Nifty News: Avalanche launches mentoring initiative, Beeple opens massive new studio and more

The Avalanche Foundation has launched a new mentoring initiative for digital artists, and Ticketmaster has introduced a new feature allowing artists to reward NFT holders.

AI has a role to play in detecting fake NFTs

Artificial intelligence is going to be a key component in cracking down on the growing number of counterfeit non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Polygon to help fight NFT scams with Web3 infra protocol partnership

Polygon partners with Wakweli, a Web3 infrastructure protocol that issues certificates of authenticity for NFTs to certify originality.

Web3 creators at higher a loss for royalties than anticipated: data

New data from research by eBit Labs and LiveArt marketplace reveals that the previous estimates of creator royalty losses, which were around $35 million, may be much higher.

Meet commercial NFTs: The next step in Web3 evolution

A new survival MMORPG PvP enables players to set up shop within the game and become a core part of the blockchain economy.

NFT investor accidentally burns CryptoPunk: Nifty Newsletter, March 22–28

While trying to wrap his CryptoPunk to borrow money, an NFT investor accidentally sent the asset to a burning address, permanently removing it from circulation.

UK Treasury drops plans for Royal Mint NFT

The Economic Secretary of the Treasury told Parliament has confirmed the project has been put on the back burner, but will “keep this proposal under review.”

How to buy NFTs without owning crypto

Buying NFTs without crypto can be challenging. Explore payment options offered by marketplaces or use third-party services.

Ted Cruz and Ron DeSantis take on the ‘digital dollar’: Law Decoded, March 20–27

Two lawmakers in one week weighed in against the possibility of a United States central bank digital currency.

NFT investor accidentally burns $135K CryptoPunk trying to borrow money

While going through the unfamiliar process of wrapping NFTs, Riley accidentally sent the asset to a burn address, permanently deleting the NFT from circulation.