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CryptoKitties By the Dozen: OpenSea to Bundle Collectibles for Easy Sales

CryptoKitties By the Dozen: OpenSea to Bundle Collectibles for Easy Sales Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs – the cryptographically rare digital items CryptoKitties made famous – are so new, they’re challenging for prospective sellers to price. That’s according to Devin Finzer, co-founder of OpenSea, a startup billed as an “eBay for …

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Cat got your wallet? CryptoKitties virtual feline fetches $170K in crypto cash

Cat got your wallet? CryptoKitties virtual feline fetches $170K in crypto cash CryptoKitties may have earned itself records for the most expensive CryptoKitty sold and the most expensive in-app purchase. Dragon, a CryptoKitty, fetched the equivalent of $170,000 in the blockchain-based currency ETH. The post Cat got your wallet? CryptoKitties …

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Why the next CryptoKitties mania won’t be about collectables – TechCrunch

Why the next CryptoKitties mania won’t be about collectables – TechCrunch Kyle Wood is senior counsel in Perkins Coie’s Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group in the Dallas office. Taylor Lindman Contributor Taylor Lindman is an associate in Perkins Coie’s New York office focusing on fintech, distributed ledger technology, …

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Non-Believable Tokens: The 7 Strangest Crypto Collectibles Explained

Non-Believable Tokens: The 7 Strangest Crypto Collectibles Explained As they say, what’s weird in tech today just might be tomorrow’s next big thing. If that’s the case, the world of digital, cryptographic collectibles may be high on the list of potential disruptive innovations. After all, where else can you “breed” …

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Gaming in Asia may be crypto’s killer decentralized app – TechCrunch

Gaming in Asia may be crypto’s killer decentralized app – TechCrunch As money and talent flows into the crypto and blockchain worlds, a persistent question keeps coming up: what is going to be the “killer app” that drives adoption for these nascent technologies? The answer may well be quite simple: …

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CryptoKitties to Debut Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship Phone

CryptoKitties to Debut Mobile App on HTC’s Flagship Phone CryptoKitties, the virtual cat breeding game that became so popular it clogged the ethereum network, is to roll out a version for mobile devices through a partnership with Taiwanese phone maker HTC. CryptoKitties announced the partnership in a release on Tuesday, indicating …

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HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch

HTC’s blockchain phone is real, and it’s arriving later this year – TechCrunch HTC isn’t gone just yet. Granted, it’s closer than it’s ever been before, with a headcount of fewer than 5,000 employees worldwide — that’s down from 19,000 in 2013. But in spite of those “market competition, product mix, pricing, …

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Keeping Ethereum’s Promise: CryptoKitties Is Embracing Open-Source

Keeping Ethereum’s Promise: CryptoKitties Is Embracing Open-Source Call it an explosion of cute names for a cause. Announced this week, CryptoKitties debuted a number of new initiatives that will further decentralize its popular ethereum app, which while largely passing under the radar, show the startup is making strides to give …

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Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem

Decentralizing Popular Dapps Isn’t Just a Scaling Problem It’s no secret that building large-scale, fully decentralized applications is a challenge, but it turns out the hurdles have to do with more than just scaling. Decentralized application or “dapp” developers frequently hit roadblocks, since ethereum – the go-to platform so far …

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Luxury Brands Are Testing the Tech That Powers CryptoKitties

Luxury Brands Are Testing the Tech That Powers CryptoKitties Sure the cypherpunks love CryptoKitties, but turns out luxury fashion brands are also taking a shine to the digital fluffballs. Or at least, they’re into the technology behind the ethereum-based decentralized application that captured the hearts and minds of crypto enthusiasts …

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