NFTs Seem Like a Frivolous Fad, But They Should Be the Future of Music – Rolling Stone

The wild boom and bust of art NFTs made many onlookers wary of blockchain-based technology — but new developments in gaming, ticketing, and music royalties reveal NFTs’ true power
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/pro/features/crypto-nft-gaming-ticketing-royalties-1197979/

Real-World Applications of Blockchain Technologies

Application of blockchain technologies are beyond cryptocurrency and bitcoin. With its ability to develop more transparency, it is impacting a variety of sectors. Read out the real-world uses of blockchain technology.
— Read on www.analyticsinsight.net/real-world-applications-of-blockchain-technologies/

NFT Technology Is Set To Disrupt The Music Publishing Business Forever Giving More Control Back To Artists For Their Music

For over 30 years now, acclaimed guitar hero Joe Bonamassa has paved his own path in the music industry. Now Bonamassa is teaming up for his latest venture with Heritage Auctions, where he and longtime business partner Roy Weisman are changing the rules of the NFT game to offer one of the most intriguing, high value offers out there. The truly unprecedented lot sets Joe as the first musician to sell his music publishing in an NFT as part of this digital + physical collection, which also features his own “Holy Grail” 1959 Gibson Les Paul Sunburst guitar and 1963 Fender Vibroverb amp that were used to record the song. What truly raises the stakes in the world of art and music, is the value. Here the reserve bid is worth the gear alone, yet Bonamassa is giving a once in a lifetime opportunity to ALSO become the owner of the master and publishing for one of his songs, “Broken Record.”
— Read on www.newswire.ca/news-releases/nft-technology-is-set-to-disrupt-the-music-publishing-business-forever-giving-more-control-back-to-artists-for-their-music-843169357.html

5 Things I’ve Learned From the NFT Art World – Rolling Stone

NFT art has been making headlines. There’s artist Victor Langlois, also known as FEWOCiOUS, whose NFT art series generated $2.16 million at a Christie’s auction this summer. Another example? Mike Winkelmann, also known as Beeple, had his art sold by Christie’s for $69 million. 
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/culture-council/articles/things-learned-nft-art-world-1193531/

What is Solana (SOL)? | Genesis Block

What is Solana (SOL)? Solana is a web-scale blockchain that provides fast, secure, scalable, decentralized apps and marketplaces.
— Read on genesisblockhk.com/what-is-solana/

DeFi ‘Yield Farming’: How To Get DeFi Yield, And Why Invest In It

Investors allocating to crypto are looking for yield, just like dividend paying stocks and bonds. It’s one of the best things about DeFi.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/kenrapoza/2021/06/06/defi-yield-farming-what-is-it-how-should-you-invest-in-it/

The US Federal Reserve begins looking into its own digital currency | Engadget

The US Federal Reserve is took a step toward developing a digital currency as it announced plans to publish a research paper on the subject..
— Read on www.engadget.com/us-federal-reserve-is-looking-closer-at-a-digital-currency-125534039.html

Instagram Is Looking To Create An NFT Platform But Is Overlooking Artists

Instagram is interested in building a platform to buy and sell NFTs, based emails sent to artists inviting them to be on a panel to discuss the space with Instagram’s product and development teams. Artists feel that they are being taken advantage of by not being properly compensated.
— Read on www.forbes.com/sites/jacksonweimer/2021/05/22/instagram-is-looking-to-create-an-nft-platform-but-is-overlooking-artists/

Will NFTs Transform Tattoos Into Bankable Art? – The New York Times

Scott Campbell is opening a marketplace where tattoos will be sold as digital tokens.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/05/22/style/nft-art.html

Crypto industry faces regulatory scrutiny from SEC, CFTC, IRS, others – Protocol — The people, power and politics of tech

With bitcoin, dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies on a wild ride, regulators are looking at everything from banking to trading to tax regulations.
— Read on www.protocol.com/fintech/bitcoin-cryptocurrency-regulations