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How Singapore is becoming a crypto-hub

When it comes to cryptocurrency adoption, the Asia-Pacific region is way ahead of the curve. The likes of South Korea, Hong Kong, China and Japan were early adopters of crypto and blockchain technology; now, Singapore is quickly emerging as a world leader in the mainstream adoption of digital currency. Regulatory Stance The Monetary Authority of… View Article

Secret Mining Society – are your devices being cryptojacked?

Cybercrime takes a near-infinite number of forms. As technology advances, criminals develop novel and ingenious ways to exploit vulnerabilities. Wirex Staff Writer Gemma Doswell takes a closer look at the insidious art of ‘Cryptojacking’. A brief history of hacking Hacking first emerged as a malicious term in the 1970s, when early hackers (known as ‘phreakers’,… View Article

9 industries that use blockchain

Blockchain technology is starting to gain traction in the mainstream. Its efficiency, transparency and versatility appeal to consumers and businesses alike, making wide-scale adoption likely in the coming decades. Recognising blockchain’s potential to disrupt traditional infrastructure, many industries have started integrating the technology into their business processes. Financial services companies are amongst the early adopters… View Article

Is Google banning crypto-related ads from its service a good thing?

Google recently announced its plan to ban online advertisements related to cryptocurrencies – including ads for everything from ICOs to exchanges and wallets. Facebook announced a similar ban in January. With the two largest online advertisers seemingly condemning cryptocurrencies, prices dropped and investors around the world panicked. Is this the start of a wider crackdown?… View Article

Dear parents, here’s what you need to know about Bitcoin

If your kids have been through their teens (or are going through them now), you’re probably used to unpredictable behavior. Sudden mood swings, confidence highs and lows, a rebellious nature. Should that sound familiar, you already understand the nature of Bitcoin. Bitcoin acts a bit like a teenager. Volatile and fickle, Bitcoin has been through… View Article

What is the true value of cryptocurrency?

You can’t see me, or touch me but I can be mined. What am I? Answer – a cryptocurrency (of course). Money that you can’t hold, or really see and only truly exists in cyberspace – a case of the emperor’s new clothes perhaps? After all, surely something only exists because it’s tangible, right? So…if… View Article

Here’s why crypto is perfect for digital nomads

You probably adopted a nomadic lifestyle out of a desire for freedom and flexibility. Freedom from a 9-5 schedule, lengthy commutes, inner-city rent and the growing pile of unneeded possessions. The flexibility to live anywhere with WiFi and have new experiences every day. Okay, you don’t literally work on the beach with a fruity drink… View Article

A beginner’s look at Ethereum: 7 notable facts

For many people, Ethereum is the logical next step after getting the hang of Bitcoin. A couple of months ago, we covered the basics of Ethereum. Today we’re bringing you seven extra things you should know about the original altcoin. Ethereum is a platform for the cryptocurrency Ether Ethereum is a little more complicated than most altcoins. While Ethereum… View Article

Why crypto financial management is so important for our future

We need banks because we need money and we also need a way to manage it. But traditional banks don’t always meet everyone’s needs. Bitcoin first showed us what an alternative could look like. Here’s why cryptocurrency financial management is important for the future. Psychologists often say that humans are set apart from other animals… View Article