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    China’s blockchain industry looks overseas as ICO blanket ban stirs fear

China’s blockchain industry looks overseas as ICO blanket ban stirs fear

Photo credit: cooldesign / 123RF. China’s cryptocurrency speculators have had one hell of a week. Since the Chinese government’s announcement on Monday banning all token crowdsales – also known as

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    Wheel of misfortune

Wheel of misfortune

This is a graveyard of startup dreams and investor cash: Ride-share startups’ bicycles confiscated from Shanghai’s Jing’an district. Photo credit: ChinaNews. The rows and piles of bicycles, from an array

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    Brief: China bans ICOs

Brief: China bans ICOs

Wow, indeed. Photo credit: adriantoday / 123RF. The news (extracted from Bloomberg): One of the hottest new waves in tech – startups raising money via a virtual currency – has

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Video: Use your face as a boarding pass

  Video: Use your face as a boarding pass

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In China, KFC tests out ‘smile to pay’

  In China, KFC tests out ‘smile to pay’

KFC is now testing out booths at a store in China where people pay with their face. GIF by Tech

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Alibaba’s movie business is booming – and losing a ton of money

  Alibaba’s movie business is booming – and losing a ton of money

Photo credit: leaf / 123RF It isn’t just in online shopping and payments where Jack Ma’s Alibaba is making coin

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Brief: Singapore lags behind in online payments

  Brief: Singapore lags behind in online payments

Paying for food with a messaging app in China. Photo credit: McDonalds. The news (extracted from Today): Ninety percent of

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What you need to know about Hong Kong’s first unicorn

  What you need to know about Hong Kong’s first unicorn

Photo credit: Gogovan. Hong Kong now has its first startup unicorn. Gogovan, an Uber for deliveries that started up in

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China’s JD confirms Go-Jek funding

  China’s JD confirms Go-Jek funding

Indonesia’s Go-Jek started out with motorbikes, then added cars later. Photo credit: Go-Jek. Chinese ecommerce company JD has invested in

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