Prepare yourself for some exciting NFT updates!
In last week’s recent news, iconic brands such as Lacoste and General Motors have registered applications for NFT-related trademarks, while objects from the Titanic are set to become tokenized. Even the music industry is getting in on the action
Read this article for more NFT juicy news.
? Brands/Celebrities – Lacoste, General Motors, Sotheby’s, EA;
? Music NFTs – Spotify, Tupac, Coopahtroopa;
? Sports NFTs – NBA & ANT Group, OneFootball;
? AI Art – Images through the eyes of an AI;
? Meme of the week – Art, Utility, but Discord you have?
? Brands / Celebrities
Lacoste registers several applications for the Champs-Elysees trademark. It seems that NFTs are also related to the company’s plans.
General Motors did the same for Chevrolet and Cadillac.
Objects from the Titanic will become NFTs. Artifact Labs will tokenize ~5,500 items recovered from the Titanic, turning them into NFTs. Future objects brought to the surface will also be turned into NFTs.
Sotheby‘s will auction Neal Stepheson’s Snow Crash manuscript. The auction house is offering the original 1991 manuscript of the science fiction novel that invented the term “Metaverse,” along with a number of physical and digital collectibles.
Trip Hawkins, founder, and CEO of gaming giant EA, makes his Web3 debut with the launch of “Games For A Living”, his new NFTs-based company. The other co-founder is Manel Sort, former VP at King Games. EA (Electronic Arts) is the company behind FIFA or Need for Speed and in 2022 alone had $7 billion in revenue.
? Music NFTs
Spotify tests ways to access music based on NFTs. It has introduced a new feature called “token-enabled playlists”, which allows users with NFTs to access exclusive content and interact with the app in a different way. Currently, the feature is available for Creepz NFTs.
A collection of phygitals has been launched in memory of Tupac: 17 Shots. It includes photos from a 1992 concert by the hip-hop artist. In addition to owning the NFT, each owner will also receive the original negative of the photo.
Coopahtroopa announces a Music NFT event at ETH Denver with Sound, Spinamp and LNRZ.
? Sport NFTs
The NBA is partnering with the Chinese Ant Group (the fintech subsidiary of the Alibaba giant) to launch NBA-themed NFTs in China and create content.
OneFootball has cut another 150 jobs. The startup had raised $300 million in Series D since April 2022 and created OneFootball Labs alongside Animoca Brands and Liberty City Ventures.
? AI Art
Using AI, we type in a few words and it generates an image. For today’s we have a special guest contributor who used all Midjourney and the following words: “NFT digital artists::16 at Eiffel-tower::10 in cyberpunk background insanely detailed and intricate aperture, in neon light::2, insanely detailed and intricate, 16k (-v4, -q5)”
? Meme of the week
Art as art, but where’s the utility? Discord do you have?