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WhatsApp reportedly plans mobile payments launch in Indonesia

Business 21 August 2019

WhatsApp reportedly plans mobile payments launch in Indonesia

Messaging app WhatsApp is in discussion with a number of local partners on proposals that would see the firm introduce mobile payment services in Indonesia.

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Japan’s Rakuten opens registration for new crypto exchange, wallet

Business 17 April 2019

Japan’s Rakuten opens registration for new crypto exchange, wallet

Traders with a Rakuten ID and a bank account associated with their account are now invited to begin signing up for the service, which will combine crypto exchange and wallet functionality.

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JD.com to open blockchain research lab

Tech 31 October 2018

JD.com to open blockchain research lab

Chinese e-retailer JD.com will be setting up a blockchain research lab in cooperation with two universities.

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Rakuten joins Japan’s crypto fray with $2.3M exchange buy

Business 3 September 2018

Rakuten joins Japan’s crypto fray with $2.3M exchange buy

ecommerce giant Rakuten said that it had decided to acquire a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, called Everybody's Bitcoin, to continue diversifying its interests and thus also entering the crypto space.

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China’s JD.com prepares for asset-backed securities on blockchain

Tech 14 June 2018

China’s JD.com prepares for asset-backed securities on blockchain

Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com has announced it is planning to launch asset-backed securities powered by blockchain.

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Jerry Chan: If Bitcoin is not an effective medium of exchange, it cannot be a store of value

Events 6 June 2018

Jerry Chan: If Bitcoin is not an effective medium of exchange, it cannot be a store of value

At the CoinGeek Conference in Hong Kong, SBI Bits’ Jerry Chan explains how Bitcoin’s role as a medium of exchange is critical to its acceptance as a store of value.

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Chinese e-Commerce giant Alibaba sues Alibabacoin

Business 12 April 2018

Chinese e-Commerce giant Alibaba sues Alibabacoin

Two Alibabas are at war: Chinese e-Commerce giant Alibaba.com is suing Dubai-based Alibabacoin Foundation, which launched and raised over $3.5 million through an ICO.

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Alibaba-owned Taobao outlaws ICOs, cryptocurrency

Business 12 April 2018

Alibaba-owned Taobao outlaws ICOs, cryptocurrency

Online shopping platform Taobao has prohibited stores from promoting ICOs, cryptocurrencies, and other related goods and services.

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Chinese ecommerce giant JD taps blockchain tech to track safe meat

Tech 5 March 2018

Chinese ecommerce giant JD taps blockchain tech to track safe meat

The Beijing-based e-commerce giant has teamed up with meat merchant InterAgri to employ blockchain tech and track down their meat supply.

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How to move eCommerce to bCommerce

Tech 3 January 2018

How to move eCommerce to bCommerce

What merchants really need is Bitcoin Cash, which offers bigger blocks for more transactions, faster speed, and lower transaction fees.

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