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Announcement

NFT

Luxury sports car manufacturer Porsche has entered the world of Web3 by way of its inaugural NFT project. The 7500 piece collection, which is set for launch in January 2023, will be based on one of its most iconic models, the Porsche 911.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

A select amount of limited-edition Johnnie Walker bottles- exclusively sold on BlockBar.com- unlock access to an immersive experience at SCOPE curated by Vayner3 during this week's Miami Art Week.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Deadmau5 & DJ Richie Hawtin co-founded music metaverse platform, Pixelynx, will be launching its new ‘Elynxir’ game throughout Miami Art Week—a gamified augmented reality (AR) scavenger hunt called ‘Go Astral’.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

We are pleased to announce that we have launched the latest version of the Blockster platform. You can now connect your wallet to register and create your account, officially making it a Web3 token-gated platform.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

ApeCoin DAO, which is the community-led governing body comprised of holders of its namesake token, has launched a specialized NFT marketplace for communities which fall under the Yuga Labs NFT umbrella.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

With the ongoing bear market prompting innovators to reshape NFT utility into something which extends beyond mere ‘floor price,’ developments in more-general blockchain technology use cases are also being pioneered.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Metaverse building and events platform 'Mext' is continuing its long-running relationship with the 'Metaverse Fashion Council’ (MFC) through hosting its highly-anticipated ‘Metaverse Fashion Summit’.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

As part of the upcoming Art Basel Miami, Web3 ‘456 collectors club' & alpha group 'Metanoise' will be co-hosting an exclusive art soirée at the city’s new ‘The PowerHouse’ culture hub.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

In an effort to inaugurate more users onto the virtual real estate ladder, leading open-world metaverse platform The Sandbox is hosting three thematic LAND sales centered around an array of its partnering A-list brands.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

The latest project on the block comes from legendary British photographer Nick Knight, who in partnership with his own award-winning fashion platform SHOWstudio, is releasing his first NFT project entitled ‘ikon-1’.

By Rory Kejzerko

Gaming

Magic Eden today announced plans to integrate with the Polygon network to work more closely with strategic IP owners, world-class games developers, and emerging creators from the Polygon ecosystem.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

As part of its annual 3-day Summit, new kid on the NFT block Cardano has announced that it will be releasing its own algorithmic stablecoin in Q1 2023.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

With COVID-related physical restrictions becoming a thing of the past, IRL events are consistently proving themselves as a proficient medium for Web3 evangelism throughout the ongoing bear market.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Earlier this month saw luxury French fashion label Givenchy partner-up with Atlanta-founded streetwear brand Bstroy, to launch a collaborative phygital NFT collection for the SS 2023 season.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Yesterday saw Adidas Originals’ ongoing foray into digital wearables take its next step. With its ‘Into The Metaverse’ NFT collection of last year signaling ‘Phase 1’ of the campaign, ‘Phase 2’ is now firmly underway.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Through its subsidiaries L’Oréal Professional and Maybelline, French personal care company L’Oréal is teaming up with Ready Player Me (RPM) to bring gaming-inspired hair and makeup to metaverse avatars.

By Rory Kejzerko

Gaming

Saga and XPLA with its main partner Com2uS, the largest mobile game developer in the world, announced a partnership this week to provide scalable infrastructure using the Saga protocol.

By Kayley Hamilton

NFT

With the 2022 Qatar World Cup looming, the involvement of NFTs in the world’s most popular sport is expanding at an unprecedented rate.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

Dcentralize is building the first ‘one-stop-shop’ Web3 music ecosystem incorporating streaming services, live IRL & AR events, ticketing, an NFT marketplace, and an education and engagement launchpad for fans and artists.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Upcoming Japanese metaverse ‘Swagga’ is on a mission to redefine digital fashion through the phygital convergence of fashion, amusement, social networking, and e-commerce.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Acclaimed actor & filmmaker David Bianchi (“True Story’’ Netflix) & Web3 entertainment giant Gala are producing an original series ‘RZR’ (Razor), one of the first ever live-action series released exclusively on the blockchain.

