Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The network of altcoin Ethereum Classic undergoes a 51 percent attack, and Fortnite removes Monero from their merch store. Top Stories This Week Altcoin Ethereum Classic Reportedly Undergoes 51 Percent Attack Earlier this week, the Ethereum Classic (ETC) reportedly underwent a 51 percent attack. In the aftermath, crypto exchange Coinbase noted that upwards of $1.1 […]

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Epic Games’ Fortnite Store Starting to Accept Monero Was Accidental, CEO Confirms

The game’s official merchandise store had mistakenly added Monero as a payment option, Tim Sweeney said. Temporary volatility hit Monero (XMR) over the weekend after a gaming company chief said it accidentally began accepting the privacy-focused altcoin for payments Jan. 5. Epic Games, which developed the popular video game Fortnite, had opened an official merchandise […]

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