Alex Sunnarborg Altcoin News augur DApp Ethereum News 

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 the total volume of active markets on Augur is, in fact, less than $100,000. In the report, Augur placed the total value of bets placed on the platform at $2,040,934.63 (13,451 ETH). This value was achieved across a total of 1,724 markets. Writing on Twitter,…

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‘Yahoo of Crypto:’ Bitcoin Economist Makes Case again Ethereum

Tuur Demeester, Founder of Adamant Capital Ethereum is at best a $13 billion “science experiment,” believes Tuur Demeester. The Austrian economist, known for his anti-Ethereum remarks, explained why he has been overly pessimistic about the blockchain project in a 50-pointer thread. A majority of these points referred to the Ethereum team’s earlier promises of improving the main chain’s scalability. Ethereum Can’t Scale? Demeester, for instance, touched upon a peer review report of Ethereum’s Casper/sharding whitepaper, a solution that was proposed to scale the mainnet in 2014. The review, as the…

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Market Recovers by $5B, Why Are Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash Plunging?

Over the last 24 hours, the crypto market has added $5 billion to its valuation, demonstrating a slight recovery from $106 billion to $111 billion. Despite the recovery of the market, Ethereum (ETH) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) continue to fall in value, both recording a three percent drop against the U.S. dollar. On December 9, the Ethereum price fell by around three percent from $97 to $93, failing to sustain the short-term momentum it garnered from an unforeseen recovery it experienced on Saturday. Since its daily peak, Ethereum has declined by…

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Altcoin Price Analysis Diar Ethereum News 

Crypto Whales Have Almost Doubled Their Ethereum Holdings This Year

The 2018 bear market has been gut-wrenching for many investors, with the bitcoin price down 80 percent from its all-time high and most other assets suffering from declines of 90 percent or greater. Prices have fallen so far, and stayed down for so long, that many investors who bought cryptocurrency in early 2017 but remain profitable are beginning to cash out before that changes. However, at least when it comes to Ethereum, blockchain data indicates that large-scale holders — colloquially called “whales” — who have hodled through the downturn have…

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Altcoin Price Analysis bitcoin Ethereum News ripple Waltonchain 

Just 9 Crypto Networks Have $1 Billion Market Caps

According to the latest statistics, there are now fewer than 10 blockchains or crypto token networks worth much more than $1 billion. At time of writing, Cardano’s ADA token was struggling to retain three-comma status, having dipped and recovered multiple times over the course of daily trading. The top value blockchain is still, of course, Bitcoin. It has over $67 billion at time of writing – nothing to spit at. If Bitcoin were a company, it would be a seriously large one, with multinational interests and tens of thousands of…

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Crypto Market Adds $7 Billion as Bitcoin and Ethereum Rebound by 5%

CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. In the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market added $7 billion to its valuation as Bitcoin and Ethereum rebounded by around five percent. Bitcoin (BTC) successfully defended a relatively weak support level at $4,000 with strength and Ethereum (ETH) prevented a further drop below the $110 level. However, based on the level of the momentum of major cryptocurrencies throughout the past several days, if the dominant cryptocurrency does not…

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Bitcoin Education Blockchain News Ethereum Foundation Ethereum News Sumitomo Mitsui University of Tokyo 

University of Tokyo Adds Blockchain Class After $800k Gift from Ethereum

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The University of Tokyo began offering a blockchain course at its graduate engineering school, thanks to an $800,000 donation from a consortium that includes the Ethereum Foundation and Japanese banking juggernaut Sumitomo Mitsui. The class — called the “Blockсhain Innovation Donation Course” — was rolled out on November 1 and will run through October 2021, according to a statement by Sumitomo Mitsui. Other corporate donors included Good Luck Three, JSS Corp., Zipper Corp., Hotlink Co., and Money Forward Inc. Goal is to Cultivate Blockchain Entrepreneurs The purpose of…

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Altcoin Analysis bitcoin Bitcoin Analysis Chris Burniske Ethereum News 

3 Major Factors Behind $65 Billion Wipe Out of Crypto Market

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Chris Burniske, a Placeholder Management partner, said that the US stock market retracement, sell-off of Ethereum, and the Bitcoin Cash hard fork were the three major factors behind the recent crypto wipeout. In the past seven days, more than $65 billion has been deleted from the cryptocurrency market as every major cryptocurrency including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and other digital assets recorded large losses in the range of 10 to 50 percent. Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Was the Main Catalyst Source: CoinMarketCap…

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Altcoin News Ethereum News Kik Kin Stellar Ted Livingston 

Ambitious Crypto Project Kin Forks Roadmap [Again]

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The developers of Kin, the cryptocurrency created by social media app Kik, have announced that the crypto token will undergo yet another major developmental redesign as they seek to marry scalability with an intuitive user experience. The Kin Foundation revealed on Wednesday that, in a departure from the crypto project’s earlier roadmaps, developers plan to go “all in” on an independent Kin blockchain. “One Kin on one blockchain. That’s our vision, and our strategy continues evolving as we work toward building an infrastructure that supports this,” said…

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Billionaire Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former chairman of Google, is a budding bitcoin and blockchain enthusiast who said ethereum could be a “powerful platform” whose untapped potential is off-the-charts. Schmidt made the remarks during a live event with economist Tyler Cowen hosted by Village Global in San Francisco. In the wide-ranging conversation, Schmidt discussed the future of technology, corporate governance reform, Google’s hiring practices, and bifurcation of the internet. Schmidt Now: Ethereum Has Major Potential When asked whether he thought blockchain was overrated or underrated, Schmidt gave a compound answer. “In…

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