• Ethereum-Based Blockchain Betting Platform Augur Just Launched. Here's Why It's Not Married to Either

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Once tweeted as the “Uber for knowledge” by Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin, Augur, a blockchain-based predictions platform is launching Monday.
    One of the earliest applications built on Ethereum, open-sourced software Augur allows users to create and make bets on anything from President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign, to when the first hurricane in 2019 will make landfall in the U.S. By entering a market dominated by the likes of PaddyPower and DraftKings , the team building Augur hopes to gain a competitive edge by lowering fees and allowing any user to create their own bets.
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  • Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he's been mining ethereum with his son

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he's been mining ethereum with his son

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Speaking at a blockchain conference in Morocco, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said that he's been mining ethereum with his son.
    Brin said that while Google has been slow to explore blockchain technology, he personally found the technology to be "mind-boggling" and "extraordinary."
    Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his son have been mining ethereum.
    At a blockchain conference hosted by Sir Richard Branson in Morocco, Brin, dressed in a white caftan, appeared on a panel to discuss the potential of blockchain technology.
    Brin said that he first became interested in blockchain technology when...
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