Browsing the "Academic Research" Tag

Moscow Blockchain Voting System ‘Completely Insecure,’ Says Researcher

| Daniel Palmer

A blockchain system that will soon be used to allow Moscow residents to vote in elections is currently easy to hack, according to a researcher.

DARPA-Funded Study Looks at How Crypto Chats Spread on Reddit

| Benedict Alibasa

A U.S. Department of Energy science lab has been studying how well three popular cryptos performed in Reddit chats. Here's what they found.

Ripple Teams With 10 New Universities for Blockchain Research Initiative

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple has partnered with another 10 top universities for its international blockchain research program, bringing the total to 29.

Ripple Partners With Chinese University for Blockchain Research Program

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple has teamed up with a top Chinese university for a research program focused on blockchain regulation and development.

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.