Web Wednesday : Bitcoin at Web Wednesday (V83)

Bitcoin was designed to be unregulated by any government or central authority. “I think regulation is a must at this point,” said Todd Williams, a stockbroker and Bitcoin investor since 2010. Diginex works with governments and NGOs on blockchain-enabled systems to ensure contract details and workers’ whereabouts are recorded for all to see Bitcoin mining firm DigiMex has showed investors “where funds were invested and spent, at ... our morning email with news and insights you need to understand our changing world. Sign me up . By ... Quartz is a guide to the new global economy for people in business who are excited by change. We cover business, economics, markets, finance, technology, science, design, and fashion. But according to Shin of DigiMex, for Asian financial hubs Hong Kong, Singa­pore and Malaysia, it wasn’t too much for the market at all; in fact the decision by regulators in those markets to keep their hands off of bitcoin was very deliber­ate and strategic. In November the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said it would not regulate bitcoin. Singapore fell in line in December with a similar ...

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