Walmart is preparing to join the metaverse with its own cryptocurrency and NFTs
    18 Jan 2022

    American retail chain Walmart is preparing to enter the metaverse by creating its own NFT collections and cryptocurrency. This information is based on several trademarks filed by the retail giant with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In late December, the retail chain filed several trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark…

    Indonesian student makes $1 million selling NFT selfies on OpenSea
    18 Jan 2022

    Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, a 22-year-old Indonesian student, has joined the NFT frenzy, becoming a millionaire as a result. He listed selfies of himself as an NFT for five years on OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace, and sold them for $1,107,225 in total. Al Ghozali is a college student studying Computer Science and based in…

    The dominance of Bitcoin in crypto payments is declining
    18 Jan 2022

    BitPay, one of the world’s most popular crypto payments processors, revealed that over 2021, Bitcoin’s use at merchants that use its payment services dropped to about 65%, down from 92% in 2020. Ether purchases accounted for 15% of the total, stablecoins were 13%, while Dogecoin, Shiba Inu, and Litecoin, added to BitPay in 2021, accounted…