Research

How SABRE Tech Can Stop Hackers From Splitting Bitcoin Into Two

If hackers felt like it, they could split bitcoin in two. It wouldn’t even be that hard, according to research…

Blockchain Intelligence Firm Chainalysis Raises $30 Million From Accel, Others

New York-based blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by venture capital…

Moscow Gov’t to Launch Blockchain-Enabled IT Innovation Cluster by Summer 2019

The Moscow municipal government is planning to launch a blockchain-based city innovation cluster by summer 2019, Russian news agency TASS…

Report: Number of ICOs in Q4 2018 Increased, But Raised 25% Less Than in Q3

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Q4 2018 raised 25 percent less than in Q3, while the total amount of completed…

Bitcoin Is Becoming More Decentralized, Indicates New Research

Bitcoin has become more decentralized by several measures, according to Canadian financial services firm Canaccord Genuity Group. In its February…

New Malware Targets Apple Mac Computers to Steal and Mine Cryptos

A recently discovered form of malware steals browser cookies and other information on victims’ Apple Mac computers to steal cryptocurrencies.…

Crypto Startups Push Swiss VC Investments to a Record $1.25B

Startups based in Switzerland have attracted a record amount of venture capital in 2018 and companies from the cryptocurrency industry…

Study Finds Three Quarters of Attendees at Crypto Events Are Male

A recently released report confirms a well-known observation – crypto-focused events are still largely male-dominated, not only in terms of…

Defying Crypto Winter, Swiss Crypto Valley Grows to 750 Companies

A new survey shows that the cluster of companies working with cryptocurrencies and related technologies in the Swiss Crypto Valley…

Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Algorithm Needs Replacing, Argues BIS Study

The proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm used by bitcoin and some other cryptocurrencies is not viable in the long-term and needs to…

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