Augur is a decentralized prediction market protocol built upon Ethereum which allows users to speculate on anything. Prediction markets are a sector ripe for disruption from blockchain technology; however, scalability problems and broader adoption remain as potential growth inhibitors when it comes to a project like Augur. Reputation (REP) is the ERC-20
It’s not 2017. We’re not in a bull market. But Ethereum usage is already at all-time-highs. (Above) Daily gas used. Every transaction on Ethereum requires gas—sending ETH, sending a token, depositing to Compound. So all-time-highs in gas means Ethereum is being used more than ever. So why isn’t ETH
The following is a list of the top 10 cryptocurrency companies to watch out for in the coming year: 1. Elliptic (London) Founders: Tom Robinson, James Smith, and Adam Joyce Funding: €6.4M Elliptic is a platform that mainly deals with the identification of illegal activities being undertaken on the Bitcoin blockchain.
Cryptocurrencies have perplexed Muslim scholars for several years now. Debates generally concerns its status as currency: Shari’ah principles forbid usury—lending money to make profits through interest—and prefer exchanges of goods to be backed by physical assets, like gold. But cryptocurrencies typically aren’t backed by physical assets, and people can make massive profits