Dubai is hosting 3rd World Blockchain Forum

UAE has announced it is holding 3rd Annual World Blockchain Forum on April 16-17 to discuss topics on blockchain, ICOs, regulation and more
06 April 2018   461

3rd annual World Blockchain Forum will be held in Dubai on April 16-17 at Madinat Jumeirah venue. The 2-day conference will tap into the innovative possibilities of blockchain and disruptive technologies, provides an introduction to ICOs and analyze the impact of cryptocurrencies on the global financial landscape. The focused event limited to only 750 attendees creates a unique environment of opportunities to network, delve deeper into new technologies and investment.

Among the sponsors there are Government of Dubai DMCC, Shopin, Binary Financial and many others. The list of speakers include Moe Levin (Founder at Keynote), Dustin Byington (President of Wanchain), Ola Oudin (CEO & Co-Founder of BitOasis) and others.

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.