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Bank of America Establishes Cryptocurrency Research Team
The Bank of America has set up a cryptocurrency research team

How Smart Money Is Investing
With a flurry of renewed interest in cryptoassets, and multiple new opportunities for riches abounding, the vast majority of us can’t help but tentatively listen to that voice whispering in our ear, “remember 2018”. The bull run throughout 2017 ended in tears for many as early 2018 saw the market enter into an abrupt and prolonged bear cycle that lasted the better part of three years.

Kraken Donates $100K to Cryptocurrency Think Tank Coin Center, Following Grayscale’s Footsteps
Kraken crypto exchange has applauded Coin Center for the crypto research institute has played in furthering the cryptocurrency industry.

Core Scientific Partners with Foundry in Financing Deal up to $23 Million
The financing from Foundry will enable Core Scientific and its clients to continue shifting global mining operations to North America

Mizuho Securities Research: 65% of PayPal Users are Ready to Use Bitcoin
According to a research report released by Mizuho Securities, the majority of PayPal's users see Bitcoin as a payment means.

IOTA Launches Austria State-Backed Christian Doppler Laboratory for Blockchain Research
The IOTA Foundation is joining the new research laboratory for blockchain technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT) as an industrial partner.

Slow and Steady Wins the CBDC Race: Why the US is not Concerned with China's Speed
Slow and steady wins the CBDC Race: there are several reasons why the United States' digital dollar development has an edge over China’s speedy approach to its digital yuan.

Philippines Central Bank To Research Further Before Launching its CBDC
Philippines Central Bank governor Benjamin Diokno has recommended further research with respect to the proposed Digital Peso, central bank digital currency.

Standard Chartered Research Head Sees Depreciating US Dollar as Perfect Storm for Emerging Assets
The United States dollar is facing significant depreciation following the US elections according to Standard Chartered Bank’s Head of Research.

BIS and Central Bank Research Identifies Principles and Core Features For CBDC Issuance
The BIS along with seven central banks has released a report identifying the principles necessary for CBDCs to help central banks meet their public policy objectives.

Estonia's Central Bank Launches Research Project into CBDC
Estonia’s Central Bank also known as Eesti Pank has launched a multi-year research project into central bank digital currencies.

University of Cambridge: Crypto Asset Users Have Skyrocketed to 101 Million Globally
The University of Cambridge has found that the estimated number of cryptoasset users stands at 101 million worldwide.

Market Watch: Stock vs Crypto Performance, Tesla, Apple, Bitcoin and Ethereum Compared
What it the correlation between crypto and the stock market? We analyze Nasdaq, Dow, Apple, Tesla, Microsoft, Bitcoin, Ethereum. Unlimited QE is the most important factor.

Think Tank Releases Report on the Blockchain-Based Genetic Data Network
Think Tank, dGen, releases a new report entitled, “AI, Privacy, and Genomics: The Next Era of Drug Design”. It tackles the issue of privacy and access to genetic data for companies using AI to speed up and improve drug design.

Bank of Japan Sets Up New Research Team For Digital Yen CBDC Development
Japan’s central bank has recently revealed that it has created a new team to research on Central Bank Digital Currencies.

Majority of China's Tech Startups Are Exploring Blockchain Technology, Report Reveals
South China Morning Post's Report shows Chinese firms are growing in the adoption and integration of blockchain technology

Binance China and Xinyuan Group to Expand Blockchain Utility in Global Real Estate
Binance China Blockchain Institute, the research arm of global exchange Binance has formed a strategic partnership with Xinyuan Group to further the application of blockchain technology in the global real estate industry—including New York.

University of Sussex Researchers Say Blatant Market Manipulation is a Disaster to Traditional Safe Havens
The University of Sussex Business School recently published an analysis indicating that widespread market manipulation is a serious problem that regulators should deal with so that to confront false prices and avoid distorting the minds of investors. According to the analysis report, the COVID-19 pandemic has created huge volatility in global financial markets. But as one might expect, prices of safe-haven assets like Bitcoin and gold are not surging, a problem that is caused by large-scale and intense manipulation.

HashCash Consultants to Streamline Drug Research and Clinical Trials with Blockchain
HashCash Consultants, a US-based blockchain development company, has set its eyes on revamping the complex process of clinical trials and drug research by availing blockchain solutions. It intends to realize this by forming a pharma consortium with pharmaceutical firms and other medical players.

Allied Market Research: Blockchain Identity Management Will be a $11.46 Billion Market by 2026
Allied Market Research, a US-based research and advisory company, has reported that the worldwide blockchain identity management sector will escalate to $11.46 billion by 2026 from $107 million recorded in 2018. This will represent a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 79.2% because blockchain is touted to offer an immutable, interoperable, and unified infrastructure needed in the storage of digital identities.

