Feb 16, 2019 at 10:05
E-Commerce: Place of Cryptocurrency in Italian Online Market
The e-commerce sector in Italy is expanding. According to the 2017 statistics, nearly half the total number of Internet users in the world have purchased something online at least once. This trend seems to be popular in China, the USA, Germany, as well as in Italy.
Feb 05, 2019 at 15:18
CEZA: Philippines Reveal New Cryptocurrency Rules & Regulations
The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA), Philippines’ “fintech city”, has drafted new rules for the acquisition and trading of digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ripple, and Ethereum in the Philippines meant to efficiently regulate and shield investors from the risks and danger associated with cryptos, MediaOutReach reports.
Italy: Blockchain Opportunities, Market, Limitations & Broadcast – IDC Research
Research conducted by IDC last year shows that 75.5% of companies worldwide believe blockchain technology will facilitate their Digital Transformation initiatives for the next half a decade. In Europe, however, uptake is still very low, the percentage of firms which are conducting pilot projects in blockchain makes around 9% of the total number interviewed, according to a report by Tech Economy.
Less Knowledge about Blockchain Amongst Senior Business & Company Executives
The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading association for the blockchain ecosystem, conducted research on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, and discovered that around 63% of institutional investors think that senior executives have poor and less knowledge on blockchain technology. Just 7% depicted their blockchain understanding as “good,” and 30% saying it is “average,” according to the report by Thefintechnews.
Italian Government Establishes Working Groups for Blockchain Tech & Artificial Intelligence
The Ministry of Economic Development checked the establishment of two meetings of groups of experts devoted to the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain. The meetings held at Tapestry Hall were officially chaired by Patricia Cervantes, the undersecretary for economic development responsible for industry, being assisted by Minister Luigi Di Maio and Daniel Bachman.