Category: Metaverse

Tezos Foundation Launches Fund to Collect NFT Creations by African and Asian Artists

The Tezos Foundation recently said it has committed $1.23 million to a fund that will be used to collect non-fungible tokens (NFTs) created by African and Asian artists. Photographer Misan Harriman has been selected as the curator of the foundation’s permanent......

Square Enix Closes $300 Million Sale of Western Studios to Bankroll Blockchain Pivot

Square Enix, the influential Japanese gaming and publishing company, has sold its Western studios and some of its Western intellectual properties (IPs) to Embracer Group. The deal, which values these properties at $300 million, will allow the company to focus on......

Dubai Virtual Assets Regulator Establishes HQ in the Metaverse

The Dubai virtual assets regulator, the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA), has established its metaverse headquarters in The Sandbox virtual world. By establishing a presence in the metaverse, the regulator said it hopes to make itself accessible to all stakeholders. World’s......

The Largest NFT Mint in History — Bored Ape’s Otherside Virtual Land Sale Raises $320 Million

On Saturday, the creators of Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), Yuga Labs, revealed the Otherside metaverse virtual land sale which turned out to be one of the largest non-fungible token (NFT) mints to date. The Otherside metaverse virtual land sale raised......

Meta Brings Metaverse-Like 3D Ads to Facebook and Instagram

Meta is bringing interactive 3D ads to Facebook and Instagram feeds, inspired by the metaverse pivot the company has begun to execute since its name change. This is possible due to a new integration in Meta’s AR (Augmented Reality) publishing library......