Tag: entertainment

Sep 13 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

What do Steph Curry, Rob Gronkowski, and a UCLA basketball player all have in common? Sure, they're all on recognizable sports teams. However, they also all hit the newswire for some of their action in crypto this week. Let's recap everything from the past week at the intersection of sports and crypto. The Sports Slice Steph Curry Is The Latest Sports Ambassador For...

Aug 22 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Another number one draft pick is crypto-bound. Sports teams and leagues continue to find crypto partners. Name, image, and likeness deals in college sports and coming to life with crypto deals. It's all these stories, and more, in this week's Sports Slice on Bitcoinist. Let's take a look at all the past week's action. The Sports Slice BlockFi Partners With Cade Cunningham Earlier...

Aug 21 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 21 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  alibaba art arts entertainment nft

Another week filled to the brim with action as the NFT market continues to boom. This week, OpenSea crossed $1B in trading for the month of August, SuperRare unveiled new features, investment firms Andreessen Horowitz and Paradigm doubled down, and Axie Infinity, Art Blocks, and Parallel Alpha have moved to the top of the charts. Capital investment and emerging projects dominated the chatter...

Aug 15 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Both crypto and sports basically never sleep. If one sport is out of season, there's bound to be another in-season. When the stock market is closed, there's always a crypto chart that's moving. We're back with another weekly review of sports and crypto activity, with this week's "Sports Slice." Lionel Messi dominated the sports headlines this past week. So it's only right that...

Aug 14 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 14 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art arts entertainment nft nfts

Spider-Man NFTs, a digital rock that costs more than a car, and the first dive of collegiate engagement in non-fungible tokens. It's just another week in NFTs. However, it's not all sunshine and rainbows. Popular crypto analyst Mr. Whale shared some sentiments this week that describe NFTs as pure money laundering schemes. Let's take a look at all the quick hits from the...

Aug 12 2021

Lionel Messi Joins Paris Saint-Germain, And Crypto Comes With Him

Leo Messi's departure from Barcelona has dominated the sports headlines this week. Messi has not only been long-considered one of the best players on the planet in the game. He's also been part of the Barcelona organization for nearly two decades. While both Messi and Barcelona worked extensively to put together terms that would work for both parties to renew the superstar's deal,...

Aug 08 2021

Crypto Corner: The Sports Slice

Introducing "The Sports Slice," on Bitcoinist: a refreshing new set of content hitting your web browser each weekend that covers the full week's action of crypto engagement in sports. Your local news has it, your Sunday paper has it, why can't your go-to crypto outlet cover some sports action as well? Let's take a look at the past week's slate of sports action...

Aug 07 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 07 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  brands entertainment nft nfts sports

CryptoPunks dominated the chatter around NFTs this week. However, a lot of action continued to make waves across the NFT landscape in the past seven days; OpenSea hit a new trading volume record, NBA Top Shot released some platform upgrades and integrations, and premium brands like Burberry and Porsche are getting involved. Let's take a look at the biggest action across the world...

Aug 01 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Aug 01 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts sports

It's looking like the "Shopify of NFTs" is actually just going to be Shopify. The e-commerce powerhouse is implementing NFT support for marketplaces, NHL superstar Alexander Ovechkin is the latest athlete to jump in, Lollapalooza has got some tokens for you, and more. Where do we even begin? Let's deep dive into this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News "The...

Jul 24 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment news nft nfts polygon

DraftKings dominated the traditional headlines in NFTs this week with their newest initiative. Why stop there? Polygon is doubling down on NFT gaming, OpenSea is worth over $1B, and a whole lot more. Let's dive in to this week's non-fungible token news. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News DraftKing's Digs Into NFTs Earlier this year, NFL quarterback Tom Brady started NFT marketplace Autograph.io, aimed...

Jul 17 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media news nft nfts

Space Jam dropped some NFTs as part of their marketing mix, Budweiser is raising a toast to a new partnership, and Rolling Stone Magazine looks like the latest media publication to join the NFT-sphere. Another busy week in the books in the world of NFTs. Let's dig in on all the latest from the past seven days of non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible...

Jul 14 2021

NFL Player Saquon Barkley Is Now Taking 100% Of His Endorsement Money In BTC

ESPN just released their 2021 running back rankings, and New York Giants back Saquon Barkley came in at a strong #6 on the list. The star back is only entering his third year in the NFL, and he's already locked in a Pro Bowl appearance and Offensive...

Jul 10 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jul 10 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment nft nfts nutshell sport

More sports teams are putting their names behind NFTs, Dame Dash sparks back at the Jay-Z "Reasonable Doubt" drama, and Instagram is rumored to be implementing NFT features in-app. All this and more just in the past seven days. Let's take another look at this week's latest headlines in non-fungible tokens. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Instagram Building NFT Features? According to...

Jul 01 2021

StormX Lands NBA’s First Crypto Jersey Patch Partner

The Portland Trail Blazers may not been headed to the NBA Finals this month. However, there is change in the air for the team lately; the Trail Blazers recently hired former NBA player Chauncey Billups as head coach, and now they've landed the first crypto jersey patch partner in the league with platform StormX....

Jun 26 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 26 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  entertainment media nft nfts sports

Reddit, Rarible, Marvel and Jay-Z. Another stacked week of NFTs in the news. From new collaborations and projects, to more capital funding, each week is bringing more to the table when it comes to non-fungible tokens. Let's take a look at this week's major headlines. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Jay-Z's 'Reasonable Doubt' NFT On Sotheby's It's the 25th anniversary of...

Jun 25 2021

Sotheby’s Auctioning 25th Anniversary NFT Of Jay-Z’s ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art artist auction entertainment jay-z

It's the 25th anniversary of legendary hip-hop album, 'Reasonable Doubt'. Jay-Z's impact on music and culture is undeniable, and 'Reasonable Doubt' is arguably near the top of the list when it comes to most popular albums in the eyes of Jigga fans. In a recent announcement on Twitter from Sotheby's and Roc Nation, digital art piece 'Heir to the Throne' has gone live...

Jun 23 2021

FTX Becomes Major League Baseball’s Official Crypto Exchange Partner

Jun 23 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin crypto entertainment exchange ftx

The MLB is swinging for the fences with crypto exchange FTX. Baseball's biggest league has become the first of the 'big 4' major sports leagues in the U.S. to formalize a partnership with an exchange. The news comes just days after the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) became the first pro sports league in...

Jun 20 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 20 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain entertainment nft nfts sports

Another week of NFTs hitting the headlines in a variety of ways. Porsche is putting some wheels to the rubber on an NFT project, CNN and Fox are putting major media on the non-fungible token map, and the World Wide Web's source code is going to be listed as an NFT. It was another action-packed week of NFT news; let's take a look...

Jun 12 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Jun 12 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  art collectables entertainment nft nfts

Doge meets NFTs? Except probably not quite in the way you might expect. The classic "doge" meme yielded over $4M in an auction on the Zora marketplace. Let's take a look at that story and more in this week's nutshell. This Week's Non-Fungible Token News Gettin' Down With The Doge The original 'doge' meme spurred from the Shiba Inu photo was taken back...

Jun 06 2021

NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Review

Is the NFT buzz coming back to earth? In a report this week from Protos, they claim that "the NFT market bubble has popped". This led to a variety of major publications grabbing hold of the 'NFT's are declining' narrative. Nonetheless, substantial new projects in the space continue to...

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