By Kayley Hamilton

Metaverse

Interoperable metaverse avatar platform Ready Player Me (RPM) has demoed this week new tech which involves one of its fully animated avatars appearing in augmented reality (AR) using Meta’s new ‘Quest Pro’ virtual reality headset.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Football’s GOAT Lionel Messi has joined the NFT world by becoming an investor and brand ambassador for industry-leading NFT trading card Sorare.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Emerging artist Ricky Lake today announced the upcoming November 10th release of his latest project Altered, the first-ever generative album that will live exclusively in Web3 on Async Art.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

As per the words of its CEO Changpeng Zhao, the world’s largest crypto exchange Binance is poised to fully acquire FTX.com and help cover the liquidity crunch.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Japanese messaging app Line has announced the soon-arrival of its NFT marketplace ‘DOSI,’ which will be a product of its web3 arm ‘LineNext’.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

Solana’s recent Breakpoint event in Lisbon bore-witness to several notable announcements regarding partnerships with the blockchain, all of which being designed to propel the world’s second largest NFT ecosystem into further success.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Leading venture capital firm Animoca Brands announced a partnership with illustrious 3D-printing company Arevo to produce NFT-centric carbon fiber bikes.

By Rory Kejzerko

People

After making history across the Ethereum NFT ecosystem, coveted digital artist Beeple is now venturing into Solana NFTs in partnership with Metaplex Studios.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

Today, Helium Mobile™ & Solana Mobile announced a partnership to bring the world’s first cryptocarrier that's low-cost, reliable & decentralized providing 5G coverage to Saga users across the U.S.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

To fix the shortcomings of Web2 identity verification, former Apple App Store executive announces Identity.com’s permissionless decentralized identity protocol.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

Rockaway Blockchain Fund, a venture capital firm backing leading Web3 founders, has announced its rebrand to RockawayX. The firm ranges across three divisions—venture, engineering, and liquidity—with total assets under management of $500M.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Designed to get the Web3 community moving, ASICS introduces the first ever physical sneakers available to order globally using USDC on Solana Pay with an exclusive ASICS x STEPN NFT airdrop.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

By leveraging the underpinning blockchain technology of digital collectibles, Web3 platform Courtyard, has built a cutting-edge infrastructure that allows physical collectibles to be owned and traded as NFTs.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

Substreams, developed by StreamingFast, a core developer to The Graph ecosystem, allow for a very quick and parallelized way to process the history of Solana's mainnet.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Social media conglomerate Meta is scaling-up its deep dive into Web3 by testing out an Instagram feature that’ll allow creators to produce, showcase and sell Polygon NFTs on the platform.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

ZTX (ZepetoX), asia’s largest metaverse with a registered 340 million user base, goes Web3 making virtual land free for all. The Genesis mint for NFT homes will debut on Magic Eden.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

In an effort to accelerate sectors such as business and healthcare entering the new and expansive virtual medium, Singapore-based startup ‘Metapolis’ is developing the world’s first metaverse-as-a-service (MaaS) for the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar less than three weeks away, two of the event’s official sponsors Crypto.com & Visa have joined forces to unleash an outrageously innovative Web3 fan experience called the ‘Visa Masters of Movement’ (VMOM).

By Rory Kejzerko

Gaming

World-renowned video game retailer Gamestop announced they are adding NFT support by utilizing Ethereum's layer-2 scaling network Immutable X to its marketplace, allowing the Web3 gaming community to seamlessly purchase and trade digital assets.

By Nathan Tam

NFT

Voice, an NFT Marketplace for digital artists, has been named the digital art partner of the groundbreaking PhotoVogue Festival 2022 in Milan, Italy.

By Nathan Tam

Metaverse

In years to come, we may look at today as a landmark event in virtual living, as ‘The Open Metaverse Alliance’ (abbreviated to ‘OMA3’) officially opened its doors as part of the ongoing Web Summit in Lisbon.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Mythical Games is releasing a much anticipated first look at NFL Rivals, the first NFL and NFLPA officially licensed video game on the blockchain.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

The Find Satoshi Lab ecosystem, today announced the launch of the MOOAR, a multi-chain NFT marketplace — the third project to launch after STEPN, a lifestyle fitness app & DOOAR, a decentralized exchange (DEX).

