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Cornell Study Recommends 4MB Blocksize for Bitcoin

A new study by the Initiative for CryptoCurrencies and Contracts (IC3) at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute authored by Christian Decker, Ittay Eyal, Andrew Miller and Emin Gün Sirer, among others, found that bitcoin’s blocksize could currently scale up to 4MB without affecting decentralization. According to the recently released position paper, On Scaling Decentralized Blockchains, 4,000 […]


MIT Triumphs as the Most Insecure University in the US, Study Reveals

One of the foremost computer science and engineering schools, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) ranked at the very end of 485 colleges and universities analyzed and graded for IT security risks in a security benchmarking study. The post MIT Triumphs as the Most Insecure University in the US, Study Reveals appeared first on CCN: Financial […]


BIS Study Refutes Alleged Link Between Goods & Services Inflation And Reduced Growth

An interesting article from the BIS on the impact of deflation risks on growth and post-crises recovery. Authored by Borio, Claudio E. V. and Erdem, Magdalena and Filardo, Andrew J. and Hofmann, Boris, and titled “The Costs of Deflations: A Historical Perspective” (BIS Quarterly Review March 2015: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2580289), the paper looks at the common concern […]


Bitcoin Retailer Solution: Study Finds Why Many Online Shoppers Abandon Purchases

A study performed by Skrill last Wednesday revealed that online shoppers will abandon a purchase for a multitude of reasons, most of which Bitcoin payments solve. The study showed one in every four consumers will quit their purchase altogether if the retailer doesn’t offer their preferred method of payment. Of 2000 people surveyed, 38 percent […]