China and the United Arab Emirates have joined a research initiative that studies the feasibility of a central bank digital currency.
The government of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) has announced its plans to establish a European blockchain institute.
Security researchers have discovered more than 40 vulnerabilities in the past month in several cryptocurrencies.
The award was given in February following the ICICT 2019 conference in London, in recognition of Wright’s work on Decentralized Autonomous Corporations.
New research has confirmed the BTC market was manipulated in the run up to its all-time highs in 2017, accounting for as much as 50% of the price growth over the period.
Gary Cohn sees a future that accepts a global digital currency solution. However, he doesn’t believe that BTC will be that solution, calling, instead, for a cryptocurrency that is “more easily understood” by consumers.
A new report examining malicious activity on the BTC blockchain has found a large number of exploits being shared between nodes across the network, and concluded that BTC was ‘3x more evil than the Internet’.