Mattel Drives into NFTs with Hot Wheels
Toys

Mattel is gearing up to launch its first non-fungible tokens (NFTs). They’ll take the form of three exclusive digital Hot Wheels cars that will be offered up at auction on the Mattel Creations e-com...

Kidscreen
June 17, 2021

Dave & Busters Enters NFT Craze with New Digital Image Pr...
Live Entertainment - Tech

Restaurant and entertainment chain Dave & Buster’s announced Wednesday (June 9) that its new Digital Collectibles Prize program will allow customers to redeem tickets won for non-fungible token ...

Pymnts
June 9, 2021

Domino’s Urges Customers Not to Buy NFTs From the Noid
Dining - Finance

Recent Noid innovations featured in the latest Domino's television campaign, such as the infamous Pizza Crusher, Pizza Slayzer and giant Noid Balloon Blockade, haven't stopped tech-savvy Domino's from...

PRNewswire
June 8, 2021

After $750k+ NFT, ‘Charlie Bit My Finger’ Will Dis...
Online

The 55-second clip of a toddler happily munching on his brother’s hand is being pulled from YouTube after being auctioned off as an NFT this past Sunday. The clip was at the center of an hours-long ...

Gizmodo
May 24, 2021

5 NFT Tips for Content Companies & Creators
Finance - Influencers - Music - Streaming - Tech

When NFTs are coupled with content, they open lucrative revenue opportunities for the owners, creators and distributors of that content. Here’s just some of their applications in the ente...

Variety
May 5, 2021

Warner Music Invests in Virtual Concert Tech
Music - Online - Streaming - Tech

WMG announced its investment into tech company Genies to develop avatars and create NFTs for Warner artists. That came three months after Warner pumped an eight-figure sum into social gaming platform ...

General Mills Auctions NFTs to Promote Return of Chocolate Dun...
CPG - Retail - Tech

General Mills is auctioning 10 original digital artworks to celebrate the return of Chocolate Dunkaroos snacks and raise money for charity. The illustrations are in the form of nonfungible tokens (NFT...

Marketing Dive
April 29, 2021

Golden State Warriors First Sports Team to Launch Own NFT Coll...
Sports - Tech

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Golden State Warriors are looking to capitalise on the surging interest in digital collectibles by becoming the first professional sports team to launch t...

Sports Pro Media
April 28, 2021

CryptoKickers Signs Wilson Chandler to Virtual Shoe Deal
Finance - Sports - Tech

NBA veteran Wilson Chandler has signed a virtual shoe deal with CryptoKickers, a virtual fashion startup selling digital sneakers as NFTs. The footwear collectibles are verified on the Ethereum blockc...

Sport Techie
April 21, 2021

NFT Prices are Plummeting. What Could this Mean for the Art Wo...
Fashion - Finance - Tech

Scam, pyramid scheme and tech speculation bubble -- such have been the more cynical responses to the meteoric rise of the NFT (non-fungible token) market. So has the boom gone bust already? Perhaps, ...

CNN Style
April 19, 2021

Sotheby’s CEO explains why NFTs are the future
Finance - Tech

Despite what Pete Davidson's rap spoof suggests, NFT isn't just for crazy kids with cash to burn. You want proof? You can buy them at Sotheby's. The market for the unique digital collectibles remains...

CNN
April 16, 2021

Topps is Releasing Official NFT Baseball Cards on April 20th
Finance - Sports - Tech

Major League Baseball has announced its latest move to cash in on the NFT craze: official blockchain-based versions of classic Topps baseball cards. Topps is selling the new NFT baseball cards through...

The Verge
April 12, 2021

WWE Drops The Undertaker NFTs Ahead of WrestleMania
Finance - Sports - Tech

WWE released its first set of NFTs over the weekend to coincide with its WrestleMania event in Tampa. The non-fungible tokens commemorate the career of The Undertaker, the iconic wrestling character w...

Sport Techie
April 12, 2021

NFT Gold Rush: Here’s Why Everyone Is Talking About Non-...
Finance

The crypto market moves in waves. Bitcoin remains the undisputed blockchain industry leader, but as the major banks and investment funds accumulate BTC, retail investors always try to find “the next...

Entrepreneur
April 8, 2021

The NFL’s Manning Brothers To Release NFT Series
Sports - Tech

The Manning brothers are going crypto. Eli Manning and Peyton Manning, the retired NFL quarterbacks who each won two Super Bowl rings, will launch their own NFT collection, per ESPN reporter Adam Sch...

Decrypt
April 7, 2021

Michael Eisner to Bring Topps Public as Baseball Card Company ...
Finance - Retail - Sports - Toys

Topps, which is best known for its baseball cards and Bazooka candy line, has agreed to go public through a merger with Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation II, a special purpose acquisition compan...

CNBC
April 6, 2021

Top Shot NFT-Maker Dapper Labs Secures $305M in Fresh Capital
Finance - Sports - Tech

Dapper Labs, the maker of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) much talked-about Top Shot digital collectibles, has seen its valuation hit a reported US$2.6 billion after securing a fresh rou...

Sports Pro Media
April 2, 2021

S!NG Allows You to Create and Sell Your Own NFTs Via Your Phon...
Electronics - Finance - Tech

While cryptocurrencies are increasingly gaining popularity and capitalization, we must not underestimate the NFTs, the new crypto sensation. Non-fungible tokens have become fashionable because they ca...

