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Today, Microsoft-owned LinkedIn released its top 5 emerging careers, where it listed “Blockchain Developer” as its biggest growing job sector for 2018. According to LinkedIn’s 2018 U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, job listings for engineers who can develop distributed ledgers with P2P technology have grown 33 times this year. In the second place, and by quite
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A law professor has reached an unflattering conclusion regarding the regulatory climate of the crypto space in the United States — it’s confusing! According to Carol Goforth, who teaches at the University of Arkansas School of Law, “overlapping regulations produced by a multitude of distinct agencies with different missions and priorities” has resulted in a
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Industries focusing on the Bitcoin’s blockchain technology, the Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence (AI) are fueling the semiconductor industry to the “highest ever monthly sales.” However, the US-China trade war is now instigating fear and volatility in the semiconductor industry.
Semiconductor Industry Becoming the Fastest-Growing Industry in the Tech Sector
Data compiled by World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) shows that global sales of semiconductors were $ 40.1 billion in August 2018, representing an increase of 14.9 percent compared with the August 2017 total of $ 34.9 billion. As a result, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports that worldwide sales in August 2018 were 1.7 percent higher than the July 2018 total of $ 39.49 billion.
The regulatory chief of Abu Dhabi’s international financial center and free zone has called for tighter regulations for cryptocurrency trading and ICOs while recognizing the growing global industry. Nearly a year after issuing its guidelines for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), effectively regulating the industry, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) is sharing its
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The debate on whether the central authorities can ever regulate the cryptocurrency industry intensates further with the launch of a Chinese crypto-startup. In a right-in-your-face stunt, InVault begins offering its cryptocurrency custody services last week in China despite the mainland ban. The Shanghai startup proposes to attract cryptocurrency exchanges as its primary clients, believing they
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AirChain Network , a blockchain powered ecosystem designed especially for the air freight sector, is all set to revolutionize the industry by addressing long standing problems such as transparency, safety, and flexibility. The platform’s mobile applications are currently available for download via the App Store and Google Play.
Warsaw, Poland April 23, 2018
AirChain Network is pleased to announce the official launch of their mobile application via the App Store and Google Play. The company reveals that the beta version of AirChain Network has also gone live recently. This blockchain powered ecosystem has been built by a team of experienced developers and blockchain experts with the intention of making the air freight sector more efficient by bringing transparency, safety, and flexibility.
Today, March 22, 2018, at the government’s second International Fintech Conference, Exchequer Chancellor Philip Hammond announced the launch of a Fintech Sector Strategy that looks to keep the U.K. on the forefront of the industry.
The primary component of this new strategy will be the introduction of a Crypto Assets Task Force composed of representatives from the Bank of England (BOE), HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The purpose of this team will be twofold: promote the U.K.’s position as a leader in the emerging world of digital currency, while concurrently establishing the infrastructure needed to monitor the “potential risks” associated with the crypto space.
From fintech to the internet of things, startups and entrepreneurs are all working on projects in which blockchain can fit into existing industries. With an endless number of possibilities, blockchain technology can revolutionize the gaming industry. An over $ 100 billion industry, the digital nature of video games makes it the perfect use case for blockchain implementation.
Let’s take BitGuild for example, having raised more than $ 20 million in under six (6) hours via its ICO, also launched a successful pre-sale campaign, raising funds from high-tier supporters like Justin Sin, founder of blockchain-base, open-source protocol, TRON.
Taiwanese airline FAT Taiwan Inc. (Far Eastern Air Transport) recently announced that it will accept bitcoin payments, becoming the first airline in the country to accept cryptocurrency for tickets in a growing trend.
Taiwanese Airline Wants Your Bitcoin
FAT’s announcement on February 28th states that the airline will accept cryptocurrency payments, namely Bitcoin, for tickets and related travel services as it looks to become a pioneer in cryptocurrency adoption within the country’s aviation industry.
Passengers can now use Bitcoin in a convenient and discounted trading experience to pay for more than 20,000 flights.
trade.io has a vision to revolutionize the financial industry, recognizing that in 2008 the world economy nearly collapsed, arguing that it was not due entirely to recklessness and a lack of transparency, but also because the financial sector had failed to keep up with innovation.
The team behind trade.io sees that little has changed since 2008, nor have lessons been learned. Investors are at the mercy of high fees and low liquidity and, with transparency still lacking, even third-party verification suffers from conflicts of interest. trade.io aims to disrupt the current financial establishment and lead it forwards with honest and fair trading, conducted and recorded on the secure and transparent blockchain.