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Blockchain Day Emirates • December 15, 2018

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Tag: Augur

FBI is Looking Into Call Of Duty Gamers Suspected of Running Crypto Theft Ring

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, News

FBI is Looking Into Call Of Duty Gamers Suspected of Running Crypto Theft Ring

On October 22, 2018, The Chicago Sun Times revealed the findings of unsealed court documents which detailed an FBI investigation into a ring of suspected cryptojackers. The alleged ring is comprised of a group of online gamers who met while playing the popular video game Call of Duty. Masterminding the Scheme Call of Duty is a first-person shooter that allows…

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Ethereum dApp Roundup Part 2: Essentials

Category: Blockchain, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, News

Ethereum dApp Roundup Part 2: Essentials

dApps are becoming increasingly popular regarding usage and sheer volume. In the second of this series, BTCManager will highlight some of the more prominent ones of the bunch, with the first installation discussing the ten dApps users can’t live without. With Ethereum making the concept of dApps or decentralized applications, a likely avenue for developers to create value for the…

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$152 Million Cryptocurrency Lawsuit Involving Augur Settled Outside of Court

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Platform, Regulation

$152 Million Cryptocurrency Lawsuit Involving Augur Settled Outside of Court

A lawsuit claiming damages of $152 million involving Augur, a cryptocurrency betting platform for predicting real-world events, has been reportedly settled off-court. As for now, San Francisco county court records show the case as dismissed. The Build-up to the Settlement The private lawsuit was filed in April 2018 by Matthew Liston, the former disputed CEO of Augur, against the three…

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White Hat Hacker Exposes Critical Vulnerability in Augur Platform

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, News, Platform

White Hat Hacker Exposes Critical Vulnerability in Augur Platform

According to a report published on The Next Web, the decentralized betting platform Augur was found to possess a critical bug, which could potentially allow cyber hackers to provide wrong information to the users and rig the mechanism of prediction markets website. The report published on August 7, 2018, states that the bug could allow hackers to manipulate transactions, user…

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Inside Augur’s Assassination Prediction Market

Category: Ethereum, News

Inside Augur’s Assassination Prediction Market

Following months of background work and speculation, a decentralized prediction protocol built on the Ethereum blockchain has gone live. True to stereotypical internet culture, it is already hosting some extremely controversial content. Augur, the Ethereum-based prediction protocol which launched recently, permits users to create and bet on prediction markets for any real-world events with no censorship or centralized oversight whatsoever….

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EOS, Augur, Tron and Monero Hand out Bug Bounty Incentives to Several Hackers after Code Flaws Identified

Category: Altcoins, Development, News, Tech

EOS, Augur, Tron and Monero Hand out Bug Bounty Incentives to Several Hackers after Code Flaws Identified

Despite the famed immutability of blockchain technology, widespread hacks and 51 percent attacks on several cryptocurrency projects have proved the emerging sector is susceptible to flaws. This in mind, some of the largest  projects have launched their bounty programs to enhance security and detect bugs, with $24,500 handed out to ethical hackers in July 2018 alone. HackerOne Reveals Bounty Rewards…

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Ex-Augur Founder Launches Blockchain Religion, Offers “Totems” to Devotees

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, News, Tech

Ex-Augur Founder Launches Blockchain Religion, Offers “Totems” to Devotees

While most blockchain enthusiasts go ahead and create their own cryptocurrency, Augur’s ousted co-founder Matthew Liston has gone one step ahead and formed his own blockchain-backed religion. Religion a Billion Dollar Opportunity Earlier in May 2018, Liston was embroiled in an ugly $152 million lawsuit with his former co-founders, accusing them of fraud, breach of contract, and trade theft. However,…

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What is Augur and is it a Good Investment?

Category: Cryptocyclopedia

What is Augur and is it a Good Investment?

Imagine if you could accurately predict the future; be able to Google questions for which the answers are not yet known and get tangible results. Augur, a decentralized prediction market, might just allow us to do this. Exploiting a scientific principle known as the ‘wisdom of the crowd,’ Augur could offer a level of clairvoyance never seen before. What is…

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Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook March 20

Category: Cryptocurrency Market Outlook

Weekly Cryptocurrency Market Outlook March 20

BTCManager’s Weekly Cryptocurrency Outlook highlights the price action and technical indicators on a long-term basis to identify the best opportunities in the largest cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, ether, and others. BTC-USD (Bitstamp) The weekly price action below shows the large panic over the weekend, where BTC-USD dropped to a low of $944.36, however, buyers were able to reclaim the $1000…

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Augur’s Joey Krug is Awarded $100,000 Thiel Fellowship

Category: Business, News, Tech

Augur’s Joey Krug is Awarded $100,000 Thiel Fellowship

Augur co-founder Joey Krug has been accepted to the Thiel Foundation’s 2016 class of Thiel Fellows. The Thiel Fellowship, which was established in 2011 by billionaire German-American entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, is a program which grants entrepreneurs $100,000 USD over 2 years, allowing them to focus on the development of their companies and products instead of attending college…

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