Barbie-verse: Mattel inks multi-year deal with Cryptoys NFT marketplace

Major toy brand Mattel has signed a multi-year partnership with forthcoming toy-focused non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Cryptoys to exclusively feature its brands on the platform. Cryptoys is expected to launch in late summer 2022 on the Flow (FLOW) blockchain and is the flagship product of OnChain Studios which has received funding from crypto-interested venture capital … Read more

Targeted phishing scam nets $438K in crypto and NFTs from hacked Beeple account

Digital artist and popular non-fungible token (NFT) creator Mike Winkelmann, more commonly known as Beeple, had his Twitter account hacked on Sunday, May 22 as part of a phishing scam. Harry Denley, a Security Analyst at MetaMask, alerted users that Beeple’s tweets at the time containing a link to a raffle of a Louis Vuitton … Read more

WSJ says ‘the NFT market is collapsing’ but the data says otherwise

An article in the Wall Street Journal has claimed sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are “flatlining” — in the same week that the top five collections alone accounted for more than $1 billion in primary and secondary sales. The article cited data from NFT market analysis platform Nonfungible suggesting the number of NFT sales has … Read more