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Takashi Murakami x RTFKT Exhibitions to Bridge Physical and Digital Art

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On May 11th, the global network of art galleries Gagosian launched an unprecedented Takashi Murakami exhibition titled An Arrow Through History, merging the web3 and physical realms under one roof. The exhibits, comprising RTFKT’s CloneX and the Murakami.Flowers NFTs, sculptures, and hand-drawn canvases will be showcased until September 25th in two locations in New York. There will also be another Murakami exhibition to open soon on the LA grounds. “Japanese culture originally came from the Eurasian continent, and my concept has been to go beyond from there into the metaverse, shooting through the history of art with a single arrow,” […]

LimeWire Partners with UMG to Return as a Music-Focused NFT Marketplace

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After over a decade of biting the dust, the nostalgic peer-to-peer file sharing platform LimeWire is coming back with a new strategy, focus, and management. Thus, the sharing service once associated with piracy announced its transformation into the NFT marketplace in partnership with the leading company Universal Music Group (UMG). The big comeback was ensured by the “serial founders” Paul and Julian Zehetmayr, co-founders of b2b-software company Stack Holdings. According to founders, the new LimeWire platform will be focused on “NFT newbies,” who feel unconfident in the highly speculative NFT realm. “The biggest challenge with digital collectibles and the broader […]

Dapper Labs Creates the Largest-Ever $750M Fund to Boost Flow and Reward Developers

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Dapper Labs, the company behind the NBA Top Shot platform and creator of the Flow blockchain, announced the launch of a $725 million fund to develop the Flow ecosystem. The fund is aimed to focus on processing and evolving products in gaming, DeFi, and other web3 content. For now, it is the largest joint fund organized for a blockchain.  “This is the largest multi-investor fund for any blockchain. Funds will be allocated both to projects already working on Flow and to developers of new ones,” Flow representatives commented on the fund creation on Twitter. Thus, 17 venture capital firms, including […]

Meta Announces Piloting Test of NFT Integration to Instagram

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The Meta-owned social media power Instagram is finally testing its piloting NFT integration feature. Starting from Monday, May 8th, the selected few USA-based NFT creators and collectors are getting their hands on the groundbreaking feature. The multichain NFT sharing opportunity is aimed to allow verifying, showcasing, and trading of non-fungible tokens on the most popular blockchains, including Ethereum and Polygon for now, and Flow and Solana to be available the other day. According to Instagram head Adam Mosseri’s announcement, “there will be no fees associated with posting or sharing a digital collectible on Instagram.” This information was probably outlined to […]

Samsung Electronics Plans to Roll Out Its Own Metaverse

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One of the world’s most innovative technological trendsetters, Samsung Electronics, has been long paving its way to the web3. The NFT-compatible TV line, VR metaverse events, and more were just a preparation for something more big-scale, namely Samsung’s own Metaverse.  Samsung Vice Chairman Han Jong-hee shared some news on this. Thus, according to the excerpt from the recent meeting with a group of employees engaged in the web3 initiatives, the company plans to roll out “Samsung’s version of the metaverse.”  Jong-hee also shared the results of the corporate meet-up with the Korea-based Yonhap News Agency. Thus, according to the stated […]

OpenSea Reviews the NFT Verification System to Eradicate Fakes and Copymints

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The world’s largest NFT marketplace OpenSea has been working on bringing more average users to the NFT space for a long time. But while the non-fungible world keeps scaling and evolving, the more scammers willing to capitalize on the hyping projects invade the realm. Thus, to solve the issue of plagiarism, OpenSea has introduced an array of solutions aimed at improving authenticity and eradication of fake NFTs, alongside simplifying the complex verification process. OpenSea users have long clamored for the platform to solve those malfunctions. Finally, after a couple of months of tedious work, OpenSea has come up with the […]

Google Cloud Is About to Set Foot into the Web3

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While the demand for web3 solutions is growing exponentially, Google Cloud aims to meet its users’ needs. According to the email from Google Cloud Vice President, General Manager, and Head of Platform Amit Zavery, the search giant wants to make Google Cloud Platform the leading tool for developers working in this emerging field. “While the world is still early in its embrace of Web3, it is a market that is already demonstrating tremendous potential, with many customers asking us to increase our support for Web3 and Crypto-related technologies,” Google Cloud VP wrote. Zavery noted that the company’s customers are increasingly […]

When Tangible Meets Non-Fungible: VeeFriends Promote Johnnie Walker to the Web3

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The top-tier brand of Scotch spirits, Johnnie Walker, drives into the web3 space at the wheel of a “red Lambo of the NFT realm,” namely, in partnership with Gary Vaynerchuk’s VeeFriends. This jaw-dropping collaboration is a boon for both, as Gary is far from being a newcomer to the world of elite alcohol beverages, having grown in the liquor industry. “…if somebody told 22-year-old Gary that his NFT project would be collaborating with the iconic Johnnie Walker Blue Bottle, he would’ve fallen off his chair,” commented VeeFriends’ founder on the collaboration. Although this partnership is a big deal, it concerns […]

Spotify Enters the Roblox Metaverse Welcoming Both Musicians and Their Fanbase to Its Spotify Island

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Music and web3 have long merged together, offering music lovers even more pleasure and benefits from listening, watching, and entertaining. The headings of major media publications almost daily feature renowned bands, musicians, singers, and companies, taking up web3 initiatives. One of the recent news, which is now on every tongue, concerns the largest streaming platform Spotify and its partnership with the blockchain gaming giant Roblox. Spotify Island is the name of the newly-created virtual venue of Spotify in the Roblox metaverse. The exclusive venue offers a variety of inclusive user experiences under one roof. Thus, users can create music in […]

Disney, Meta Quest, and ILMxLAB Joined Efforts to Bring the Star Wars Universe to the Metaverse

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Being a Star War devoted fan to the bone, you have definitely spent hours imagining yourself a brave Jedi, fighting the Dark Forces somewhere in a galaxy far far away. Finally, the cherished dream of millions has been brought to reality, virtual reality. To get Star Wars to the metaverse, Meta Quest, ILMxLAB, and Disney Parks join efforts, delivering exclusive VR experiences to the iconic franchise fans with the launch of Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge at the Orlando, FL resort. Dive into the most exciting journey of a lifetime, taking up the so-called “action-adventure,” with panoramic views […]
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