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AseanPlus News 06 Mar 2014 | 11:59 AM

Online sleuthing by Mt. Gox dispossessed throws up few clues

SINGAPORE: Some of those who have lost bitcoins in the collapse of Mt. Gox have turned to internet sleuthing to find out where their money has gone - but they're unlikely to have much luck.

World 17 Feb 2016 | 7:31 AM

Flux Party seeks to be the bitcoin of Australian politics

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A new Australian political party is using the virtual currency bitcoin as a model to replace what they say is an outdated political system - representative democracy - with a streamlined new polity for the information age.

AseanPlus News 17 Nov 2016 | 2:47 PM

China’s central bank steps up efforts to create digital currency

The People’s Bank of China is cautious about digital money beyond its control, such as Bitcoin, and is researching benefits of its own sovereign digital currency

Nation 10 Jun 2017 | 9:25 AM

Bitcoin users told to be vigilant of cyber attacks

SERDANG: Following the recent ''WannaCry'' ransomware cyber attack, which blackmailed computer users worldwide, those dealing in digital currencies such as Bitcoin need to be more vigilant and keep their accounts secure.

World 27 Jun 2017 | 11:25 PM

Cyber attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

MOSCOW/KIEV/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.

AseanPlus News 25 Jul 2017 | 7:01 AM

Hong Kong programme hopes to unearth next fintech blockbuster

Ten technology start-ups selected for a 12-week mentorship programme, backed by 18 major financial heavyweights

World 26 Jul 2017 | 8:29 PM

U.S. indicts suspected Russian 'mastermind' of $4 billion bitcoin laundering scheme

NEW YORK/ATHENS/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator of a digital currency exchange he allegedly used to launder more than $4 billion (£3.04 billion) for people involved in crimes ranging from computer hacking to drug trafficking.

Nation 20 Sep 2017 | 9:30 AM

Bitcoin: A gold rush in the digital age

UNLESS you have been living under a rock, you would have heard the buzz about cryptocurrency, and Bitcoin in particular.

World 14 Dec 2017 | 9:15 PM

Denmark considers using cryptocurrencies for humanitarian aid

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark sees potential for blockchain technology in humanitarian aid and said on Thursday it is considering becoming the first donor country to move money using cryptocurrencies.

AseanPlus News 19 Dec 2017 | 2:25 PM

Bitcoin investors risk losing it all, warns Singapore

SINGAPORE: As bitcoin continues its gravity-less bounce, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has issued a strong warning to would-be investors to act with "extreme caution" and understand the significant risks of choosing to invest in cryptocurrencies.