Posts Tagged: bitcoin

Making Satoshi proud: This Bitcoin umbrella firm has released six companies in three months

An umbrella company for Bitcoin ventures in the Philippines has already released six of them, and they show no signs of slowing.

  • August 20, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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Rakuten Super Logistics U.S accepts bitcoin

Could this be one step towards Rakuten the ecommerce giant accepting bitcoin as payment?

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:37 pm
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Pick up your pickaxes and headlamps: here’s how Bitcoin mining works

If you’re new to Bitcoin mining, here’s a guide that explains how it works and how you can get going.

  • July 21, 2014
  • at 7:40 pm
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A Los Angeles crowd goes in search of 36 plastic Angry Bird orbs stuffed with cash. Photo courtesy of Time.

Because we all love free money, startups should try marketing with a @HiddenCash scavenger hunt

An enterprising startup should bring the @HiddenCash concept to Asia, and here’s why.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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How a startup is driving Bitcoin adoption with selfies in the Philippines

Satoshi Citadel Industries, an umbrella company in the Philippines for various Bitcoin-based ventures, has launched its quirkiest product to...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Lost cause or comeback king? BTC China CEO Bobby Lee on the state of Bitcoin in China

"Bitcoin is not easy," he says, but maintains the challenges that Bitcoin faces in China right now are only temporary.

  • June 25, 2014
  • at 4:42 pm
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This startup taps into Bitcoin to offer better payment options for merchants in the Philippines

Bitmarket provides a wider market reach for merchants and promotes ease of payment for customers.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

This crowdsourced courier service wants to make the system more transparent, accepts Bitcoin

With painful delivery experiences in mind, this founder decided to tackle the problem by creating her own on-demand courier service.

  • May 14, 2014
  • at 5:10 pm
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SOTW - weekend reading

12 of our hottest tech stories, lists, and features for your weekend reading

Wanna catch up on Asia tech news? Worry not! Check out or list of the hottest stories from the past seven days on Tech In Asia!

  • May 10, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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BitX, a Bitcoin wallet and exchange for emerging markets, raises $800k

BitX wants to push Bitcoin into emerging markets through its wallet, exchange, merchant integration, and API.

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Working on a Bitcoin startup across three continents is trying to become the dominant exchange in the Philippines - even though its co-founders are spread over three continents.

  • July 30, 2014
  • at 10:51 am
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Hours after Typhoon Rammasun slams into Philippines, bitcoin fundraising campaign begins

Hours after Typhoon Rammasun slams into Philippines, bitcoin fundraising campaign begins

People can donate in bitcoin to the typhoon relief operation by scanning a QR code on this donations microsite.

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 3:43 pm
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10 must-follow thought leaders in the Philippine tech scene

Following these business thought leaders will improve your Twitter experience.

  • July 11, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Send home your wages using Bitcoin and avoid hefty money transfer fees? That’s now a reality

On June 29, Philippines-based Bitcoin exchange launched its remittance service, The service targets the $24.7 billio...

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Tokyo’s first Bitcoin ATM arrives… at a bar in Roppongi

Despite the recent meltdown of Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, the city has received its first fully-operational Bitcoin ATM.

  • May 30, 2014
  • at 9:56 pm
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This team wants to turn Bali into Bitcoin Island

Bitcoin Indonesia and Coin Of Sale, a Bitcoin point-of-sales system, are looking to turn Bali into a haven for Bitcoin users.

  • May 28, 2014
  • at 7:45 pm
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SMS Bitcoin wallets to Singapore and beyond

The state of Bitcoin in Southeast Asia

A look in how Bitcoin is doing in each market, save for Singapore.

  • May 13, 2014
  • at 9:01 am
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Startup Asia audience selects winner in Bitcoin debate

Richard Jerram (Bank of Singapore) and Aurelian Menant (Gatecoin) debated the future of Bitcoin in Asia.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 1:05 pm
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