Ethereum dApp Augur Records $2 Million in Bets in US Midterms

Ethereum dApp Augur Records $2 Million in Bets in US Midterms

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Augur, a decentralized prediction platform on the Ethereum blockchain, has recorded over $2 million in bets on election night. During the United States midterm election, as Augur co-founder Jeremy Gardner stated, bets placed on the outcome of US midterms initially reached $900,000 and eventually surpassed the $2 million mark. That is,…

Bitcoin Analysis: Price Above $6500 Resistance post US Midterm Elections

Bitcoin Analysis: Price Above $6500 Resistance post US Midterm Elections

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin on Wednesday challenged new highs as price against the US Dollar surged 1.42 percent within a few hours. CHART FROM TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2018 | SOURCE: TRADINGVIEW.COM The BTC/USD pair built upon the near-term bullish scenario after breaking above the interim resistance explained in our previous analysis. A breakout action…

Ethereum Rises to $220 as Tokens Surge; Will SEC Impact the Market?

Ethereum Rises to $220 as Tokens Surge; Will SEC Impact the Market?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Supported by the 2 percent increase in the price of Bitcoin, major cryptocurrencies including Ethereum have demonstrated renewed short-term momentum. Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and many other small market cap cryptocurrencies recorded gains in the range of 4 to 12 percent, with BCH recording a solid 10 percent surge in…

New Bank of Israel Report Recommends Against Creating Digital Shekel

New Bank of Israel Report Recommends Against Creating Digital Shekel

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The Bank of Israel has released the results of a research study commissioned in late 2017 to examine the feasibility of issuing a cryptocurrency that would be equivalent in value to the shekel. Dubbed the ‘Digital Shekel’, the proposed cryptocurrency has been found to be unsuitable to the needs of Israel…

More than a Quarter of Young Germans are Interested in Crypto Investing

More than a Quarter of Young Germans are Interested in Crypto Investing

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Hesse and Saxony, two states in Germany, recently conducted a joint survey of over 1,000 citizens as regards their feelings toward Bitcoin, a German news outlet reports. The findings of the survey probably don’t surprise anyone: younger people were more receptive to the idea of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, with 28%…

Bitcoin Market Share Falls to Monthly Low as Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Rally

Bitcoin Market Share Falls to Monthly Low as Ripple and Bitcoin Cash Rally

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Bitcoin market dominance has fallen to a monthly low of just over 51% of the overall market capitalization while Ripple and Bitcoin Cash have both rallied multiple percentage points over the past week. Bitcoin’s overall value in the cryptocurrency market is an important barometer in the progress of the space as…

Coinbase CTO: Crypto is Entering the Tech Mainstream

Coinbase CTO: Crypto is Entering the Tech Mainstream

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Balaji Srinivasan, a prominent venture capital investor and the chief technical officer at Coinbase, said that crypto is entering the tech mainstream. “Sundar Pichai & Sergey Brin’s sons are both mining crypto; Facebook is doing blockchain; Square open sourced some nice cold storage code; Microsoft, Amazon, Google Cloud all have blockchain…