Saudi Arabia with ConsenSys to Host Blockchain Bootcamp

Blockchain bootcamp meets the MCIT’s 2020 action plan objectives to build a digital environment to boost development in the kingdom
07 May 2018   1528

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of Saudi Arabia (MCIT) and the ConcentSys jointly organized the blockchain bootcamp as part of the Kingdom's efforts to support technological development. This is reported by CCN.

Dr. Ahmed Al-Tunayan, Deputy Minister for the Technology Industry and Digital Opportunities, said that during the bootcamp, an MCIT action plan was identified with the support of ConcentSys until 2020 in the blockbuster industry.

The deputy minister spoke about the new business model in the conditions of global competition, within which attention will be focused on "new oil" - big data and modern technologies, such as blockchain.

From guided exercises to coded examples, this bootcamp comes in response to the Ministry’s desire to enable the Saudi technical youth to learn about the key advantages of blockchain technology and its mechanism, as well as to adopt it in a responsible manner to make businesses more profitable. The aim of this workshop is to leverage Saudi Arabia’s untapped human resource potential, equip them with knowledge and insight, so they understand the power of blockchain and the current and future potential of its application.

Lina Hediah

Executive Director, ConsenSys

Blockchain bootcamp is the latest of numerous events that are held in Saudi Arabia - the country is trying to gain a foothold as a leader in this industry.

Ripple recently signed a partnership with the central bank of Saudi Arabia to implement a pilot project of instant cross-border payments through the blockbuster of national banks in the region, writes CCN.

MetaMask App to be In Public Beta

The app is synchronized with the cryptowallet in the original browser extension allowing to register new addresses in a moment
24 July 2019   265

The developers of the MetaMask Ethereum wallet wallet have opened the way for everyone to test the beta version of a mobile application available for Android and iOS.

According to the developers, the application is synchronized with the cryptowallet in the initial browser extension. It also allows you to manage crypto-assets, send ETH users and ERC-20 and ERC-721 standard tokens using ENS names (Ethereum Name Service), and interact with decentralized applications (dApps).

In addition, the application supports InstaPay payment channels for instant and free transactions. It also implements Web3 functionality, support for IPFS and various solutions to ensure a high level of security.

The launch of the mobile application MetaMask was announced 9 months ago during the Devcon4 conference in Prague.