Cardano builder Input Output Global invests in the future of blockchain with $4.5m research hub at University of Edinburgh

18 November 2022 Fernando Sanchez 3 mins read

Cardano builder Input Output Global invests in the future of blockchain with $4.5m research hub at University of Edinburgh
  • Research hub will facilitate deeper research and learning into blockchain technology
  • Launch follows IOG’s investment in hubs and funding across Stanford, Edinburgh and Carnegie Mellon

Edinburgh, UK, November 17th, 2022: Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG), the main developers behind the blockchain Cardano, has today announced that it has funded a $4.5m research hub at the University…

Cardano builder IOG and University of Edinburgh to create first ever index to provide industry standard metric for crypto decentralization

18 November 2022 Fernando Sanchez 4 mins read

Cardano builder IOG and University of Edinburgh to create first ever index to provide industry standard metric for crypto decentralization
  • Edinburgh Decentralization Index (EDI) will be based on a methodology developed at a leading UK university
  • EDI will be the first index of its kind, and calculated continuously to track the fast-moving blockchain market
  • EDI could protect users against opaque centralization of blockchain projects

Edinburgh, UK, November 18, 2022: Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG), one of the builders of Cardano, the leading proof of stake blockchain, has partnered with the University of Edinburgh, one of the most highly rated academic…

Cardano builder IOG and University of Edinburgh launch Zero-Knowledge Lab to drive greater blockchain scalability and security

18 November 2022 Fernando Sanchez 4 mins read

Cardano builder IOG and University of Edinburgh launch Zero-Knowledge Lab to drive greater blockchain scalability and security
  • VNew ZK-Lab will focus on researching Zero Knowledge Protocol Technology, seen by many as the future of blockchain confidentiality
  • This is the second lab that IOG and the University of Edinburgh have partnered to open

Edinburgh, UK, November 18, 2022: A new research lab focused on the development of Zero Knowledge Protocol technology has today launched at the University of Edinburgh, one of the leading Universities in the United Kingdom. The Laboratory opens with funding from Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG), one of the creators of Cardano, the…

IOG announces new blockchain to protect data and safeguard technology freedoms

18 November 2022 Fernando Sanchez 4 mins read

IOG announces new blockchain to protect data and safeguard technology freedoms
  • Data protection-based blockchain, Midnight, will protect sensitive commercial and personal data
  • Industry-first platform aims to safeguard users’ fundamental freedoms to speak, interact and share information securely
  • Platform is designed for developers to build and deploy rule-based confidentiality DApps using a variety of programing languages, starting with Typescript

Edinburgh, UK, November 18, 2022: Input Output Global, Inc. (IOG), a leading blockchain research and developer, has revealed that it is creating a data protection-based platform to allow users to operate more freely and securely by safeguarding sensitive personal…

The University of Edinburgh and IOG introduce the Edinburgh Decentralization Index

18 November 2022 Ivan Irakoze 2 mins read

The University of Edinburgh and IOG introduce the Edinburgh Decentralization Index

Networks are often structured as centralized, distributed, or decentralized. A decentralized network’s security increases as the number of participants increases. The same outcome cannot be achieved on centralized or distributed networks.

With most blockchains claiming to be decentralized, it is hard to determine each claim’s validity. Any assertion of decentralization remains…