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The cryptocurrency billionaire died in April at age 54.
Matthew Mellon led a fast-paced life of privilege before his unexpected death in April at age 54, and now actor Johnny Depp is reportedly considering playing the banking heir in a potential film about his life.The New York Post reports that Mellon's family is "divided ...
How to speak, act, and shop like a cryptocrat—even if you have no idea what a blockchain is.
Long, long ago, in 2009, a group of proud pioneers began using the independent peer-to-peer electronic cash system known as Bitcoin. Nick Szabo and the Winklevii were among us. It was like the Wild West, a hazy, far-off time when all you could buy ...
Who are the main players, what do they do, and who is regulating them?
When Bitcoin exchanges and Satoshi Citadel Industries (SCI) launched in 2014, the Philippine market was only beginning to establish a virtual currency community.Writing in cryptocurrency media website CoinDesk back then, one of the pioneers expressed optimism about the potential of cryptocurrencies ...
The Philippines is second only to Indonesia in virtual currency adoption among five developing ASEAN countries.
Compared to its Southeast Asian neighbors, the Philippines has been relatively more open to using Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, according to a report in, the Financial Times newspaper’s online site.In an article published last December 6 titled “Southeast Asia ready to ...
Policy turnaround reflects regulators view that virtual currencies can boost financial inclusion
Bitcoin-enabled fintech platform announced it has been granted an Electronic Money Issuer (EMI) license by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), making it the first blockchain startup in Asia to win such a license from monetary regulators, it said in a ...