Taylor Scott

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Dec 07 2021

Ubisoft Launches Their First NFTs On Tezos

NFTs in gaming have been a hot topic in recent months, but one that hasn't yet truly seen the light of day - outside of crypto-dedicated projects. While traditional gaming brands and properties have generally shared some sort of sentiment around NFTs, none have made any real splash into the blockchain space yet. That could be signaling change this week, as French videogame...

Ubisoft Launches Their First NFTs On Tezos

NFTs in gaming have been a hot topic in recent months, but one that hasn't yet truly seen the light of day - outside of crypto-dedicated projects. While traditional gaming brands and properties have generally shared some sort of sentiment around NFTs, none have made any real splash into the blockchain space yet. That could be signaling change this week, as French videogame...

Dec 05 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Dec 05 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin sport sports

You might call Floki Inu a meme-coin, but the token secured a major sponsorship over the past week that will put the blockchain's logo in front of quite a few eyeballs. Powerhouse consulting firm Deloitte has something to say about sports NFTs as we look towards a new year. Meanwhile, one sports executive thinks that it'll be crypto sponsorships - not sports gambling...

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Dec 05 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  nft

Another week of NFT action and it was host to new brands entering the space, more exchanges opening up the door to NFTs, and more major entertainment IP getting ingrained into the blockchain space. During a bumpy week in crypto at large, it's always nice to get away for a bit with some NFT news. It was another bustling, busy week of action...

Dec 02 2021

Facebook (Meta) Removes It’s Ban Of Crypto Ads

Crypto advertising on social media has been a hot topic throughout the year. We've covered much of the back and forth both at Bitcoinist and over at our sister network NewsBTC over the years. A prime example of this occurred in recent months Google shifted their cryptocurrency ad policy, in what seemed to show a slight increase in favorability when it comes...

Nov 30 2021

Bitcoin Expert Explains Why An NFT Armageddon Might Be Coming Next Month

Nov 30 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  charles edwards crypto nft nfts

2021 has been treating the biggest NFT projects with love. It's been an absolute boom for non-fungible tokens, spearheaded by the likes of NBA Top Shot and CryptoPunks during an initial February boom. After some dips and dives, along strong resurgence in many major NFT projects across the past ~8 months, what lies ahead is all but clear skies. Crypto executive and Capriole...

Nov 29 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Last week's Sports Slice will find itself tough to top. One of the most notable arenas in the U.S. found a new naming rights deal with Crypto.com, the NFL quietly collaborated with Ticketmaster and Polygon in NFTs, and two major European football clubs found some reasons to hesitate with potential crypto partners. This week, we headed into a holiday week for many, but...

Nov 27 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Despite the holiday week, NFTs still found plenty of headlines this week, as we close out November. Musician's engagement was a particular focus this week, as a number of different artists announced or released projects this past week. Meanwhile, at a 30,000 foot view, countries across the globe continue to have their own respective battles about taxation of NFTs. We're looking at some...

Nov 24 2021

Adidas Finds It’s First Crypto Partners With Coinbase & The Sandbox

Nov 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  adidas apparel nft sport sports

Adidas has made a splash into crypto, establishing a partnership with Coinbase as well as with metaverse playground The Sandbox this week. The deals have a limited amount of details thus far, and immerse the powerhouse apparel brand into it's first major foray in crypto and blockchain technology. The move is likely to be Adidas' initial step into 'metaverse apparel,' an increasing topic...

Nov 22 2021

Odell Beckham Jr. Teams Up With Cash App, Will Get Paid In Crypto

Odell Beckham Jr. has had a stellar career. The three-time Pro Bowl star made his career in New York with the Giants, and spent three years at Cleveland, before being traded to the Los Angeles Rams this season. Besides his new home, recent news reports have emerged that OBJ and his girlfriend are expecting their first child. Tack on another milestone for the...

