November 29th in New York City will see financial markets move from "blockchain talk" to "blockchain walk." Participants will lead a number of sessions by providing insight, perspective, and education on how to leverage blockchain, distributed open and permissioned ledgers, and the smart contract technology.
The fifth Money 20/20 event, held at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, was a four-day long experience that covered the newest innovations in the financial and payments industry. With thousands of attendees and hundreds of speakers, the event covered new solutions and explored the hottest breakthroughs in the financial industry such as blockchain and Ethereum.
After the DoS attacks started in mid-September during Devcon2, Ethereum developers had to enact counter attacks which finally led up to their ultimate decision to hard fork the network as a final reprieve. Today, the team met to discuss the secondary hard fork to commence after the weekend.
On January 17, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published its final rule to implement a discretionary parole authority to increase, promote, and encourage entrepreneurship, innovation, and job creation in the United States.