Blockchain News: Education & Law

Blockchain news in Law and Education

Here is a roundup of interesting stories on Blockchain that got discussed, debated or worked on. Blockchain news and views that caught the eye.

1. The Law joins Blockchain!

Chinaā€™s Supreme Court Rules thatĀ Blockchain Can Legally authenticate evidenceĀ which is legally binding, as part of newly clarified litigation procedures in the countryā€™s internet courts. The state ofĀ Vermont in USA passed a lawĀ that made Blockchain recordsĀ admissible in courtĀ as well.

2. The education sector is collaborating for Blockchain skills

A whopping 151% increase in the number of jobs asking for Blockchain/Cryptocurrency skills in the last one year alone. No one is surprised.

Wharton offered its first full-time course on BlockchainĀ for both undergrad and postgraduate students. Guess what, it is already booked in full. Wharton also joins 17 other universities around the world in a $50 million, multi-year research and development initiative backed byĀ Ripple (a cryptocurrency payment network).

ā€œThe Ripple Projectā€ a University Blockchain Research initiativeĀ will be an avenue for academic research. Will also cover technical development and innovation in Blockchain & cryptocurrency.

Coursera And ConsenSys Partner To Offer A Free Blockchain CourseĀ starting September 2018!

Not to be left behindĀ start-ups in BlockchainĀ are climbing the ranks in theĀ Best places to work Survey by LinkedIn this year.

And for all you Blockchain enthusiasts here is a useful link which has collected information on all theĀ Blockchain conferences, meetups and Summitā€™s across the globe in September 2018. If there are other events that you are looking forward to, leave a comment here orĀ give us a shoutĀ @flyntrokĀ on twitter and we will help and spread the word.

Did you read about theĀ Blockchain District? That sighting evoked quite some chatter. Happy to keep the conversation going. So, whats the latest Blockchain News you have heard?

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