, , , , ,

Japanese Electric Power Company Partners With Bank, University on Blockchain Research

A four-way partnership between major Japanese companies will conduct research into the possible use of blockchain in distributed electricity supply, a press release announced Monday, Oct. 15. Kansai Electric Power Co. (Kepco) will work with…
, , , , ,

Tether Has No Real Impact on Bitcoin price: University Researcher

Contrary to the somewhat-popular idea that tether (USDT) issuance is used to manipulate crypto markets by boosting the price of bitcoin, a new academic study by researcher Wang Chun Wei of the University of Queensland Business School shows…
, ,

University of Malta Launches €300,000 Blockchain Scholarship Fund

Malta continues to take the lead in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector with an interesting new development in the educational sector. The University of Malta and the Malta Information Technology Agency have signed an agreement where a…
, , ,

Hong Kong University Receives $20 Mln Research Grant for Payment Systems, Blockchain

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School has received a $20 million research grant to improve the security capabilities of electronic payment systems, China News reported Aug. 12. The Hong Kong University of Science…
, , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Students are Mining Bitcoin in University Dorms, Campuses are Alert

While Bitcoin mining — which is the backbone of many public blockchains —  is often left to the operators of data centers, some university students have begun to try their hand at running their own, in-dorm mining efforts. Bitcoin Mining…