Blockchain/Bitcoin

BlockShow Asia Blockchain Week: What and Who to Expect

BlockShow Asia is returning this year for a week-long event part of the Asia Blockchain Week centered around blockchain and cryptocurrency. The event, taking place between November 27 and December 1, 2018, promises to gather some of the industry’s most

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Japan’s Banks Elect Fujitsu to Build Their Blockchain for Interbank Settlements

Last year, a consortium of 61 Japanese banks banded together to test domestic fund transfers using digital currencies in hopes of gaining a low-cost alternative to traditional money transfers. At the time, the consortium tossed around the idea of using

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Indonesia Warms up to Blockchain

Following in the steps of international counterparts, Indonesia is setting its sights on blockchain as an enabler of increased efficiency and greater transparency with applications currently being explored in areas and industries that include e-voting and agriculture. Melbourne-based startup Horizon

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2 Disturbing Trends That Force Us to Consider: Are ICOs A Failure?

As of the first half of 2018, 86% of the leading initial coin offerings (ICOs) that listed on a cryptocurrency exchange in 2017 are below their initial listing price and a portfolio of these ICOs is down by 66% since

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Singaporeans Will Receive Their Visa-Enabled Crypto.com Cards Soon

Crypto.com announced that it has begun shipping MCO Visa Cards to customers in Singapore. The MCO Visa Card enables users to spend their cryptocurrencies anywhere that Visa is accepted. Reportedly, it already has more than 190,000 app downloads and 93,000

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Samsung Joins Global Team Up to Create Yet Another Logistics Blockchain Project

There is still a lot of space in the logistics sector to use digitisation to achieve more transparency and, particularly, more efficiency. This is perhaps why the field of logistics has been of particular interest for companies across the globe, with

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Forward-Thinking Applications of Blockchain

Blockchain technology rose to the forefront in 2017 as the cryptocurrency bitcoin experienced a massive price boom. Suddenly bitcoin was everywhere, and it wasn’t just traders and financial experts trying to get to grips with this exciting new digital currency,

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What’s Preventing Blockchain Becoming Mainstream in Singapore Business?

Blockchain has been mentioned as a technology that could be set to revolutionise many industries for a few years now. It rose to prominence as the technology underpinning bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and has since been touted as a solution

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Is Chinese Alibaba Group Going To Acquire Alibabacoin?

Alibabacoin Foundation and China’s Alibaba Holding Group is having a dispute over trademark licenses in the Manhattan court of the United States of America. Alibabacoin Foundation CEO, Jason Daniel Paul Phillip stated that Alibabacoin Foundation offered a settlement to Alibaba

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Accenture and Digital Ventures Launches Blockchain Solution Built on R3

Accenture and Digital Ventures a fintech subsidiary of Siam Commercial Bank, have co-developed and launched a blockchain solution aimed at simplifying the way companies buy and sell goods, make and receive payments, and obtain financing. The solution is described as

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