Zcash-Commissioned Research Find Cybercriminals Prefer Bitcoin Over Other Cryptocurrencies
Independent research commissioned by the Electric Coin Company (ECC), the parent firm of privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcash, concluded cybercriminals are much likely to use Bitcoin over other digital assets.

Stablecoin On-Chain Activity at Record Highs but Will Crypto Market Inflation Follow?
On-chain activity for stablecoins has surged over the last year, increasing by 800% according to the latest market intelligence, but could the increase in stablecoin issuance create inflation in the cryptocurrency markets as past allegations against Tether and Bitfinex have suggest ?

Oxford Law Researchers Call for Strict Cryptocurrency Regulation to Avoid Another Financial Crisis
Researchers at Oxford University Law Faculty claim that crypto market regulation is mandatory to prevent systemic risk in times of financial crisis.

How Blockchain Can Help with Vaccine Development Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
The need of the hour to combat the pandemic is a potent vaccine which needs to be available in a short span of time, yet developed by following rigorous regulatory procedures and in a trustworthy manner. How can technologies like Blockchain help in such an accelerated vaccine development process?

BitMEX Research: Inflation Aftermath of Coronavirus Financial Crash Will Be Bitcoin's Greatest Test
In the aftermath of the current Coronavirus market crash and the subsequent incoming inflation that will be caused by the response of the Federal Reserve and Central banks, Bitcoin will face its truest test and be given its its biggest opportunity to prove itself in its short lifetime according to new research from global crypto exchange BitMEX.

KYC on Exchanges Powerless Against PlusToken Ponzi Scammers According to New Report
The PlusToken Ponzi scheme operators are using regulated KYC compliant exchanges to dump their cryptocurrency according to an updated report by investigative firm OXT Research.

Japan’s Nomura Research Institute Considers Introducing a New Cryptocurrency Index
Cryptocurrency investment solution provider Intelligence Unit (IU) announced a partnership with Japanese-based consulting company Nomura Research Institute (NRI) to introduce a new cryptocurrency index, popularly known as IU/NRI Crypto-Asset Index.

Allied Market Research: Blockchain Integration into the Global Retail Market to Garner $11 Billion by 2026
Allied Market Research, a global market research and business firm, has reported that the incorporation of blockchain into the global retail market will garner $11.18 billion by 2026 from $83 million recorded in 2018.

PreScouter Research: Blockchain Adoption in Life Sciences Wanting
According to a report by PreScouter, a research company that assists business leaders make better corporate and product development decisions, the mindset of leadership in the life sciences sector is hindering blockchain adoption.

Bitwise and ETF Trends : 64% of US Financial Advisors expect Bitcoin Price to Appreciate Over Next 5 years
Around half of all wealth in America is managed by financial advisors, but how much of that wealth are they comfortable allocating to cryptoassets?

Chinese Internet Giant Tencent on the Lookout for New Head of Digital Currency Group
Chinese internet giant Tencent, also the operator of messaging app WeChat has been reported that the company is looking to create a digital currency research group. Tencent released a statement to its employees, stating that the company is currently hiring a new head of the research group.

Ternio Research Finds Blockchain-Affiliated Companies Are Employing Over 86,000 People
Ternio, a leading white-label technology company, has revealed the findings of a new study dubbed “The State of Crypto Entrepreneurship 2019.” It was, therefore, estimated that crypto/blockchain organizations employ 86,443 people across the globe.

ConsenSys Proposes Tokenization to Leverage Impure Public Goods
People generally understand that human-made public goods—highways, airports, libraries—will incur some economic costs which must be recovered through some sort of fee, toll or charge. It is apparent, however, that the general public gives little thought to the actual policy decisions made in cost recovery schemes or the impact of cost recovery methodologies on the efficient allocation and utilization of these resources for the assets. ConsenSys proposes a tokenized model to better sustain and enhances public resources.

New Money Theory Research: Blockchain to Usher in the New Age of Monetary and Financial Freedom
New Money Theory Research: Blockchain to Usher in the New Age of Monetary and Financial Freedom

Global Energy Sector: Blockchain Application to hit $6.29 Billion by 2024
BIS Research has presented a new market intelligence report dubbed ‘Global Blockchain in Energy Market - Analysis and Forecast, 2018-2024.’ It reveals that blockchain application in the energy market was worth $518.6 million in 2018 and its value will reach $6.29 billion in 2024.

China’s Central Bank Digital Currency Research Unit Signs Deal with Huawei
The Chinese central bank, People’s Bank of China’s (PBoC) Digital Currency Research Institute has signed an agreement with multinational telecommunications giant Huawei.

China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Now Supports Digital Currency Research
The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China recently announced that the Shenzhen special economic zone would be supporting research and the promotion of digital currencies.