Yuga Labs drops another bombshell late Friday night: video of “Otherside” featuring not just Bored Apes, but CryptoPunks, Meebits, World of Women, Cool Cats, Nouns, Toadz, and music from The Doors

Just when you thought it was safe to go to sleep, the NFT world reminds you it never sleeps. Or we should say Yuga Labs, creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club, never sleeps. Late on Friday night, Yuga dropped a teaser video featuring characters not only from Bored Apes and Mutant Apes, but also…

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Bored Ape owners share life-changing experience from APECOIN drop from BAYC

Yesterday, Yuga Labs and the Bored Ape Yacht Club launched the new ApeCoin overseen by the newly created Ape Foundation. The official website is https://apecoin.com/. (Please avoid scam websites posing as an apecoin site.) Each Bored Ape owner or Mutant Ape owner received the following number of APECOINS: NFT APECOIN ALLOCATED PER NFT OR NFT…

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Bored Ape Yacht Club launches $APE coin starting on March 17, 8:30 AM ET, first for owners of Bored Apes, Mutant Apes, Bored Kennel dogs and then public sale

The Bored Ape Yacht Club is entering the next stage of its development. It is launching the much anticipated $APE coin starting on March 17, 8:30 am ET for owners of Bored Apes, Mutant Apes, and any such owners who also have Bored Kennel dogs. Dogs alone are not entitled to $APE. The $APE entitles…

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At SXSW, Mark Zuckerberg says Instagram will launch NFTs for users, but no details yet

Mark Zuckerberg revealed at SXSW that Instagram will enable users to buy and sell NFTs. But he wasn’t ready to share details. “We’re working on bringing NFTs to Instagram in the near term. I’m not ready to kind of announce exactly what that’s going to be today. But over the next several months, the ability…

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BUCKLE UP: Rumors swirl about expected Bored Ape coin $APE, plus BAYC sales of virtual land with Animoca Brands

Just four days after Yuga Labs announced it acquired the IP rights to the legendary CryptoPunks, The Block is reporting details from a “pitch deck” Yuga circulated to investors. Gordon Goner, though, a co-founder of the Bored Ape Yacht Club, said the pitch deck was old.  The Block reported the following details: “an ‘in-game app…

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V1 Punks DMCA controversy with Larva Labs over. Yuga reportedly plans on ending dispute with V1 Punks.

One of the biggest winners in Yuga Labs’ acquisition of the IP rights to the legendary CryptoPunks NFTs is the group of so-called “V1 Punks” owners, who were embroiled in a copyright DMCA dispute with Larva Labs. V1 Punks are the original CryptoPunks, which had a major coding error in 2017. Oops. To fix the…

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Will Disney acquire IP rights to Doodles NFTs or another collection?

Only two days after the biggest bombshell in NFTs, Yuga Labs acquiring the IP rights to the legendary CryptoPunks and giving unlimited rights to commercialize to the Punks owners, the Internet is abuzz with rumors of Disney buying the IP to Doodles or another NFT collection. The other candidates named: Coolman Universe, Veve, and Dapper…

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NFT BOMBSHELL: Larva Labs sells IP rights to CryptoPunks, Meebits to Yuga Labs, creator of Bored Ape Yacht Club, which plans to give unlimited commercial rights to CryptoPunks owners

In stunning news that was rumored yesterday, the two biggest startups in creating NFTs — Larva Labs the creator of the CryptoPunks and Yuga Labs the creator of the Bored Ape Yacht Club — both announced that Yuga had acquired the intellectual property to Larva’s CryptoPunks and Meebits. The deal involves the two biggest and…

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NFTs turned into movies: are NFTs the next tent-poles or franchises for Hollywood?

Decrypt reports upcoming movies developed from NFT collections. They are: Movies in the pipeline Yam Karkai’s World of Women, with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Micah Johnson’s Aku, the story of a black boy who wants to become an astronaut. Ben Mauro’s NFT comic book Huxley, with Marvel producer Ari Arad. Question marks: CryptoPunks by Larva…

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MoonPay buys World of Women #5672 NFT for 260 ETH ($755,000) at Christie’s auction

Crypto payments app developer MoonPay had the winning bid at Christie’s auction of World of Women # 5672 NFT. It was one of the highest purchases for the World of Women (WoW) collection. Yam Karkai is the artist and creator behind WoW. She recently announced a partnership with Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine to develop WoW…

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