Defend the Network, Win Prizes, Play DAObet’s Game of Stakes

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Defend the Network, Win Prizes, Play DAObet’s Game of Stakes
Viva Gaming, through the DAObet team, introduces a gamified event on its own blockchain, that calls for all participants to compete with each other as validators on the network for a chance to win a share of a total prize pool of more than 500,000 BET tokens.
Defend the Network, Win Prizes, Play DAObet’s Game of Stakes

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Why Videogames Don’t Let Crypto Be a Payment Alternative Yet?

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Why Videogames Don’t Let Crypto Be a Payment Alternative Yet?
Quite apart from the banking industry which was obviously going to be the first to have major changes in the aspect of payments, one of the best conditions that it has to adopt cryptocurrencies is the videogame industry. Why? Check out below.
Why Videogames Don’t Let Crypto Be a Payment Alternative Yet?

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DAO.Casino Receives Integrity Award Certificate from Gaming Laboratories International

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DAO.Casino Receives Integrity Award Certificate from Gaming Laboratories International
The Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), has awarded gaming blockchain platform DAO.Casino, with a certificate of Integrity. The certificate was awarded as a confirmation of true randomness for DAO.Casino’s Signidice RNG. 
DAO.Casino Receives Integrity Award Certificate from Gaming Laboratories International

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Google Begins Testing for Play Pass in a Race to Overtake Apple Arcade

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Google Begins Testing for Play Pass in a Race to Overtake Apple Arcade
Google has commenced testing Play Pass, a subscription service that will give users full access to all content including gaming and non-gaming apps. This is coming a few months after Apple announced its own version, Apple Arcade.
Google Begins Testing for Play Pass in a Race to Overtake Apple Arcade

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Sony Plans to Target Hardcore Gamers With PlayStation 5, a Gamble or a Smart Move?

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Sony Plans to Target Hardcore Gamers With PlayStation 5, a Gamble or a Smart Move?
The PlayStation 5 gaming console with host high-end next-generation tech but will come with a premium price tag. Is the market ready for the shift? Read to find out more.
Sony Plans to Target Hardcore Gamers With PlayStation 5, a Gamble or a Smart Move?

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Epic Games Confirms Fortnite and Stranger Things Crossover

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Epic Games Confirms Fortnite and Stranger Things Crossover
Fortnite and Stranger Things fans have been waiting for this crossover for quite a while and now Epic Games officially confirmed this. Both the game and the show previously hinted about a possible crossover and now it is official.
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Libra/Globalcoin: Facebook Stock Price Target; eBay, Vodafone and Coinbase in List of Validators

Project Libra, the cryptocurrency initiative of Facebook has also led to the formation of an Association to facilitate the decentralization of the cryptocurrency. These are called nodes or validators; the validators are made to pay a hefty fee and promised returns on it. Moreover, it works on distributed consensus, i.e., numerous validators working on a single ledger. Hence, confirming malicious transactions can also incur punishment to the nodes.
The partners or validators of the cryptocurrency includes some of the most prominent industry leaders from around the world. Reported previously, Visa, MasterCard, Uber, and PayPal included the lost of backers. Some of the other names which have come up are Vodafone, Coinbase, Spotify, eBay and so on.
Partners of the Libra Association (Source)
Facebook’s Projected Growth
According to a leading market Global investment bank, RBC, Facebook’s Globalcoin will generate new revenues for the company. RBC analysts Mark Mahaney and Zachary Schwartzman said in a note to investors,
“We believe this may prove to be one of the most important initiatives in the history of the company to unlock new engagement and revenue streams,”
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The price target of Facebook’s stock, according to them, is $250. Anderson Horowitz is also a member of the association who has invested $10 million. Mahaney and Schwartzman also said,
“We believe Facebook will use crypto to facilitate a platform for: 1) Payments; 2) Commerce; and 3) Applications & Gaming,”
Also Read: Facebook’s Cryptocurrency: A Friendly Bet and Immunization from Privacy Laws
Payments
Facebook has over $2.3 billion users, not including users in its subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram.  The introduction of a new cryptocurrency will initiate payments among all these users. Moreover, the associate members also include eBay and Vodafone, which will enable more users to use to cryptocurrency in any amounts.
Commerce
Facebook’s primary source of income is through advertisements. According to estimates, the company might expect a $19 billion rise in revenue by cutting the cost paid to handle online payments through third-party sources.
Facebook also plans to give out employee salaries in the form of the new currency. The cryptocurrency promises stability, fungibility, and cross-border transactions. Moreover, eBay, which is one of the largest online marketplaces globally, could also implement it as a mode of payment.
Applications and Gaming
The sources have revealed that Spotify, Zapo, Uber, and other apps and online gaming giants are also looking to integrate with Project Libra. Facebook supported Log-ins in favorite games like poker, PUBG, and numerous others could also extend support for the new cryptocurrency wallets.
Furthermore, Coinbase’s interest also increases the possibility of it getting listed on the Exchange. This is a good piece of news of cryptocurrency investors. Nevertheless, the new regulations and the market share of the new cryptocurrency can also adversely affect some altcoins.
What will the estimated market capitalization of the new cryptocurrency? Please share your views with us. 
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Both Сrypto and In-Game: Why PixelBit is the Ideal Currency for the Gaming Market