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

In expanding upon its vast portfolio of A-list collaborations, Nike-owned Web3 studio RTFKT has teamed up with luxury German luggage brand Rimowa to launch a sold-out collection of ‘RTFKT x Rimowa Meta-Artisan’ NFTs.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Web3 just got a lot louder with an epic new partnership between Metanoise and Pixelynx, bringing together the best of IRL and digital to create immersive experiences for their communities.

By Ben Yurcisin

Gaming

The renowned consumer brand and interactive entertainment producer Atari is introducing the Atari X initiative, uniting all of its blockchain interests under one operation that will be funded and managed by the top-class economy.

By Nathan Tam

Lifestyle

Paris’s three-story NFT Factory is the latest addition to the Web3 IRL movement, becoming a hot new concept across the Web3 ecosystem.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

As many of you may already be aware, NFT.NYC is preparing its voyage across the pond to host NFT.London, taking place across November 3rd and 4th at the very epicenter of Europe’s third largest city, Westminster’s ‘Queen Elizabeth II Centre.'

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

Digital Art Week will debut in London next week featuring immersive art, parties and talks featuring Beeple, Andres Resinger and more. The week will be full of curated free-to-attend events bringing digital art to the wider public.

By Lidia Yadlos

Lifestyle

Voxelized metaverse ‘The Sandbox’ plays host to many A-list explorations into Web3, whether it be through multinational companies setting up virtual branches and experiences, or celebrities introducing their own personal flairs to proceedings.

By Rory Kejzerko

Music

The coming together of two industry leaders will see attendees discover a new NFT-powered VIP experience when Dubai hosts the 8000-capacity Elrow XXL festival in February 2023.

By Lidia Yadlos

Business

Amidst Prime Minister-elect Rishi Sunak’s plans to turn the UK into a hub for crypto innovations, lawmakers have voted in favor of recognizing crypto as regulated financial instruments and products.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

After months of development, leading DeFi TVL (Total Value Locked) aggregator DeFiLlama has launched a new strategy finder called ‘Delta Neutral Yields’ (DNY).

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

French personal care brand L’Oréal has teamed up with Meta and business school ‘HEC Paris’ to launch a metaverse startup accelerator.

By Rory Kejzerko

People

With Rishi Sunak in the driving seat to become the UK’s next Prime Minister, it’s time we take a look at what this could mean for the crypto landscape of the world’s sixth largest economy.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

145 individual bids were made over a 24 hour period for 8 PBT skateboards auctioned by Chiru Labs - the creators of the Azuki brand - raising a total of $2.5m ETH. 

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Rarible NFT marketplace has introduced a major update called ‘Rarible 2’ which sees the platform transform into an NFT marketplace aggregator.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Interpol, the organization responsible for facilitating worldwide police cooperation and crime control, has unveiled the first ever law enforcement metaverse.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

Budweiser will be releasing a limited number of Budverse x FIFA World Cup™ digital collectibles that will be stored on the Ethereum blockchain as non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

By Nathan Tam

NFT

In wake of launching an innovative new concept tied to its branding and storyline, Blue-Chip NFT project Azuki has seen its trade volume sky-rocket to 934 ETH in the past 24 hours.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

​​Just days after prestigious Solana NFT collection DeGods went royalty-less, the blockchain’s flagship marketplace Magic Eden has followed suit by scrapping its mandatory creator royalty policy.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Barbie is back with Boss Beauties, a world-renowned NFT brand focused on bringing quality mentorship programs and scholarships to young women and students.

By Nathan Tam

Metaverse

Over the past year, FlyteVu has been building next-gen Web3 marketing strategies and educating current clients on the Web3 space. The introduction of FV3 will further expand the agency’s skillset and knowledge of the metaverse and strategy offering.

