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Ultra-rare alien CryptoPunk NFT sells for 605 ETH, or $750,000

Amid a wild market-wide bullrun for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), an ultra-rare “alien” CryptoPunk has sold today for 605 Ether, worth over $750,000 at today’s prices.  CryptoPunks are widely considered to be the original NFT project, released even before Cryptokitties, the blockchain-based collectibles project that propelled NFTs to mainstream consciousness. CryptoPunks developers Larva Labs report that …

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Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain takes major step towards mainnet

In a move that may signal that a mainnet launch is just around the corner, Flow — the blockchain from Cryptokitties and NBA Topshot developers Dapper Labs — has launched the Flow Port: a tool for token holders to manage, stake, and delegate their Flow cryptoassets.  The announcement focused heavily on how users can stake …

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The future of NFTs in DeFi: A conversation with Aavegotchi’s Jesse Johnson

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), once the red-headed stepchild to more popular smart contract implementations, are finally beginning to have their day in the sun.  Average purchase prices of NFTs on peer-to-peer exchanges are rising sky-high. Six-figure sales are no longer uncommon. Dapper Labs, the minds behind the great-granddaddy of NFT collectible projects, CryptoKitties, have attracted significant …

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Dapper Labs and Blockparty Join Forces to Bring A New Breadth of Digital Collectibles onto Flow

VANCOUVER / SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 — Blockparty—the New York-based rare digital collectibles marketplace that launched last month to foster more meaningful fan engagement for artists, musicians, and sports teams—today announced a partnership with Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, who will bring Blockparty onto Flow, their user-centric blockchain built for mainstream …

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Why Top Global Brands Like the NBA and UFC Choose Dapper Labs’ Flow Blockchain

Developed by the team behind some of the most successful crypto applications in the world, Flow is a blockchain re-designed from the ground up to be user- and developer-friendly as well as modular and future-proof. The network is already being used to develop digital collectibles offerings for top global brands like the NBA and UFC …

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VIDYA’s Public Sale Marks the Dawn of a New Blockchain Gaming Era

In 2017, the gaming world was revolutionized by the massive success of a simple blockchain game called CryptoKitties. It enabled players to breed and trade unique digital cats via a series of smart contracts on the Ethereum blockchain. That simple concept led to a game that now boasts millions of dollars’ worth of user transactions, …

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Party at Vitalik’s House? For DeFi, it’s Do-or-Die

Ethereum gas prices have set new records, with single DeFi transactions costing over $10 in fees. High fees are the result of congestion, as users pay ever higher fees to ensure their transaction gets into a block. As DeFi takes off, the price of gas on Ethereum threatens its future. Or does it? Is the …

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NFT Economy Grows Exponential: $1M in Non-Fungible Token Sales Last Week

While a number of people are focused on decentralized finance (defi), the non-fungible token (NFT) industry has also exploded in demand in 2020. Last week, NFT sales soared nearing a million dollars in volume, as the blockchain-based Sorare fantasy soccer card game saw over $221,000 in sales during the last seven days. When Satoshi Nakamoto …

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Spotting the Potential of NFTs in the Blockchain Gaming Industry

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are emerging as a very popular blockchain trend in gaming, as they’re also now being used in the sports industry (ticketing), financial services, and as a way to sell and transfer property, highlighted Craig Russo, director of innovation of an investment firm and startup ecosystem, Polyient Games. In an interview with Cointelegraph, …

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The Tokenized Metaverse: Non-Fungible Token Sales to Surpass $100 Million

On July 1, 2020, the partner of Polynexus Capital, Andrew Steinwold, detailed that the sales of blockchain-powered non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are about to cross the $100 million mark. The popularity of NFTs has grown massive since 2017, as blockchain cards, collectibles, digital artwork, virtual land parcels, and extensible virtual game items have become all the …

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