Author Archives: Coin News Asia

Calling Traders for the China Forex Investment & Innovation Summit 2016

China Forex Investment Innovation Summit

Bitcoin Press Release: Since 2015, Chinese economy has been growing within slow stabilization, as well as faced lot of pressure and challenge. But with loose policy of regulators from Chinese government, the Spring of Chinese forex industry is coming. According to the report on the work of government, Chinese government would like to work hard on interest rate marketization; to expand the exchange rate […]

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Bitcoin in China: Apps Like OKLink Are Huge Market Players


Bitcoin continues to rise as an integral and sustainable part of the economy. When it comes to Bitcoin adoption, most of the money is flowing freely through Chinese Bitcoin exchanges, and OKCoin has been innovating with a superwallet, OKLink, to harness that competitive edge. Since it entered its beta testing phase last April, OKLink has been an integral connection between […]

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Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Gives Thoughts on the FinTech Industry


With a majority of the population still unbanked, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines) has decided to turn its eyes on the advancements in the financial technology sector in their implications in the banking industry in general. The FinTech industry is a bustling one with the fine integration of the tech and financial sectors and now […]

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Smartcoin Operator Orb Raises 2.3 Million in Seed Funding

Orb Cryptocurrency

The Japanese cryptocurrency management platform has raised 2.3 million USD in seed funding from VCs and angel investors. A Tokyo-based startup, Orb, launched a management platform called SmartCoin. Previously known as Coinpass, it also introduced a cloud computing system that’s decentralized and leverages the Blockchain authentication tech with easier facilitation using SmartCoin. The people behind Orb are planning to distribute […]

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Gemini – the Winklevii Exchange and the Asian Market


With the Facebook debacle still behind them, the Winklevoss twins are now bent in being the high names in the Bitcoin industry, starting with Gemini, a Bitcoin exchange. Revealed in January, Gemini may just be the first effusively regulated Bitcoin exchanges there is. The inventors went to work, contracting top mechanical and administrative talent to assemble the trade’s foundation, a […]

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Bitcoin Korea: Coinplug Raises $5M in Series B


Bitcoin organization, Coinplug, Inc. has raised $5 million Series B in a round drove by SBI investment. Established in 2013 and situated in South Korea, Coinplug offers a mixed bag of Bitcoin startups including fiat cash to Bitcoin trade, a Bitcoin wallet benefit, a Bitcoin prepaid card, two-way ATMs and dealer installment handling. What’s more, the organization gives okBitcard, a […]

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XBT Provider: Bitcoin Will Go Mainstream, but Big Changes Take Time.

XBT Provider

Hailing from Sweden, a Bitcoin venture is in the rise. Introducing XBT Provider, a service that introduces Bitcoin Tracker One; Bitcoin as an ETN, an exchange-traded note. Coin News Asia had the chance to speak with its Marketing Manager, Christoffer De Geer, to share some developments in this venture. On Bitcoin When you first use Bitcoin, it is like nothing […]

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Hong Kong Banks Should Be Wary of Bitcoin Extortion

DDoS Hong Kong

Akamai Technologies have previously released a research on the active operations of DD4BC, an extortion group which initiates DDoS attacks to get payments in bitcoin. Some regional banks in Hong Kong are currently being eyed by this group, and according to the chief strategist for cybersecurity, John Ellis, “We are also seeing it happening in South Korea and Japan.” What […]

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