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Augur Price Jumps by 32% as Platform Notes Strong User Growth

It is uncanny how different cryptocurrency markets can evolve throughout the weekend. In the top 10, there is very little positive momentum to take note of right now. Further down below the rankings, however, interesting things are taking place. The Augur price is in a…

Augur (REP) Surges 50% as Veil Prediction Platform Launches

Cryptocurrency markets have generally been pretty flat since their latest big dump a week ago today. One or two altcoins are making big moves though and today’s big pump is coming from Augur which has surged 50% over the past 18 hours. Augur is a…

Bitcoin Won’t Succeed as Money: Pantera Capital CIO Joey Krug

Pantera Capital’s CIO Joey Krug has written an extensive thesis stating Bitcoin won’t succeed as money. He stated that cash and payments are not the primary areas where blockchain technology catalyzes a paradigm shift. While Bitcoin may become digital gold, it cannot succeed as money…

There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

Tetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that…

2018’s Top Cryptocurrencies Ranked by Github Activity

Over the past 12 months, digital asset values have dropped considerably, but behind the scenes cryptocurrency development has increased. Research from data collection websites that track the amount of Github activity taking place in cryptocurrency repositories shows blockchain development is continuing to grow. Also Read: The…

The Daily: Arguing Over Augur, Regulated Stablecoins Attract Flak

Welcome to the final installment of The Daily for 2018. It seems fitting that the year’s ultimate edition should focus on one of 2018’s overarching themes within the cryptoconomy – stablecoins. We’ve also got space to squeeze in a critique of Augur’s crowdsourced prediction market…

A Look Back at the Top Cryptocurrency Markets From Christmases Past

The cryptocurrency ecosystem has grown dramatically in just a few years, with the number of crypto markets increasing from 59 in 2013 to over 2,000 today. Looking at historic snapshots of the cryptocurrency markets from Christmases past also shows a significant turnover in the leading…

US Government Aims to Make Privacy Coins’ Use Case Obsolete

A branch of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DoHS) is researching the possibility of using blockchain forensic analysis tools to better trace privacy coin transactions. Privacy No More: US Government Preparing Forensic Analysis Tools Among the biggest concerns surrounding cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are…

Midterm Elections Fever: Ethereum’s Augur Records Over $2 Million In Bets

In today’s Ethereum news, only hours after the historic election night in the US, the decentralized prediction platform Augur announced to have recorded more than $2 million in bets on the election night itself. The co-founder Jeremy Gardner noted that bets were placed on the…