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Most ICOs Retain Centralized Control, Break Whitepaper Promises, Academic Report Shows

Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) “failed” to provide protection against insider trading or stick to their whitepaper promises, a new report from the University of Pennsylvania Law School released July 17 reveals. The lengthy study of the ICO phenomenon, dubbed “Coin-Operated Capitalism,” begins with a frank appraisal of investor expectations versus reality, the four contributing professors finding basic inconsistencies in the ...

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Study Shows Investors Favor Ethereum Over Bitcoin

Making an investment in cryptocurrencies is not as straightforward as most people think. There is a lot more to this industry than Bitcoin, and diversification of one’s portfolio is key. A new survey by Foley and Lardner indicates most people consider Ethereum to be a better investment than Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency Investing Isn’t Easy Despite the overall growth of the cryptocurrency ...

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New ASU Blockchain Lab Research Shows Dash Can Easily Scale Near PayPal Levels

This post is also available in: Français Deutsch Português Русский New research from the blockchain research laboratory at Arizona State University (ASU) shows that the Dash network can scale on-chain to over half of PayPal’s current transaction levels with ease. The newly-released research paper, titled Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks, explores the viability of scaling the Dash network to ...

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Research Shows that Over 1,000 Coins are Dead, but this Creative Destruction Benefits Consumers

Research by Coinopsy and Dead Coins, two digital currency tracking websites, shows that over 1,000 cryptocurrencies and ICOs are dead. Qualifications to be a dead coin requires “lacking any development or future activity in their protocol”. The reasons for their deaths are wide reaching, but including “common exits scams, website closure, and abandoned code to deliberate pump and dump, malfunctioning ...

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XRP Price: Japan Shows an Increasing Appetite for Ripple’s Asset

These are interesting times for all cryptocurrencies. After plenty of excitement yesterday, it appears another reality check is on the horizon. Few currencies effectively note any growth, with some even losing value over the past 24 hours. The XRP price is still rising, and reaching $0.50 still remains possible. XRP Price Momentum Remains Positive With both Bitcoin and Ethereum facing ...

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Survey Shows 40% of Canadians Have Sold Their Cryptocurrency

A recent study investigating the investments habits of Canadians found that 40% of Ontario’s resident investors have sold their cryptocurrency holdings. 40% of Ontario Investors Have Sold their Crypto Holdings The study put out by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) was conducted to measure the habits of those invested in cryptocurrency as well the level of understanding those who invest ...

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Upcoming Dash Research Shows Network Can Easily Scale Near PayPal Levels

Upcoming research from Arizona State University (ASU) shows that the Dash network can scale on-chain to over half of PayPal’s current transaction levels with ease. The soon-to-be-released research paper, titled Block Propagation Applied to Nakamoto Networks, explores the viability of scaling the Dash network to mass levels on-chain primarily through increasing the block size. The paper specifically explores propagation techniques ...

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Crypto Markets Budge Little, Bear Trend Shows Scant Signs of Reversal

Crypto markets are seeing little momentum today, June 28, as data from Coin360 shows, with price fluctuations of within a 2 percent range among all of the major cryptocurrencies. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $6,099 at press time, down just a fraction of a percentage point over the 24-hour period. Earlier this week, on June 24, BTC ...

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Research Shows Bitcoin Price Linked to Public Sentiment on Social Media

Bitcoin’s value is manipulated by public sentiment, this according to researchers who found that positive comments by infrequent social media users were likely to enhance the coin’s prospects.  Social Media’s Impact on Bitcoin’s Price Researchers from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, led by assistant professor of information systems Feng Mai, have found that Bitcoin’s value has ...

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