Tag "cryptocurrency"

New Study Highlights Price Manipulation, Scams and Fraud in Crypto Market

A new report by finance and accounting professor Paul Barnes released in November 2018 explores the cryptocurrency market, highlighting its susceptibility to speculative bubbles, manipulation, scams and fraud. The paper, which was presented at a blockchain and cryptocurrency conference organized

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North Korea is Exploring Fintech and Blockchain

North Korea is exploring the possibility of introducing fintech services to its population with an initial focus on improved payments and mobile technology. Fintech has been growing rapidly around the world and yet there’s still no appreciable fintech services available

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10 ICO Stats Show How The Current Market is Doing

Increasing popularity of initial coin offerings (ICOs) as a means of funding startups brought particular attention to this thriving market and helped the blockchain industry grow drastically in recent years. According to a June 2018 PwC report, ICOs continue to

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Taiwan

As the development of cryptocurrency evolves, cryptocurrency exchanges have become the core of the blockchain economy globally. Exchanges open the access to cryptocurrencies to the public, allowing investors to trade with fiat currencies or cryptocurrencies. Because of the use of

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Hong Kong Remains ICO Crypto Hub Despite Regulator Skepticism

The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has taken a critical tone on initial coin offerings (ICOs), qualifying many of these as “dubious, if not downright frauds.” In a speech at the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association on April

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13 Must-Attend Blockchain Conferences In 2018

With the surge in popularity of blockchain and cryptocurrencies, hundreds of events and conferences are being organized around the world to sensitize top executives and decision makers on the potential of these technologies. Here are 12 must-attend events focusing on

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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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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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