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Last week's Slice left sports fans with less to chew on than usual. Not to worry, fans: sports engagement with crypto was back in full swing this past week. In U.S. leagues, the NBA, NHL, and NFL all had some sort of engagement this past week - be it athletes, teams, or leagues. Let's dive in. The Sports Slice Crypto.com Secures Staples Center...

Nov 20 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Nov 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  hen mars attacks microsoft nft nfts

NFTs have found another month this year where Google searches hit an all-time high. The Macy's parade will come with a non-fungible friend. And Phil Spencer at Xbox shares his thoughts on NFTs. It's just another week of non-fungible news. Every weekend, we take a quick recap at the past seven days of what's been happening with NFTs. Let's dive in on these...

Nov 19 2021

‘Right Click, Save As:’ Meet The NFT Pirate Bay

Nov 19 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins blockchain nft nfts

There's been a lot of debate on social media on whether your NFT in your wallet is transferrable, sustainable throughout the test of time (server crashes or sites shutting down, etc.). Before we go deeper into that, let's go back a step back: The Pirate Bay was a long-time staple for torrents and P2P file sharing. In the early 2000s, P2P filesharing through...

Nov 17 2021

How Tezos Biggest NFT Marketplace Came Back To Life

Nov 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins hen tezos

Tezos is one of a number of growing blockchains that is looking to gain a foothold in the NFT space, and has plenty of core competencies to do so. In last weekend's 'NFTs In A Nutshell,' we briefly covered the shutdown of HicEtNunc, commonly known as HEN. The platform was widely utilized as the leading Tezos marketplace, and to say it's...

Staples Center Is Now Crypto.com Arena In New Naming Rights Deal

Crypto.com and many other exchanges have been immersing themselves in sports sponsorships lately. Staples Center has been home to a lot of special moments over the course of it's twenty years in Los Angeles. In a Tuesday night tweet, NBA insider Shams Charania stated that cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com secured a new naming rights deal that would rename the building to Crypto.com Arena....

Nov 15 2021

Bored Ape Yacht Club Has A New Venture With Music Producer Timbaland

Nov 15 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bored ape yacht club nft nfts timbaland

Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) has been booming lately. It was just a few days ago that we covered the story of a few apes that teamed up with Universal Music Group to form a new band, 'Kingship.' Now, Grammy-award winning producer Timbaland is the latest to 'ape in' - and we mean that quite literally. The super-producer is pairing up...

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

While there wasn't a large amount of volume in the sports and crypto landscape over the past week, there were still some very notable headlines. Coinbase found themselves a new non-traditional sports partner, just a couple short weeks after securing the NBA as a partner, and fan tokens could be on the rise. There's just a few stories that made the newswire this...

Nov 13 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Nov 13 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  beeple nft nfts

Another week, another dose of madness in NFTs. Beeple recorded another monster sale, but it's not traditional NFT for the buyer. Video game developers are showing increasing interest in the space, and one crypto exchange CEO is unbelievably bullish. Oh, and an NFT band composed of just Bored Apes has been formed courtesy of a powerhouse music firm. These are just a few...

Nov 12 2021

Patriots Partnership With Socios.com Shows The NFL May Be Warming Up To Crypto

Socios.com is continuing it's rapid pace of partnerships this year. In recent months, the fan token platform has taken a particular focus towards the U.S. market, and this week has finally cracked into the NFL. According to a formal press release from the New England Patriots, the storied NFL franchise is the latest Socios.com...

Nov 10 2021

Coinbase Partners With Esports Organization Team Liquid

Nov 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  altcoins bitcoin coinbase esports gaming

Esports and crypto are two industries that continue to find immediate crossover. Outside of the growing play-to-earn atmosphere, spearheaded by the likes of Axie Infinity, the traditional esports and gaming atmosphere is finding new partnership avenues left and right. This week, Coinbase expanded it's growing esports ties by establishing a new partnership with competitive esports org Team Liquid....