Augur Jumps 20% After Releasing Version 1.0.5 of Its Prediction Market App


Augur (REP), a blockchain project developing decentralized, peer-to-peer prediction markets, announced yesterday that it has released version 1.05 of its application.

Included in the release are the following improvements:

  • The Dispute Page now Paginates correctly so users can fully see all of the available markets.
  • Unavailable orders will now be hidden to¬†the general user base and users who made the orders will soon be able to see them.
  • Syncing stability adjustments that particularly focus on Ethereum data that comes from “off-chain” calls.
  • Augur’s App’s port is now fully configurable, where before users were stuck with :8080

The Augur team also noted that version 1.06 will be released shortly, and will include things like sync speed improvements and user interface adjustments.

Augur’s platform went live on July 9, and already has 543 markets currently active with more than $1.4 million at stake, making for one of the most successful DApp¬†launches to date.

Augur’s price has surged over the last 24 hours, rising from $29.75 to $38.71 before settling around $36.13. The project now has a market cap of $397 million, making it one of the highest valued coins in the world.


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Augur leverages real-world, crowd-sourced information to enable the creation of decentralized, peer-to-peer prediction markets. Using the Augur platform, users can create prediction markets, trade shares in markets, and even participate in the reporting system to keep the Augur oracle honest for token rewards. Prior to its mainnet launch, Augur functioned entirely on the Ethereum blockchain. (more)

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Disclaimer: This article’s author has cryptocurrency holdings that can be tracked here. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. Always conduct your own due diligence before making investments.

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