CNET Founder Halsey Minor's Voxelus to Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency

CNET Founder Halsey Minor's Voxelus to Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency

Virtual reality and 3-D design content creation platform developed by technology entrepreneur and media outlet CNET founder Halsey Minor has started the pre-sale of its in-game cryptocurrency "voxels." The pre-sale of voxels is a part of the platform's upcoming launch of a new marketplace for VR assets, animations and games in the first quarter of 2016. Introduced at a virtual reality forum and conference Oculus Connect, the Voxelus platform has processed more than 20,000 downloads of its Creator software despite the relatively small market that the company is targeting. The rising....


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