• CryptoPunks NFT Portraits Sell for Over $16 Million USD at Auction

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    A lot of nine CryptoPunks portraits from Larva Labs have sold for $16,962,500 USD at Christie's auction earlier this week, marking another monumental sale for NFT arts. The pixelated portraits come from the NFT platform's co-creators Matt Hall and John Watkinson. The CryptoPunks platform has been one of the first NFT projects on the Ethereum blockchain. In 2017, the platform gave away the pixelated characters for free, developing an ever-growing NFT community around the 'Punks. Due to the recent boom in NFTs the prices for the characters soared in prices, leading to the substantial payday...
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  • Merriam-Webster Is Selling Its Definition of "NFT" as an NFT

    Merriam-Webster Is Selling Its Definition of "NFT" as an NFT

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Merriam-Webster is officially set to sell its own definition of NFT , or non-fungible token, the only way that seems fit. Earlier this week, the dictionary publisher announced that it will sell the definition of an NFT as an NFT, in an attempt at an inception-inspired auction. The sale is set to take place on OpenSea , with all proceeds to be donated to Teach For All, a "network of organizations in 60 countries working to ensure all children have the education, support and opportunity to fulfill their potential." Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor-at-large said , "By auctioning the...
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