Wash trading in NFT marketplace LooksRare can inflate prices: analysts
While sales volumes on NFT marketplaces thrive, new data show much of this comes from manipulating sales — painting the whole industry in a different light.
NFTs and music: Is the fan outcry over NFTs’ environmental impact warranted? | Part 4
K-pop fans are waging online campaigns against their favorite artists over NFTs, denouncing the technology’s carbon footprint. How polluting are NFTs?
Why Asia is poised to be the next big market for an NFT boom
Global NFT sales are exploding in 2022, but experts predict this is only the beginning of a bigger surge in Asia.
Hyundai Card VP says crypto passing tulip stage; Asia’s NFT shift
South Korean company Hyundai Card’s VP says crypto passing through the “tulip stage”, meanwhile NFT is shifting towards Asia.
Palau plans to issue stablecoin; China rolling out NFT infrastructure
China’s Blockchain Services Network rolling out NFT infrastructure, while Palau plans to issue stablecoin.
Upstart NFT marketplace LooksRare challenges OpenSea’s dominance
The NFT platform crosses $1B in sales volume within a week after launch, but with a controversial incentive structure and so-called ‘vampire’ attack.
Indian crypto scam investigated; Kakao’s webtoon NFTs sell out
Indian crypto scam investigated meanwhile Korea’s Kakao’s webtoon NFTs sell out
NFTs may be the next killer app for video games, but some traditional players object
Developers adopt NFT technology to promote staple video game franchises, but reaction from a number of gamers has been negative.
LG to follow Samsung adding NFT features to flagship TVs
The ability to display, buy and even mint NFTs is seeping into mainstream products from South Korea’s largest corporations.
Bored Ape NFT frenzy; Play-to-earn sustainability questioned
China’s e-CNY pilot app is ready for download as Bored Apes headline NFT frenzy.
Bitcoin, Ethereum price level sluggish while NFT sales volume surges
The crypto market leaders are trading sideways so far in the new year. But NFT trading volume has exploded, with strong Q1 performance expected.
‘Everything will be an NFT next year,’ says Circle chief of product
Rachel Mayers sees corporate and institutional interest in crypto and blockchain create an explosion in use cases and a whole new way of demonstrating consumer loyalty.
Top 5 NFT trends to watch in 2022
NFTs are finding novel uses across many sectors, from fashion to real estate. What industries stand to benefit most from this technology in the year ahead?
DapperLabs’ NFL Moments will bring a new audience to NFTs
The years of investment and development in NFTs and the metaverse will bear fruit in 2022, according to Cryptoslam CEO Randy Wasinger.
What Sam Bankman-Fried thinks will happen with NFTs and crypto exchanges in 2022
Which blockchain sector will flourish, and what’s not yet ripe for mass adoption just yet? FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried offers his crystal ball in a special Forkast.News video.
Running on empty: How NFT drops drive up gas fees — and transaction anxiety
Gas fee unpredictability is a highly problematic aspect of the Ethereum ecosystem, writes Matt Cutler of Blocknative. What are the solutions?
Astro Boy NFTs sell out; Virtual land market heats up
Astro Boy NFTs sell out within the hour. Also, Virtual land market heats up in the metaverse
Tough measures in India’s crypto bill; NFTs a hot Christmas gift
Tough measures in India’s crypto bill meanwhile, NFTs are becoming a hot Christmas gift
OpenSea’s Wall Street waltz disappoints NFT devotees
OpenSea IPO plans in choppy waters. Crypto markets crumble. Bitcoin mining power struggles.
Bitcoin crash drags down South Korean NFT game stocks
South Korean game shares fell sharply, just a few weeks after announcements of new NFT metaverse ventures sent the shares up.
NFT privacy concerns; AussieMates raises mental health awareness
NFT privacy concerns meanwhile AussieMates raises mental health awareness
K-pop agency Cube bets big on NFT and metaverse
The impresario behind superstars BTOB and (G)I-DLE tells Forkast.News there’s ‘no upper limit’ to how much Cube will invest in NFTs and a metaverse for concerts.
Omicron hits markets; Japanese novel released as NFT
Omicron hits markets meanwhile Japanese novel released as NFT
How Asia’s generative NFT art is reshaping the global creative culture
As the NFT zeitgeist sweeps the world, the industry’s beating heart is in Asia, writes David Tng of TZ APAC. Here’s how Asia’s NFTs are changing business models.
Hedge fund rockstar sets the stage for the next NFT wave
The digital print of the U.S. Constitution grew an estimated 35% in value by the time Ken Griffin made the winning bid, surely ushering in more NFT interest.
Korea stands firm on NFT games; Laos introduces crypto regulations
Korea stands firm on NFT games, meanwhile Laos introduces crypto regulations
Popular NFT games made in South Korea, and banned in South Korea
Despite the global boom of play-to-earn games, South Korea will still ban blockchain-based video games that reward cashable NFTs.
How a 12-year-old boy developed an NFT voting platform for the Philippines
Blockchain-powered iVote.ph lets users ‘vote’ on NFTs depicting presidential candidates in the Philippines. Can the underlying technology be trusted?