We know that today you are more interested in Christmas and what is happening on the market, but we have prepared for you a shortcut of interesting news from the past week.
Poland returns to the subject of Blockchain?
A significant message appeared on the website of the Ministry of Digitization. The department wants to explore the blockchain technology:
“We recognize the need to exchange experiences on challenges related to the modernization of the state based on new technologies. We set up a Working Group on Distributed Ledgers and Blockchains. Applications for participation in the work of the Group should be sent by January 4, 2019. Welcome!
We want to critically identify areas in which blockchain technology applications give real benefits to other technical solutions. We intend to promote standards and good practices contributing to the growth of trust in the business and public administration.
We would like to inspire scientific circles for research related to the development and use of blockchain technologies, including such areas as cryptography, cryptographic protocols, algorithms, cryptoeconomics, law of new technologies, distributed systems, cybersecurity. ”
Applications for participation in the works should be sent by 4 January 2019 to the following address: [email protected] The inaugural meeting is scheduled for January 9, 2019.
The UAE regulatory body has approved tokens as a type of securities. The authorities also want to create a legal framework for the crypto market in 2019.
We have signed agreements with law firms to create a ‘sandbox’ and a list of rules regarding the conduct of ICO and issuing tokens. The legal requirements will be completed by the end of the first half of 2019 …. Then the adoption of technology and infrastructure development on the stock exchange will take place – Obaid Al Zaabi told SCA media.
Does Facebook create its own cryptocurrency? The project on which employees of the social media market giant work is kept secret for many months. More light on the whole matter is now being cast by Bloomberg, according to which the company is working on a system to transfer funds using the WhatsApp application. Apparently, the whole new system is to be based on stablecoin, and its activities limited to the Indian market. None of Facebook officially commented on new reports.
BTC will still drop?
The founder of the Danish Saxo Bank, Lars Seier Christensen, probably has no doubts. Last week, he admitted that he was no longer watching the BTC course, but he was looking forward to “the final sale during the pan-ethereum”. It counts on a drop to the price of USD 25. Then “will be tempted” to buy tokens and “wait patiently for a possible awakening”. He admits that in his opinion the cryptocurrency market is still in decline.