Quentin Tarantino not allowed to sell scenes from "Pulp Fiction" as NFT
Cult American screenwriter and director Quentin Tarantino is forced to defend himself in court from the attacks of the Miramax film company, which does not allow him to release NFT in the form of scenes not included in the movie "Pulp Fiction". The company believes that Tarantino by his actions violates copyrights.
Elon Musk said that he did not urge anyone to invest in cryptocurrencies
One of the founders and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, responded to allegations of fraud with the cryptocurrency meme DOGE. In a conversation with Bloomberg News editor-in-chief John Micklethwaite, the billionaire said that he had never encouraged people to invest in digital assets.
China's largest messenger WeChat started blocking NFT-affiliated accounts
One of the leaders in popularity among Chinese messengers WeChat is going to block all accounts that distribute advertising information about cryptocurrencies and non-exchangeable tokens (NFT). An article to that effect appeared in the social network's newly published usage policy.
Elon Musk announced that he will keep buying DOGE
The founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk, said that he does not intend to give up support for the cryptocurrency Dogecoin even amid the collapse of the cryptocurrency market. He stated this in comments under DOGE creator Billy Marcus' Twitter post.
FBI names social network with large number of cryptojackers
U.S. Special Agent Sean Ragan, who works in California, shared the results of his investigations in cyberspace. According to his report, the number of crimes in the popular social network LinkedIn has increased manifold.
Tag Heuer watch brand has added NFC support to its new collection
Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer has created an innovative feature for its modern Tag Heuer Connected Calibre E4 collection. Owners of the watch will be able to display an image of a non-exchangeable token (NFT) on the screen of the accessory.
Elon Musk was accused of Dogecoin fraud
American Keith Johnson sued billionaire Elon Musk over his campaign to promote the cryptocurrency Dogecoin. The citizen claims to have been defrauded and should therefore receive $258 billion in compensation. The story was reported by Bloomberg.
Researchers found out how popular cryptocurrencies are with rich people
About 60% of people with high incomes had experience investing in cryptocurrencies. This is the conclusion of a recent study by Capgemini, a consulting company.
Bill Gates calls NFT a scam designed for fools
The creator of Microsoft giant Bill Gates commented on the current situation with the collapse of the cryptocurrency market. During his speech at the recent TechCrunch conference in California, Gates also criticized the NFT technology.
The 2024 Summer Olympics are proposed to use blockchain
The French Olympic Committee is considering the use of blockchain technology to sell tickets for sporting events at the upcoming Olympic Games. The request with the corresponding proposal was sent for consideration to the Prime Minister of France.
A Barbie manufacturer will start producing NFT copies of dolls
Mattel, the manufacturer of popular toy series, including Barbie dolls, has signed a partnership agreement with NFT-marketplace Cryptoys. The industry giant's main goal is to create and sell digital copies of its toys. Details were shared by the president of Mattel Richard Dixon.
Bitcoin was predicted to grow to a quarter of a million dollars
In the next few years, the value of bitcoin could rise to $250 thousand. Such a prediction with Jan van Eck, CEO of the VanEck management company, shared such a forecast with reporters.
Former CIA official Snowden speaks out about cryptocurrencies
Former U.S. intelligence officer Edward Snowden revealed his attitude to cryptocurrencies. During his speech at the Consensus 2022 conference, he said that he did not see any potential in digital assets to save and accumulate money, but they were great for paying for various goods and services.
Sweden recognizes mining as an environmental threat
The Central Bank of Sweden opposed the adoption of the first cryptocurrency in the country. The agency's report "Cryptocurrencies and their impact on financial stability" states that the main reason for this decision was the concern for the economy and the environment of the country.
Mastercard customers can conveniently buy NFTs
Mastercard credit and debit card users will be able to buy non-fungible tokens (NFT) without fiat to cryptocurrency conversion. To this end, the payment system has signed partnership agreements with a number of companies engaged in the transfer of digital currencies. Among them are The Sandbox, Spring, MoonPay and others.