Tag "Cryptocurrencies"

Hardware Wallets for Cryptocurrencies

It’s widely known that hardware wallets are amongst the safest ways to secure cryptocurrencies and now with the recently exposed Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, it has become critical for cryptocurrencies users to secure their holdings. A hardware wallet is a

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ICO Regulation In Asia: An Overview

The cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) craze has put pressure on regulators around the world as the number of scams and cases of fraud keeps on growing in the space. Countries in Asia have had varied stands on cryptocurrencies

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

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   FinTech firms need to build more partnerships to grow Creating more partnerships and going digital is one of the better business

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2017, An Incredible Year For Cryptocurrencies: Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency space which saw the creation of more than 100 crypto-based hedge funds, a market capitalization that surpassed half a trillion dollars and billions of dollars raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), according

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ICO Report: Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland are leading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), a fundraising method used by an increasing number of blockchain startups, have surged in popularity in 2017 with investment volumes growing exponentially. More than US$4.5 billion was raised through ICOs in 2017, or nearly 20 times

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Vietnam’s Spacoin Shows ICO Craziness

A new blockchain project is emerging in Vietnam that’s looking to develop a crypto token specifically for the beauty and spa industry. And it’s launching an ICO for it. Called Spacoin, the project is being developed by self-proclaimed “the biggest

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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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Parliamentary Question On The Use Of Cryptocurrency In Singapore And Measures To Regulate Cryptocurrency And ICO’s

Question: To ask the Minister for Finance (a) how prevalent is the use of cryptocurrency in Singapore; and (b) what measures will MAS introduce to regulate Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament: Answer by Mr

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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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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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