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Cornell Computer Science Professor Dr. Emin Gün Sirer’s AVA Labs Acquires Fintech Investery Inc.

AVA Labs, an efficient and modular decentralized services platform, has acquired Investery Inc., a private capital markets platform, that aims to assist investors in managing alternative investments.  Investery’s current business partnerships will be transitioning over to AVA. John Wu, CEO and founder at Investery, and… Read More

Deputy of Russian Ruling Party Proposes Experimental Use of “Blockchain” Tech for Voting in Next Moscow Election

Russian state media outlet TASS reported February 26th that Dmitry Vyatkin, a deputy in Russia’s ruling United Russia party, has introduced a bill to have the Moscow City Duma (city hall) use an experimental blockchain voting system in the city’s next election. According to an… Read More

Cornell Partners With Tsinghua For Third Annual Blockchain Workshop in China

Cornell University and Tsinghua University (清华大学) announced this week they have joined forces to host the International Workshop on Blockchain, which is set to take place in Xi’an, China.  According to the learning institutions, the event was made possible by a $150,000 grant from not-for-profit platform Social… Read More

Cornell Researchers: Blockchain Will Make Online Voting Worse, Not Better

Incorporation of blockchain tech would give a false sense of security to Internet voting, which is a fundamentally insecure proposal, say researchers from Cornell University’s Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts. Blockchain has been touted as an excellent way to diminish fraud in supply chains and… Read More

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