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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Hello Markets Says “Hello” to Asian Markets

Hello Markets

Hello Markets is a financial solutions company with offices in Cyprus, Hong Kong, and London that provides white-label platforms to the online trading markets. And now, it has officially said its “hello” to bitcoin with a new agreement with Coinify, a Danish Bitcoin solution provider. In addition, the company hopes that through cryptocurrency, the company can position itself strategically in […]

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Digicoins: Bitcoin Is Better for Society Than Fractional Reserve Banking


The Bitcoin industry is a bustling economy of its own, and there are many movements abound. We had the chance to speak with Dante Castiglione of Digicoins.tk to share a brief statement on some current highlights in the BTC industry. On Launching a Bitcoin Business First, I understand that good technologies need no alibi, they just take their place; and […]

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Chile Expands Asian Reach – BitNexo Wins BBVA Competition

Bitcoin Chile

There has been many triumphant companies in the BBVA. Spain’s second major bank has held the contest in Mexico City early September and with lots of fintech-focused companies from all over Latin America to take part in the competition. BitNexo, Chile’s premier fintech startup, has been named the winner of BBVA’s Open Talent 2015 content for Latin America. Everledger, a […]

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The Philippines to Canada Connection – Rebit.ph and ZipZap Partnership

Rebit.ph ZipZap

Bitcoin transactions between the Philippines and Canada are on the rising trend due to an accumulative request for substitute remittance services. Overseas workers who are economically supporting their relatives are supporting the growth of the highly-evolving sector. The umbrella Bitcoin company Satoshi Citadel Industries’ Rebit.ph has partnered with California-based worldwide business network and monetary transfer platform, ZipZap, to enable Filipino […]

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Payment Processor ECommPay Opens Office in Singapore


Bitcoin Press Release: On September 9th Payment processor ECommPay opened its first Asian office in Singapore to serve clients in the market and those interested in entering it. As a global commercial centre, Singapore is ideally situated at the heart of Asian e-Commerce, attracting companies and specialists from around the world. The Singapore branch office is yet another step in […]

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DD4BC – Our Friendly Neighbourhood Extortionist Targets Finance Sector


Just as we try to raise the trust for cryptocurrency adoption, there are those who still use Bitcoin “for the dark side.” A new cybersecurity research released by Akamai Technologies, Inc.’s Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team depicts an increase in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the famous Bitcoin extortionist group, DD4BC. DDoS attacks are definitely a serious […]

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