Browsing the "Asia" Tag

The Biggest Problem for ICOs? In 2018, It Was Their Own Investors

| Simon Seojoon Kim

Hashed CEO Simon Seojoon Kim looks at the inherent limitations of ICOs, in particular the belief that "anyone can invest in an initial project."

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Where the Future of Crypto Payments Is Being Built

| Leah Callon-Butler

The Philippines may not be the crypto capital of the world – but it may be where infrastructure building runs the deepest.

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What Fork? Asian Traders Are Buying Bitcoin Cash

| Wolfie Zhao

While bitcoin cash is seeing an internal war ahead of Thursday's hard fork, traders in Asia are betting that the upgrade will result in "free money."

Crypto Wallet Maker Ledger to Expand Support for Stablecoins, Including Tether

| Leigh Cuen

Benjamin Soong, Ledger's newly hired head of Asia-Pacific operations, says tether remains popular in the region despite the token's recent troubles.

MetLife Asia Affiliate Trials Blockchain Insurance Product

| Muyao Shen

MetLife Asia affiliate LumenLab has successfully trialed a blockchain-powered insurance product to offer financial protection to pregnant women.

Korean Government-Backed Researchers File for Blockchain Patent

| Muyao Shen

A South Korean government-funded organization has submitted a blockchain-related patent application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Report: Korean Political Parties to Propose New Crypto Laws

| Muyao Shen

Lawmakers in South Korea are said to be racing to make laws to regulate the sector.

Cloud Provider Xunlei Launches Blockchain File System

| Muyao Shen

Xunlei Limited announced that it has launched a distributed file system called ThunderChain File System (TCFS) for its blockchain platform.

India’s Ruling Party Accused of Involvement in ‘Mega Bitcoin Scam’

| Muyao Shen

The largest political party in India is accusing the ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of being involved in a bitcoin scam to launder money.

Court Says India’s Crypto Exchange Bank Account Ban Will Continue

| Muyao Shen

India's central bank won a key victory in court this week.