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Virtual Cats ‘CryptoKitties’ Taking the Ethereum Blockchain by Storm

The Ethereum world is going gaga with breeding and trading virtual cats! Yes, you read that right! Dubbed as CryptoKitties, the game application allows users of the Ethereum blockchain to breed, sell, and buy virtual cats using Ether (ETH). It was just launched on November 28th, but it’s already hailed as the most popular application […]

Ethereum Network Copes With Surge of Activity as Virtual Kitten Game Goes Viral – CIO Journal.

BOSTON – The blockchain-based Ethereum network continued to be overrun Thursday by a surge in trading virtual kittens. The network experienced a slowdown in the processing of total transactions this week because of the popular game CryptoKitties, in which people can collect and breed cartoon cats using the digital currency ether. Since the game debuted […]

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast. Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is the latest fad in the world of […]

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast. Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is the latest fad in the world of […]

CryptoKitties lets you buy, sell, and breed virtual cats — all for real digital currency

If you’re tired of trading tokens and mining for digital currency, CryptoKitties is a new “game” on the Ethereum blockchain that lets you purchase and collect virtual cats, and then breed them with each other to try to create valuable new creatures with rare attributes, or “catributes,” in the game’s parlance. Blockchain systems are based […]

£200 MILLION of virtual currency Ether has been lost

If you’ve invested in the cryptocurrency, Ethereum, you may want to check that your funds are safe. More than £200 million ($280 million) of the virtual currency, ether, has been lost after a developer accidentally deleted a vital part of the code while trying to fix a flaw to stop hackers.  Experts describe the error […]

Virtual Reality Will Unveil New Frontiers in the World of Cryptocurrency

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Come November 1st, the ICO for Project Districts will be commissioned to the cryptocurrency market and the world at large in a bid to derive funding for the development of its ingenious 3-dimensional ecosystem. Championed by a team of adroit software developers, the ICO will be the […]

Understanding Ethereum, Bitcoin’s Virtual Cousin

Ethereum is not a virtual currency? The Ethereum network has its own virtual currency, Ether. In the simplest sense, Ether are needed to pay the other computers on the network to complete tasks. It isn’t free to use the network. People have also decided to buy and hold Ether, betting that it will become more […]

IMF Chief Lagarde Tells Central Bankers: “Not Wise to Dismiss Virtual Currencies”

Featured Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, warns central bankers that bitcoin is rising. She has told them not to discount digital currencies, because they are gaining more adoption and traction. Lagarde addressed this issue in a conference Friday in London. She said digital currencies might give existing currencies “a run for their […]

Virtual Currencies Expected to Regulated in China on October 1st

Regulation Chinese media outlet Jinse.com has reported that laws governing the use of virtual currencies in China will be enacted on October 1st 2017. Jinse states that Chinese cryptocurrency regulations were incorporated into the nation’s “General Principles of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China” legislation, which was voted on […]

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