Ripple's Xpring today announced it is partnering with blockchain gaming platform startup Forte by providing $100 million for investment in blockchain gaming developers.
The young startup was only first announced in February and is led by Kevin Chou, formerly in charge of mobile gaming and esports at Kabam. Forte's leadership roster is strong, featuring former GarageGames and Unity GM Brett Seyler, Kabam employees Kent Wakeford and Weiwei Geng, and tech VC Mahesh Vellanki.
At launch, Chou said of blockchain gaming, "The microtransaction-driven game industry has matured and consolidated, and as a result innovation has grown stagnant. Blockchain technology offers new growth vectors and an opportunity to do things differently."
Coinbase Card, a crypto-powered Visa debit card from major crypto exchange Coinbase, now supports Dai, a stablecoin pegged to the United States dollar.
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Cointelegraph has announced the launch of its Cointelegraph Consulting division, which is focused on advancing enterprise blockchain adoption by helping companies understand the potential of blockchain and then matching them with enterprise vendors to implement solutions.
China's Great Firewall, used by the government to regulate access to foreign internet sites, has blocked one of the most popular sources of Ethereum blockchain data.
The Stellar Development Foundation has burned 55 billion of its XLM tokens, over half the cryptocurrency’s supply, CEO Denelle Dixon announced from the stage of the Stellar Meridian conference Monday.