By Lidia Yadlos

People

In applying the Web3 term ‘build’ in its most literal sense, notorious NFT artist Beeple is constructing a physical studio to showcase and create digital artworks situated in South Carolina.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

In the midst of its investigation over crypto’s stature as a ‘security,’ the SEC is now probing Yuga Labs, the creator of BAYC, over whether its sale of NFTs violate federal law.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

CoinShares, Europe’s largest full-service digital asset investment today announced the launch of @CoinsharesNFTAI, a Twitter bot that utilizes algorithms developed by CoinShares researchers to estimate the current fair market price for an NFT.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Coveted animator David Silverman - who holds the record for directing the most ‘The Simpsons’ episodes during his 35 years at the show, today launched his own NFT project on Magic Eden.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

The VeeFriends brand has announced partnerships with Macy's and Toys 'R' Us to begin selling physical stuffed animals and vinyl toys of the beloved NFT characters.

By Nathan Tam

Tech

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled the company’s highly anticipated Meta Quest Pro VR headset. It’s the first line of advanced headsets built for collaboration, creativity & getting things done.

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

To honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Women Tribe, which is an NFT project that promotes female empowerment, is auctioning a special edition 1/1 NFT.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

PayPal unveils a shock new ‘acceptable use policy’ (AUP) which stated that users could be fined up to $2500 for spreading what the platform called ‘misinformation.'

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

Blockster, a Web3 media platform, is preparing to release new features soon. These will transform it into a token-gated platform powered by the BXR token.

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

'The Eternal’ is a 1000 asset collection that’s been curated by Web3 evangelist & Academy Award winning actor Anthony Hopkins, in collaboration with Web3 entertainment company Orange Comet, dropping on October 13.

By Rory Kejzerko

Music

Next-generation record label and artist advocacy collective Nvak Collective, “Bruises” will first be available as a limited collection of 25 audio NFTs today on Sound.xyz

By Lidia Yadlos

Music

The Probably A Label NFTs, a collaborative Web3 music label formed by Warner Records, hit the top spot on the trending list on Opensea on the date of its first release.

By Nathan Tam

NFT

GCDS is a Milan-based brand that is building an ultra-diverse and inclusive community. Through their brand new 'Wirdo' NFT collection, collectors and fashionistas can express the message of self-love fabulously.

By Nathan Tam

NFT

A new Web3 startup, known as the PussyDAO, has presented a fascinating proposition that releases this hidden power in every individual by providing a creative space for the anima to interact with the conscious mind.

By Nathan Tam

NFT

Nike's recent acquisition of RTFKT has inspired the legacy brand to reach new heights within the Web3 space and their recent release of Cryptokicks IRL has connected the novelty of NFTs with the familiarity of fresh-looking sneakers.

By Nathan Tam

Tech

LG choose Web3 infrastructure platform Fr0ntierX as their global partner to deliver the next generation of smart screen business solutions and consumer loyalty and rewards.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Gucci has appointed Robert Triefus as the new CEO of its ‘Vault,’ the label’s creative arm which essentially serves as the portal to its ‘Metaverse Ventures’ ambition.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

A district judge has overruled the SEC’s attempts to prevent providing Ripple with access to internal emails which discuss the regulatory status of Ethereum.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

BitPay, the world’s largest provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has announced support for two new cryptocurrencies this week: ApeCoin (APE) and Euro Coin (EUROC).

By Lidia Yadlos

Lifestyle

The newly minted “Solana Spaces” at the Hudson Yards held a private showing for media earlier this week, and Blockster was one of the lucky guests to be invited for a private tour ahead of the grand opening.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

Despite Ethereum’s ‘Merge’ arguably causing disruption to the ongoing crypto winter, matters become complex as Fidelity announces plans to introduce crypto.

By Lidia Yadlos

Fashion

London based company xydrobe opens booking registrations to the World’s first luxury V-commerce shopping universe in 2023. Partnerships will soon be announced.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

Apple has sent shockwaves through the NFT space by implementing a 30% commission charge on all NFTs sold through apps on the ‘App Store.'

By Lidia Yadlos

Music

In defying the laws of a crypto slump, TCG Crypto made two quick-fire investments within the blockchain entertainment world in the past few days.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Following on from the pioneering success of its Hong Kong ‘Mega City,’ The Sandbox has announced that it will be launching a Dubai-themed metaverse called ‘Dubaiverse’.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Sci-Fi writer Neal Stephenson's relevance is resurfacing as he announces his intent to build an all-encompassing open-world metaverse called Lamina1.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

Robinhood trading app announces its beta launch a Web3 crypto wallet solely compatible with Ethereum’s popular Layer-2 network, Polygon.

