An Ethereum VR Game Featuring Atari and Care Bears Sells Plots of Virtual Land for $76K

A great number of Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have been selling on various marketplaces this year creating tens of thousands of dollars in NFT sales. One particular platform called The Sandbox has been selling virtual land parcels for thousands of dollars worth of ether. The Sandbox is a virtual world that lets players create and own blockchain-backed virtual items in the metaverse built on the Ethereum network. On October 18, Sandbox revealed two 6×6 estates had been sold for 210 ether ($76,931) or 28x the original price. In the future, digital…

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Exploring Decentraland: A Review of the Virtual World Built on Ethereum

During the last two weeks, I’ve been roaming around the virtual world Decentraland in order to get some perspective on the platform supported by the Ethereum Blockchain. The following is a review of my experience in Decentraland and observing all that has been built since it was invoked over four years ago. Four years ago, the platform Decentraland stemmed from a proof-of-concept that assigned ownership of digital real estate in an infinite 2D grid. When the creators did this, it was originally dubbed the “Stone Age of the Decentralized.” The…

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Top 10 Quotes From the Virtual Blockchain Conference

The five-day Unitize virtual blockchain conference organized by BlockShow and San Francisco Blockchain Week ended with the final session on Friday. The event saw appearances from Heath Tarbert, the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Vitalik Buterin, a co-founder of Ethereum; and Tim Draper, a serial blockchain investor, as well as other speakers from a diverse pool of market segments both within and outside the crypto space. Blockchain adoption, decentralized finance, central bank digital currencies and the future of Bitcoin (BTC) dominated the conversation in many of the panels.…

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Virtual Panda BTM Launched for Colombian Residents: Dispenses BTC, BCH, DAI, and Dash

The CEO of Panda Group and the founder of Colombia’s Panda Exchange and physical Panda BTM terminals, Arley Lozano, recently revealed a new product called app.pandabtm.io. The new service is a virtual automated teller machine that dispenses four types of cryptocurrencies; bitcoin cash (BCH), bitcoin (BTC), DAI, and dash (DASH). The latest effort from Panda Group is virtual Panda BTM, a “low-cost service for Colombians” looking to purchase four different cryptocurrencies. The platform accepts various Colombian payment methods like Baloto, Efecty, and PSE. Alongside this, users can pay the invoice…

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Virtual Assets Unleashes Retail Cash Reload Innovation for Purchasing Cryptocurrency

Instantly add cash to your Crypto Dispensers account with Green Dot @ the Register Chicago, IL – Virtual Assets, LLC is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT) to enable customers to purchase cryptocurrency with cash. This new service leverages Green Dot’s mobile and web-enabled barcode generation system and thousands of Green Dot retail locations to provide a new cash-loading option for purchasing major cryptocurrencies. Through this integration, users will now be able to securely and conveniently add cash to their Crypto…

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Sergei Polunin Embraces the Future of Dance by Collaborating With Sensorium Galaxy in 3D Social Virtual Reality

24 April 2020, Los Angeles: Sensorium Galaxy, the leading global virtual reality media platform has struck up a partnership with the Sergei Polunin Charity Foundation for the galaxy’s new Planet of Motion. The Sergei Polunin Charity Foundation for the Support and Development of Arts is headed by the world-renowned ballet dancer Sergei Polunin and his unique and world-beating talents are being virtually incorporated, for users to emulate, in the landmark 3D social virtual reality world that is the Sensorium Galaxy. The Planet of Motion is one of five planets orbiting…

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The Sandbox Sells 3400 Ether Worth of Virtual Land in Five Hours

The Sandbox (TSB), a mobile creation game on Ethereum, announced on April 1 that its third presale of virtual land had generated 3,400 Ether ($450,000) in sales. The March 31 presale sold 12,384 pieces of LAND — virtual spaces in the game — in just five hours. That equates to approximately 10% of the total 166,464 pieces in the game, with most of it snapped up in the first thirty minutes.  TSB has quickly become one of the most coveted blockchain games on the market, with more than 40 million…

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4 Virtual Crypto Conferences You Can Attend From Home

The crypto industry has had to quickly adapt to the escalating coronavirus pandemic, with major conferences postponed, canceled or hastily reformatted for the virtual realm. Due to its disproportionately high number of remote workers, though, the industry is more geared up for this new paradigm than many other sectors. Here are four virtual crypto events you can attend. Also read: While You’re Under Quarantine, Check These Sites for Remote Crypto Jobs Blockdown Blockdown digital conference will debut on April 16-17 and will feature interactive talks, interviews, networking opportunities and AMAs.…

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VR World Somnium Space Sells 110 ETH of Virtual Land

Somnium Space sold 110 Ethereum (ETH) worth of virtual land plots during the first seven days of its multi-week affair.  “During the first week of Road to SLO we have sold a total of 25 parcels for 110 ETH,” a Somnium representative told Cointelegraph. “Moreover we have seen a record high sale of a Bundle of 10 parcels from one user to another for whooping 100 ETH.” Last week, blockchain-based VR game, Somnium Space, completed the first week of its Road to Secondary Land Offering, a March 13 statement detailed.…

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Crypto Embraces VR as Virtual Conferences Replace Physical Events

Remote bitcoin events have been boosted by the postponement or cancellation of real world crypto conferences due to the coronavirus outbreak. With many employees now working from home where possible, firms have begun switching to virtual meetings, prompting renewed interest in VR equipment and hinting at the decentralized future of crypto meetings and events. Also read: Judge Gives Craig Wright New Deadline – Citing Forgery, Perjured Testimony in Court No Office, No Problem: Business as Usual in Crypto While companies grapple with the consequences of the ongoing pandemic, the crypto…

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