Browsing the "Smart Contracts" Tag

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

| Yogita Khatri

Russia’s Sberbank has settled a three-way repurchase agreement using blockchain tech, calling it a "world's first."

Blockchain Smart Contracts Subject to Financial Laws, Says CFTC Primer

| Yogita Khatri

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission says smart contracts are covered under financial rules in its new primer on the technology.

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Bitcoin Smart Contract Startup RSK Unveils New Infrastructure Project

| Christine Kim

RSK Labs is operating under a new banner, with an emphasis on creating a range of open-source protocols for blockchain infrastructure.

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Ethereum Energy Project Now Powers 700 Households in 10 Cities

| Alyssa Hertig

Little-known ethereum project Lition is live and quietly helping German citizens hunt down cheaper energy options.

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive "event contracts" on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said.

SpankChain Says Hacker Returned Stolen Crypto Funds

| Nikhilesh De

SpankChain reported Thursday night that a hacker who stole 165 ETH from its payment platform had returned the funds.

SpankChain Loses $40K in Hack Due to Smart Contract Bug

| Daniel Palmer

SpankChain, a cryptocurrency project focused on the adult industry, lost almost $40,000 due to a smart contract flaw on Saturday.

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Sidechains Are Bringing ICOs to Bitcoin And That Might Change Crypto Funding

| Christine Kim

By the end of the year, an initial coin offering will be launched on bitcoin. thanks to sidechains tech.

Wyre Acquires Bitcoin Smart Contract Derivatives Platform Hedgy

| Anna Baydakova

E-payment startup Wyre has acquired bitcoin smart contract developer Hedgy to broaden the scope of its offerings.