Weekly Highlights | June 27/06/22
Puma Enters the World of Web 3.0 With Its Biggest Web 3.0 Collaboration to Date
10KTF is a digital asset shop controlled by Wagmi-san, one of the big names in the digital art world, and his storefront is set to host Puma, one of the biggest sports brands. This will occur in the virtual city of New Tokyo that 10KTF calls home.
The digital asset store announced a partnership with Puma at their event hosted in New York. This confirms the assumption that started after the release of a marketing video for Puma’s new classic sneaker. In the video, the 10KTF shore logo was camouflaged alongside Wagmi-san at his storefront. Although this clue was well hidden, it was discovered very quickly and helped fuel the speculations, especially among 10KTF collectors.
eBay Continues Its Foray Into Web 3.0 by Acquiring the Digital Asset Platform Knownorigin
eBay is considered one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world. It seems the company is determined to have a similarly formidable digital collectibles marketplace together with its traditional marketplace offering.
eBay’s acquisition of the digital asset trading platform called KnownOrigin is proof that the company is not messing around. It aims to expand the platform's current collectibles section, which is reported to have a worth of more than $1 billion in the first quarter of 2021.
Several Traditional Tech Giants Band Together to Form the Metaverse Standards Forum
Traditional tech giants are at it again. What exactly? Well, it looks like they are trying to create industry standards for Web 3.0 directly related to their activities in it. Companies like Meta, Microsoft, and the rest are now in a league to have standards that can make their emerging digital worlds compatible.
The league includes formidable names in the tech industry, including recognized standards-setting organizations like World Wide Web Consortium. However, there is a notable absence from the newly formed Web 3.0 league, and that is Apple.
Football Superstar CR7 Ventures Into Web 3.0 in Collaboration With Binance
When it comes to news that spreads virally through the internet, they don’t come more significant than this. The football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Manchester United, is venturing into the Web 3.0 ecosystem with his partnership with Binance on digital asset campaigns.
The collaboration between the two powerful entities is a multi-year partnership of digital collectibles creation on Binance exclusively. This will hopefully bring more football fans into the world of Web 3.0. The first collection of CR7 collectibles is expected to be launched later in 2022.
There you have it, folks, some of the week's most exciting events. We will have more highlights in the future, which are sure to be mind-boggling as well. The Web 3.0 space never sleeps.