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February 01, 2019

Fanti works on faster cryptocurrency called unit-e

Although cryptocurrency is becoming more mainstream, it can still only handle seven transactions per second, far less than PayPal and Visa’s rates. To tackle this problem of scalability, Giulia Fanti is working alongside other researchers at Distributed Technologies Research on a new, faster cryptocurrency called Unit-e. Fanti is optimistic about the progress and credits the team’s interdisciplinary and experimental approach. Read the article.