Libra describes a project that aims to create a blockchain-based financial infrastructure surrounding its inherent asset, the digital currency Libra. The project was initially started by Facebook and is now developed by the Libra Association, a foundation dedicated to Libra’s development...
Between September 14, 2018 (the day when Veriblock was launched), and December 31, 2019, Veriblock accounted for 12.8% of all transactions published on Bitcoin and Omni/Tether accounted for 8.7%. The following chart reveals how the ups and downs...
Many blockchains are multipurpose platforms. Their powerful scripting capabilities enable a wide range of different applications, from decentralised insurance to breeding digital pets. Bitcoin is different. It was built to serve a single purpose: the operation of a decentralized and secure digital currency...
The BRL Report “The State of Cryptocurrency Adoption: Germany Q4 2019“ provides new insights into cryptocurrencies in Germany, based on a representative online survey among more than 3,000 participants.
Based on 9,672 citations in 467 peer-reviewed research papers, we identified the five most important discourses in business and economics research on blockchain. Here is a short description of the top five blockchain discourses in business and economics research, plus the key research papers that have shaped the first eleven years of blockchain research.
Das Blockchain Research Lab arbeitet seit Juli 2019 am vom Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) geförderten Forschungsprojekt DiBiChain (Digitales Abbild von Kreislaufsystemen mittels einer Blockchain). Über eine Laufzeit von drei Jahren wird erforscht, wie Produktkreisläufe durch den Einsatz von Blockchain-Technologie transparenter und nachhaltiger werden.
A Place Next to Satoshi – Scientific Foundations of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in Business and Economics
The research foundations of blockchain and cryptocurrencies in business and economics are analyzed using co-citation analysis. Five strands of research are identified, reviewed and visualized, of which two are well-established and three are still emerging.
In the research article, effects of 327 exchange listings of 180 different cryptocurrencies on 22 exchanges are examined. On the one hand, a general overview of the phenomenon is provided and on the other hand, signs of informed trading are identified.
Blockchain Research Lab Based on a representative survey among 3,864 German adult Internet users, this report presents reliable insights on the respondents’ faith in, and the challenges associated with cryptocurrencies, as well as on their perceived vs. actual use. Most respondents were introduced to cryptocurrencies by [...]
For most purposes of technical analysis, the price of the last transaction is considered representative of the market price. However, on closer examination, the question arises as to why a past event should be relevant to the future, and why other, potentially more recent information should not be used to discover a future price.