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You got it wrong: There is no currency battle “Crypto vs. Fiat”

Every so often I come across articles such as “7 Reasons Why Bitcoins Are Better Than Fiat Currencies” and thread headlines in discussion forums such as “This is why we hate fiat currency and why cryptocurrency should prosper”. What authors

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from December 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the first newsletter of 2018, with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Before diving into the latest news, why not take a look at Fintech Vietnam in Review 2017? This edition features progress in

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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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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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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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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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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 44)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   25% of Filipinos Shift to Digital Payments The Philippines is well on its way to be a cashless nation, with 25

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Infographic of the Crypto Universe

⊃Cryptocurrencies are everywhere nowadays, but they are not all created equal. There have been so many failed coins that scrolling down the list on DeadCoins.com takes a while longer than you’d expect (seriously, take a look. It’s fascinating.) Most of them

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Experts, Regulators Warn Of Risks Associated With ICOs, Token Sales

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have become a popular way for tech startups to raise funding and a lucrative investment opportunity for investors. Yet, regulators are warning the public about the risks associated with ICOs and cryptocurrencies, reminding investors that scams

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ICOs in Singapore: an Overview

Initial coin offerings (ICOs), or token sales, are becoming an increasingly popular method for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups from around the world to raise funding. In the past year, ICOs have raised over a billion dollars for early stage startups.

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