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Both Сrypto and In-Game: Why PixelBit is the Ideal Currency for the Gaming Market
PixelBit revolutionizes online gaming by providing a universal and innovative solution for micro transactions, online gambling and much more.
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Ubisoft Considers Developments on Ethereum Blockchain, ETH Price Appreciates

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Ubisoft Considers Developments on Ethereum Blockchain, ETH Price Appreciates
Ubisoft has revealed their interest in the blockchain technology with an official announcement that they could launch several applications on the Ethereum Blockchain causing ETH price surge.
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Lucid Sight Joins Hands with CBS Interactive to Bring Star Trek on Blockchain Platform

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Lucid Sight Joins Hands with CBS Interactive to Bring Star Trek on Blockchain Platform
The famous Star Trek spaceship will now be available in the form of digital collectibles in the CSC game which can be traded in-game or even to third-party marketplaces.
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Activision Releases Trailer for the New Call of Duty with Sensitive Political Themes Weaved

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Activision Releases Trailer for the New Call of Duty with Sensitive Political Themes Weaved
The much-anticipated trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has been finally revealed to the game fans worldwide. It’s a fresh look at the controversial conflict shown in the previous game of the franchise.
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‘CryptoKitties’ Creator Earns $275,000 in Just a Week After ‘Cheeze Wizards’ Launch

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‘CryptoKitties’ Creator Earns $275,000 in Just a Week After ‘Cheeze Wizards’ Launch
After CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs has launched one more crypto collectibles game dubbed Cheeze Wizards which is already gaining much popularity within a week of its launch.
‘CryptoKitties’ Creator Earns $275,000 in Just a Week After ‘Cheeze Wizards’ Launch

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The Abyss Platform Offering UE4 Licensing Program to Partner Developers

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The Abyss Platform Offering UE4 Licensing Program to Partner Developers
With Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4 (UE4 ), game developers will receive better business terms if they deploy their titles on The Abyss. The Abyss rewards game devs for purchases made on the platform.
The Abyss Platform Offering UE4 Licensing Program to Partner Developers

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Epic Games Partners with Steam Competitor The Abyss

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Epic Games Partners with Steam Competitor The Abyss
Under the partnership terms, Game developers using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine will get very attractive business terms from The Abyss if they choose this platform for their games.
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Xether Launches Transparent Gambling Ecosystem on Smart Contracts

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Xether Launches Transparent Gambling Ecosystem on Smart Contracts
Owing to modern technologies, online gambling has changed a lot. Xether is here to show how transparent and fair online games can be today.
Xether Launches Transparent Gambling Ecosystem on Smart Contracts

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