Tag: mit

Mar 29 2022

Bank Of England Collaborates With MIT To Research On CBDC

Mar 29 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  boe cbdc crypto news mit

The Bank of England has decided to collaborate with MIT regarding the development of a CBDC. The Bank of England is the latest bank that has expressed interest in exploring the scope of a CBDC. This latest partnership is with MIT's Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, through which BoE seeks to inspect and understand potential challenges, risks, and opportunities associated with developing a...

Mar 16 2022

Bank of Canada and MIT to Work on Joint CBDC Collaboration

. The Bank of Canada (BoC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have announced on Wednesday that both parties have reached an agreement to collaborate in a twelve-month research project ...

Mar 01 2022

MIT includes Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake in 2022’s top 10 breakthrough technologies

Mar 01 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  ethereum ethereum 2.0 mit technology

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) included Ethereum's Proof-of- Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm in its 2022 technological breakthrough list. Posted in the MIT Technology Review, the algorithm ranks 6th in the list containing 10 technological use cases, including COVID-19 variant tracking, compact fusion reactors, and...

Feb 04 2022

Aug 21 2021

Is MIT ChainAnchor Still Relevant? This Bitcoin Technical Expert Thinks So

Why does a seemingly abandoned MIT project from 2016 still matter in 2021? Because MIT ChainAnchor serves as a model for future attacks to the Bitcoin blockchain. A decentralized, permissionless, and uncensorable network is a threat to the status quo. The value and freedom that Bitcoin brings to the world comes at the expense of those who want the population poor, scared, and...

Jul 23 2021

MIT’s Neha Narula on Why Building DeFi on Bitcoin Is a Great Idea

Neha Narula, director of the Digital Currency Initiative at the MIT Media Lab, discusses Elon Musk’s appearance at ‘The B Word’ conference, along with a few current events in the Bitcoin world. Show highlights: her main takeaway from ‘The B Word’ conference...

Oct 26 2020

U.S. Govt. Willing to Participate in Quant MIT ODAP

Oct 26 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  finance and funding mit overledger quant

Quant, the project that aims to solve the blockchain interoperability issues surprised the community today. In an interview at Real Vision, Quant CEO Gilbert revealed that the Quant Network is working in close association with the wider Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Together they are creating an Internet-scale protocol to move digital assets. According to Gilbert development of a standard and open digital asset...

Sep 23 2020

Quant Network (QNT) Collaborates With MIT Research Lab

Speaking at the European Blockchain Convention Virtual 2020, Gilbert Verdian, CEO and founder of the Quant Network, made a big announcement. He shared that the team will collaborate with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The team will be working on a Multi-DLT protocol along with MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative. It was the biggest news of the day for Quant Network! According...

Aug 02 2019

Report: Bitcoin [BTC] Usage on the ‘Silk Road’ Reduced to a Minimum

Bitcoin [BTC] rose to popularity in its early days mainly attributing to its use on the silk road. The anonymous currency was perceived as the choice exchange for conducting illicit activities. However, the KYC and AML laws, along with strict surveillance, have reduced its use in illegal activities considerably. So much so, that recent analyses The post Report: Bitcoin [BTC] Usage on the...

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