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XBRL News about sustainability reporting, implicit reporting and NFTs

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  Get set, ready, go green: prepare for sustainability reporting From manufacturing to investment, all market sectors are witnessing a paradigm shift in reporting as governments move from financial stability to financial sustainability. Much is still unknown, with fast-moving…
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22 July 2021 0

CryptoPunks NFT bundle goes for $17 million in Christie’s auction

A lot of 9 CryptoPunks portraits ended up selling for just under $17 million in a Christie’s auction Tuesday evening, marking another substantial moment for NFT art sales. The lot of pixelated portraits were from the collection of the NFT platform’s co-creators Matt Hall and John Watkinson. The CryptoPunks platform is one of the first…
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12 May 2021 0

Solana (SOL) hits new highs as DApps, DeFi and stablecoins join the network

The arrival of institutional investors and the rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) has been an incredible boon for the entire cryptocurrency sector but it has also highlighted a number of persistent limitations that many blockchain networks encounter when faced with surges in activity and the need to scale.   High fees and slower transaction times on…
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21 April 2021 0

NFTb launches NFT marketplace focused on environmental sustainability

NFTb, a nonfungible token platform built on the Binance Smart Chain, is launching a new version of its marketplace focused on supporting social causes and providing artists with more affordable listing options.  The new marketplace connects artists and leading charities, allowing anyone to auction their artwork at an affordable rate and donate a portion of…
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19 April 2021 0

NFT platforms: Going beyond marketplaces to deliver unique content

The beginning of 2021 was marked by an unprecedented high interest in nonfungible token, or NFT, technology in various fields, the peak of which occurred in March. Nowadays, news about art deals with NFTs appears every day. What is more interesting is that NFTs are becoming fashionable among people who were previously ignorant of crypto. …
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17 April 2021 0

Mick Jagger is using NFTs to raise money for indie music venues

The Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger is jumping into the nonfungible token craze to help independent music venues that have been adversely affected by the pandemic.  In an announcement from the music legend on Thursday, Jagger said he had started a 24-hour auction on Nifty Gateway featuring a nonfungible token, or NFT, based on…
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15 April 2021 0

Tezos-native NFT platform H=N gains steam, launches World Art Day fundraiser

Not all NFT platforms are for newly-rich crypto investors to flaunt their wealth, as one project is proving.  As the calls from artists and activists grow louder to reduce the carbon footprint of NFTs, one indie platform on environmentally-friendly proof-of-stake blockchain Tezos has seen a surge in activity and is currently hosting a World Art…
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15 April 2021 0

It was only a matter of time — Some NFTs now have human DNA sequences

Nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, haven’t quite reached the level of awareness to take over the human race — yet — but at least one of them contains the chemical building blocks of life. A crypto user known as “Cybex_Dreamer” recently listed their personal genome as an NFT for sale on OpenSea’s digital marketplace. The anonymous…
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15 April 2021 0

A cure for copyright ills? NFTs promise to empower creative economies

If you’ve had anything to do with digital arts, digital assets, or both, in the last few months, it has been virtually impossible to escape the barrage of news about how nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, are changing the game for creative industries. From Kings of Leon dropping their new album as an NFT to digital…
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15 April 2021 0

Experts debate whether NFTs really need blockchain

At the BlockDown 2021 conference, EllioTrades, a crypto YouTuber and co-creator of the Superfarm NFT project, joined a debate about the value of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, with Edmund Schuster, associate professor of law at the London School of Economics. By definition, NFTs are unique pieces of digital content brought and moved online using blockchain…
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15 April 2021 0