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Monero Now ’Exclusively’ Accepted as Payment Method by Fortnite Merchandise Store

Monero (XMR) is now being “exclusively” accepted by Retail Row, the merchandise store for the online video game Fortnite as a cryptocurrency payment option, as tweeted by Monero Jan. 1. The online video game, Fortnite was developed by Epic Games and was released in July 2017. According to the report, Fortnite has over 125 million …

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Stellar Co-founder: 90% of Crypto Projects are ‘B.S.’

Jed McCaleb, the co-founder, and CTO of the payment network, Stellar stated in an interview with Yahoo Finance Dec. 31 that most financial institutions will not use Bitcoin (BTC). McCaleb who is also among the founding fathers of Mt. Gox, a defunct Japanese Bitcoin exchange, and also the co-founder of Ripple while discussing with the …

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Ripple-Based Cross-Border Payments Product Launches by National Bank of Kuwait

The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) has made use of RippleNet’s blockchain technology to develop a cross-border remittance product. This is according to an official announcement by the company yesterday, December 27. The bank which has been around now for more than 60 years is the largest financial institution in terms of assets in Kuwait. …

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Litecoin Foundation to Sponsor UFC Title Fight as They Look to Boost Crypto Adoption

The company behind Litecoin, Litecoin Foundation has agreed to sponsor an event of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) mixed martial arts organization. This is according to an announcement published by the foundation yesterday, December 26. While making this statement, the Litecoin Foundation stated that it has become the “Official Cryptocurrency Partner” of the UFC light heavyweight …

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Coinbase Adds Support for Zcash on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

Coinbase, a major American cryptocurrency exchange, and wallet provider have declared support for Zcash (ZEC) at Coinbase.com and the exchange’s Android and iOS apps, following the launch of Zcash (ZEC) on Coinbase Pro the previous week, a blog post published Dec. 5 reads. According to the announcement made today, Zec can now buy, sell, send, …

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OKEx Introduces ‘Perpetual Swap’ Derivative Product

OKEx, a Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange has just introduced a new derivative product dubbed  Perpetual Swap trading, according to a press release Dec. 3. Perpetual Swap, which was developed by OKex is a peer-to-peer virtual derivative that provides a forum for the users to guess the direction of the price of digital assets. Base on reports, …

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