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Epic Games & Fortnite Are Not Into Crypto, Yet

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Recent reports that Fortnite was accepting cryptocurrency Monero for purchases of merchandise are incorrect says Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney. CCN reported the news on January 2 after a tweet by Monero developer Riccardo Spagni: Too cool: the Fortnite merch store () lets you pay in Monero, so now you can purchase that sweet Durrr Burger onesie without your friends / family / coworkers judging you...

China's Easing Up On Game Approval Ban, So Why Are Tencent Shares Still in the Red?

Chinese regulators have, after a near-year-long freeze, began to approve new videogames to earn valuable sales revenue in the country. The regulators didn’t, however, approve Tencent’s Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Tencent’s share price might be suffering because of this. New game approvals paused in China in March 2018 during a government reshuffle. Previously regulators had...

Fortnite Store Accepts Crypto - But Only Monero

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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 signals that crypto adoption is...

2018 Stock Market Crash Shreds $76 Billion Off America's Wealthiest

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The stock market crash in 2018 shredded billions off the wealthiest Americans. A staggering $76 billion were wiped off their balance sheets. Still, new billionaires were added to the infamous Forbes list, while some industry investors saw their fortune increase and decrease, at the same time, per a Bloomberg report. Fifteen individuals were added to the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest Americans...

Fortnite V-Bucks & Crypto are Replacing Gift Cards on Christmas Wish Lists

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A new report suggests that cryptocurrency and digital assets are becoming something of a staple in the lives of the upcoming generation, with potentially seismic implications for the world of finance in the future. The Holiday 2018 report released by investment bank and asset management company Piper Jaffray reveals that, for the first time ever, American teenagers polled in 2018 indicated that...

Bitcoin-Stealing Malware Targets Fortnite Gamers

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The release of season six for the popular Fortnite video game has inspired the development of bitcoin-stealing malware disguised as game cheating tools. Malwarebytes Labs has discovered malware disguised as cheat tools that can steal data and bitcoin from Fortnite gamers, according to Christopher Boyd, the lead malware intelligence analyst. Malwarebytes Labs found the malware among YouTube videos...

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