There has been an increase in interest in Metaverse and NFT, with companies entering the field and new collections being released.
As part of our weekly NFT news roundup, here are the most relevant NFT stories from this week.
Fashion brand DKNY has filed a trademark application outlining its plans to venture into the metaverse and embrace non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
The trademark application indicates that the company intends to provide virtual goods, such as clothing, footwear, home decor, furniture, cosmetics, wallets, and much more, for use in virtual worlds.
Bullishly Bred is bringing change to the world of pet ownership and dog breeding via its immutable blockchain-based registry – a universal standard that captures all of the very important details about a pet’s origin, ownership, and more.
Bullishly Bred plans to establish an inclusive pet exchange where all breeds – including designer breeds (Sheepadoodles) or health-tested exotic colors (merles) – will be registered, contributing to reducing backyard breeding by ensuring DNA, ownership, and a publically accessible genealogy.
The iconic puzzle video game Tetris, created in 1984 by Soviet software engineer Alexey Pajitnov, has applied for a trademark for “TETRIS” indicating its intention to enter the metaverse.
The trademark application states that the company intends to provide NFTs, blockchain software, and online virtual environments.
The multinational chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, Burger King, has filed a trademark application for “BURKER KING” to indicate plans to enter the metaverse.
In its trademark application, the food brand states that it intends to provide virtual goods, including food items and beverages, for use in virtual worlds, NFTs, and virtual cafes and restaurants.
Known for his achievements in sports and entrepreneurship, David Beckham has been named a global brand ambassador for DigitalBits, an open-source, easy-to-use blockchain that powers digital assets like NFTs and stablecoins.
Beckham will engage in a series of projects to demonstrate the potential of DigitalBits blockchain technology, which is highly efficient and eco-friendly.
As part of his innovation strategy, Beckham will launch NFTs and other Blockchain-based digital assets that will be minted exclusively on the eco-friendly DigitalBits blockchain that will offer fans a whole new world of possibilities.
iMining Technologies partnered with Noman Qureshi, who manages multiple pharmacies in the Greater Toronto area (the “Pharmacy Group”), to help the Pharmacy Group develop and execute its digital and metaverse-related strategies.
MAG will provide the Pharmacy Group with an online, AI-enabled e-commerce platform for their pharmaceutical business in the Metaverse.
The Metaverse pharmacy aims to improve medication adherence by offering patients the ability to set up automatic refill reminders for prescription medications delivered directly to their homes, as well as make appointments with licensed pharmacists online.
Sylvester Stallone is embracing the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) by launching the PlanetSly NFT collection.
The collection contains 9,997 NFTs celebrating his life and career.
Besides the different images of Stallone, some of the NFTs will include opportunities for fans to interact with him, such as dinners, virtual movie screenings, and exclusive events, giving fans the opportunity to get close to one of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
Momint – an African-based company that operates a social marketplace for non-fungible tokens – has tokenized Nelson Mandela’s original 1961 warrant of arrest into an NFT.
The NFT was auctioned yesterday at Grand Africa Café in Granger Bay. The sale proceeds will benefit the Liliesleaf Farm Museum.
Yesterday, the Ukrainian government announced the launch of an NFT project to commemorate the history of the Russian invasion.
The NFT war museum project, which has been dubbed the “Meta History Museum of War,” includes a collection of NFTs, with each based on a real news article from a trusted source, illustrated by Ukrainian or international artists.
The collection will serve to memorialize war crimes as well as to celebrate Ukrainian identity full of freedom and beauty.
Madonna has joined the movement of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with the purchase of a Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT.
The NFT in question is BAYC #4988, which, based on OpenSea’s historical data, was bought for 180 ETH or approximately $560,000 at the time of purchase.