Blockchain/Bitcoin

MAS Cautions Against Investments in Cryptocurrencies

The Monetary Authority of Singapore advises the public to act with extreme caution and understand the significant risks they take on if they choose to invest in cryptocurrencies. MAS is concerned that members of the public may be attracted to

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Dragon INC. is On Course to Complete World’s Largest ICO

Dragon Inc., a fintech company that underpins the casino gaming sector with blockchain technology, launched its Pre-ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on Friday December 8th, 2017, a subscription round of funding that allows the public to buy the company’s cryptocurrency. The

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Bank Negara Malaysia Seeks Public Feedback on Cryptocurrency Regulation

The rapid development and adoption of cryptocurrencies have driven regulators from around the globe to adopt various approaches and regulatory measures and Malaysia is no exception. Following the announcement by Bank Negara Malaysia Governor, Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim in late

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Behind The Scenes: Securities Commission Malaysia’s Blockchain Project

In November 2017, Securities Commission Malaysia announced that it will be embarking on a blockchain pilot project for the OTC markets. OTC is short for “over-the-counter” which are typically reserved for companies do not meet the listing requirements. It is

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Blockchain Energo Labs to Establish Singapore Regional Hub

Energo Labs, a cleantech start-up that integrates blockchain into the energy sector in Asia and beyond, is set to strengthen their presence in Singapore. It will join research programmes and campus microgrids in universities as a testbed for smart energy

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Australian Stock Exchange using Distributed Ledger Technology

ASX announces its intention to replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by its technology partner Digital Asset (DA). CHESS (Clearing House Electronic Subregister System) is the system used by ASX to record shareholdings and manage the clearing and

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Coinbase Conclusion of traffic and scaling; December 6th-7th Post Mortem

Over the past week, Coinbase has continued to invest significant resources into scaling our backend systems to provide a reliable customer experience during periods of high traffic. Despite these efforts to scale, the continued rise of legitimate user traffic leads

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time high levels of more than US$445 billion this month. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, has recently soared above US$16,000. The cryptocurrency

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The First P2P Binary Options Platform Powered by Smart Contracts Launches a Private Pre-Sale

Betex Lab Limited announced a crowd sale campaign for its project Betex, the first ever transparent binary options platform. With a unique business model, the company is aiming to improve the existing derivatives’ market by using the Ethereum smart contracts.

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ICOs in Malaysia: An Overview

ICOs are becoming all the rage these days, with startups from around the globe adopting it as a method of fundraising. In Asia this is especially true for Singapore who recently emerged as the third largest ICO hub in the world and

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