Tag Archives: MIT

08Mar/20

Central Bank Officials: DLT Can Improve the Global Financial System

On March 7, three monetary and cryptocurrency experts discussed the challenges and prospects of central bank-issued digital currencies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Bitcoin Expo 2020. The panelists acknowledged thatRead More…

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26Jul/19

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 of the social network’s much-ballyhooed global cryptocurrency project uncannily resemble the visionRead More…

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17May/19

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

A fiendishly tricky puzzle that has baffled cryptographers for two decades has been solved, and the proof preserved on the BTC and BCH blockchains. The feat, which was achieved 15 years earlierRead More…

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06May/19

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 Coindesk reported on May 3. Per the report, two anonymous sources withRead More…

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