Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
Cryptocurrency fuels freedom and is here to stay
Cryptocurrencies had a rough ride in 2018. Early last January, the total capitalisation of all cryptocurrencies tracked by CoinMarketCap.com came to more than US$800 billion (Bt25 trillion), its highest point ever.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
Strategic partnership to ease trading of cryptocurrency
Electroneum Ltd, a UK-based cryptocurrency made for mobile, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with One Development Co Ltd, a mobile virtual network aggregator (MVNA) and enabler (MVNE), based in Thailand - to introduce and make it easy for its clients and end-users to trade and earn digital currency.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 19:53
Krungsri partners with blockchain firm
Krungsri Consumer has teamed up with Six network – a Startup in the blockchain-cryptocurrency business, and a provider of Decentralised Service platform for a creative workforce, announced a partnership to facilitate access to financial products and services for freelance creative workers and online content providers who use Six network’s platform in Thailand.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
‘Creative’ workforce gains access to Krungsri loans
Krungsri Consumer, a provider of credit cards, personal loans and sales financing businesses, has teamed up with Six network – a blockchain and cryptocurrency startup and provider of a decentralised service platforms for the “creative” workforce.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 17:33
Krungsri Consumer joins hands with Six network to support ‘Creative Economy’
Krungsri Consumer, a leading provider of credit card, personal loan and sales financing businesses, has teamed up with Six network – a Startup in the Blockchain – Cryptocurrency business, and a provider of Decentralized Service platform for creative workforce, to facilitate an access to financial products and services for freelance creative workers and online content providers who use Six network’
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
The distributed passion of a crypto pioneer Insom
A passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain advanced technology drove Sub-lieutenant Poramin Insom to quit his job three years ago at the Royal Thai Armed Forces, where he was in charge of cyberwarfare, to pursue his dream of creating a practical real-life use for digital assets.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
Reliable voting TECHNOLOGY
Amid mistrust in picking a leader, the Democrat Party pioneers blockchain technology for Thai politics
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 06:39
Mayweather, DJ Khaled settle SEC cryptocurrency charges
US securities regulators on Thursday fined boxer Floyd Mayweather and music promoter DJ Khaled hundreds of thousands of dollars for touting cryptocurrency investments without revealing that they were paid to do so.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
Cryptocurrency pioneer plans security token offering
Satang Corporation, one of the pioneers in the cryptocurrency business in Thailand, plans to raise funds by issuing a security token offering (STO), as part of its efforts to build a digital asset ecosystem that could help revitalise the bearish market for digital currencies.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:38
Mining bitcoin uses more energy than Denmark: study
Extracting a dollar's worth of cryptocurrency such as bitcoin from the deep Web consumes three times more energy than digging up a dollar's worth of gold, researchers said Monday.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
Like any gold rush, cryptocurrency frenzy is full of cut-throats
Cryptocurrency traders in the US have approached the regulators and requested they regulate and legitimise the industry.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
Tech Bureau gets order on improvement after attacks
JAPANS’S Financial Services Agency has issued a business improvement order to cryptocurrency exchange operator Tech Bureau Corp over a cyber-attack that stole about 7-billion yens worth of virtual currencies from the exchange earlier this month.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
Line eyes launch of crypto token, blockchain network
LINE, the Japan-based mobile messenger operator owned by South Korea’s Naver, has announced plans to launch its own cryptocurrency and an underlying blockchain network to support it, in a move to attract more users to the Line business ecosystem.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
AMLO sounds alarm over cryptocurrency-fuelled scams
THE MONEY laundering watchdog is considering creating its own digital wallet to tackle cybercrime related to cryptocurrencies, an Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) official said at a Bangkok seminar last week.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.