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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 […]

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 […]

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Following the recent period of volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin has found support around $3,800, and has led the overall cryptocurrency markets to trade sideways. The crypto market’s stability over the past couple of days comes amidst major volatility in the traditional equities markets. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up marginally at its […]

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

This Brazilian Bank Is Using Ethereum to Issue a Stablecoin

A state-owned bank in Brazil is about to issue a crypto token designed to maintain parity with the national currency. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the Brazilian National Social Development Bank will launch a pilot in January 2019 for the BNDES token, which runs on the ethereum blockchain and is backed 1-for-1 by Brazilian real. The […]

Circle CEO: Bitcoin Price Will Boom In Years To Come

Circle CEO: Bitcoin Price Will Boom In Years To Come

As the Bitcoin price has fallen throughout 2018, investors have sought solace in chaotic waters. Case in point, consumers en-masse have latched onto institutional forays, promising crypto-centric platforms, and ambitious price predictions from this industry’s finest in a bid to stay afloat. Investors’ thirst for the latter was quenched on Friday, as Jeremy Allaire, CEO of the Boston-based […]

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

IS AN AMAZON CRYPTO EXCHANGE HAPPENING IN 2019?

Currently, cryptocurrencies have a combined market cap that skyrocketed from $17.7 billion in January to over $186 billion in November. This shows the difference in adoption between both years and sets the course for the realization of blockchain as a major solution to problems in various industries, including fintech, cybersecurity, healthcare, insurance, logistics, real estate, and even cloud storage. In response, major firms […]

Volatile Much? Here Are the Top 4 Reasons Crypto Went Wild in November

Volatile Much? Here Are the Top 4 Reasons Crypto Went Wild in November

Until the start of November, crypto volatility was trending down. Then, several major events happened and the whole cryptosphere went off the charts. But why? According to the Crypto Volatility report released today by SFOX, cryptoassets showed more volatility than the S&P 500 and gold during November, and there are four key factors that contributed to the […]