Tag "blockchain"

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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MAS & ABS: Releases Project Ubin Blockchain Source Code to Encourage Innovation

The industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has released the report and source-codes on Project Ubin the distributed ledger prototypes for inter-bank payments. The report : ‘Re-imagining Interbank

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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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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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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 40)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   What role does the Philippines play in helping international startups? Outsourcing business processes to the Philippines has kept the dream alive

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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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EY, Guardtime and Industry Participants Launch the World’s First Marine Insurance Blockchain Platform

EY and Guardtime announce the world’s first blockchain platform for the marine insurance sector. The platform launches in collaboration with A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S, ACORD, Microsoft, MS Amlin, Willis Towers Watson and XL Catlin and after a 20-week proof of concept.

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ICO for Options and Futures on the Blockchain Board of Derivatives

You remember the story of when your uncle lost his shirt trading a “hot stock tip”? Usually, cryptocurrencies are no different. Market timing is key in all of investing. That’s why cryptocurrency holders need to get a grip on crypto-derivatives

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 35)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   Blockchain technology can make better governments, plus thoughts on financial inclusion from SCI CEO  John Bailon of Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI)

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