Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) refer to units of data stored on a blockchain that guarantees each digital asset to be unique and immutable. Because NFT-based digital items are authenticated via the decentralised technology, they can be owned and traded much like physical items in the real world.
Events sector in Hong Kong suffers another blow after some 22 people at NFTs promotion report eye troubles.
Fintech start-up OneDegree’s optimistic projection stems from the positive performance of the company’s household pet and digital-asset insurance operations.
Organisers of Saturday’s ApeFest party say at least 22 people complained of eye problems after the event.
The first ApeFest outside New York drew thousands of people from 60 countries, with support from the Hong Kong government, according to Yuga Labs.
Major Web3 events in Hong Kong have been focusing more on Web3 usability and use cases like identification, content ownership and video gaming.
Chinese contemporary artist Yue Minjun is launching an NFT collection based on his Laughing Man alter ego with the NFT market crashing. But he says they have long-term value, and a collector backs fine-art NFTs.
Do Web3 and wine mix? Will blockchain technology be a silver bullet when it comes to the complex authentication of premium wines and spirits? The jury remains divided.
The investment by the blockchain game software unicorn comes as funding dwindles for crypto-related start-ups around the world.
French luxury house Hermès emerges victorious from its US lawsuit, winning a permanent ban on the sales of artist Mason Rothschild’s ‘MetaBirkin’ NFTs that depict the iconic handbag
The hedge fund, which filed for bankruptcy last year, sold the NFTs for US$10.9 million after buying them in 2021 for US$15.5 million worth of cryptocurrency.
Readers discuss opportunities for the city to take the helm in the new tech landscape, and how the government can encourage use of its online identity authentication app.
Revenue in the digital assets market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 16.1 per cent from 2023 to exceed US$102 billion by 2027, with almost a billion users tapping in.
Artifact Labs is planning several new partnerships with global museums after a seed funding round led by Blue Pool Capital and Animoca Ventures, despite cooling interest in NFTs.
An exhibition of 18 NFT artworks at the Pompidou Centre in Paris could give the digital tokens a boost after their almost total collapse in value.
The correlation exists in virtual bank services, online brokerage services, virtual insurance, and virtual assets, but more women adopt digital payments.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Design Institute have bought land and are planning virtual experiences in The Sandbox.
As emerging technologies like blockchain-based NFTs expand into the digital asset space, artists need to understand when and how to use these tools to protect and boost their works.
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Pricing and service issues were among the top complaints to China’s market regulator about non-fungible tokens, but were a small fraction of the total.
NFTs have spurred an explosion in digital art, Christie’s and Sotheby’s use cryptocurrencies to make sales, and now specialist platforms are helping with authentication and preserving a work’s history
Despite winning its case against Mason Rothschild, Hermès is seeking an injunction against the artist to stop him profiting from the MetaBirkins NFTs, as he continues to promote them online
The company’s main Forkast 500 NFT index aims to be ‘a proxy of the entire NFT market’, tracking the health of the digital asset economy in real time.
The blockchain gaming giant plans to put tens of millions of dollars into the region, starting with a partnership with Saudi Arabia’s Manga Productions.
The fresh funding this year will go towards activities including organising workshops and international seminars, Financial Secretary Paul Chan said.
RMS Titanic Inc, Artifact Labs and Venture Smart Financial Holdings are bringing the ill-fated ship’s ‘physical artefacts into Web3’ with a new NFT project.
Mexican artists Guille Blancarte and Carlos Segovia Alanis, represented by Minte Art, are among 222 artists selected to join the Lunaprise Moon Museum that will launch with the a lunar mission in June.
After a year-long battle, Hermès won its case against digital artist Mason Rothschild over his MetaBirkin NFTs – here’s what you need to know about the history-making case