The largest international financial conglomerate Goldman Sachs is going to launch a platform for trading in digital currencies. Earlier, the management of the bank was worried about safety of cryptocurrencies, not taking them into account as a serious alternative to fiat money. But due to the growing capitalization of virtual money and interest from customers, Goldman Sachs representatives changed their mind. Now the platform is under development, the first beta version should be released in summer of 2018.
The American consulting firm International Data Corporation has presented a study in which it forecasts the growth of the market of Internet of things. According to experts, next year the cost of IoT will be about 770 billion dollars, which is 100 billion more than this year. In another two years, the investment will reach a trillion dollar mark. The most popular IOT-industries are manufacturing, utilities and transport.