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Top Ethereum Projects by Developer Activity: Augur (REP), Band Protocol (BAND), Gnosis (GNO), Maker (MKR), Status (SNT), New Report Reveals

Santiment, which offers on-chain, social and curated information on over 900 cryptocurrencies, notes that, quite often, development activity is an “underrated” indicator of the success of a blockchain or digital asset project. Santiment believes that developer activity for crypto-related initiatives proves or shows the month-to-month… Read More

Augur, an Ethereum based Decentralized Prediction Market, to Launch Version 2 on July 28, 2020

Ethereum-based Augur, a decentralized prediction market, has confirmed that it’s planning to launch the second version (V2) of the software on July 28, 2020. After V2 goes live, Augur’s existing native REP tokens will be called “REPv1” and the new REP tokens issued on Augur’s… Read More

Leading Decentralized Prediction Markets Platform Augur to Release New Version in June 2020

The developers of Augur (REP), a decentralized prediction market platform, are planning to release the protocol’s second iteration on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain network in June 2020. Augur’s second version (v2) will add new features such as a Dai stablecoin-denominated token, which will be a… Read More

Coinbase Now Supporting Augur on Cryptocurrency Platform & Mobile Apps

Coinbase announced last week it is now offering support to Augur (REP) through its cryptocurrency platform, as well as its mobile apps on iOS and Android. Coinbase customers may officially buy, sell, convert, send, receive, or store REP. The crypto will be available for customers… Read More

Scammer Using Wording Trick to Cheat Bets on Ethereum-Based Prediction Platform Augur

A scammer is using subtle wording tricks to cause bets on crypto-based prediction platform Augur to default in his or her favour. The scam was revealed by users of Reddit on March 20th. In the post, “Augur is being gamed!” the poster “singlefin12222” claims: “Some… Read More

Augur “Prediction Market” Inflating User Numbers, Crypto Pundit Says

Alex Sunnarborg, a crypto fund manager at Tetras Capital has questioned user numbers claimed by operators of the “decentralized prediction market” platform Augur, Cointelegraph reports. On Jan 10th, Sunnarborg claimed on Twitter that, in its most recent weekly report, Augur had inflated its user numbers by… Read More

Former CEO’s $152 Million Lawsuit Against Prediction Market Crypto Platform Augur Settled

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A $152 million lawsuit filed by the self-proclaimed expelled CEO against remaining executives at the prediction market platform Augur, has reportedly been settled, and has been taken “off calendar” at San Francisco courts, Forbes reports. According to Forbes, the case filed last April by Matthew Liston… Read More

FBI Investigating “Call of Duty” Players Suspected of Stealing $3.3 Million in Cryptocurrency

A man in Bloomington, Indiana claims he was coerced into cooperating with a group of “Call of Duty” players that “cryptojacked” (stole) $3.3 million dollars of cryptocurrency from various victims, Chicago Sun Times reports. Though no charges have yet been laid, unsealed court documents show… Read More

CFTC Commissioner: Programmers Could Be Prosecuted for Writing Predictive Smart Contracts

Developers that write predictive smart contracts could be subject to various types of enforcement action and liability, CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz told an audience in Dubai yesterday. Quintenz, whose agency regulates derivatives markets in the US, singled out both securities-preformance predictive software (“It could look… Read More

Representative Huizenga Seeks Industry Fairness, But Needs More Info on Crypto

  House Representative Bill Huizenga of Michigan told Bloomberg July 27th that American regulations may need to be modernized to support crypto industries and ensure that retail investors get a piece of the action. “We’ve seen so much more of the capital getting locked up into… Read More

Brief: ShapeShift.io Integrates Ethereum to its Digital Exchange Platform

On Monday, ShapeShift.io announced that it has integrated the Ethereum digital asset onto its instant exchange platform. Customers anywhere in the world can now buy or sell “ether” instantly along with Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ripple and several dozen other digital assets through ShapeShift.io. Erik Voorhees, ShapeShift’s CEO, shared: “Ethereum… Read More

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