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African Digital Media Company Set to Hold NFT Auction Featuring Artwork by Kenyan Filmmaker Rich Allela

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>A Kenya-based digital media company, Picha Images, is reportedly set to hold one of the first non-fungible token (NFT) auctions in Africa. The auction event, which is set to be held between April 26 through May 3, 2021, will initially feature the works of Rich Allela, the award-winning photographer and filmmaker from …

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It was only a matter of time — Some NFTs now have human DNA sequences

Nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, haven’t quite reached the level of awareness to take over the human race — yet — but at least one of them contains the chemical building blocks of life. A crypto user known as “Cybex_Dreamer” recently listed their personal genome as an NFT for sale on OpenSea’s digital marketplace. The anonymous …

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14 Years of Art for $500K: Youtuber Ali Spagnola Compiles All Her Free Paintings Into an NFT

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>In mid-January, Bitcoin.com’s newsdesk wrote about the popular artist and Youtuber, Alicia Dawn “Ali” Spagnola after she “accidentally got bitcoin rich” from her Free Paintings project. Since then, a great number of people told her to create a non-fungible token (NFT) asset with her artwork, so she decided to execute the idea …

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Nifty News: Playboy’s revealing tokens, SNL’s NFT skit sold as an NFT, and more …

Playboy centerfolds will be sold as NFTs after the classic men’s magazine announced a partnership with Nifty Gateway today. The entertainment and lifestyle brand, famous for its Playboy bunnies, distinctive logo, and the dubious claim that men “only read it for the articles”, is planning to tokenize its art, cartoon and photography archive built up …

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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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Burned Banksy NFT Sale Captures Close to $400K, Critics Claim Buyers Are ‘Morons’

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>On March 3, a group of anonymous art enthusiasts decided to burn an original Banksy screenprint worth roughly £70,000 or around $95,000 USD, and then turned it into a non-fungible token (NFT) asset. The art now exists as an NFT and was auctioned for 228.69 ethereum or $394k using today’s ether exchange …

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A Group of Crypto Proponents Burned an Original Banksy ‘Morons’ Print and Turned It Into an NFT

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Original artwork crafted by the pseudonymous England-based street artist and political activist Banksy has been burned in order to turn the art into a non-fungible token (NFT). The screenprint was one of only 500 made and was authenticated by Banksy’s verification company Pest Control. The burning was a symbolic message of turning …

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NFT Craftiness: Mint a Non-Fungible Token Art Collectible in Less Than 15 Minutes

In the last few months the non-fungible token (NFT) art space has exploded and data shows that there’s been over 4.9 million sales worth well over $128 million to-date. This week I decided to create an Ethereum-based NFT leveraging the application rarible.com, in order to show our readers how to issue an NFT collectible or …

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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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‘Wonder Woman’ Illustrator and British Artist Terry Flaxton to Sell Ethereum-Backed Art

700,000 Expedia Hotels Can Now Be Paid With Cryptocurrencies via Travala More than 700,000 Expedia Group hotels and accommodations are now available via crypto-friendly travel booking platform Travala. Bookings can be paid with more than 30 cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin. Despite covid-19, Travala saw a 170% increase in booking revenue from its … read more. Bitcoin.com …

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