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Augur’s Crypto Betting Volumes Just Topped $1 Million (And They’re Accelerating)

Augur’s Crypto Betting Volumes Just Topped $1 Million (And They’re Accelerating) Prediction platform Augur is fast attracting fans, at least if new data is any indication. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, figures from Predictions.Global, a website that allows users to view Augur markets without installing the app, show the platform, built on …

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0x lets any app be the Craigslist of cryptocurrency – TechCrunch

0x lets any app be the Craigslist of cryptocurrency – TechCrunch Centralized crypto exchanges like Coinbase are easy but expensive because they introduce a middleman. Not-for-profit project 0x allows any developer to quickly build their own decentralized cryptocurrency exchange and decide their own fees. It acts like Craigslist, connecting traders …

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A $3.3 Billion Claim: Has Cardano’s Blockchain ‘Solved’ Proof-of-Stake?

A $3.3 Billion Claim: Has Cardano’s Blockchain ‘Solved’ Proof-of-Stake? “Proof-of-stake is solved.” Even in an industry that’s seen no shortage of grand proclamations, those words, issued by entrepreneur Charles Hoskinson in April, grabbed attention. The CEO of blockchain firm IOHK (and one-time CEO of Ethereum), Hoskinson was seeking to send …

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$3 Million Fund to Create 25 Marketplaces for Kik Messenger’s Token

$3 Million Fund to Create 25 Marketplaces for Kik Messenger’s Token People might just pay money for digital stickers and photos, if it were easier that is. It’s a contrarian view, but it’s the central idea behind one of last year’s largest initial coin offerings (ICOs), which raised $98 million selling ethereum-based …

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Augur Is Live: Decentralized Prediction Market Launches After 2-Year Beta

Augur Is Live: Decentralized Prediction Market Launches After 2-Year Beta Augur is finally live. The decentralized platform for betting on real-world predictions was one of the first applications built on top of the ethereum blockchain, and its creators  sold “reputation” (REP) tokens for over $5 million in 2015 – a …

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Popular crypto service MyEtherWallet hit by attack after Hola VPN gets hacked – TechCrunch

Popular crypto service MyEtherWallet hit by attack after Hola VPN gets hacked – TechCrunch MyEtherWallet, one of the internet’s most popular services for managing cryptocurrencies, suffered a serious security breach for the second time this year after a widely-used VPN service was compromised for five hours. MyEtherWallet (MEW) is used …

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BitGo Adds 57 Ethereum Tokens In Largest-Ever Custody Service Expansion

BitGo Adds 57 Ethereum Tokens In Largest-Ever Custody Service Expansion The wider world of crypto tokens is becoming a bit more accessible to institutional investors. The security startup BitGo exclusively told CoinDesk on Tuesday, July 10, it will expand its suite of custody products and services to support 57 new …

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Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs – TechCrunch

Crypto and venture’s biggest names are backing a new distributed ledger project called Oasis Labs – TechCrunch A team of top security researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and MIT have come together to launch a new cryptographic project that combines secure software and hardware to enable privacy-preserving smart …

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