As the cryptocurrency market continued to plunge over the weekend and today, the voices of leading Bitcoin critics are rising again. Nouriel Roubini, a professor at New York University and gold investment expert Peter Schiff, known as "Doctor Doom," reaffirmed his claims about bitcoin's collapse.
University courses related to technological innovations including blockchain are on the increase in Europe. Now, a new master is arriving in central Italy, which is the first master's degree in blockchain, distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrency, and is comprehended in collaboration with the Gabriele D'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara, the Champion of Innovations event promoted by the Chieti-Pescara Confindustria and a team of domestic firms.
The University of Padua, the second-oldest university in the country, is trying to achieve portability of educational qualifications like a smart degree with new technologies such as blockchain. They are targeting to lessen bureaucracy, increase speed and transparency in service delivery.
Many institutions of higher education globally are considering offering classes related to Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain and other emerging innovative technologies because of their much-acclaimed benefits.
It is believed that its innovation that has changed the world so far, and that is why new technological products continue to emerge onto the market with each day that passes. Now, the University of Waterloo, Canada, has successfully conducted an integration of distributed ledger tech (DLT) into energy systems, an initiative which may lead to the extended charging setup for electric vehicles (EVs).
Italy is considering starting smart parametric policies with automatic reimbursement based on blockchain, smart contract and distributed technology (DLT). The policies will cover the risks related to bad weather, delayed flights and lost luggage. Catholic University and Reply are developing a solution for the issuance of smart blockchain-based insurance policies.
As the world continues to shift from analogue to digital, people have started to go for new innovations that are still unexploited. Now, the health science students from the University of New Haven are trying to explore blockchain technology to solve industry problems. Scientists are working with a giant healthcare firm to test how distributed ledger technology (DLT) could play a significant role to address challenges that are currently hitting the healthcare sector.