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.

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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.


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.

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NFT platforms in China are expanding into Hong Kong to offset compliance risk for an industry that remains in a legal grey area on the Chinese mainland.

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The move reflects Beijing’s ramped-up efforts to expand China’s digital economy by applying commercial rules to data, even as cryptocurrency trading is banned.


A series of high-profile incidents in the crypto world have shaken investor confidence this year, but a policy pivot by the Hong Kong government is expected to change the mood in 2023.

2022 was a challenging year for blockchain and Web 3.0 as it was plagued by black swan events like the Terra-LUNA crash, the collapse of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

Dajia Jenn Lann Temple, which dates back to the Qing dynasty in the 1700s, is minting and selling sea goddess non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that act as a priority pass for the pilgrimage.

Conversations around new technologies like blockchain, cryptocurrencies, NFTs and the metaverse are starting to converge around Web3, the idea of a decentralised web.