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Bitcoin study: Period of exclusivity encourages early adopters

Delaying access for the tech-savvy can stifle spread of new products, experiment shows BY ROB MATHESON, MIT NEWS CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Giving early adopters the first access to new technologies can help diffuse those technologies among the masses. A notable example is Google’s rollout of Gmail:

High-profile panel warns of unavoidable, far-reaching tech revolution 

Influential innovators, technologists and entrepreneurs offer varied solutions and  perspectives on staying afloat over day-long FAYA:80 summit in Technopark  Thiruvananthapuram,: Observing that a technological upheaval, with far-reaching consequences playing out on a larger scale and smaller time-frame than even the Industrial Revolution, is imminent, a panel of

Using Bitcoin to prevent identity theft

System piggybacks on the digital currency’s security protocols to thwart hijacked servers by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A reaction to the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is a digital-currency scheme designed to wrest control of the monetary system from central banks. With Bitcoin,