Blockchain/Bitcoin

Nami Announces Presale ICO in Singapore

The world’s first broker without spreads, swaps and commissions with blockchain technology. Nami has their humble beginnings in Vietnam. Looking at their portfolio, they have potential not only in their current block chain development, but they are already profiting from their ongoing

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Hashkloud Australia’s Blockchain Integrated Real-Time Paysha Digital Payments Platform Goes LIVE In Bangladesh As Upay

Hashkloud Pty Ltd (HKAU), a Blockchain focused Fintech company based in Sydney, Australia announced that United Commercial Bank Ltd (UCB), a full service commercial bank based in Dhaka, Bangladesh have launched Upay, a digital payments platform on Oct 17th, 2017.

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Securities Commission Malaysia Embarks on Blockchain Pilot Project

Tan Sri Ranjit Singh, Chairman of Securities Commission of Malaysia announced today at the SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017 today that the regulator has embarked on a pilot project for distributed ledgers in the unlisted and OTC Market space. The

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Malaysia Central Bank Publishes Study about Cryptocurrencies

A study published by Bank Negara Malaysia in September explores the implications of a Bank Negara Malaysia cryptocurrency or as the report calls it; a central bank backed digital currency. A central bank digital currency (CBDC), if introduced, is unlikely

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Lala World Raises Us$ 2 Million To Empower Migrant Workers Across The World

Singapore based blockchain financial product ecosystem LALA World has raised US$ 2 million in series A funding to help empower migrant workers and their families. Founded in April 2016, LALA World’s vision is to empower the underbanked and under-served to

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Regarding the State Bank Statement about Vietnam to illegalize Bitcoin

A statement from Bitcoin Vietnam reacting to the recent State Bank of Vietnam press release and various media interpreting this statement potentially wrong. The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a press release reaffirming that Bitcoin is (1) not a legal currency,

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To catch up, read What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies? While some say it’s reasonable and necessary,  it

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Accuity Enables Financial Crime Screening On Distributed Ledger Technology

Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and know-your-customer (KYC) solutions, announced today that it has successfully integrated its financial crime screening solutions with Corda – R3’s financial grade distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. Accuity’s innovation team, working

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Economic Possibilities Of Blockchain Technology for Singapore

Economic Possibilities of Blockchain Technology” – Keynote Address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Global Blockchain Business Conference  in Vizagcity on 9 October 2017: I am delighted to be here in Andhra Pradesh – the land

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A Digital Currency For Shoppers

Local fashion and lifestyle conglomerate iFashion Group launches MegaX , a new digital token for shoppers. With electronic payments provider MC Payment as technology partner, MGX holders can make immediate purchases from partnering brands online or at brick-and-mortar stores. Supporting

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