The developer team behind ethereum is considering possible changes to a planned rollout of new technology upgrades. Addressing rumors that such plans are now under review, ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin told a meeting of the platform’s open-source developers Friday that the idea is that the team might seek to alter the sequence in which Casper and sharding, […]
Cboe Global Markets may now be close to launching an ether futures product, following a recent comment from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) official indicating that the agency doesn’t consider ethereum’s native cryptocurrency a security. On Thursday, the SEC’s director of corporation finance William Hinman notably said that, based on his understanding of “the ethereum […]
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“Based on my understanding of the present state of ether, the ethereum network and its decentralized structure, current offers and sales of ether are not securities transactions.” So said William Hinman, director of the division of corporate finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at a Yahoo! All Markets Summit event in San […]
Hearings began Thursday in the case against My Big Coin, the cryptocurrency company that the CFTC has accused of defrauding investors of $6 million. But the attorneys for My Big Coin claim the CFTC has no authority to regulate the cryptocurrency company. A “categorical platypus” – that’s the phrase attorney Marco Santori used to describe cryptocurrency […]
Ripple, the cryptocurrency answer to the real-time remittance, payment, and settlement problem, admits that a blockchain global payment solution may not be ready for prime time. Reuters reported on June 13 that Ripple’s chief cryptographer, David Schwartz, acknowledged that difficulty with scalability, along with concerns about privacy, will likely keep distributed ledger-enabled settlement systems from […]
After William Hinman, director of the division of corporation finance for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), shared his view that Ether is not a security, Cboe Global Markets (Cboe) issued a statement about the potential for a financial derivative linked to the cryptocurrency. “This announcement clears a key stumbling block for Ether futures, the […]
Although it has been reported by several outlets that Walmart was just awarded a patent on a blockchain-based method and system for managing demand on an electric grid, there is no such news to report. Here’s what we actually know. On June 14, United States Patent Application number 15/840724 was published on the US Patent […]
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