Smart Contract Devs Liable for How dApps are Used: CFTC’s Quintenz

One of the top markets regulators in the United States said yesterday that he believes smart contract developers should in some instances be held liable when their blockchain applications are used in conjunction with illegal activities. Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), made this statement on Monday at the GITEX The post Smart Contract Devs Liable for How dApps are Used: CFTC’s Quintenz appeared first on CCN

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This Third-Party DApp Lets You Tokenize Your CryptoKitties

So you spent upwards of $100,000 to purchase one of the hottest digital felines on CryptoKitties — now what? That’s the question plaguing many users of CryptoKitties, which remains the most popular decentralized application (dApp) on Ethereum, per DappRadar, but — despite receiving $12 million in venture funding — is struggling to grow its active … Continued The post This Third-Party DApp Lets You Tokenize Your CryptoKitties appeared first on CCN

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Google Removes MetaMask from Chrome Extension Store

Google has abruptly removed MetaMask from the Chrome Extension store without any explanation. The Dapp browser extension has been unceremoniously removed from the Android and Chrome marketplace with no indication as to why, and if or when it will be restored. MetaMask made the announcement on its Twitter handle on Wednesday July 25 in a The post Google Removes MetaMask from Chrome Extension Store appeared first on CCN

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First Assassination Markets Appear on Prediction Platform Augur

Everyone knew that it was inevitable that assassination markets would quickly pop up on decentralized prediction market platform Augur, but that doesn’t make the fact that users are now betting on whether U.S. President Donald Trump will be assassinated by the end of the year any less jarring. Assassination Markets Let Augur Users Gamble on The post First Assassination Markets Appear on Prediction Platform Augur appeared first on CCN

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