Solana (SOL) NFT holders will soon get a new option where to trade, and OpenSea is teasing its Solana blockchain integration.
The 16-second video posted on OpenSea’s Twitter account began with the phrase “wen solana???”. was entered into the search field and indicated that Solana would be supported by the market in April.
The best kept secret in web3 pic.twitter.com/xuZn64cZ4U — OpenSea (@opensea) March 29, 2022
Rumors that OpenSea supports NFT Solana have been around for several months. Security researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who made the Forbes 30 under 30 list thanks to her high-profile tech leak rumors, tweeted images in January that she said came from the OpenSea platform.
The images show the marketplace’s “blockchain filter” with Solana listed as an option and the Phantom Solana cryptocurrency wallet listed as supported wallets.
OpenSea circuit filter showing Solana as a variant pic.twitter.com/asQoYrfTm4 — Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane), January 25, 2022
At the time, OpenSea modestly responded to Wong’s tweet with a wide-eyed emoji, but did not directly confirm or deny the authenticity of the claim.
Many popular Solana NFT projects have announced their intention to list on OpenSea in April, including SolPunks, Turtles, Remnants and Degenerate Ape Academy.
The Solana integration will put OpenSea in direct competition with Magic Eden, Solanart and Solsea, which are currently the leading NFT marketplaces on the Solana blockchain.
Bug or Hack? Bored Ape NFT Sells for $140
OpenSea user “cchan” sold Bored Ape NFT and Mutant Ape NFT for a total of $140.
The user made NFT offers which were accepted by cchan and the sales were made within a minute of each other on Monday March 28th with BAYC #835 selling for 115 DAI and MAYC #11670 selling for 25 DAI which is 99 % below the current minimum price.
DAI is a US dollar stablecoin with a diamond logo, and it is unknown if Chan made a mistake in the Ethereum (ETH) offerings, which would be equivalent to $470,000, or if the sales were the result of a hack.
The actions of the user who bought the NFT show a history of offers made in DAI on NFT Bored and Mutant Ape, which some believe may have been in the hope that this particular set of circumstances will occur.
Silk Road founder to launch new NFTs in Bitcoin Miami
Ross Ulbricht, the incarcerated founder of the defunct darknet marketplace Silk Road, is set to launch another NFT collection at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami in April, with funds raised going to help children travel to visit their parents in prison.
In December 2021, Ulbricht auctioned a collection at Art Basel Miami that netted him $6.2 million. The collection was acquired by FreeRossDAO, a decentralized autonomous organization whose goal is to “share Ross’s work with the world and give everyone a unique opportunity to own a piece of it.”
“All of this has breathed a new spark into my life,” Ross wrote in a post as he contemplated selling his latest collection.
“I have direction and purpose and I feel like I can make a difference again. The more money we raise, the more good we can do, so I’ve been busy building my next art collection.”
Called the Growth Collection, it will be released on the Bitcoin blockchain via Counterparty and will reportedly feature four physical oil paintings and one hand-drawn animation, as well as five Bitcoin NFTs, to be auctioned on the Scarce network. city.
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Ulbricht is serving two life sentences without the possibility of parole for his role in setting up an illegal online marketplace known to use bitcoin as a medium of transaction.
WWE and the Metaverse
WWE has partnered with Fanatics, a sports marketing company that allows brands to offer digital collectibles and NFTs to their audiences, among other things.
As part of the partnership, Fanatics will create “physical, digital, and non-fungible token (NFT) trading cards” for WWE, and Fanatics will become the exclusive provider of licensed physical WWE cards and NFT trading cards, creating a series featuring “the most important moments of WWE”. and stars.”
Other great news
Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the defunct Mt. Gox, announced that users who used the exchange between 2010 and 2014 around the time it was hacked are eligible to register for free NFTs in the hope that it will “remove some of the losses incurred.” at MtGox.
From March 24 to March 27, 2022, Decentraland hosted Metaverse Fashion Week, featuring over 70 well-known fashion brands and artists such as Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana and Estée Lauder.