Ordinals

Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)
Taproot Wizards Delays 'Quantum Cats' Sale for 2nd Time, After Messy Bitcoin NFT Debut
"We had big plans for mint day and we didn’t live up to your expectations of us and to our expectations of ourselves," Taproot Wizards co-founder Udi Wertheimer posted on X.
Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)

Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)
Taproot Wizards Debut Sale of Bitcoin NFTs 'Quantum Cats' Marred by Tech Issues
The collection was on sale for 0.1 BTC ($4,300) each, meaning upwards of 300 BTC ($13 million) could have been raised if the full series of 3,000 had been placed.
Screenshot of "Quantum Cats" collection from the project's website. (Quantum Cats/Taproot Wizards)

DOGE Meme shiba inu (Atsuko Sato)
OKX Starts Inscription Support for Atomicals, Stamps, Runes and Doginals
OKX says wallet support is coming first, with a marketplace to follow
DOGE Meme shiba inu (Atsuko Sato)

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Someone Just Put Legendary '90s Video Game Doom on Dogecoin
The Ordinals technology, which started on Bitcoin, is now allowing developers to bring utility to the Dogecoin network.
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"Genesis Cat" from the Taproot Wizards Quantum Cats collection of Bitcoin Ordinals inscriptions. (Taproot Wizards, modified by CoinDesk)
Bitcoin-Based Digital Art Image 'Genesis Cat' Sells for $254K in Sotheby's Auction
The sale of the digital image from the Taproot Wizards project came as popularity surges for the NFT-like creations minted atop the Bitcoin blockchain's Ordinals protocol. All...
"Genesis Cat" from the Taproot Wizards Quantum Cats collection of Bitcoin Ordinals inscriptions. (Taproot Wizards, modified by CoinDesk)

Donald Trump pitching his NFTs (CollectTrumpCards.com)
Donald Trump's NFTs Have Limits Normal Ones Don't
Buyers of these Bitcoin ordinals can't trade them for almost a year.
Donald Trump pitching his NFTs (CollectTrumpCards.com)

Genesis Quantum Cats inscription from Taproot Wizards (Taproot Wizards, modified by CoinDesk)
Taproot Wizards, Bitcoin Ordinals Project That Raised $7.5M, to Sell 'Quantum Cats' Collection
The "NFTs on Bitcoin" project has capitalized on the popularity of the controversial Ordinals protocol, which has generated a flurry of interest in the original blockchain but...
Genesis Quantum Cats inscription from Taproot Wizards (Taproot Wizards, modified by CoinDesk)

Screen grab from Bitcoin transaction showing the line embedded using the OP_RETURN function, "SEC Chairman on the brink of second ETF approval." (Mempool.space)
Bitcoin ETF Chaos Memorialized on Blockchain, With Nod to 'Chancellor on the Brink' Reference
Jokester pays $2.97 to record the one-liner "SEC Chairman on the brink of second ETF approval" on the blockchain.
Screen grab from Bitcoin transaction showing the line embedded using the OP_RETURN function, "SEC Chairman on the brink of second ETF approval." (Mempool.space)

Image of some of Luke Dashjr's proposed code changes, from pull request #28408. (GitHub, modified by CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Developer's Proposal to Stop 'Spam' NFTs Gets Shut Down
Luke Dashjr's technical proposal sounded innocuous enough: to make the popular Bitcoin Core software "effective with newer datacarrying styles." In reality, the effort represe...
Image of some of Luke Dashjr's proposed code changes, from pull request #28408. (GitHub, modified by CoinDesk)

Opposition conflict chess (Artur Shamsutdinov/Unsplash)
BRC-20 Marketplace, Creator Take Opposing Positions on Proposed Network Upgrade
BRC-20 marketplace UniSat said it will follow a proposed change in the token standard that has met with opposition from Domo, the pseudonymous creator of BRC-20.
Opposition conflict chess (Artur Shamsutdinov/Unsplash)