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Committed to Research

The Bitfury Group believes research is key to building a healthy blockchain ecosystem. We are committed to promoting the academic climate around blockchain and bitcoin technology for future technological improvement and ensured community stability.

As blockchain technology expands around the world, we believe it is essential to continue studying and evaluating the technology’s potential. Our white papers and fact sheets tackle some of the most pressing questions in the blockchain community.

Bitfury Report On Block Size Increase

Aug 31, 2015

We believe that in order for Bitcoin ecosystem to prosper, the maximum block size must be increased. It is a common understanding among Bitcoin developers that the current limit of one megabyte hinders scalability of Bitcoin Blockchain and prevents its wide adoption as the technology of the future.

Smart Contracts on Bitcoin Blockchain

Aug 13, 2015

Smart contracts are one of the more promising directions for cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin in particular. A smart contract is understood as a computer protocol used to facilitate and automate financial contracts. The term smart contract was introduced by Nick Szabo in 1990s and became more relevant than ever before in 2010s after digital currencies gained popularity.

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