Augur on Wednesday resolved its first prediction market, reportedly sending payments of Ethereum [ETH] worth $20,000 to the first set of users who placed bets using the platform. Augur allows users to stake native tokens REP ERC-20 on a market, and rewards the users if they rightly predict the outcome of the event
MetaMask was taken off of the Chrome Web Store for about 6 hours. It ended up being a removal in error on Chrome’s side. Below: our thought processes and lessons learned. Plus: kudos to our supporters.
Storing funds on Ethereum is fundamentally different than what users might be used to when interacting with their banks or online banking interfaces. In order for cryptocurrencies to gain broader adoption, there are some challenges to be resolved first — namely the huge trade-offs between security and usability. To tackle those challenges, we are working on a new decentralized wallet, the Gnosis Safe.
Swarm, the blockchain for private equity, today announced that it has partnered with decentralized autonomous organization MakerDAO to integrate the Dai token into the Swarm platform. This will give Swarm’s community of accredited investors a greater capability to lock in crypto prices, using the world’s first decentralized stablecoin on the Ethereum blockchain.
Block.one announced on Monday that it has received funding from a collection of individuals and companies, notably including Peter Thiel and Bitmain. The press release does not divulge how much money was raised.
We recently did a soft-launch of the new Infura Dashboard, which lays the ground work allowing us to deliver additional services going forward. Let me introduce you to the new Infura Dashboard, including what we are calling our V3 authentication keys and whitelisting of contract addresses.