Shocking! NFL Teams Punt on Player Demands to Be Paid in Bitcoin

By CCN: NFL teams are getting pressure to pay their players in bitcoin, but so far they haven’t budged. It’s unclear why they would push back against a policy that would not only slash costs for the organization but would give NFL players an opportunity to begin saving and growing their earnings before retirement. Morgan …

Most Americans Unsure About What Bitcoin Actually Means, Survey Claims

“Bitcoin” is the financial term for which Americans are least confident of its meaning, according to The Knowledge Academy, a U.K. based provider of training courses which conducted a survey of 1,135 Americans to measure their understanding of financial terms. That “bitcoin” would rank as the least understood term is not surprising, given its newness …

Stanford University Establishes Blockchain Research Center

Stanford University’s computer science department has established a center for blockchain research to promote the study of and develop best practices for this nascent technological field. Unveiled on Wednesday, the Center for Blockchain Research is a five-year research program that has been underwritten by a variety of cryptocurrency organizations, including the Ethereum Foundation, Protocol Labs, …