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Shanghai Stock Exchange: New Regulation ‘Crucial’ to Clear Way for DLT

Shanghai Stock Exchange: New Regulation ‘Crucial’ to Clear Way for DLT Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), one of the world’s largest securities trading venues by market capitalization, is eyeing the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the securities market. The SSE published a research paper on Tuesday, which analyzed the …

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Summer Blues or Crypto Moon? Take CoinDesk’s State of Blockchain Survey

Summer Blues or Crypto Moon? Take CoinDesk’s State of Blockchain Survey Price declines, hacks, regulatory clarity – Q2 held no shortage of surprise for the crypto market. Exchanges faced hacks and several smaller blockchains were hit with attacks resulting in millions of lost funds. Further, prominent industry critics Warren Buffet, Bill …

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China’s Crypto Ratings Index Puts EOS in Top Slot, Drops Bitcoin

China’s Crypto Ratings Index Puts EOS in Top Slot, Drops Bitcoin A research group linked to China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has released its latest evaluation of blockchain networks – with perhaps surprising results. The China Electronic Information Industry Development (CCID) Blockchain Research Institute – which aims to provide an …

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Stanford University Launches New Blockchain Research Center

Stanford University Launches New Blockchain Research Center A group of crypto startups and organizations are sponsoring a new blockchain research center headquartered at Stanford University. The Center for Blockchain Research is being led by Dan Boneh and David Mazières, two professors who have specialties in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. The research outfit …

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Halt the Internet? BIS Report Critiques Blockchain and DLT Claims

Halt the Internet? BIS Report Critiques Blockchain and DLT Claims A financial institution operated by the world’s central banks is taking aim at cryptocurrencies, questioning their ability to deliver on their promise in a new report published Sunday morning. The document, titled “Cryptocurrencies: looking beyond the hype” and released by …

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