Tag: Gaming

The Future of the Gaming Economy

As data scientists enhance artificial intelligence (AI), gaming will see more advancements, as well. Eventually, games will be built from scratch, completely by AI, have characters that learn and grow like humans, and games will be used to help professionals advance in their real jobs. For example, OpenAI’s Universe Program let’s self-driving car developers train their AI algorithms by playing Grand Theft Auto.   In the near future, mobile gaming …
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New Ethereum-based Gaming dApp Notes $242,000 in Volume in the First Few Days

Launching a dApp on top of a compatible blockchain is only the first step. Making this new project successful, is something else entirely. In the case of Brave Frontier Heroes, it seems things are going rather well. Another Ethereum dApp Notes Strong Success Despite launching earlier in the week, it already has over 1,125 users. Those users combine for 4,851 transactions worth just under $242,000.  This is a firm validation …
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Hackers In Turkey Steal $2.5M While Chatting Through An Online Game

Hackers in Turkey made away with $2.47 million worth of cryptocurrencies. And while this may not be the biggest hack in the recent past, this one was quite unique. The hackers used an online game chatting platform to communicate. As reported by a local media outlet, the crypto exchange detected the intrusion and immediately alerted the police. The police swung into action right away, stopping the attack. However, the hackers had …
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The Emergence of Mining as an Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency mining was first introduced through Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm, and has since been adopted by hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. Since its inception, miners have primarily supported platforms based on their profitability, following the coins whose miner returns offer the highest returns on investment. However, profitability’s dominance is gradually being replaced by other incentives, as projects look to garner more support by providing other resources to the propagators of their networks. One …
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