Has the NFT investment craze finally fizzled out?
The fall in prices confirms that they are nothing more than a passing fad with an uncertain future, some financial experts say
September 13, 2023, 5:00 AM
Loro Piana embraces the metaverse to enhance its unique take on quiet luxury
The company is harnessing technology to promote transparency and traceability across its high-end clothing and accessories
June 14, 2023, 4:00 PM
Dubai unveils world’s first secured digital certificates
They have been issued using advanced Soulbound Token technology, which prevents duplication
March 16, 2023, 12:07 PM
Sesame Street's Cookie Monster NFT and 10 pop culture moments on the blockchain
The beloved US children’s show is releasing its first non-fungible token, joining a host of other world-famous brands and memes
Pop Culture
March 15, 2023, 2:03 PM
NFTs or traditional art: Which should you back in 2023?
Digital art’s rapid hype-to-crash investment trajectory is a far cry from the 'tireless uptrend' in the traditional art market
February 17, 2023, 6:02 PM
Why Bitcoin NFTs are raising questions about censorship
Some level of censorship may be required to weed out those using blockchain to launder money, fund illegal enterprises or publish offensive images
February 15, 2023, 4:00 AM
NFTs, AI and the metaverse set to continue redefining art in 2023
A look at the complex relationship between creativity and technology, and future trends ahead of the new year
Art & Design
January 01, 2023, 6:38 AM
French artist publishes all her Google searches in a book
The project is designed to draw attention to user data stored by tech companies
December 18, 2022, 4:00 AM
Donald Trump announces $99 NFT trading cards
Former US president, who is making his third bid for the White House, teases 'major announcement' before revealing NFT line
December 15, 2022, 7:26 PM
Steve Jobs's well-worn Birkenstocks sell for $218,000
The Apple guru's footwear set a record for the highest price paid for a pair of sandals, Julien's Auctions said
November 16, 2022, 6:30 AM
Iranian asylum seeker wins UK art battle appeal against twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss
Art collector Amir Soleymani lands blow in first round of legal row over $650,000 digital painting
November 14, 2022, 12:27 PM
Youth must ‘transform’ Saudi Arabia, Misk global forum hears
Three-day gathering hears lessons and messages of inspiration from across generations
Saudi Arabia
November 11, 2022, 6:04 PM
Celebrity Net Worth: Sachin Tendulkar bats for digital tokens
In our fortnightly celebrity investment and wealth round-up, Diddy joins the hip-hop billionaires club while JRR Tolkien’s two most famous books bring in $500m this year
November 07, 2022, 5:00 AM
Ten investment bubbles inflated by a decade of cheap money
As central banks continue to raise interest rates, the most popular asset classes including meme stocks, property and Bitcoin may struggle to regain momentum
October 11, 2022, 5:00 AM
What is the foodverse and how can you grab a seat at the table?
From NFTs of dishes to food games that lead to free meals, this is a world suited to a new crop of foodies
October 07, 2022, 7:00 AM
From canvas to computer screen: Emirati artist Abdulla Lutfi turns to crypto-art
The UAE citizen is the first artist with autism in the region to launch an NFT collection
September 21, 2022, 4:46 AM
Hacker steals actor Bill Murray’s crypto after $185,000 NFT charity auction
The unknown individual also attempted to take non-fungible tokens from the star’s personal collection
September 03, 2022, 6:51 AM
How NFTs are giving everyone the chance to be an art collector
New ownership schemes allow investors to buy digital portions of paintings and share in the profits when it sells
August 21, 2022, 5:44 AM
Majority of UAE consumers used a new digital payment method last year
People also used less cash over the past 12 months, according to a survey by Mastercard
August 03, 2022, 3:30 AM
Global NFT sales fall 25% to $8bn in second quarter as bear market takes hold
The asset class registered only 4% growth in global supply amid decreasing liquidity and the drop in value of cryptocurrencies
July 27, 2022, 3:30 AM