Distributed Digest: Friday, January 11, 2019

CoinGate will start a Litecoin Lightning Network trial, Decentraland has a new software development kit, and Decenter wonders whether the keyword “Ethereum” has been blacklisted by Google Ads.

There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp Augur

There’s Less than $100k at Stake on Ethereum Gambling DApp AugurTetras Capital Founding Partner Alex Sunnarborg has revealed that decentralised gambling platform Augur is suffering from the same lack of volume that continues to plague the decentralized application (dApp) ecosystem at large. Reacting to the platform’s weekly report released on January 9, Sunnarborg stated that

‘Nobody’s Going to Make Money’ on Pot Stocks: Hedge Funder Jeff Vinik

‘Nobody’s Going to Make Money’ on Pot Stocks: Hedge Funder Jeff VinikRenowned hedge fund manager Jeffrey Vinik has dismissed the pot stock craze, describing cannabis investment as overrated and likely to suffer from squeezed margins. Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box on January 10, Vinik also revealed that bitcoin currently accounts for “zero percent” of his investment portfolio.

Jayme Closs is found ALIVE

A 13-year-old girl who has been missing since mid-October has been found alive, police in Wisconsin confirmed.