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    Coinbase: Cornell University is the best when it comes to cryptocurrency and blockchain education

    The 2nd Annual Coinbase Report on Higher Education finds more than half of the world’s top 50 universities now offer these courses; enrollment in such classes has doubled

    Cornell University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and New York University are the tops when it comes to offering courses in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, according to a new report from Coinbase.

  • Ethereum

    2018 could be Ethereum’s big year

    As cryptocurrency values vaporize, ether may be solidifying

    A Cornell University team published findings on Monday that the Ethereum network is at least as decentralized and as secure as bitcoin’s network. While the cryptocurrency news of the day is still all about the recent market crash, the finding brightens ether’s already growing spotlight. In the past 10 days, the market cap of all cryptocurrency dropped from $830.3 billion to $582.3 billion—that’s $248 billion of value, vaporized in days, according to data compiled by CoinMarketCap. The drop in bitcoin alone accounts for $102 billion—more than one whole Goldman Sachs in market cap—completely gone. These days, the crypto universe resembles the trash compactor scene in “Star Wars” and investors are…