Browsing the "Taiwan" Tag

HTC Plans to Launch Another Blockchain Phone This Year, Exec Says

| Yogita Khatri

Electronics giant HTC is planning to launch a second-generation EXODUS blockchain phone by the end of 2019.

Suspected Electricity Thief Arrested After Mining $3 Million in Bitcoin, Ether

| Yogita Khatri

A man in Taiwan has been arrested over claims he mined $3.25 million in cryptos using stolen electricity.

Taiwanese Lawmaker Proposes New Business Category for Crypto Startups

| Nikhilesh De

Taiwanese legislator Jason Hsu wants the island to create a new business category for cryptocurrency activities, he said Friday.

Taiwan Lawmaker Pitches AML Rules Update to Cover Crypto

| Nikhilesh De

Taiwanese congressman Jason Hsu has proposed an amendment to the nation's money laundering laws to include cryptocurrencies.

LG’s Mobile Arm to Trial Blockchain Payments for Overseas Travelers

| Daniel Palmer

South Korean telco LG Uplus is to trial a blockchain-based mobile payment service aimed to let travelers save fees when shopping abroad.

All ‘Big Four’ Auditors to Trial Blockchain Platform for Financial Reporting

| Wolfie Zhao

The world's four biggest auditing firms will join 20 banks to trial a blockchain service for validating public companies' financial reports.

Taiwan Eyes Blockchain Growth with New Parliamentary Alliance

| Wolfie Zhao

Taiwanese lawmakers have announced the formation of a parliamentary group aimed to foster the nation's emerging blockchain sector.

Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for Bitcoin AML Regulation

| Wolfie Zhao

Taiwan will formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules by the end of the year, says its minister of justice.

Chip Maker TSMC Breaks Sales Record on Bitcoin Mining Boost

| Wolfie Zhao

Cryptocurrency mining orders have helped set a new monthly sales record for Taiwanese semiconductor maker TSMC.

Bitcoin Miner Blames Trading Crackdown in China for Shooting

| Wolfie Zhao

Toughened bitcoin trading rules in mainland China may have led to a Taiwanese bitcoin miner being shot by gangland investors, a report suggests.