Browsing the "Academic Research" Tag

More Than Half of ICOs Fail Within 4 Months, Study Suggests

| Daniel Palmer

A new study suggests that, while many ICOs become inactive soon after launch, there are rewards for investors willing to take a risk.

Ripple Pumps $50 Million Into Academic Research on Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Ripple is setting aside millions of dollars to fund university-based research into blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments.


Major Blockchains Are Pretty Much Still Centralized, Research Finds

| Alyssa Hertig

Researchers wade into the centralization debate, setting out data analysis they think could help shed light on the issue.

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Institutional Cryptoeconomics: A New Model for a New Century

| Chris Berg, Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts

Researchers at RMIT speculate on the potential impact of blockchain technology, theorizing it could undo centuries of business thinking.

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Research Finds Design Flaws in Scaling Proposal Bitcoin Unlimited

| Pete Rizzo

New research has provided a rare academic lens to the conversation on how to best scale bitcoin's technology for more users.

Blockchain Research Lab to Combat Financial Fraud in Shenzhen

| Chuan Tian

A group of universities in China are teaming up to research blockchain technology and its potential impact on financial fraud.

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You Can Link Monero Transactions – But Which? And What’s the Impact?

| Corin Faife

A new paper provides a technique to link transactions from the privacy-centric cryptocurrency. Should users be worried?

MIT, bitcoin

That Time We Gave $500,000 in Bitcoin to College Kids…

| Dan Elitzer & Jeremy Rubin

A thriving bitcoin community emerged at MIT after two students put together a $500,000 bitcoin distribution project.

IC3 Researchers Propose ‘Solidus’ Protocol for Private Transactions

| Stan Higgins

Researchers have proposed a new process for keeping transactions confidential over public blockchains.

Inside IC3: How Cornell is Advancing the Science of Bitcoin

| Alyssa Hertig

An inside look at Cornell University's IC3 lab, which has numerous projects centered on researching and boosting cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.