Fortnite Merch Store Now Accepts Monero (XMR): Crypto Adoption

Fortnite Accepts Monero (XMR) For Merch On New Year’s Day, rumors began to circulate around crypto’s segment of the internet that Fortnite, the world-renowned “Battle Royale” video game, had begun to accept Monero (XMR) for branded merchandise. Eventually, after this hearsay festered, South African national Riccardo Spagni, a leading crypto community member, confirmed that Monero […]

Ripple overtakes Ethereum as the second largest cryptocurrency

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. After a period of tremendous growth, the banking-oriented cryptocurrency Ripple has overtaken Ethereum and is currently the second largest coin in terms of market cap behind Bitcoin.  Ripple’s price rose […]

TokenPay Acquires German Bank, May Lure Verge (XVG), Litecoin (LTC) Into It

TokenPay, a large contributor in the crowdfunding that see Verge (XVG) partner with Pornhub has successfully acquired a stake in a Munish based WEG Bank AG, in Germany. And there is possibility that the firm may lure Litecoin and Verge into the partnership. The deal, according to TokenPay, is officially closed, and the shares have been […]

How much electricity is consumed by Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Monero? | Great Wall of Numbers

I recently created a thread that on Twitter regarding the lower-bound estimates for how much electricity the Bitcoin blockchain consumed using publicly available numbers. The first part of this post is a slightly modified version of that thread. The second part of this post, below part 1, includes additional information on Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, […]

South Korea Pushes Monero and Ripple Price Up While Other Cryptocurrencies Fall

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The Monero and Ripple price has surged over the past 24 hours, while other cryptocurrencies including bitcoin and Ethereum fell by around 5 percent. Extreme Premiums Investors in the South Korean cryptocurrency market are driving the price of Ripple and Monero up, […]

Coinbase Launches a PayPal Like Plugging For Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin

Coinbase, the biggest crypto broker and one of the biggest exchange, has launched a new service for merchants, allowing them to seamlessly integrate crypto payments by adding a Coinbase Commerce button, not much different than the PayPal button. Unlike previously where their merchants service was directly integrated with Coinbase, requiring a Coinbase account, all you […]

A major vulnerability has frozen hundreds of millions of dollars of Ethereum

Today is not a good news day for Ethereum. A  vulnerability found within a popular wallet has frozen potentially hundreds of millions of dollars of the crypto currency in a second setback in recent months. Parity Technologies, the company behind widely used wallet service Parity, today disclosed an issue that could enable the contents of a […]

Swachhcoin w/ Ingot Forms Alliance of Blockchain Startups to Merge ICOs

“We are entering an era where the value of individual Blockchain enabled ecosystems combining through joint ventures will lead to a new paradigm of Token Augmenting Partnerships (TAP) creating a network effect, which will propagate to create greater value.” Recent years have witnessed the evolution of a number of the innovative organization coming forward to […]

Fortnite Store Accepts Crypto – But Only Monero

Fortnite fans can now buy merchandise for the blockbuster online video game using the cryptocurrency Monero (XMR). Bitcoin payments are not yet accepted, reportedly due to privacy concerns. While Fortnite did not make an official announcement, fans shared the news on Reddit on January 1, where it received a very positive reception. Monero enthusiasts said the move […]