Popular Cryptocurrency Enjin Coin Strikes Partnership with Unity, Integrating with Minecraft (BTCManager.com)
Enjin Coin seems to be continuing towards its march to revolutionize the gaming industry employing blockchain technology implementation. In less than three days after its October 2017 ICO, the coin was already listed on no less than seven cryptocurrency exchange platforms. As part of its efforts to position itself as a major player in the blockchain-based gaming revolution, it has announced a partnership deal with Unity, the world’s largest game development engine. Enjin Coin is an ERC20 standard token that was created to service the gaming industry, giving gamers and game developers the ability to trade and monetize game assets and other virtual goods.
Bithumb Launching New Service to Allow Crypto Payments at 6000+ Physical Stores (News.Bitcoin.com)
One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, is launching a new service aimed at allowing customers to pay with cryptocurrencies at over 6,000 physical stores nationwide. The exchange also recently expanded its offline support and in-person consultation service in addition to growing the online crypto payment ecosystem. Crypto Payments at 6000+ Physical Stores: Bithumb announced on Monday that it “is expanding [its] cryptocurrency offline payment services.” This is in partnership with Korea Pay’s Service, which runs digital payment services and a mobile gift card platform, Korea Joongang Daily noted.
ZXChange (ZXC): The New Crypto Exchange on the Block Launching in 2 Weeks (TheUSACommerce.com)
There is room in the market for better centralized exchanges, but there is also a massive demand right now for decentralized trading platforms that won’t cause so many headaches – which is what the team at ZXChange (ZXC) is about to launch. So, what kind of cryptocurrency exchange is this going to be? What is ZXChange (ZXC) all about? This is an decentralized exchange that’s launching soon – one of the promising projects that’s looking to bring cryptocurrency trading out of the realm of centralization. The ZXC tokens will work on the network in a similar way that the Binance Coin (BNB) works on the Binance exchange. ZXChange is a straightforward type of platform, with a pretty appealing user interface.
Demand For Bitcoin in Venezuela Still Surging Amidst Economic Turmoil (NewsBTC.com)
Venezuela has always been a peculiar country when it comes to cryptocurrency. The locals have shown a big interest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies over the years. It seems that demand will only continue to grow. This is despite the country having its own national cryptocurrency, known as the Petro. Venezuela and Bitcoin: Looking at the LocalBitcoins chart, the trend in Venezuela is quite apparent. After a lengthy ramp-up period, the demand for Bitcoin is spiking. Even though there have been highs and lows, the overall trend is still in place. Just last week, a new record was set for Bitcoin trading in the country. With a total value of over 1 trillion Bolivares worth of BTC changing hands, things are looking rather promising.
Monero Battles Miners, Threatens With Algorithm Upgrade (EthereumWorldNews.com)
Monero Developers have threatened to go any length in fighting miners. The threat is coming after Bitmain made an announcement this month that it designed a new ASIC-powered Antminer X3 purposely to mine Monero and cryptocurrencies that are dependent on CryptoNight algorithm. Why the Battle? The developers says it will safeguard Monero by making sure the new device is made inactive. The latest update branded as Lithium Luna will take effect from April and it is expected to alter the proof-of-work algorithm that has the potential to prevent DoS attacks by ASICs (Application-specific integrated circuits).