Blockchain has become a hot topic in the tech and business industry within the past decade. The amount of innovation and disruption caused by Blockchain was evident in Las Vegas, earlier this year. With over 10,000 attendees including over 2,500 C-Level executives and hundreds of VCs, over 3,500 companies from all over the globe, and over 500 expert speakers including top celebrities Shaquille O’Neal, Akon, and Richard Branson, it is apparent that Money20/20 2018 defied the famous mantra, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” writes Siliconeer technology editor Pavan Mandhani.

With a lineup of marketing gurus sharing their experiences and insights, a host entertaining the crowd with his quirky anecdotes, and a robust organization behind it, TiE Silicon Valley’s CMO Inflect 2018 was a huge hit with the Silicon Valley crowd, writes Siliconeer youth editor Vansh A. Gupta.

I want to inspire my children to become doctors, just like my father did when I was a child. He helped us see the nobility of medicine and it was the highest honor to be able to wear a white coat. In India, the competition for medicine was fierce. The cut off percentage was always in the high 90’s. Students went into depression and even killed themselves when they did not make it to the white coat glory, writes Dr. Firdos Sheikh.

The Department of Homeland Security announced a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B cap-subject petitions to first electronically register with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services during a designated registration period.

The Delhi government, Nov. 27, came out with its draft electric vehicles policy, targeting 25 percent of all new vehicle registrations to be electric by 2023 through subsidy for such autos, rickshaws and two wheelers among others.

The Los Angeles Chapter of Akshaya Patra Foundation USA hosted a magical evening of festivity to celebrate Diwali and kick-off the holiday season, Nov. 17, at its annual fundraising gala. We present a report.

Results of the ongoing state assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram are being touted as semi-finals before the country goes into the 2019 General Elections, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj.

One must dream. If you don’t have a desire to do something, you won’t make an effort to work for it. And once you work hard, there’s no one who can stop you from achieving it, says Manisha Sharma.

Siliconeer wishes all readers a safe and happy holidays!