US Regulator Wants to Adopt Blockchain to Maintain Pace with Market Manipulators The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain…

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The chair of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has said that he wants to adopt blockchain to “keep pace with those who attempt to defraud, distort, or manipulate”…

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Little-known ethereum project Lition is live and quietly helping German citizens hunt down cheaper energy options. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-energy-project-now-powers-700-households-in-10-cities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pantera-capital-backs-blockchain-security-startups-5-5-million-round/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive “event contracts” on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-official-warns-smart-contract-designers-over-predictive-code/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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SpankChain, a cryptocurrency project focused on the adult industry, lost almost $40,000 due to a smart contract flaw on Saturday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/spankchain-loses-40k-in-hack-due-to-smart-contract-bug/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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By the end of the year, an initial coin offering will be launched on bitcoin. thanks to sidechains tech. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sidechains-are-bringing-icos-to-bitcoin-and-that-might-change-crypto-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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E-payment startup Wyre has acquired bitcoin smart contract developer Hedgy to broaden the scope of its offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/payments-startup-wyre-acquires-bitcoin-smart-contract-developer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ripio-rolls-out-crypto-powered-loans-across-latin-america/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Bitcoin cash devs are fighting over what code changes to make next. If no one compromises, hard-forked coin could itself split into two. This article is originally written and posted…

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Maersk, IBM Launch Blockchain Shipping Supply Chain Platform IBM and Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk have launched their global blockchain-enabled shipping solution, according to an official press release today, August 9. The new jointly developed…

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Microsoft Introduces Ethereum Proof-of-Authority Algorithm on Azure Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure has introduced a proof-of-authority (PoA) algorithm on its Ethereum (ETH) blockchain product, according to a blog post Aug. 7. The new Ethereum network algorithm will reportedly allow a…

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Loopring will release an iOS version of their Loopr wallet on July 7, enabling users to trade using the Loopring Protocol. iPhone users will be able to make decentralized trades…

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China’s central bank has completed a blockchain-based system that digitizes checks in a move to counter fraud in the country. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/china-has-built-a-blockchain-system-that-could-replace-paper-checks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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