October 23, 2023

Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney can’t be Satoshi Nakamoto, new analysis suggests

The investigator, Jameson Lopp, compiled archived emails from 2010, data from a 10-mile race in California in 2009 and other evidence to make the argument.   […]
October 23, 2023

Bitcoin core developer steps back from Lightning Network over “hard dilemma”

Antoine Riard believes the Bitcoin community faces a “hard dilemma” as a new class of replacement cycling attacks threatens the Lightning Network.   Developer and cybersecurity […]
October 23, 2023

‘Every customer solution’ will be integrated with AI: Microsoft CEO

In an annual letter, Satya Nadella outlined Microsoft’s plans for AI, which includes integrating AI and its Copilot across the firm’s “most used products.”   Microsoft […]
October 13, 2023

French regulator sees DeFi as ‘disintermediated,’ not ‘decentralized’

The Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution concluded its consultation on the regulation of DeFi.   On October 12, the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et […]
October 13, 2023

China opens industrial park for digital yuan CBDC development in Shenzhen

The government is incentivizing new residents to come develop payment solutions, smart contracts, hard wallets and promotions for the digital yuan.   On October 11, China […]
October 13, 2023

Changpeng Zhao’s tweet ‘contributed’ to collapse of FTX, claims Caroline Ellison

The former Alameda Research CEO placed part of the blame for FTX’s failure on CZ, while the Binance CEO claimed Ellison’s offer to buy the firm’s […]
October 12, 2023

First Abu Dhabi Bank completes cross-border payments testing on JPMorgan Onyx

The FAB pilot follows Bank ABC’s in Bahrain. JPMorgan also just launched its Tokenization Collateral Network on Onyx.   JPMorgan’s blockchain unit, Onyx Coin Systems, continues […]
October 12, 2023

Decentralized finance yet to pose ‘meaningful risk’ to stability — EU regulator

The European Securities and Markets Authority argued that DeFi was still too small to pose any sizeable risks to overall financial stability, but should be monitored. […]
October 12, 2023

Binance, Snapchat and capital among things SBF was ‘freaking out’ about

Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried was once “freaking out about” getting regulators to crack down on Binance and raising capital from a Saudi crown prince, according […]
October 11, 2023

Brazil’s Congress puts Binance CEO CZ in crosshairs for indictment

A congressional committee has recommended that Changpeng Zhao and three local Binance executives be indicted for fraud and other financial crimes.   A Brazilian congressional committee […]

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