Why Did the Augur Price Surge by 38% Yesterday?

Augur jumped over 38 percent yesterday, rising a further 12 percent at the start of trading today to complete one of the most eye-catching runs in recent market history. After the huge dip cryptocurrencies took last Thursday, only a few altcoins have shown progress on the market in the last week but  Augur’s huge jump in

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New Zealand Police Investigate ‘Complex’ $2.4 Million ETH Cryptopia Hack

Police authorities in New Zealand have admitted the Cryptotopia hack case is no small task, citing complex challenges in tracing the accused. Crypto Attackers have the Cops on Trail An official release on January 16 has confirmed investigations are ongoing at Cryptopia’s headquarters in Christchurch. Authorities acknowledge the company’s full coordination in the matter, putting

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Leading Ethereum Researcher Vlad Zamfir to Collaborate with Casper Labs to Speed Up CBC Upgrade

If you are an Ethereum aficionado, you know that one of their lead researchers, Vlad Zamfir, has been an integral part of the blockchain team since 2014. He is now primed to collaborate with the VC-based startup Casper Labs to speed up the Casper upgrade, although Ethereum will be partially funding his research. Casper Labs has

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Breaking: Ethereum Developers Postpone Constantinople Hard Fork, Price Plunges

The core developers of Ethereum have called for a delay to the activation of Constantinople, just hours before the long-awaited hard fork was scheduled to go live on the third-largest cryptocurrency’s network. Ethereum Hard Fork Delayed In a statement, the Ethereum Core Developers and Ethereum Security Community said that they decided to postpone the hard

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Dow Dips, Bitcoin Clings to Gains as Tuesday Promises Volatility

The Dow Jones Industrial Average enters Tuesday seeking to snap a streak of two consecutive losing sessions, but the specters of the Brexit vote and earnings season threaten to derail the index’s mid-week recovery. The cryptocurrency market, meanwhile, continues to flash green, as bitcoin and other large-cap assets cling to Monday’s recovery while bracing for

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TrustToken Develops Cheaper Method of Managing Client Ethereum Addresses for Crypto Exchanges

TrustToken, the developer and issuer of TrueUSD, has come out with a novel method for crypto exchanges to manage millions of addresses associated with TrueUSD and other ERC20 tokens. TrustToken has developed the first publicly available means of easily handling thousands or millions of addresses within a single wallet, thus reducing the amount of Gas

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Did Google Blacklist Ethereum Ads? Crypto Firms Report Issues

Earlier this week, an Ethereum startup in Serbia discovered that its advertisements on Google were not being shown in certain regions. As the company investigated the case further, it found out that the keyword “Ethereum” has been completely banned on Google Ads and is not served to users on the platform. Why are Companies Having

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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

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Warning: Crypto Scammers are Taking Advantage of Ethereum Hard Fork Concerns

Upcoming forks in Ethereum and Ethereum Classic have given opportunity to scammers. Two alleged “hard fork” versions are trying to steal money from users of both. Ethereum Nowa claims to be forking away from ETH. Ethereum Classic Vision claims to fork away from ETC. These forks are allegedly in response to regularly scheduled network upgrades

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Decentralized Crypto Networks ‘Must be Susceptible to 51% Attacks’: Litecoin Creator Charlie Lee

Ethereum Classic (ETC), the smaller spinoff of Ethereum, is still reeling from the 51% attack that was carried out on its blockchain, resulting in the theft of more than $1 million in ETC tokens and an almost 10% erosion of the cryptocurrency’s value. Reactions to this attack have been pouring in from various quarters, including

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