Blockchain/Bitcoin

An Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to BlockChain [Infographics]

With cryptocurrencies on rise, there is no doubt that you might have already heard about them. If not cryptocurrency, you might have come across a term called Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital currency that exists virtually with its presence on

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10 Blockchain Books and Studies You Should Read

Blockchain has become a buzzword in the business world with firms from diverse and varied industries all looking to harness the technology to increase efficiency and cut costs. Interest in blockchain originally came from the banking and financial services industry

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DataProm Has Joined Innovative World of Blockchain Technology

DataProm company provides a number of services for e-commerce, such as analysis of goods and product groups, analysis of online customer activity and forecasting of their interests, automatic content optimization, etc. Almost all our services and products are based on

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Deloitte Launches Regional Blockchain Lab in Hong Kong: Bringing DLT into Production

Deloitte announced that the Asia Pacific Blockchain Lab (the “Lab”) has officially opened in Hong Kong. In addition to formulating strategies, the Lab will implement and deploy Distributed Ledger Technology (“DLT”) for corporate clients across the region. DLT is used in

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What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies?

So, this happened: China bans initial coin offerings calling them ‘illegal fundraising’ – BBC “The People’s Bank of China has declared initial coin offerings (ICOs) illegal and wants them to “cease immediately”.” Updated: Central bank says all ICOs illegal, Technode

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ICOs are subject to Securities Law in Hong Kong: License needed!

The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) today issued a statement on existing regulations which could be applicable to initial coin offerings (ICOs). Today’s statement explains that depending on the facts and circumstances of an ICO, digital tokens that are offered or sold

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Most C-suite Executives Are Using Blockchain To Adapt To Financial Shifts

A new IBM study released on 18 May revealed that a third (33 percent) of almost 3,000 C-suite executive surveyed are using or considering blockchain in their business. According to the study, eight in 10 of those exploring blockchain are

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Hong Kong’s Role in Distributed Ledger Technology

A white paper by the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (HKFSDC) is examining how Hong Kong can develop its blockchain capabilities to serve the region. According to the paper, Hong Kong, with its large financial sector and its strategic

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Hong Kong Central Bank Sees Potential in Blockchain Technology

Distributed ledger technology (DLT), also referred to as blockchain technology, could benefit both customers and banks by providing better banking services to users, while helping financial institutions offer services of greater security, quality and efficiency, according to a report by

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Chained Finance’s Supply Chain Blockchain Breakthrough In China

Blockchain is one of the exciting technology for the financial industry. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) had partnered with banks and blockchain technology company, R3 to pilot a proof of concept to use blockchain for payments in November 2016.

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