Cambridge University’s Third Crypto Study Records 101 Million Cryptocurrency Users Worldwide

Cambridge University's Third Crypto Study Records 101 Million Cryptocurrency Users WorldwideThe University of Cambridge and the school’s Centre for Alternative Finance has published the third “Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study.” The 71-page in-depth study examines the current growth of the crypto industry, mining, offchain activity, crypto asset user profiling, regulation, and security. The September 2020 third edition of the Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study concentrates on four […]

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East Asia Dominates World’s Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail Behind

East Asia Dominates World's Onchain Crypto Activity, Europe and North America Trail BehindCrypto activity continues to flourish worldwide, according to a new cryptocurrency adoption index published by the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis. The researchers compile onchain digital currency retail value transferred, onchain crypto deposits, peer-to-peer exchange volume, and other types of methodology. Chainalysis recently published a new report called the “2020 Geography of Crypto,” a study that […]

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Report: Market Valuation of 14 Banking Giants Shed $635 Billion This Year

Report: Market Valuation of 14 Banking Giants Shed $635 Billion This YearThe world’s largest banks lost a considerable amount of market valuation amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report that estimates financial incumbents lost $635 billion. Between December 2019 and August 2020, the market caps of 14 major banking institutions lost upwards of 30-50% during the time period. A newly published report written by […]

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Report: Russia Remains a ‘Key Market for Crypto,’ Commands the 3rd Largest Bitcoin Hashrate in the World

Report: Russia Remains a 'Key Market for Crypto,' Commands the 3rd Largest Bitcoin Hashrate in the WorldThe fervor for cryptocurrency assets in Russia has grown wild over the last few years. This week Xangle Research published a comprehensive report about digital currencies and the Russian environment in 2020. The study’s findings show that Russia is one of the world’s key players when it comes to the crypto economy, but finding reliable […]

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China’s Bitcoin Mining Industry Impacted the Most This Year, Says Report

China's Bitcoin Mining Industry Impacted the Most This Year, Says ReportThe researchers and analysts from Tokeninsight published it’s “2020 Q2 Cryptocurrency Mining Industry Report” which shows the industry has grown exponentially during the last six months. The findings indicate cryptocurrency mining has expanded a great deal but China’s bitcoin mines “suffered a great impact” in H1. Tokeninsight published its “2020 Q2 Cryptocurrency Mining Industry Report” […]

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Report: Bitcoin Untied from the Economic Cycle, ‘Largely Uncorrelated to Other Asset Classes’

Report: Bitcoin Untied from the Economic Cycle, 'Largely Uncorrelated to Other Asset Classes'On Tuesday, Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a report which shows that bitcoin is a unique asset, but is “largely uncorrelated to other asset classes” like commodities and traditional stocks. Coinshares Investment strategist James Butterfill published a new report on August 18 that shows bitcoin (BTC) is establishing itself as an investment store of […]

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Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity Compromised

Bitcoin Users Leery of Tor: 23% of the Network’s Exit Capacity CompromisedHackers are stealing bitcoin through the large-scale use of malicious relays on the Tor network according to a newly published research report on the subject. The researcher dubbed “nusenu” said he warned people about the growing problem in December 2019 but instead of improving Tor exit relay activity “things have become even worse,” he stressed. […]

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Blockchain Analytics Show Altcoins 2x More Prominent in East Asia Compared to North America

Blockchain Analytics Show Altcoins 2x More Prominent in East Asia Compared to North AmericaOn August 6, the blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis published a report that analyzes cryptocurrency trends across various regions worldwide. According to the statistics, North America purchases and holds more bitcoin than any other region. Bitcoin also accounts for the largest share of U.S. crypto asset activity with 72% of all the transaction volume. The blockchain […]

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