MIT Professor Christian Catalini Is Working on Facebook Coin: Report

[ad_1] 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 with knowledge of the situation told Coindesk about Catalini’s collaboration with Facebook. Catalini — the Theodore T. Miller Career Development Professor at MIT — is reportedly one of the more prominent researchers in the field of token economics. He

US Court Orders Craig Wright to Provide Bitcoin Ownership Records

[ad_1] The United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida issued an order on May 3 requiring self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright to produce a list of his public bitcoin (BTC) addresses.The order is part of an ongoing case against Wright filed by the estate of computer scientist David Kleiman, which claims that Wright stole hundreds of thousands of BTC. The coins were worth over $5 billion dollars

Twitter and Google Trends Interest Precedes Cryptocurrency Price, Study Finds

[ad_1] The volume of tweets and Google Search Volume Index (SVI) were found to be leading price indicators for Bitcoin and Ethereum, according to a research paper published by the Southern Methodist University. The importance of sentiment In the paper, researchers gathered data on Twitter mentioning Bitcoin and Ethereum; the same was done using Google trends. Building on the ideas of previous research, the hypothesis was that the number of

Top 5 Crypto Performers: ATOM, DASH, MIOTA, BTC, BCH

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data provided by HitBTC exchange.While markets have looked bullish this week following a sharp surge May 3, traders need to watch out for a correction in the next few days. This

Emi̇n Gün Si̇rer on Rethinking Blockchain, Promoting Good Crypto Use and Leaving Stagnation Behind

[ad_1] This interview has been edited and condensed.The co-director of the Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Smart Contracts (known as IC3), Emin Gün Sirer, is an associate professor at Cornell University, whose research focuses on peer-to-peer systems, operating systems, distributed systems and computer networking. He is one of the most influential scientists within the crypto and blockchain ecosystem, and his voice represents an academic view on the development of the technologies.We

Putting an End to the Bitcoin Store of Value Fallacy

[ad_1] Over the last few years, many have claimed that bitcoin core (BTC) has turned into, or will soon become, a store of value (SoV). Proponents of the BTC-based SoV theory seem to think that money can somehow store value and if it’s held long enough, the price will be higher or predictably useful when spent at a later date. This is an economic fallacy however because money cannot store

Craig Wright Ordered To List ‘Satoshi’s’ Bitcoins By Florida Court

[ad_1] A court in Florida has ordered self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, to provide a list of owned Bitcoin addresses. The court was having none of Wright’s previous assertion, that such a task would be unduly burdensome. But Isn’t Dr Wright The Plaintiff? This is a different court case. In this one, the estate of Dave Kleiman is suing him for allegedly stealing between 500,000 and 1 million bitcoin. Although,

Decentralized BCH Exchange and a New Giveaway in the Weekly Update From

[ad_1] Decentralized exchange Bisq gets forked for bitcoin cash (BCH) and the r/BTC subreddit reaches 250,000 subscribers. In addition to learning about the latest developments, you can also take part in a new giveaway in this week’s video update from’s Youtube channel. Also Read: Memo Is a Decentralized Social Network Built on Bitcoin Cash Special Giveaway in’s Weekly News Update This week’s show covers the subreddit which was

Microsoft Partners With JPM’s Quorum to Offer Fully Managed Blockchains

[ad_1] Microsoft has announced a big addition to its blockchain offerings: it has revealed that it will soon begin offering fully managed blockchains as part of its Azure services. Quorum will be the first blockchain on offer, and the end result will make blockchain tech more readily available to businesses that rely on Microsoft for their cloud computing needs. What Is Azure? Microsoft Azure is a cloud service that is

‘You Can’t Buy Bitcoin’ – Is How Banks Promote Bitcoin, Says Economist

[ad_1] Economist Saifedean Ammous was recently interviewed on Stephan Livera’s Podcast. Ammous explained the best way government can defeat Bitcoin and why banning it actually helps the opposite. As per the original podcast, Ammous was asked to comment on his most recent research on the potential strategies that could be employed by governments to shut down Bitcoin. Ammous stated that a government banning Bitcoin could actually be beneficial for the