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HTC Exodus Phone to Support Crypto Wallet, CryptoKitties, Instead of Native Blockchain

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Electronics giant HTC will not be releasing a smartphone with a native blockchain network for crypto trading between users as previously announced, The Verge reported July 10. Instead, the company will introduce a smartphone containing a cryptocurrency wallet and CryptoKitties, the Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) game. On May 15, the Taiwan-based electronics firm had first Read More

Mining Hardware Supply Chain Seeks Alternative Revenue Streams Amid Declining Demand

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Mining With demand for cryptocurrency mining hardware having sharply declined following the onslaught of 2018’s bear market, reports are indicating the companies operating in the supply chain behind mining hardware are increasingly seeking alternative revenue streams to offset falling demand from the mining industry. Also Read: SEC Executive: ‘Cryptocurrencies with Decentralized Structures Not Securities’ Cryptocurrency Bubble Read More

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Asus Creates 20-GPU Mining Motherboard

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The Daily In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature news from all over the world. These stories include a new multi-GPU mining motherboard from Taiwan’s Asu; a Singaporean businessman acquiring a Japanese exchange; some ripple-loving alleged Russian hackers shaking down Canadian banks; and a Colombian soccer star launching his own coin. Also Read: Austrian Read More

Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion – Now in Five Countries

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Exchanges A Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to construct a global network of crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Building Global Network Bitpoint Japan was among the first Read More

Japanese Finance Giant SBI Invests In Regulated ICO Platform Templum

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Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings has invested in fintech company Templum, which focuses on offering regulated securities token offerings, according to a press release published yesterday, April 25. SBI Holding’s investment concluded a $10 mln fundraising round, which Templum reportedly will use to bring in institutional and accredited investors. SBI Holding did not disclose Read More

Bitcoiner Runs for Mayor of Taiwan’s Capital

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Featured Hacker. Educator. Successful businesswoman. Yi-Ting Cheng, better known as Xdite, shocked the broader cryptocurrency world when she announced her campaign for Mayor of Taipei City, the capital of Taiwan. The native of China is taking a big risk by offering herself up for political leadership, but, then again, as her exclusive interview with Humans Read More

Shot Taiwanese Bitcoin Miner Blames Trading Crackdown in China

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The regulatory crackdown on bitcoin trading in mainland China has reportedly led to a bitcoin miner in Taiwan being shot by local gangsters. According to a report from Taiwanese news source Liberty Times, the incident occurred on Saturday night, local time, when two local gangsters had scheduled to meet a bitcoin miner with whom they had Read More

Blockchain Remittances Face Efficiency Hurdle, Says Taiwan Central Bank

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Blockchain systems for interbank clearance and remittance may not be as efficient as centralized systems just yet, according to a report released by the Central Bank of Taiwan. Announced by the bank’s new governor Yang Chin-long at a press event Thursday, the report outlined various explorations currently being conducted by the island’s central banking authority into Read More

City of Taipei to Use IOTA’s Blockless Tangle for its Smart City Goals

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The IOTA Foundation has announced that it has teamed up with Taipei City to help it reach its smart city goals. The capital of Taiwan is to integrate IOTA’s blockless distributed ledger technology, Tangle, to explore the possibilities of meeting its ‘Smart City Living Lab’ needs through a variety of projects. The first project will Read More

A Taiwanese democracy activist is sent to prison in China for his social media activity

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A Chinese court today (Nov. 28) sentenced Taiwanese human-rights activist Lee Ming-che to five years in prison on charges of subverting state power, an unsurprising end to what critics have called another sham trial in China. Lee, 42, who worked for organizations advocating democracy and human rights in Taiwan, went on trial in Hunan province Read More