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MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito Steps Down Over Epstein Financing

Joichi Ito, head of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has resigned after it was revealed…

Algo VC Fund Raises $200 Million to Fast Track Ethereum Rival

Algo Capital has raised $200 million — twice its original $100 million goal — for its Algo VC fund.  According…

MIT Fellow and NYU Math Professor Says Libra Copied Off Co-Authored Paper

Alexander Lipton, a connection science fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and adjunct professor of mathematics at New…

MIT Fellow Accuses Facebook of ‘Lifting’ His Ideas for Libra Cryptocurrency

Avid students of the literature on monetary innovation might feel deja vu when reading Facebook’s Libra white paper. Several aspects…

MIT’s ‘Fiat Cryptography’ System Automates the Process of Securing Almost Anything

The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT designed a system to run complex mathematical algorithms to secure…

Federal Preemption or States’ Rights? Crypto Advocates Clash Over Regulatory Approaches

It is easy to think of the most prominent blockchain advocates as a united front, whose ranks are tightly closed…

20-Year-Old Cryptographic Puzzle Is Solved and Stamped in the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

A fiendishly tricky puzzle that has baffled cryptographers for two decades has been solved, and the proof preserved on the…

MIT Professor Christian Catalini Is Working on Facebook Coin: Report

Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Christian Catalini is on leave and working on the development of Facebook coin, cryptocurrency news…

MIT Economist Christian Catalini Said to Be Working on Facebook’s Crypto Push

Christian Catalini is on leave from MIT and working at Facebook, two people with knowledge of the situation told CoinDesk.…

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