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[Reprint] How Blockchain Is Disrupting The Traditional Finance Industry
Blockchain technology has the potential to completely revolutionise how transactions are processed — from purchasing securities to making bank transfers
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Taiwanese Fintech Startup Robo Web’s lending service links with Standard Chartered
Taiwanese financial technology startup Robo Web Technology Co’s online lending service has signed a customer data-sharing agreement with Standard Chartered Bank Taiwan Ltd to expand business.
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[Reprint] 7 Fintech Industry Trends You Should Keep A Close Eye On
Despite the progress, fintech is still in its nascent stage, especially in countries with a financially underserved population
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[Reprint] Planning to ICO? Here Are 10 Top Lists That Can Help You Get More Visibility
While coin-buyers should educate themselves on the technology and state of the market, it can also be difficult to decipher which educational resources and content outlets are worth consuming
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[Reprint] Taiwan-based Crypto Exchange Platform Raises $10 Million Within Hours
BitoEX, a Taiwanese cryptocurrency platform that launched its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on May 2, claimed to have raised $10 million in 5 hours and sold-out 175 million tokens (BITO) in 26 hours. The company told TechNode that they have raised approxima
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[Reprint] China to Set Up National Standards for Blockchain
In March, China’s national government set up the Blockchain Registry Open Platform (BROP) through the country’s central bank. It aims to develop intellectual property rights on the blockchain
3 months
[Reprint] Blockchain Entering 'Government-led Mode' with Shenzhen Blockchain Fund Launch
Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley of hardware, has announced the official launch of its first venture capital fund focusing on blockchain. The initial scale of the local backed fund is RMB 500 million, Bianews reports. The fund will be government-led signa
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[Reprint] Can Taiwan Cash in on Virtual Currency?
Proponents see big opportunities for Taiwan in this nascent space.
3 months
[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
4 months
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
4 months
[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.
4 months
[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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