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Harvard, MIT, Oxford, others tap $2.5 billion BitDAO to aid blockchain education
Eight blockchain university groups aim to place “the power of targeted funding in the hands of a decentralized collective of students, faculty members, and alumni.”
20 Bitcoin schools to be built in El Salvador with surplus from Bitcoin Trust
The new schools constructed will support the cryptocurrency expansion in the nation and assist in educating the locals about the essentials of cryptocurrency trading.
Kusama parachain Moonriver records 1 million transactions in just 3 weeks
Moonriver has close to 100k wallet addresses on the network and over 650 ERC20 tokens have been created.
‘Ivy League’ school Wharton gets $5 million in Bitcoin as donation
The school will use it to support its ‘Innovation in Finance’ program.
Southeast Asia’s largest bank sees tenfold crypto trading volume growth in Q1
Institutional crypto trading platform DBS Digital Exchange saw its trading volume grow up to $40 million in just a few months.
Polkadot developer Parity Technologies to partner with UC Berkeley
Parity would work closely with Berkeley’s blockchain community on education and proficiency in blockchain and Substrate.
Bitcoin basher Nouriel “Dr. Doom” Roubini brands $13b DeFi industry “vaporware”
The decentralized finance space has seen a parabolic explosion since the start of 2020.
CoinMarketCap launches platform to incentivize learning about cryptocurrencies
CoinMarketCap, one of the largest coin tracking websites in the industry, has launched CoinMarketCap Earn.
Compound users now supplying over $1 billion in ETH assets; COMP a top-25 altcoin
Compound’s meteoric rise in the crypto-space is coupled with the rise of DeFi tokens and retail traders chasing the next moonshot.
While the world struggles with crypto; China’s toughest university exams are quizzing students on Bitcoin
China’s moving at “Lambo” speed when it comes to digital currencies, blockchain, and Bitcoin.
China, Korea, and Australia introduce blockchain and digital currency curricula to boost employment potential
Three major powers are betting on the long-term potential of cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and blockchain.
Craig Wright’s university investigating reports of plagiarism in his PhD dissertation
Charles Sturt University is investigating reports of plagiarism in Craig Wright’s doctoral thesis, a spokesperson for the university said on Twitter.
Researcher: Craig Wright may have plagiarized several parts of his Ph.D. paper
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.
Cardano’s-Parent IOHK donates $500,000 to the University of Wyoming
IOHK, the company behind the Cardano project, has donated $500,000 to the University of Wyoming.
Yale Economics Professors advocate for Bitcoin portfolio allocation
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.
Bitcoin mining profitability, electricity consumption, and efficiency—new data from the University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge recently launched an index for tracking the electricity consumption from Bitcoin mining.
Manipulation rampant on decentralized crypto exchanges says latest research
Multiple cases of “Flash Boys” type automated trading bots have been found working on decentralized exchanges.