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Marching from Taiwan to the World: Blockchain Startup Owlting's Ten Year Journey
Owlting is quick to dive into new technologies and applications. Founded in 2010, it has launched a wide variety of services for businesses and individual customers, ranging from mobile commerce to unique travel experiences.
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Japan's Deferred Payment System AFTEE Now Available on PChome
On Aug. 21, Japanese Fintech company Net Protections announced strategic partnership with Taiwan's e-commerce giant PChome to introduce its deferred payment system AFTEE to Taiwanese customers.
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“Dr. Doom” Economist Nouriel Roubini Pricked the Bubble of Crypto’s Future at Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei
On July 2, the 2019 Asia Blockchain Summit (ABS) in Taipei started off with vocal crypto critic Nouriel Roubini’s keynote speech. Typically, he agitated against cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, saying 80 percent of the former are “scams” and de
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Japan Plans to Increase Internal Security in Crypto Exchanges
Financial Services Agency (FSA) announced the move following the country's plan to boost economic growth through fintech industry
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Briefing: Hong Kong Grants First Batch of Licenses for Virtual Banking
What happened: The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has issued three virtual bank licenses to companies backed by Chinese tech giants. Companies that obtained the long-awaited permits include a joint venture (JV) between Bank of China and’s fina
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How Fintech Hubs Will Shape the Future of Our Financial Industry
As Fintech startups gain prominence and are starting to make a bigger impact on consumers, financial institutions and economies grow more interconnected within this complex ecosystem.
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Hong Kong Crypto Exchange Gatecoin Ordered to Close by Courts
Gatecoin appeared to blame a payment service provider for crippling the company’s finances
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Razer to Launch Its e-Wallet Razer Pay in Singapore
The beta version of Razer Pay will soon be available in the country for fans and gamers
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Could Cryptocurrency Prevent Accounting Frauds?
At the end of the day, it all boils down to transparency
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Briefing: Alipay now has over 1 billion users worldwide
What happened: Chinese mobile payment service Alipay now has more than 1 billion users worldwide. The company said in an announcement that it has partnered with smart payment services in overseas markets including India and Thailand, which contributed sig
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過去近一年來,Crypto由高點反轉進入熊市。Crypto龍頭Bitcoin的幣價,從去年12月一度突破17,000美元的高點,快速下探至今年 11 月跌破4,000美元的重要關卡,跌幅超過75%,至今仍未見跌勢趨緩,對比20 世紀末的.com泡沫,Nasdaq 指數在30個月內暴跌76%,Crypto退潮的速度更為兇猛。
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[Reprint] Malaysia Confirms Imposing Digital Tax on Foreign Providers, Met with Public Outcry
It was announced on Friday, November 2, that service tax on foreign digital services in the country will be effective January 1, 2020
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