Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

The controversially self-proclaimed “Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist has filed two near-identical comment letters. Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Wright filed his two documents on Feb. 15 in response to the agency’s request for […]

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ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter outlining the benefits of introducing regulated Ethereum futures contracts. Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the agency’s request for feedback on Ethereum (ETH)’s mechanics and market. The letter, submitted on Feb. […]

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Buterin-Proposed Constantinople Ethereum Feature Allegedly Introduces Attack Vector

A new function meant to be added to Ethereum through the Constantinople hard fork reportedly introduces a new attack vector. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed a new smart contract creation function dubbed “Create2.” This function reportedly introduces a new attack vector to the platform, according to a post on the Ethereum developers forum […]

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Overstock Blockchain Subsidiary to Develop Land Registry in Tulum, Mexico

American retail corporation Overstock.com’s blockchain subsidiary Medici will assist the municipality of Tulum to create a land registry system. Retail giant Overstock.com’s blockchain-based land registry subsidiary has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Mexico to develop a digital land records platform. The news was revealed in a press release published by Nasdaq on Feb. […]

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Smart Contract Audits Firm Hosho Reduces Staff Due to Auto Tooling Boost and ICO Downturn

Smart contracts auditing firm Hosho has laid off a significant number of staff, citing an increased amount of automated tooling. Smart contracts auditing firm Hosho has laid off a significant number of staff, citing an increased amount of automated tooling, the firm’s co-founder and president Hartej Sawhney told Cointelegraph on Feb. 1. While stating that […]

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Major European Publisher Axel Springer Partners with SatoshiPay

Major European digital publisher Axel Springer has partnered with SatoshiPay to enable direct payments using blockchain. Europe’s largest digital publisher Axel Springer SE has partnered with blockchain startup SatoshiPay to enable direct payments using blockchain, investment news agency London South East reports on Jan. 31. Blockchain micro payment firm SatoshiPay has reportedly started a collaboration […]

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