The unique NFT art was part of the first drop on Nifty Gateway by Beeple, also known as Mike Winkelmann. The record-setting price was obtained when “CROSSROAD #1/1” was resold on the secondary market, the company said on Twitter. “History has been made,” it added. “We can confirm that this is a legitimate sale - this was brokered by Nifty Gateway's art buying services."
Blockchain and digital currencies advance in Asia
India’s largest bank has joined JPMorgan’s Liink payments project as central banks from China, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates join Hong Kong’s multinational digital currency project
The State Bank of India, which manages nearly a quarter of the nation’s assets as well as its loan and deposits market, decided to join JPMorgan’s blockchain payments system. Meanwhiles, the State Bank of India, a nationally owned retail bank, will use JPMorgan’s Liink blockchain system to make its cross border-payments faster and cheaper.
Poland’s top soccer team launches its Socios fan token
Legia Warsaw, the most successful Polish team, will mint 5 million of its LEG tokens as a tool to help it engage with its fans and attract new ones
LEG tokenholders will be able to vote on multiple club decisions, be eligible for VIP rewards and experiences, receive exclusive club and sponsor promotions, and participate in games, competitions, and exclusive chat forums, said Socios.com CEO Alexandre Dreyfus.
Small Portugese electricity provider turns to Bitcoin to attract customers
Tiny Luzboa hopes to ‘capture a niche’ in Portugal’s wide-open retail power market by letting customers pay their bills with the cryptocurrency
The new payment option will be called Bit Spot and will allow the firm’s customers to pay monthly based on the average monthly price of electricity on the local market. A Luzboa representative said that the firm will create its Bitcoin wallet and launch the new dedicated payment service by the end of this month.