Blockchain/Bitcoin

SFC Issues Approval-In-Principle to OSL for Virtual Asset Trading Platform

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has issued an approval-in-principle for OSL, Asia’s digital asset platform and member of BC Technology Group, to operate a virtual asset trading platform. The platform will be operated under a license for Type 1

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BC Group Acquires Blockchain Portfolio Management Platform From Enuma Technologies

BC Technology Group, a digital asset and fintech company as well as the parent company of OSL, announced that it has acquired the core intellectual property assets of blockchain engineering firm Enuma Technologies, and on-boarded the Enuma team, including CEO

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Crypto.com Appoints Steven Kalifowitz as new Chief Marketing Officer

Hong Kong based Crypto.com announced that it has named Steven Kalifowitz as its Chief Marketing Officer. Kalifowitz was most recently the president of Localize.city, growing it from a seed-stage startup in 2017 to one of the most quoted brands in

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China’s National Digital Currency Project Enrolls Over 20 Companies as Partners

Support and adoption of the Chinese national digital currency project, the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP), is accelerating with now more than 20 companies having joined as partners. Only eight firms were originally announced, including four state-owned banks (Industrial and

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Ant Group Unveils New Blockchain Brand AntChain

Ant Group, a leading provider of financial services technology, and the parent company of China’s largest mobile payments business Alipay, today officially launched AntChain, a new technology brand for the company’s blockchain-based solutions that also aggregates other digital technologies including

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What is A Digital Currency and Why They Are The Real Revolution

Technology is transforming payments, and one of the most widely talked about innovations in this regard has been digital currencies. Despite its growing dominance in international headlines, many who are unfamiliar with the scene find themselves asking “what is a

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3 Indirect Ways to Invest in Bitcoin

Bitcoin has established itself among investors as a formidable commodity in the last few years. While questions remain about its long-term purpose and just how much it could ultimately be worth, it has proven that it’s here to stay. As

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Crypto Hedge Funds AUM Doubled in 2019

In 2019, cryptocurrency-focused hedge funds’ assets under management (AUM) doubled to US$2 billion, and the average per fund jumped to US$44 million from US$21.9 million the prior year, according to a research by PwC and digital asset investment firm Elwood

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Tencent’s WeBank to Support IMDA Backed Singapore Blockchain Accelerator

Tencent’s WeBank and OpenNodes a deep tech ecosystem platform backed by IMDA and powered by Tribe, have joined hands to offer the financial blockchain platform, FISCO BCOS, as an ‘innovation playfield’ to technology students and academics in Singapore The move

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3 Reasons Why Privacy is Important While Transacting in Cryptocurrencies

Although Bitcoins were considered to be one of the safest methods to protect privacy, several questions have been raised on it. In the earlier days of cryptocurrencies, users did not pay much attention to behind the scenes while transacting in

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