Platform for prediction markets Augur came in first place in its category of decentralized applications on the basis of Ethereum during the day after the release.
According DappRadar, Augur continues to lead the ranking of the “others” category by most measures. In the overall ranking by the daily turnover ETH Augur managed to overtake CryptoKitties, losing virtual Pets one position by number of active users.
The success of the Augur was flagged by users and some leaders of the industry. Thus, the co-founder of analytical resource Coinmetrics.io Nick Carter (Nic Carter) commented on the high turnover ETH:
“Augur is already a very good amount!”
CEO trading platform ShapeShift Erik Voorhees (Erik Voorhees) also expressed an optimistic view on the application exits:
“Very glad to witness the launch of Augur!!!!”
Managing partner and founder of Chaintech Partners Arthur Cheng (Arthur Cheong) compared the Augur with its root bloccano Ethereum:
“Probably the most significant release since the emergence of Ethereum”.
Some of the users were dissatisfied with a technical problem on startup. In chat Augur on the shell and the subreddit of the project, many complain about the failures of connection and slow sync. In addition, the community cause of the claim “false” decentralization (the project has presented only one alternative to maintaining your own site — use nodes Infura), as well as the deterioration of the low scalability of Ethereum.
The last … may be incorrect. Writes CCN, co-founder of Ethereum’s Joseph Lubin (Lubin Joseph) spoke about the imminent transition of the network to the “second level.” According to him, in the new architecture of the original circuit will act as the basis of trust systems and applications will be placed on a different layer.
Shortly after launch it became known about the conclusion of the cooperation Augur with AirSwap, p2p platform for the exchange of digital assets. The embedded widget AirSwap should provide users Augur “simple, secure access to the peer-to-peer network tokens”.
The release of Augur was held on 9 July at 22:00 GMT. Most of the attachment a user has been frozen, and automatically transferred to your new smart contract.
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