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Benchmark University Study Shines a Spotlight on Crypto Assets

Benchmark University Study Shines a Spotlight on Crypto AssetsJudge Business School, a subsidiary of the University of Cambridge, has published its second annual report into the cryptoconomy. Its inaugural report surfaced in April 2017, just as crypto mania was exploding. A lot has happened in the ecosystem since then, and the school’s new 96-page report covers a good portion of it, with a […]

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Report: Censorship-Prone EOS ‘Needs to Re-Architect Its Infrastructure’

Report: Censorship-Prone EOS ‘Needs to Re-Architect Its Infrastructure’EOS, the $4 billion blockchain project developed by Dan Larimer, has been savaged in an exhaustive new review. The 17,000-word report, based on extensive laboratory testing, concludes that EOS’s real-world throughput isn’t much better than Ethereum’s and that its consensus algorithm doesn’t function properly. “In order to succeed as a base layer protocol, EOS needs […]

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Exchanges Roundup: Revolut CEO Discusses Investment, Binance Launches Research Unit

Exchanges Roundup: Revolut CEO Discusses Investment, Binance Launches Research UnitIn recent exchange news, the chief executive officer of Revolut has expressed doubt regarding the institutional appetite for cryptocurrency exposure, Binance has launched a new research division, and Etoro has begun the rollout of its wallet for Android and iOS users. Also Read: Korea’s Upbit to Launch Crypto Exchanges in Thailand and Indonesia Revolut CEO Skeptical […]

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Majority of Crypto Assets Are Highly Centralized, Research Finds

Majority of Crypto Assets Are Actually Centralized, New Research FindsOne of the central pillars of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general is that the system is decentralized, ensuring no single point of failure for adversaries to attack. However, new research has found the majority of assets in the ecosystem today to be highly centralized. Also Read: Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Retail Public Offering in Japan […]

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70 Percent of Americans Surveyed Are Emotionally Uncertain About Cryptocurrency

70 Percent of Americans Surveyed Are Emotionally Uncertain About CryptocurrencyNearly 70 percent of Americans surveyed felt “‘uncertainty’ summed up their emotions regarding cryptocurrencies,” according to results published under the title, “How Do Americans Feel About Cryptocurrency?” Research was carried out by Clovr of more than 1,000 Americans. The point was “to understand their feelings about cryptocurrencies and to break down whether excitement (or fear) […]

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A Third of Humanity Remains Financially Excluded

Statistics: A Third of Humanity Remains Financially ExcludedUnrestricted access to financial services is one of the main preconditions for achieving economic freedom. However, large portions of the planet’s population, especially in the developing world, remain excluded from the traditional banking system. The number of the unbanked or underbanked citizens of the industrialized, digitized nations is also unexpectedly high, now when almost everyone, […]

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EF Hutton Initiates Coverage of Cryptocurrencies – BCH Gets 5-Star Rating

EF Hutton Initiates Coverage of 7 Cryptocurrencies - BCH Earns Five-Star RatingAmerican stock brokerage firm EF Hutton is initiating coverage of seven cryptocurrencies, each given a rating of one to five stars. New.Bitcoin.com talked to CEO Christopher Daniels who shared his firm’s methodology used to analyze the cryptocurrencies and how they are rated. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals EF Hutton […]

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Researchers Find Discrepancies With Top Exchange Volumes

Researchers Find Discrepancies With Top Exchange VolumesThis month the Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) published a research report that claims quite a few of the top cryptocurrency exchanges are overstating their trade volumes or participating in wash trades. BTI explains that out of 130 of the top cryptocurrency trading platforms researched, the organization estimates that every 24-hours over $6B worth of digital […]

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Reserve Bank of India Forms Unit on Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI

Reserve Bank of India Forms Unit on Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AIThe central bank of India has reportedly formed a special unit tasked to track emerging technologies such as those related to cryptocurrencies. Its members will be expected to research, draft rules, and, in the future, supervise the development of digital assets, blockchain and artificial intelligence applications.  Also read: Report: North Korea to Hold a Crypto […]

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Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC Volume

Malta Tops Exchange-Based Crypto Trade, Russia Leads in OTC VolumeJurisdictions with crypto-friendly legislation or comprehensive regulations in place are leading in terms of exchange-based cryptocurrency trading. According to a new study, however, over the counter and P2P exchange is much more popular in developing nations and countries where non-cash payments are still not widely spread. Also read: Crypto Funds Number 466 Despite Trends, Uncertainty […]

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