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Kraken Donates $1 million to Coin Center, Backing Blockchain Research

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken donated $1 million to Coin Center and pledged they will match donations made up to $1 million. After slamming a fact-finding inquest into crypto-exchanges, this shows their support for research designed to help regulators. Kraken Backs Blockchain Think Tank Executive Director of Coin Center, Jerry Brito, made the surprise announcement at the Coin Center Annual Dinner on ...

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Dutch National Blockchain Research Agenda

On May 8, 2018 it was reported that the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy had created a unit tasked with researching the further development of blockchain across technology. This could represent a major step forward for the adoption and application of blockchain technology as governments are not only taking the new technology seriously with their regulatory work ...

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Wall Street Journal Research Finds ‘Red Flags’ In 19% Of ICOs

The Wall Street Journal released findings from its analysis of almost 1500 initial coin offerings (ICOs) May 17, concluding 18.6% of them raised “red flags.” The latest source to investigate the still-booming ICO market, the WSJ warned that of the 1450 offerings it found, 271 of them were using what it described as “deceptive or even fraudulent tactics.” Those tactics ...

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Bitcoin Mining To Use 0.5% Of World’s Energy By End Of 2018, Peer-Reviewed Research Shows

Economist Alex de Vries, who published an article on “Bitcoin’s Growing Energy Problem,” yesterday, May 16, in scientific journal Joule, told the Independent that Bitcoin (BTC) mining will use 0.5 percent of the world’s energy by 2018. De Vries concludes that as the BTC network currently consumes about 2.55 GW of electricity and moves towards consuming 7.67 GW in the ...

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Blockchain.com Hires Author of First Cambridge Crypto Course to Head New Research Team

Cryptocurrency data resource and wallet provider Blockchain.com announced it had hired a Cambridge academic as its new head of research May 16. In a blog post, Blockchain.com revealed that Garrick Hileman, author of multiple cryptocurrency research publications, would “lead a new research arm aimed elevating block chain (sic) technology to its full potential.” The move marks the second high-profile hire ...

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Research Confirms Cryptojacking Remains Very Popular Among Criminals – The Merkle

It has been a while since cryptojacking made media headlines. This nefarious activity allows criminals to exploit website visitors’ computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies without consent. A new report by Troy Mursch suggests Coinhive’s code is active on close to 400 websites. In most cases, this code was injected by criminals, rather than by the site owners. Cryptojacking Remains a big Problem Anyone ...

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Dash Podcast E51 Feat. Economist Jeffrey Tucker of the American Institute for Economic Research

Video repost of episode 51 of the three amigos podcast featuring special guest Jeffrey Tucker Editorial Director of the American Institute for Economic Research.  The 3 amigos podcast takes place every Friday at 3pm EST / 8pm BST. The Dash Force News 3 amigos podcast is now available to listen to on the following platforms:  Itunes Tunein Stitcher Google Play Overcast Podbean If you haven’t done ...

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Netherlands Blockchain Coalition | Introduces It’s First Research Agenda

The Netherlands Blockchain Coalition has been presented it’s first Blockchain Research Agenda by its ambassador, Rob van Gijzel, on Tuesday. Netherlands Blockchain Coalition, which was created by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy as a part of the TopTeam ICT research agenda, aims to research blockchain technology and analyze the impact and potential of blockchain on society. There are three different concerns that the agenda hopes to cover ...

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INNOVATIVE BIORESEARCH Launches INNBC Token Sale to Develop Novel AIDS Cure Research, Decentralized Clinical Data, and the first Token backed by the value of JDM cars

INNOVATIVE BIORESEARCH Launches INNBC Token Sale to Develop Novel AIDS Cure Research, Decentralized Clinical Data, and the first Token backed by the value of JDM cars Guest May 10, 2018 Press Releases INNOVATIVE BIORESEARCH, a biotech company specialized in HIV, cancer and regeneration research, launched INNBC Token sale to develop their novel cell-based therapy for HIV, ...

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Mining Will Propel Bitcoin Price To $36k In 2019, Says Latest Fundstrat Research

New research from Fundstrat Global Advisors places Bitcoin prices at $36,000 by the end of 2019, co-founder Tom Lee revealed Thursday, May 10. Analysis of the relationship between Bitcoin mining costs and price by Fundstrat’s Quantamental Strategist Sam Doctor has led the market research firm to predict the cryptocurrency’s range will fall between $20,000 and $64,000 by 2019 year end. ...

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