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Vietnamese Startups, Entrepreneurs Warm Up To ICOs

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become the preferred fundraising method for players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space, enabling entrepreneurs and projects to raise over US$2 billion in 2017 alone. While ICOs have proven to be a successful way for

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Transferring Ethereum Over A Simple Yet Secure Chat

Korean software developers NodBizware are working on a way to safely transfer Ethereum over encrypted messages. This will simplify the way cryptocurrency is being wired, said CEO Yun Seokgu. The hack of bitcoin exchange Mt Gox in 2014 resulted in

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How Secure Is Iphone X Face ID Facial Recognition?

Facial recognition is one of the most widely and commonly used forms of biometric access control. Unlike other biometric systems, the information a face contains has a multitude of versatile applications. This information can be used to identify a subject’s

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 39)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go: 10 Fast Growing Fintechs in the Philippines IDC Financial Insights unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in the Philippines, part

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The Crypto Wild West: Scam Coins, ICOs And The Crypto Bubble

Cryptocurrencies have surged in popularity as an increasing number of investors are turning to the new asset class, attracted by the high potential returns. In particular, initial coin offerings (ICOs) have proven to be a successful method for blockchain and

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First Global Crypto Finance Conference To Take Place In The Swiss Alps Right Before WEF

The Crypto Finance Conference, the world’s first and largest investor conference on cryptocurrencies and blockchain investments, will take place right before the World Economic Forum and just 70 kilometers away. The three-day conference will offer expert education, investment opportunities, networking

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Singapore-Based Global Payments Processor “Instarem” Secures Lithuanian E-Money License For European Expansion

Singapore based InstaReM is entering the European market via Lithuania. The regulator Bank of Lithuania issued an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license to InstaReM, which is already operating in more than 50 countries around the world. InstaReM is a new-age enterprise

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Mingo Reports Token Pre-Sale Exceeded Expectations – A Phenomenal 650,000 Euros Came-In The First Hour

Ireland’s first ICO is off to a very strong start. Many ICO pre-sales fall flat, but Mingo shows the ICO world that it can be done, and quickly. It is not often that an ICO Pre-Sale brings in as much

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How Banking Institutions Can Catch Up On The Digital Curve With Microsoft

Microsoft wants to make traditional banking a thing of the past with its customizable financial services platform. Asia Pacific is poised to become the most connected market by 2021, and business processes in the region are being digitalized at an

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Supercharger Fintech Accelerator Malaysia Unveils 10 Finalists

The SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator programme kicked off its 12-week programme today by introducing 10 international start-ups as the finalists for this platform. The programme comes as a partnership between leading financial institutions, Standard Chartered Bank and Allianz Malaysia, as well

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