Blockchain Expo Global 2018 is taking place in London

The world's largest Blockchain conference and exhibition will be held in London at Olympia venue on April 18-19 to bring together industry leaders and a world-class content.
10 April 2018   514

The leading global event dedicated to the blockchain for business, Blockchain Expo, to be held at London's Olympia venue with a 2-day schedule on April 18-19. Industry leaders from all over the world are going to present their view on the development and adoption of one of the most popular technologies at the moment. The event is going to address the areas with the most potential to be innovated by the blockchain, including manufacturing, retail, financial services, legal, healthcare, insurance, energy, music, government, real estate and more.

The Expo comprises of keynotes, panel discussions and case studies with the focus on partnerships. Day 1 will cover the topics of the ICOs and Cryptofinance track, regulations, ICO tools and the change in the models of capital venue. Day 2 is set to cover insurance, banking payments and more. Both of the agendas are for paid delegates, As for the free conference, it will be split into 'Developing blockchain applications' and 'Blockchain technologies'. The focus of the conference is the evolution of blockchain and its applications with a close look into several launches and trials, the opportunities and perspective areas of use of the technology.

Notably, Blockchain Expo will be co-located with IoT Tech Expo and AI Expo.

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   77

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.