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PS5 & Xbox Leaker Teases Next-Gen 90fps Native 4K Gameplay

Leaker details hands-on session with undisclosed next-generation game. The gameplay is locked at 90 fps in native 4K on both PS5 and Xbox Series X. Both Sony and Xbox are reportedly targeting 12 Teraflops. While we’ve heard much about the next-generation console hardware through successive leaks, details of the actual PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X gameplay have been sorely lacking. That is, until now. A leaker has offered a description of a hands-on session with an undisclosed next-generation title. Source: Sony Interactive Entertainment Next-Gen Gameplay NeoGAF forum user OsirisBlack…

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Riot’s Stock Dips 5% as It Focuses on Bitcoin Mining Ahead of Halving

Riot Blockchain, a Nasdaq-listed crypto firm in the United States, plans to sell its exchange to focus on Bitcoin (BTC) mining ahead of the halving. According to an official announcement on Feb. 20, Riot has “opted to sunset further development of Riot’s U.S.-based digital currency exchange” in order to focus on cryptocurrency mining as part of its updated strategic priorities for 2020. Following the announcement to shift its focus on Bitcoin mining, the company’s shares dropped more than 5%, trading at $1.40 at press time, according to CNBC data. Industry…

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Global Regulators Haven’t Properly Addressed Stablecoins

Facebook’s plans to launch its cryptocurrency Libra this year has more than a few agencies in the European Union and the United States wondering what to do. While government bodies around the world are working to better understand crypto, regulations and laws pertaining to stablecoins aren’t being implemented quickly enough, according to a global finance watchdog. In a letter to finance ministers and central bank governors from the G-20 meeting in Riyadh this week, Financial Stability Board (FSB) Chair Randal Quarles voiced his concerns regarding how quickly digital currencies are…

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conan exiles Funcom Gaming News 

Funcom to Unveil the Latest Game Launcher That Nobody Wants

Secret World Legends and Conan Exiles developer Funcom announced that it will be releasing a new game launcher. The new launcher will be a platform that gives fans access to Funcom news, DLC, patch notes and more. Funcom becomes the latest company to launch a rival to Steam after Epic announced the Epic Games Store. Fans were dismayed earlier today when Funcom announced that it will be releasing a new game launcher for Conan Exiles. Several of the fan responses in the forums are incredibly negative, and many have asked…

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United Nations Is Among New Entrants in Forbes’ 2nd Blockchain 50 List

Newly released Blockchain 50 list by major finance publication Forbes features some new entrants like major international association, the United Nations. Shortly after including six blockchain-focused firms into its Fintech 50 list last week, Forbes has released another compilation of 50 global enterprises actively embracing blockchain technology. Newcomers include the United Nations, China Construction Bank, Square and others Published on Feb. 19, the new Forbes’ Blockchain 50 list is the second release of its annual Blockchain 50, which was first introduced in April 2019. Similarly to last year’s edition, the…

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Borderlands craig mazin eli roth Gaming News lionsgate Op-ed 

Borderlands the Movie Is Either Going to Be Amazing or Terrible

Borderlands is the latest video game to have a movie adaptation announced. Eli Roth is set to direct the film, while Craig Mazin will be writing it. While Borderlands lends itself well to a movie, Eli Roth isn’t the most reliable director. The age of video game adaptations is truly upon us. The Witcher completely crushed it, and Sonic has been doing well. Now it seems like every game adaptation is getting greenlit, including Borderlands apparently. Lionsgate has hired Eli Roth, director of movies such as Hostel and Cabin Fever….

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The Latest Cryptography Advances Set to Change Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies could not exist without cryptography. Advances in this field can have far-reaching impacts on blockchain technology and its potential. We will examine the opinions of industry experts on the latest cryptographic advances and their potential for cryptocurrencies. Zero knowledge proofs: more than just privacy Director of research at blockchain firm Blockstream and mathematician Andrew Poelstra told Cointelegraph that zero-knowledge proof (ZK-Proof) systems are “one of the most exciting areas of development” in the cryptography space. This kind of cryptography is known and appreciated for being the basis of privacy-preserving…

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Paxos’ DLT Settlement Platform Is Live With Credit Suisse and Instinet

Paxos, a New York-regulated financial firm and the issuer of a USD-pegged stablecoin, has launched its blockchain-based settlement platform. After announcing Paxos Settlement Service in late 2019, Paxos Trust Company has launched the product to settle select United States-listed equity trades between the two broker-dealers, Swiss financial services firm Credit Suisse and Nomura Group-owned Instinet, according to a Feb. 20 announcement. Paxos to apply with the SEC for clearing agency registration later in 2020 As reported, Paxos Settlement Service is being launched under no-action relief from the U.S. major financial…

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