Dan Kahan

Meebits or Bored Apes? NFT Rivalry Pits Commerce vs Community

Rival fandoms abound in pop culture. Marvel vs DC Comics. Pokemon vs. Digimon. So it was only a matter of time before NFT artists and fans divided into two camps. Enter Bored Ape Yacht Club vs. Meebits, two projects that embody the contrasting creeds within the NFT movement, perhaps fated to become natural adversaries.   Meebits …

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Fox’s NFT Play Signals Big Media Stampede into Blockchain Content

Here comes Hollywood.  In the latest sign that global media groups are embracing NFTs, Disney’s Fox Entertainment is launching a $100M creator fund to produce new offerings on blockchain platforms and NFT-related content, the company announced this week. Dubbed Blockchain Creative Labs, the Los Angeles-based venture is a partnership between Fox Entertainment and its in-house …

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InstaDapp Releases Governance Token with 55% for Community Members

DeFi infrastructure protocol InstaDapp has launched their governance token, INST, on Ethereum Mainnet.  INST holders will be able to discuss and vote on all future InstaDapp protocol upgrades. InstaDapp has minted 100M INST, allocating 55% for community members and the other 45% for team members, investors, and advisors.  Initially, 10M INST will be available to …

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The World Wide Web Is Now an NFT

The source code for the World Wide Web is being turned into an NFT.  Created by World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the NFT is composed of four elements: the time-stamped files containing the source code, a moving visualization of the code, a letter written by Berners-Lee reflecting on the code’s creation, and a …

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Latin American Bitcoin Backers Scramble to Follow El Salvador’s Lead

Lots of laser eyes….but little actual legislation, at least for now.  El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender this week has captured the imagination of lawmakers across Latin America. That’s no surprise considering the region, long plagued by underdevelopment and volatile politics, has struggled to enfranchise its citizens in the global financial system, with …

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