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Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Rumors New Constantinople Feature Allows Attack Vector

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other core devs have dismissed allegations that a new smart contract creation feature set to be released in the forthcoming Constantinople hard fork will have negative security implications. The discussion was held during a Ethereum core developer call on Feb. 15.The feature in question

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Russian Duma Official Dismisses Government’s ‘Intention’ to Buy Bitcoin as ‘No Common Sense’

Photo: Patrick Lauke / Flickr Recently, some reports from several crypto media indicated that Russia intended to invest billions of dollars in Bitcoin to cushion itself against the effects of U.S sanctions. All of the reports, without further due (or check-up), cited a senior Russian economist and a lecturer at

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HitBTC Dismisses Allegations It Froze Accounts in Response to Proof of Keys Event

Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC has rejected allegations by some of the industry’s best-known figures that it was deliberately freezing user accounts, the company told Cointelegraph in an email Jan. 3.Responding to a request for comment, Peter Swen, a representative from the exchange’s marketing team, denied any link between account freezes and

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Samsung Dismisses Galaxy S10 Crypto Wallet Reports as ‘Rumor and Speculation’

Samsung has refuted rumors that it has plans to offer a cryptocurrency cold wallet on its Galaxy S10 smartphone, in comments to Cointelegraph Dec. 11.The Korean-headquartered transnational tech conglomerate had recently filed three E.U. trademarks for blockchain- and cryptocurrency-software Dec. 10. As reported by Samsung community news sharing site SamMobile

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US Court Dismisses SEC’s Claims That Blockvest Sold Unregistered Securities

A U.S. court has dismissed claims from regulator Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against decentralized blockchain-based assets exchange Blockvest, court documents released Nov. 27 confirm.The SEC suspended Blockvest’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) via an emergency court order in October, with a subsequent legal battle ensuing over whether or not the

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US Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Coinbase for Alleged BCH Insider Trading

 Major U.S. crypto wallet provider and exchange Coinbase has been granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit over alleged insider trading during its launch of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) support last year, according to court documents published Oct. 23.U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria from the Northern District Court of California found

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