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Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Blockchain-based prediction market Augur is reportedly significantly overestimating its usage, a founding partner of cryptocurrency hedge fund Tetras Capital claimed on social media on Jan. 10. The latest criticism of the project, Alex Sunnarborg took Augur to task following publication of its most recent weekly report showing the amount of money circulating within its markets. Specifically, the report claims around $2 million is […]

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced federal funding of up to $4.8 million for universities working on R&D projects, including those related to blockchain. Announced Monday, the funding is being made available through the department’s Office of Fossil Energy as a part of the “University Training and Research” initiative aimed to develop fossil energy applications. […]

Bitcoin Is Trading at Strong Correlation With Gold, WSJ Claims

Bitcoin Is Trading at Strong Correlation With Gold, WSJ Claims

There’s now a strong correlation between traditional asset markets and bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, according to an article recently published on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Referencing data from research and analytics firm Excalibur Pro Inc., the WSJ noted that over the past five days, bitcoin has been trading at a 0.84 correlation to the gold bullion. […]

SONY TO LAUNCH HARDWARE WALLET

SONY TO LAUNCH HARDWARE WALLET

The research arm of Japanese technology giant Sony, recently announced the creation of a new cryptocurrencyhardware wallet to compete with the likes of Trezor and Ledger Nano S — currently on the market. According to the company, the cryptocurrency wallet will use a contactless technology (instead of the usual USB connection seen in pre-existing hardware wallets), to […]

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

What is Bitwage? Jobs and Crypto Payments for Remote Workers

Bitwage proudly displays the phrase Jobs and Salaries for International Outsourcing Firms atop its homepage. The company is not only a facilitator of cross-border payments for clients, their employees, and contractors. It’s also an advanced job search site, especially focused on the needs of remote workers. Here’s a closer look at the advantages that Bitwage jobs and salaries may […]