Browsing the "Research" Tag

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

| Zack Seward

A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.

Israeli Startups Raised $600 Million Through ICOs in 2018: Report

| Aditi Hudli

A new report by research firm One Alpha found that, despite a general slowdown in the crypto market, Israeli startups continue raise funds from ICOs.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Existing Laws Should Apply to Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

A Hong Kong Stock Exchange research report proposes that blockchain-based financial activities should be governed under existing regulations.

Nearly $1 Billion Stolen In Crypto Hacks So Far This Year: Research

| Yogita Khatri

The losses related to crypto hacks continue to rise sharply, with nearly $1 billion stolen in the first nine months of 2018, research suggests.

Crypto Hedge Fund Launches Are Soaring to Record Levels This Year

| Daniel Palmer

Despite the bear market in cryptocurrencies, crypto hedge funds are expected to comprise 20% of all hedge fund launches this year, research indicates.

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VC Investment in Blockchain Startups Is Up 280% So Far This Year

| Daniel Palmer

VC investment in blockchain and cryptocurrency startups is soaring in 2018, having already almost tripled last year's total, says a report.

Most ICOs Didn’t Take Funding Hit Despite Ether Price Decline: Research

| Daniel Palmer

Despite the big drops in ether prices since late last year, ICO projects haven't lost money on average, according to new research from BitMEX.

HODL No More? The Amount of Bitcoin in Active Wallets Is Near Record Highs

| Leigh Cuen

An increasing amount of bitcoin is held by active individual users, suggesting the market is ripe for transactional growth, according to Chainalysis.

Tether’s Impact on Bitcoin Price Not ‘Statistically Significant,’ Study Finds

| Brady Dale

Issuance of tether (USDT), the controversial stablecoin, has had no meaningful impact on the price of bitcoin, a newly published academic study…

Blockchain Can Help Solve Swathe of Environmental Issues, Says WEF Study

| Daniel Palmer

Research by the World Economic Forum and PwC has identified over 65 ways blockchain could address some of the most urgent environmental challenges.