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Miramax is suing Tarantino to prevent other filmmakers selling NFTs

Hollywood studio Miramax is suing director Quentin Tarantino for trying to sell artifacts from his iconic film Pulp Fiction as non-fungible tokens (NFT).Earlier this month, Tarantino announced plans to auction off unique digital versions of items from the 1994 cult classic, including scanned copies of script pages for seven scenes that didn’t make the final cut. The…

Bored Ape Yacht Club launches second music NFTs partnership

You certainly can’t accuse NFTs brand Bored Ape Yacht Club of being slow to explore music partnerships. Last week, it launched a group called Kingship with UMG imprint 10.22PM, but now it has whipped the wrappers off another collaboration: with veteran producer Timbaland. They’re teaming up to launch Ape-In Productions (AIP for short) which will…

Google searches for NFTs spike to record highs

Google’s keyword search data shows interest in nonfungible tokens (NFTs) has surged to record levels, with traffic beating out search terms pertinent to many crypto assets ranked among the top ten. According to Google Trends, interest in NFTs saw a dramatic spike at the start of the year as Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot and…

After Solana Summer, Is The ‘Ethereum Destroyer’ Ready For A Solana Winter?

Ethereum Dapps developers moving to Solana. It led to the Solana Summer. But will it continue into a … [+] Solana Winter for newcomers looking to buy into alternatives to Ethereum. KMR Images Many developers are over Ethereum. It’s too expensive. It’s too slow. Alternatives are popping up. Some have been there for a while,…

Universal Music Group’s 10:22PM Unveils NFT-Based Digital Act Kingship

10:22PM, “Universal Music Group’s next-gen label,” has officially launched Kingship, “a group consisting of four characters from the Bored Ape Yacht Club” non-fungible token (NFT) project. Universal Music higher-ups just recently announced the rollout of Kingship, which was established by 10:22PM founder Celine Joshua. The former Warner Music, Sony Music, and Disney Music Group exec…

Monkees 2.0: Universal Music Starts ‘Digital’ Band Based on Ape NFTs

Universal Music Group NV, the world’s largest music company, is reportedly creating a band out of four digital NFT apes. One executive explained: “You can call it an NFT band, or think of them as characters. The characters will come to life. The apes will come to life.” Bloomberg reports that in a move seemingly designed to…

Meet the first winemaker in the world to sell his stock as NFTs

Wine is a great match for food, for special occasions, for contemplative evenings, but pairing it with blockchain just seems incongruous. Doesn’t it?Not according to trailblazer Dave Powell and his crew (or should that be cru?) at Neldner Road vineyards in Barossa, South Australia. He has put his finest 2021 production up for auction on…

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Don Diablo Sells World’s First Full-Length Concert NFT for $1.2 Million

Don Diablo’s Destination Hexagonia NFT concert hit the blockchain market on Friday, selling for a jaw-dropping $1.2 million in just four minutes. The hour-long performance film breaks records as the world’s first full-length concert NFT. In addition, the transaction smashes SuperRare‘s record for any single item NFT sale. Diablo describes Destination Hexagonia, a project he embarked on last…

Luka Garza’s NFT card goes for over $40,000

Earlier this week, former Iowa center Luka Garza announced that he would be the first college athlete to release his own NFT card. NFT stands for non-fungible token, which is a unit of data on a digital ledger called a blockchain, where each NFT can represent a unique digital item, and thus they are not interchangeable. On…

The Next Big Thing in NFTs: Breaking Them Apart

In briefInvestors are coming together to pool their funds and profit from high-value NFTs through fractionalization. But NFT fractions are a legal gray area and could be seen as securities. How can regular investors afford the eye-watering sums NFT (non-fungible token) artworks and other collectibles are commanding? And how can they ever hope to profit…

Kate Moss Moves Into NFTs With Three Short Videos

Kate Moss has become the latest big name to release their own NFTs, with the legendary model announcing a partnership with anonymous art collective Moments in Time. Moss’ NFT release will feature three single-edition short videos, each of which was filmed in Moss’ home, car and in her own clothes. This approach gives the videos…