Entrepreneur
April 1, 2021

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ to Have First Major Motion Picture NFT...
Finance - Streaming - Tech - Theatrical

Legendary Entertainment announced it will release an exclusive “Godzilla vs. Kong” NFT collection on the same day the film hits theaters and HBO Max. It marks the first official NFT art release in...

Variety
April 1, 2021

Starbucks to Indirectly Accept Bitcoin as Payment
Beverages - Finance - Online

Starbucks is expanding its relationship with digital wallet platform Bakkt, which will allow consumers to monetize digital assets such as bitcoin and load the value onto their Starbucks cards in the c...

National Restaurant News
March 31, 2021

69 Million Reasons Why You Should Care About NFTs
Finance - Online - Tech

What the heck is an NFT anyway? Simply put, a non fungible token is anything in a digital form; say an image, a video or a song, with a unique signature that is accounted for by Blockchain technology...

Yahoo! Finance
March 29, 2021

The New York Times Just Sold an NFT for More Than Half a Milli...
Finance - Tech

The NYT made a NFT! The New York Times has entered the NFT game, selling the chance to own “the first article in the almost 170-year history of The Times to be distributed as an NFT” — and it...

The Verge
March 26, 2021

World’s First Digital NFT House Sells for $500,000
Finance - Household - Tech

Having spent so much time at home over the last year, many people are craving a change in their surroundings. But if a coat of paint or some creative renovations fail to do the trick, there is now a ...

CNN Style
March 24, 2021

Gucci’s New $12 Sneakers That You Can’t Wear
Fashion - Tech

The Italian company’s latest kicks are its most egalitarian to date, weighing in at a mere $11.99 USD, but you’ll never be able to wear them. Gucci is launching a series of augmented reality (AR)...

Hype Beast
March 19, 2021

Charmin, Yes Charmin, Joins the NFT Craze
CPG - Household - Non-Profit

Charmin is auctioning three original digital artworks to help raise money for charity. The artworks are non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a kind of cryptocurrency that turns digital images into verifiable o...

MarketingDive
March 18, 2021

NFL Pondering Approach to Digital Collectibles
Sports - Tech

NFL executives are currently reaching out to potential partners about developing a digital collectibles strategy, according to Sports Business Journal. Teams have reportedly been instructed to not mak...

Sport Techie
March 18, 2021

Popular Celebrities Are Selling NFT Collections and Raking in ...
Finance - Music - Online - Sports - Tech

Data from nonfungible.com’s market history shows that there’s been 27,850 non-fungible token (NFT) asset sales in the last seven days. The 27,850 sales had settled for $42 million and the average ...

Bitcoin.com
March 15, 2021

WTF is an NFT: Everything You Need to Know
Influencers - Online - Tech

NFTs are non-fungible tokens. They act as a non-duplicable digital certificate of ownership for any assigned digital asset. Basically, it is a smart contract that is put together using bits of open so...

Digiday
March 11, 2021

First NFT Artwork at Auction Sells for Staggering $69 Million
Fashion - Online - Tech

The first virtual Non-Fungible Token (NFT) artwork to be sold at a major auction house closed at $69,346,250 during an online auction by Christie's on Thursday. The record-breaking sale of "Everydays...

CNN
March 11, 2021

How NFTs are Fueling a Digital Art Boom
Online - Tech

At the center of this explosion in transactions are non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. Acting like virtual signatures, they address concerns that digital art's value is diminished by the ease with which it...

CNN
March 10, 2021

NFTs are Changing Cultural Value Creation
Finance - Online - Tech

NFT’s and the architecture of smart contracts and the way that social tokens work, these are all opportunities for the creators and originators of culture, to finally take part and participate in th...

TechCrunch
March 10, 2021

NFTs storm the art world. But that’s just the ‘tip...
Publishing - Tech

The blockchain-backed technology shines a spotlight on digital ownership. Artist Ryan Maloney had planned a conventional launch for his latest project, a series of collector cards called Beastly Ball...

CNET
March 10, 2021

Rob Gronkowski to Auction NFT Digital Collectibles
Finance - Online - Sports - Tech

NFL star Rob Gronkowski has launched his own set of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) for fans to buy through auction. The digital trading cards commemorate each of Gronkowski’s four Super Bowl victories a...

Sport Techie
March 10, 2021

Mark Cuban, Mavericks Accepting Dogecoin for Tickets, Merchand...
Sports - Tech

Mark Cuban says that the Dallas Mavericks are now accepting Dogecoin cryptocurrency as payment for tickets and merchandise. Dogecoin will be accepted via cryptocurrency payment service BitPay, which h...

Sport Techie
March 5, 2021

Kings of Leon to Offer New Album as NFT
Influencers - Music - Tech

Kings of Leon is poised to make history as the first band to release an album as a non-fungible token, or NFT, a cryptographic way to buy and sell digital art and media. The Grammy-winning rock band...

Variety
March 4, 2021

What is NBA Top Shot? Explaining the Blockchain NBA Highlight ...
Electronics - Sports

NBA Top Shot is the future of the trading card market. Virtual packs can be purchased and either 'showcased' or re-sold on the virtual marketplace with some highlights currently selling for as much as...

NBA
February 22, 2021

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