Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools

A series of controversies around specific prediction markets highlight Augur’s governance issues. The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com Like many other ICO success stories and subsequent leaders in their respective market segments, Augur, the preeminent platform for decentralized predictions, faces constant public scrutiny. The […]

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

Reactions to the Augur’s latest weekly report follow Jimmy Song highlighting low user numbers. 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 […]

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US: Financial Data Co. FactSet Sues Blockchain Terminal Affiliate

CG Blockchain, a company affiliated with trading service Blockchain Terminal, is being sued by U.S. financial research company FactSet for a breach of contract. United States financial research company FactSet has filed a lawsuit against a company affiliated with professional trading service Blockchain Terminal (BCT), according to documents published by the Supreme Court for the […]

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