In order to educate, discuss and involve people in the latest crypto-trends, events like these are organized throughout the year. It’s a great idea to meet some blockchain experts and listen to their expert opinions and even have a little debate. This is a great way to spend your summer if you are in the US.
3rd Blockchain Conference DC
The conference will take place on the 26th of July in Washington D.C US. Make sure you book your seats. A lot of financial experts, famous figures in the blockchain, and many speakers in technology are expected to share their ideas, opinions, and thoughts on various subjects. Everyone who is a blockchain enthusiast will have the opportunity to see these people who make all this possible.
Bitcoin and Crypto Investors Summit
Bitcoin and Crypto Investors Summit tend to easily educate every person who is interested in investing and using cryptocurrencies. The summit is set to happen on 11th of June 2018 in New York. Make sure to check it out.
World Blockchain Forum
It seems like New York is quite busy this summer organizing all kinds of blockchain events. World Blockchain Forum is a two-day conference that will discuss the endless possibilities of blockchain technology but also how the cryptocurrencies affect the financial system in general. As we mentioned, it will take place in New York on the 11th of June of this year.
Blockchain Economic Forum
San Francisco also has a tight schedule this summer organizing various blockchain related events. On this forum, more than 50 speakers will share their knowledge. The number of guests is expected to reach more than 2000. The forum starts on the 16th until 19th of June.
The City Of Graz Opens A Cancer Research Laboratory That Will Use Smart Contracts On The Blockchain
“Blockchain is definitely one of the new important technologies. In addition to Artificial Intelligence and Speech Recognition, it is one of the big issues we want to highlight in the coming period of the EU Presidency.”The Austrian government will provide Lancor with grants over a 5-year period for research equipment, clinical trials, facilities and more. Graz is not the only city in Austria with high blockchain interest. Vienna, the capital, is trying to stimulate blockchain innovation by opening a cryptocurrency bank last year. The country, in general, is open to negotiations regarding crypto legislation. The government also issued $1.35 billion in bonds on the Ethereum blockchain in September 2018.
DLT Use Cases: IBM Files A New Patent Application For Open Scientific Research On The Blockchain
UK Research Shows That Private Blockchains And New EU Privacy Rules Might Go Well Together
“There is a risk that this legal uncertainty will have a chilling effect on innovation, at least in the EU and potentially more broadly. For example, if all nodes and miners of a platform were to be deemed joint controllers, they would have joint and several liability, with potential penalties under the GDPR.”However, blockchain operators could be treated like processors the same way the companies behind cloud technologies control the users’ data. Blockchain networks could store personal data externally to meet the rules of the privacy laws or allow nodes to delete the private key that has encrypted information. GDPR rules are really hard to comply with especially for crypto mining businesses which are why the researches urge the European Data Protection Board to create a guide of the protection law that will be clearer.
Maduro: You Can Trade Petro To Other Crypto Assets Only If You Have Bought It In 2018
“Anyone who buys the Petro until Dec 31 will be able to convert it into any other digital currency.”In the past 12 months, Venezuela suffered extreme hyperinflation, therefore, the national currency of the country, the Bolivar, is basically worthless. Many citizens in the country are incapable of buying necessary things such as food and medicine since the Bolivar lost its value. According to a report from BBC:
“A 2.4kg chicken has been costing 14,600,000 bolivars (equivalent to $2.22, or £1.74) in the capital, Caracas. Last Thursday, a toilet roll cost 2,600,000 bolivars. And a kilogram of meat cost 9,500,000 bolivars.’’In order to change this terrible economic situation, the president Maduro created Petro that is supposed to represent the oil reserves of the country and become the new national currency. However, there are many issues with the cryptocurrency and some experts deny calling it a cryptocurrency. According to the official whitepaper, Venezuela guarantees that Petro will be accepted as a method of payment of national fees, taxes, and public services. The government also claimed that they raised more than $1 billion from the token sale of Petro. A few months later that number changed to $5 billion in the token sale. Experts believe that the government cannot have control over cryptocurrencies such as Petro and that is exactly why Petro is doomed to fail.
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