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Swiss Tech Firm Metaco Taps Blockchain Think Tank to Bolster Services

Institutional digital asset technology firm Metaco is partnering with the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center (FSBC) to find ways of bolstering its services using the think tank’s research. The Switzerland-based company announced Wednesday that it would be tapping research conducted by the FSBC to better inform the security and service design of

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Global Central Banking Think Tank Launches Digital Monetary Institute

The Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), an independent global think tank for central banking and economic policy, announced the launch of its Digital Monetary Institute earlier this month.The Institute intends to build bridges between the worlds of digital currencies and traditional banking, and has a focus on payment

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Samsung-Backed DLT Firms Launch Blockchain Think Tank for MEASEA Region

Aergo and Blocko, two blockchain firms backed by both Samsung and Sequoia Capital, announced the launch of a regional think-tank intended to bolster the adoption of innovative technologies across the Middle East, African, and South East Asian (MEASEA) regions on April 27.The organization, Execution Intelligence Group (E24P) seeks to promote

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Free Market Think Tank FEE Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Donations

The oldest free market think tank in the United States, the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) has announced the 501(c)3 educational foundation now accepts bitcoin cash (BCH) for donations. The libertarian organization promotes sound economic theory, publishes books and articles regularly on the benefits of a laissez-faire attitude, and hosts

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US Think Tank Releases Report on Investigation Into Illicit Transactions on the Dark Web

United States think tank The Rand Corporation has taken a closer look at the dark web, where criminal activities are difficult to discover, monitor, and investigate for law enforcement.On Nov. 20, The Rand Corporation, the Police Executive Research Forum, and the University of Denver on behalf of the National

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Think Tank Opinion: Facebook’s Libra Could Pave the Way for New Global Digital Currency

The president of the European think tank, the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), told CNBC that although Facebook’s forthcoming digital currency Libra has not been approved yet, it could spark the creation of another global virtual currency.Since it was announced, Libra has faced a lot of criticism from multiple

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