Blockchain/Bitcoin

New Regulations Set to Boost Fintech in Japan

With changing regulations, increasing investments and support from domestic banks, fintech is poised to take off in Japan. Lots have happened in Japan since the beginning of the year for fintech with a number of new rulings and moves from

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Blockchain For Contract Management Between IBM and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi

IBM announced it has signed a contract with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) to examine the design, management and execution of contracts among business partners using blockchain technologies. The two companies will begin by piloting blockchain to automate business

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Online Gambling With Bitcoin: Is It Legal?

Online gambling is growing rapidly as the amount of wagers worldwide is expected to surge jumping from US$550 billion in 2016 to nearly US$950 billion by 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research. The industry’s growth comes with an

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The Uptake of Blockchain Technology

Ever heard of Bitcoin? It’s a digital currency that has been sending shockwaves through the financial investment markets ever since it was launched in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto. The concept, to many, is difficult to understand, but its rise in

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E-Dinar Coin: Revolutionary New-Generation Cryptocurrency

E-Dinar international p2p exchange platform announces the launch of the new ecological decentralized cryptocurrency E-Dinar Coin (EDR) that will become a true revolution in the world of the cryptocurrencies! Over 180.000 users have already joined the community within a couple of months

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3 Crypto Companies in The Philippines You Should Know

The Philippines is notoriously known for its expensive and inefficient banking systems and services. The financial services offered by the nation’s leading banks and financial institutions are extremely difficult to obtain, especially for average employees or workers with mediocre salaries.

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6 Hong Kong Crypto and Blockchain Platforms You Should Know

Over the past few years, the fintech industries of south and northeast Asian countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, and China have demonstrated rapid growth and development, creating some of the most established and innovative Crypto and blockchain startups in all

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Bitcoin Remittance Startup Bitspark Expands Southeast Asia Coverage

Bitspark, a bitcoin remittance startup, has expanded its Southeast Asia coverage, announcing a new partnership with Malaysian Vitaxel Group. Headquartered in Hong Kong, Bitspark provides a bitcoin remittance solution and currently serves Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia. By signing a

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Blockchain To Cause A ‘Profound Technological Shift’ In Banking, Insurance, And Beyond

Poised to transform the financial sector by increasing efficiency, transparency and security, blockchain technology could reduce banks’ infrastructure costs by US$15 – 20 billion per year by 2022, an opportunity that all major banks and financial institutions are eager to

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IBM Launches New Blockchain Cloud

IBM  announced a new cloud service for organizations that require a secure environment for blockchain networks. Ideal for organizations in regulated industries, this environment allows clients to test and run blockchain projects that handle private data. IBM’s secure blockchain cloud

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