Advertisement

NFT - Page 36

Loading...
Token Thieves Mint Hundreds of Illicit NFTs in Radical Heist

Token Thieves Mint Hundreds of Illicit NFTs in Radical Heist

There’s been an art theft of NFTs!  Yesterday, an attacker stole tokens from a DAO called Bright Moments and used them to mint the remaining 309 NFTs involved in the organization’s flagship project, CryptoVenetians. The project announced on Discord that one of their members fell victim to a phishing attack which exposed their private key. …
Loading...
Something Fishy is Happening on OpenSea as Bots Upset NFT Auctions

Something Fishy is Happening on OpenSea as Bots Upset NFT Auctions

The NFT marketplace OpenSea has been on a tear — at 14.61%, its primary smart contract has consumed more gas than any other on Ethereum in the last 24 hours, according to block explorer Etherscan. But there’s something strange going on in OpenSea’s waters. Ethereum wallets appear to be canceling orders at a surprising rate on…
Loading...
Auction of Monet NFT Spurs Questions About Authenticity and the Future of Art

Auction of Monet NFT Spurs Questions About Authenticity and the Future of Art

Michelangelo drew inspiration from the Greco-Roman statues of Classical antiquity to sculpt his masterpiece David. Van Gogh paid homage to the vibrant colors in the woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige. Great artworks of the past live beyond their creators to inspire great artworks of the future. Digital art and NFTs are no exception.  But…
Loading...
How to Buy and Sell Digital PFP Collectible NFTs | Part 2

How to Buy and Sell Digital PFP Collectible NFTs | Part 2

Welcome to another tuesday tutorial, this is actually the second of a two part series looking at how to navigate the weird and wonderful world of PFP collectibles and how to go about buying, selling, identifying promising projects and creating an identity for yourself within a community. In this second part we’ll look at life…
Loading...
"We're Not Really at an Inflection Point Yet:" OpenSea's Nate Chastain

"We're Not Really at an Inflection Point Yet:" OpenSea's Nate Chastain

In this week’s episode we interview Nate Chastain, head of product at OpenSea. Opensea got its start back in 2017 when CryptoKitties launched on Ethereum. After those digital cats, the NFT space was pretty dead for the next couple of years. Now OpenSea is reaping the rewards of hanging through that NFT winter, as NFT summer explodes with…
Loading...
Anonymous Trader 0x650 Bought 88 CryptoPunks for $5.5M; Here's the Backstory

Anonymous Trader 0x650 Bought 88 CryptoPunks for $5.5M; Here's the Backstory

Last month, one anonymous user spent more than $5M on CryptoPunks in a buy that kicked off a frenzy of NFT sales.  In an exclusive interview, The Defiant’s Camila Russo sat down to chat with the buyer 0x650d, who purchased 88 CryptoPunks for $5.5M in a single block. 0x650d gives us the scoop on how…
Loading...
Can’t Afford a CryptoPunk? New Platform Lets Buyers Join Forces to Buy NFTs

Can’t Afford a CryptoPunk? New Platform Lets Buyers Join Forces to Buy NFTs

With NFT prices out of control and wealthy whales squeezing out would-be buyers, collectors are banding together in a newly launched project that lets them pool their capital to bid on works.  It’s called PartyBid, and during its public launch on Aug. 4 the action got intense as a coveted CryptoPunk hit the auction block.…
Loading...
The Defiant Guide to Art Blocks

The Defiant Guide to Art Blocks

During the big NFT surge of the past spring, the hype was around 1/1’s. Exclusive sales from named artists brought the muggles scrambling for any way they could to access platform 9 and three quarters. But didn’t that all feel all so very web2. There was some cool work created and sold but to me…
Loading...
Crypto vs. Wall Street NFTs Dropping From pplpleasr and Fortune Magazine

Crypto vs. Wall Street NFTs Dropping From pplpleasr and Fortune Magazine

Artist pplpleasr, who has worked with big name DeFi protocols Uniswap, SushiSwap and Pickle Finance, has teamed up with Fortune Magazine for an NFT drop. The NFTs, which go live on Aug. 6 at 12 pm EST, will be based on pplpleasr’s cover art for Fortune Magazine’s August/September issue, which focused on cryptocurrency and DeFi.…
Loading...
Alchemy NFT – The Remix Layer for NFTs

Alchemy NFT – The Remix Layer for NFTs

Alchemy NFT just announced a funding round from the likes of Mark Cuban who clearly sees opportunity in an API layer for NFTs. Rather than pump out derivative after derivative, Alchemy allows users to create stackable layers of value that have use cases in DeFi, real estate, art and much more besides. The secret sauce…