A new form of digital investment has hit the mainstream. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are following in the footsteps of cryptocurrencies, fetching large sums in digital auctions and sales. NFTs are unique certificates of authenticity on blockchains, usually issued by the creators of the underlying works (or assets).
Results of a Bibliometric Analysis on Digital Identity: Significant Publications, Research Flows and Contexts
In our study, "A bibliometric review of research on digital identity", we identified research streams and emerging trends in academic research on digital identity through a bibliometric analysis of 1,395 peer-reviewed articles and their 44,412 references.
Based on an analysis of Elon Musk's recent crypto-related tweets, it is identified that some of them strongly influenced the short-term returns and trading volume of Bitcoin and Dogecoin. The results illustrate the influence of influential individuals on cryptocurrency markets.
Based on a representative online survey, this report offers insights about the motivational factors for using digital identity solutions and risk perceptions towards the sharing and provision of personal data online as well as the trust placed in companies and institutions handling personal data.
We are very pleased that our paper „Exclusive Mining of Blockchain Transactions“ received the best paper award (2nd place) sponsored by Volksbank Mittweida at the Scientific Track of the Blockchain Autumn School.
Member of the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bitkom e.V.).
We are pleased to announce that we have recently become a member of the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bitkom e.V.). For us, the membership is an important step, in order to participate actively in current topics and discussions.
The book is written in a non-technical and accessible way and strives to demystify the functionalities of blockchains and their potential for a range of readers in the wider social sciences. It begins by explaining the key concepts of blockchain technology and presents an overview of the involved technical and economic elements.
Our research activities have been honored by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft with the seal of approval "Innovativ durch Forschung". We would like to thank our employees for their commitment to explore the opportunities and limits of the blockchain technology and sharing their findings with society.
Stablecoins are digital currencies whose value is pegged to fiat currencies like the dollar. We analyze the influence of stablecoin issuances on the returns of major cryptocurrencies and conclude that stablecoins contribute to price discovery and market efficiency of cryptocurrencies.
How does a typical evening with us look like? An insight using the example of an event at Hadley's in June 2018 by Christopher Nigischer.