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Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are unique digital assets verified using blockchain technology, primarily on platforms like Ethereum. Unlike cryptocurrencies, NFTs are indivisible and cannot be exchanged on a one-to-one basis, ensuring each NFT is distinct and irreplaceable, much like a physical collectible. They have gained prominence in digital art, music, gaming, and other online communities for enabling proof of ownership and authenticity of digital creations. NFTs can represent anything from artwork and music to videos and tweets.

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The Untold Story Behind Beeple's Historic NFT Sale: 'Token Supremacy' Excerpt
Author Zachary Small details the behind-the-scenes events that brought the digital artist and Christie's auction house together in the first chapter of their book.
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Reimagining Female Empowerment in the Age of Digital Influence and Crypto
Despite the democratization of technology and access, systemic barriers persist. Stefania Barbaglio has a call to action for Gen-Z women.
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MoMA’s Madeleine Pierpont brings Web3 experiences to the New York modern art mainstay. (Gen C podcast/CoinDesk)
MoMA’s Madeleine Pierpont: NFTs Are Already Part of Art History
“Yes, there has been a hyper-financialization in the NFT space, but money is not a dirty word in art,” says the Consensus 2024 speaker.
MoMA’s Madeleine Pierpont brings Web3 experiences to the New York modern art mainstay. (Gen C podcast/CoinDesk)

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Galaxis Raises $10M, Doubling Down on Belief That NFTs Will Provide Real Value Everywhere
The platform has previously launched NFT collections for celebrities such as DJ Steve Aoki and actor Val Kilmer.
Shubham's Web3

An inscription from the Ordinal Maxi Biz collection. (Christie's)
Why Christie's First Bitcoin Inscriptions Auction Matters
With the halving and new tech set to give Ordinals a further lift, Bitcoin-based inscriptions are demonstrating staying power and some advantages over NFTs. Christie’s is taki...
An inscription from the Ordinal Maxi Biz collection. (Christie's)

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Influential Trader GCR Buys Original Dogwifhat Meme for $4M; WIF Rises
WIF prices surged in the past hour as X users discovered the trader now holds the original image.
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Solana booth at ETHDenver 2024 conference. (Sam Kessler)
Solana NFT Marketplace Tensor to Issue TNSR Governance Token
The on-chain venue for NFT swaps stayed mum about an airdrop.
Solana booth at ETHDenver 2024 conference. (Sam Kessler)

"On NFTs" is the  largest art historical study on NFTs to date. (Robert Alice)
Robert Alice Made NFT History, Now He’s Writing About It
Legendary art book publisher TASCHEN is putting out the first major survey of NFT art, while Christie's launches his new art project tonight.
"On NFTs" is the  largest art historical study on NFTs to date. (Robert Alice)

The NodeMonkes collection. (NodeMonkes)
Bitcoin NFT NodeMonkes Sells for $1M as BTC Inches Toward $69K
Bitcoin-based collections traded more volume than Ethereum collections in the past 24 hours, which shows network adoption as bitcoin prices inch closer to highs.
The NodeMonkes collection. (NodeMonkes)

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Solana Gaming Project MixMob Bags Stormtrooper NFT Licensing Rights
MXM, MixMob’s governance token on the Solana blockchain, operates the MXM Esports League and incentivizes players.
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