Bridge Oracle, Sina Estavi, who outbid the founder of Tron Justin Sun …

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Painting by avant-garde master Baranoff-Rossine to be auctioned as a NFT

An early 20th century master who boasts a permanent installation at the Museum of Modern Art is about to get new life on the blockchain.  In collaboration with NFT marketplace Mintable, the family of Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine will be releasing a collection of the esteemed Cubo-Futurist’s work. There will be a number of paintings digitized as …

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Nifty News: Tony Hawk’s ‘final’ ollie, man auctions farts, Star Wars and Marvel NFTs

Retired pro skateboarding icon Tony Hawk is the latest celebrity riding the NFT boom, announcing the imminent release of a tokenized video depicting his final ever 540-degree ollie via Ethernity Chain. This will be the last time fans will be able to see Hawk perform the trick, after landing his first one 32 years ago …

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NFTPs hitting bottom? Charmin joins in on the latest crypto craze

The non-fungible token market isn’t limited to digital sports collectibles and art connoisseurs — big brand names are getting in on the action too. Toilet paper manufacturer Charmin listed five different versions of its non-fungible toilet paper, or NFTP, for sale on Rarible’s marketplace today. The NFTPs feature decorated (as well as plain) toilet rolls, …

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