Last week, the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos came to a close. As a matter of fact, the forum plays two roles: firstly, it’s an international platform where local leaders can meet stakeholders to get their point across; secondly, it’s a kind of a fair for big businesses.
It’s been almost six months since the fateful Ethereum hardfork that followed notorious The DAO attack. The turmoil around the fork has subsided since then, so now it’s high time to calmly assess the situation and take a closer look at Ethereum Classic.
The technological revolution including cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is boggling the minds of the contemporaries, launching the most daring and fantastic scenarios of our civilization’s future. Talking with ForkLog, a well-known Russian visionary, composer, venture investor and founder of corporate group Familia Alexander Shulgin shared his vision of blockchain technology.
This year, Ethereum has been one of the most talked-about cryptocurrencies. The year 2016 started with a series of wins for the ambitious project, yet shortly afterwards it faced a series of problems. However, notwithstanding the hardfork after The DAO’s collapse, and the subsequent emergence of Ethereum Classic, many experts.
As ForkLog reported earlier, a group of crypto-enthusiasts from Ukraine is attempting to launch a blockchain platform designed for banking that could become a fully-fledged alternative to Visa and MasterCard, and provide financial institutions with full functionality to run their operations.
Cryptocurrencies are gradually entering our lives. They draw attention not only from traders and miners, but also from people of the arts. They write songs, film movies, and write books about cryptocurrencies. No wonder there is a project on cryptocurrencies and painting. ForkLog contacted the project’s creator and designer Vitaly.
Elina Sidorenko, head of Russian State Duma (Parliament) working group on assessment of cryptocurrency risks, admits there’s not much to say about legalization of cryptocurrencies die to the legal vacuum.
In an exclusive interview, CEO and founder of Waves Sasha Ivanov told ForkLog about his vision of development of cryptocurrencies and blockchain; new emerging trends in fundraising; and gave a few valuable pieces of advice to anyone considering an ICO.