You Can Now Use Monero (XMR) to Buy Fortnite Merchandise Online

The merchandise store of the world’s most popular game, Fortnite, will now accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment — though only Monero (XMR). Fortnite, a battle-royale style shooting game made by Epic Games, and with a player base of approximately 200 million players, will let users purchase such items as shirts and other clothing…

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Brace Yourselves, Crypto Winter Is Here

While the Northern hemisphere is feeling the cold of winter, the cryptocurrency industry has been freezing for close to a year now. Crypto winter has taken its toll financially as well as emotionally, bringing down numerous projects, businesses, and investors. This Great Filtration, as I like to refer to it, is separating the professionals from…

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NEO Kicks Off 2019 By Making the NEO Virtual Machine Deployable Outside the NEO Network

NEO, the next generation cryptocurrency and smart economy platform for building a scalable network of decentralized applications (dapps), has just undergone a significant update to its virtual machine, NeoVM. The update makes the NeoVM deployable outside of the NeEOnetwork, which is an extremely attractive attribute for developers. The updated NeoVM provides blockchain developers with a friendly infrastructure…

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5 Altcoins That Could Move Into the Top 100 in 2019

Only 8% of Americans own cryptocurrency, according to a 2018 survey conducted by Finder.com, and 5% of the holdings belonging to that 8% are Bitcoin. It makes sense that a small percentage of people (which still equates to 26 million individuals) have skin in the crypto game, and it makes even more sense that they’re…

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Sapien Will Reinvent the Way Users Earn Cryptocurrency

In December 2018, Sapien will release Polaris, and it will reinvent the way users earn cryptocurrency online. Polaris is the next iteration of the Sapien social network, an Ethereum-based Web3 social platform. The social platform features a wide array of blockchain features, including the ability for users to earn cryptocurrency via token rewards for social…

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The White House’s Incoming Chief of Staff Supports Bitcoin

Mick Mulvaney, the Trump administration’s replacement for outgoing Chief of Staff John Kelly, is a Bitcoin proponent who has previously praised the democratic nature of the digital currency. Mulvaney will join the administration in 2019 and currently serves as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Mulvaney has also served in the House…

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Coinbase Could Soon Add Ripple (XRP) Support

Ripple users have taken issue with the fact that U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase hasn’t added support for XRP, passing it by to add smaller altcoins such as 0x, or controversial ones such as Zcash. Now they have some reason to celebrate, as Coinbase has confirmed it is considering adding XRP to the ranks of altcoins…

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OneAlpha Blockchain Report Suggests Positive Trajectory for the Industry, After a “Cleansing” Bear Market

An October report published by OneAlpha suggests that Bitcoin has gained strength following the 2018 correction. Moreover, based on their findings, they posit that the bear market has had a “cleansing effect” on the crypto marlet, as the bust drove out speculators and “[lowered] valuations to a more sensible level.” Based in Israel, OneAlpha is…

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The 5 biggest blockchain myths, debunked – TechRepublic

The distributed ledger technology Blockchain has proven to be the larger value of cryptocurrencies, with the potential to revolutionize almost every industry. However, many myths around what the technology actually is and how it works are preventing businesses from understanding its potential impacts and applications. "Blockchains are being used to revolutionize all sorts of industries,…

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