Blockchain and Token Summit to Take Place in Dubai

The Summit will bring together more than 40 speakers, hold more than 8 networking sessions, concentrating on blockchain and cryptocurrency use cases
02 March 2018   851

Blockchain and Token Summit will take place in Le Meridien, Dubai on March 4 - 5, 2018.

Dubai is looking to completely integrate its government sector using blockchain technology in order to increase efficiency, transparency, and openly transform its economy on its immutable openly accessible public ledger as Dubai’s most important experiments into the fintech realm. 

World Blockchain and Token Summit will bring together a range of local and international speakers to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrency use cases, the regulatory environment, technology hurdles and opportunities in innovation and disruption that can be leveraged using this technology.

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Headline speakers at the Summit will include Dr. Sohail Munir (Director for Smart City Enablement Services at Smart Dubai Government), Robby Schwertner (Blockchain influencer, Crypto blogger), Utpal Nath (President Dubai Chapter, Government Blockchain Association), Koen Lukas Hartog (Program Manager, Dutch Government), Dr. Carlos Domingo (Managing Partner, Spice VC), and many more.

Bittrex to Go For Maintenance After 1/3 Funds Moved

Users suspects hack, but exchange says "funds are safe"
05 December 2019   114

The Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange has announced scheduled maintenance today, December 5, from 22:00 to 23:00 (GMT). On the eve, a third of its assets were transferred to an unknown wallet.

During maintenance, users will not be able to log into the system or use the APIs. Trading will be suspended.

On December the 4th, populat Twitter account posted that "43,564 #BTC (313,074,134 USD) transferred from Bittrex to unknown wallet." Users suspected that the exchange was hacked, but the exchange . 

Closures for scheduled maintenance only heightened suspicion. However, the Bittrex team assures that "that claim is false."