In the world of manufacturing and production, 2019 represented a passing year, poised between a weakening enthusiasm and the uncertainties of a framework also in terms of groundbreaking incentives including cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies, that were slow to recompose.
The financiers of the Special Antitrust Unit in Verona, Italy, have managed to seize around 93 social pages and 7 websites where cryptocurrencies including OneCoin were offered to people while promising them quick massive returns and earnings.
On a daily basis, more than $5 trillion are exchanged in financial markets within Italy. From a few years ago, fake platforms have been advertising themselves by persuading users that they will get quick gains, and in the process, they have fallen victims by losing their money to the fraudsters. Considering the widespread of these malevolent platforms, the victims and the crypto community at large have decided to organize relevant training on Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, aiming at preventing and reducing scams polluting the industry.
Italy launched a new Agid three-year Plan with public e-procurement in a key position of Information Technology and digital Public Administration (PA). Among the new measures mentioned in the Plan for innovation of public services, there is the shift towards the adoption of emerging technologies, like artificial intelligence and the Blockchain technology. Nevertheless, to avoid possible negative impacts of innovation, appropriate regulatory framework and training programs have to be created.
It appears that there is less or no doubt “blockchain” technology is now the leading word of the year 2019, thus, the government of Italy has come out to deeply study the strategy to support all initiatives specifically related to this field.
South Korean authorities have decided to establish a blockchain course to help boost development of distributed ledger technology in the country. After an intensive study of the matter, forty-two residents will be immediately set up for a job on the domestic market.
ConsenSys has officially launched a 12-week Ethereum Blockchain developer programme in full support of one million (1m) Arab Coders, a development by the Dubai Future Foundation, created to array and fully equip juvenile Arabs with coding skills and education.