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[Reprint] Bitcoin Worth US$3.1M Stolen from Indian Crypto Exchange Coinsecure
Delhi-based Coinsecure accuses its Chief Scientific Officer Amitabh Saxena of stealing Bitcoins from the company’s wallet using the private keys
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[Reprint] Cashless Payments Come with Security and Privacy Challenges from the Viewpoint of Consumers and Businesses
From ease of use to potential fraud, here are some challenges that might slow us down on the path to being a smart nation
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[Reprint] China Announces Yet Another Crackdown Against Cryptocurrencies
China’s central bank has announced that there will be another crackdown on all type of cryptocurrencies this year, our sister site TechNode Chinese is reporting.
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[Reprint] Explainer: Why Taiwan Is Slow To Adopt Mobile Payments
As China makes headway to becoming the world’s first cashless economy—and other markets follow its footsteps—Taiwan is dragging its heels. For an average person who lives in Taiwan, paper money and plastic bank cards are still an indispensable part of dai
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How a Legislator Is Advancing Taiwan as a New Asian Hub for Cryptocurrency Trade
Lawmaker Jason Hsu, though in a minority party, is getting attention from the ruling camp and government officials for his goal of liberalizing cryptocurrency rules in Taiwan.
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[Reprint] Let’s Make Taiwan a Blockchain Island
Crypto Congressman is the new nickname Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Etherium has given me, who among other experts I have been working to make Taiwan a Blockchain island.
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[Reprint] How The World's Largest Bitcoin Miner Is Taking On AI's Most Powerful Players
“In the future, AI will be everywhere,” said Bitmain product marketer Allen Tang while explaining how the biggest bitcoin mining equipment producer in the world plans to conquer artificial intelligence.
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[Reprint] Beijing to Set Up Standard Organ for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced Monday its plans to set up a national committee for the standardization of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
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Taiwan’s Unusual Formula for Fostering Fintech Industry
A bill approved in December lets qualified fintech companies avoid outdated regulations.
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[Reprint] 500 Startups Partners with Blockchain Incubator Huobi Labs
500 Startups has announced a partnership with Huobi Labs to support the growth of their Batch 23 blockchain startups. According to the announcement, 500 Startups and Huobi Labs will select companies for Batch 23 blockchain track as well as design the pro
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[Reprint] The Final Crackdown? China Moves to Completely Ban and Block Cryptocurrency Trading at Home and Abroad
China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has announced that it aims to crackdown on cryptocurrency trading with bans on both domestic and international trading platforms, The Paper reported on Sunday (in Chinese).
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Taiwanese Fintech Startup INSTO Raises $1.2 million in VC, Preps to Open Online Store
The 5-year-old firm that arranges person-to-person installment payments will expand into new products.
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