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The University of Pennsylvania received a $5 million donation via Bitcoin recently for its finance programs, the school said in a release today.
Trading volumes on DBS Digital Exchange, an institutional crypto trading platform launched by Singapore’s largest bank DBS in December, have increased tenfold over the last quarter, DBS CEO Piyush Gupta revealed in a media briefing.
Parity would work closely with Berkeley’s blockchain community on education and proficiency in blockchain and Substrate.
The decentralized finance space has seen a parabolic explosion since the start of 2020.
CoinMarketCap, one of the largest coin tracking websites in the industry, has launched CoinMarketCap Earn.
Compound’s meteoric rise in the crypto-space is coupled with the rise of DeFi tokens and retail traders chasing the next moonshot.
China’s moving at “Lambo” speed when it comes to digital currencies, blockchain, and Bitcoin.
Three major powers are betting on the long-term potential of cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and blockchain.
Charles Sturt University is investigating reports of plagiarism in Craig Wright’s doctoral thesis, a spokesperson for the university said on Twitter.
Bitcoin SV proponent Doctor Craig Wright, termed “Faketoshi” for his claims about creating Bitcoin, could soon lose his “Doctor” designation if recent developments are found true and his PhD issuing university takes stern action.
IOHK, the company behind the Cardano project, has donated $500,000 to the University of Wyoming.
Analysts have long pointed to Bitcoin’s lack of mainstream credibility as one primary factor that has been stunting its growth, but this appears to be shifting, as prominent economics professors at a major Ivy League university are now advocating for all investors to allocate Bitcoin and a handful of major altcoins to their investment portfolios.
The University of Cambridge recently launched an index for tracking the electricity consumption from Bitcoin mining.
Multiple cases of “Flash Boys” type automated trading bots have been found working on decentralized exchanges.
The Harvard University endowment fund made an unprecedented investment in the cryptocurrency tokens of blockchain startup Blockstack, enabling the company to raise $48 million in its private token sale.
The University of Kansas has become one of the 29 research institutions to receive funding from Ripple.
Co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, spoke at the Blockchain Connect Conference in January about Casper CBC and Ethereum 2, but also criticized blockchains that boast their speed, calling them “centralized piles of trash” at the Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco.
To better understand who invests in crypto and ICOs, why they do it, and how exactly they make trades, in late 2017—at the peak of the crypto mania—I set out to study people behind the billions in investment and speculative trading.
As regulators are now seemingly dividing the markets geographically, are they perhaps even disturbing a possible level playing field of the markets? It, therefore, warrants a closer look at regulators, and—perhaps more importantly—ascertain what sets them apart.