By Rory Kejzerko

Tech

After conducting several NFT functionality tests since May 2022, social media conglomerate Meta has finally opened up NFT sharing to all users in the US.

By Rory Kejzerko

People

The album will be incorporated into Jagwar Twin’s metaverse platform ‘Hall of Fame' — here, fans can engage with the work of Jagwar by minting a free Crown NFT.

By Rory Kejzerko

Lifestyle

Advertised as the biggest giveaway in professional sports, Karate Combat's recent announcement has put the fast-growing martial arts league in the spotlight.

By Nathan Tam

Art

Contrary to market forecasts, yesterday’s sell-out mint for visual artist Tyler Hobbs’ latest NFT project raked in almost $17 million, entitled ‘QQL.'

By Rory Kejzerko

NFT

Clout.art is the most recent NFT company to launch on the Hedera network, following LG Electronics. As a microservice, curation platform, and creator launchpad community, Clout.art strives to help up and coming artists benefit from the NFT space.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Magic Eden announced a partnership with digital intellectual property (IP) entertainment company IPX (formerly known as LINE FRIENDS) and global blockchain-NFT company CRIPCO.

By Lidia Yadlos

People

The most famous and notorious peer-to-peer file sharing software that gave people access to millions of free songs is back… but this time in Web3.

By Kayley Hamilton

NFT

Tiffany & Co is making its way into the Web3 space with the upcoming launch of the NFTiff project — a special collaboration with CryptoPunks, allowing holders to create custom designed pendants from their avatars.

By Lidia Yadlos

Lifestyle

Rémy Martin and award-winning artist Usher have teamed up to launch the “Usher x Rémy Martin 1738: A Taste of Passion” global campaign, featuring a limited-edition bottle and NFT.

By Lidia Yadlos

People

Gaining access to communities and experiences that have typically been guarded by gatekeepers or been inaccessible to the general public in the past is an incredible perk some major NFT projects offer their holders.

By Kayley Hamilton

People

We finally did it. We hit peak weird NFTs and we have Madonna to thank for it.

By Henry Stater

Metaverse

First it was the Metaverse, then the NFTs, now crypto payments will be accepted to buy real luxury goods.

By Lidia Yadlos

People

A new ecosystem bridging the metaverse with the real world is ready to elevate the experience of Steve Aoki’s fans

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

OpenSea, the world’s largest NFT marketplace, just announced earlier today, April 7th, that it has added support for Solana NFTs.

By Lidia Yadlos

Music

The buzz for NFTs–and crypto in general–is gaining more mainstream attention. As Blockchain Hustlers, this is music to our ears.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Yuga is the startup behind Bored Ape Yacht Club, the ultimate blue-chip NFT collection. It disclosed that the startup was about to launch a metaverse gaming ecosystem called MetaRPG.

By Henry Stater

Business

Stripe, a fintech giant based in the US, announced that it will become more involved in the cryptocurrency industry. The company will add fiat payment support for cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Baidu, China’s third-largest tech giant, recently announced the launch of its native NFT marketplace. As part of the launch, the company is also airdropping a massive NFT collection

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Ledger, one of the biggest hardware crypto wallet manufacturers, recently announced plans to release a new hardware wallet for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

By Lidia Yadlos

NFT

Doodles announces $54 million funding round which increases the project’s valuation to $704 million. Capital will expand its efforts within NFT music & gaming.

By Rory Kejzerko

Metaverse

Paris Hilton this week announced that her company, 11:11 Media, will bring social experiences and parties to the immersive virtual gaming world of The Sandbox.

By Lidia Yadlos

Tech

Web3 Platform, Reveel Raises $1.3M Co-Led By Binance Labs

By Lidia Yadlos

Lifestyle

Bridging the gap between physical products & Web3 while creating lifetime value, the release of Doge Vodka by SpiritPunks aims to raise $40,000 for the ASPCA.

By Lidia Yadlos

Metaverse

Andromeda is the first chapter in Saga’s journey to mainnet. It is part of a series of releases building up to the flow of launching applications on Saga.

By Lidia Yadlos