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16/06/2017
by GAA Accounting
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Blockchain: a ledger you can bank on

While bitcoin attracted negative publicity in its early days, virtual currency networks such as blockchain and Ethereum have the potential to change the world. By Emmet Kelly Picture the scene: a locker room with an infinite number of lockers in … Continue reading

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16/06/2016
by GAA Accounting
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The blockchain that binds us

By James Kelly Blockchain technology is creating a buzz in the worlds of banking and finance that it will lead to faster, cheaper and more secure services, but at what cost and is Hong Kong ready for the distributed ledger? … Continue reading

18/04/2016
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New kid on the blockchain

By Vikram Kumar If blockchain is essentially just a database, has its potential impact been overestimated? In 2015, blockchain had all the frothy bubbles of a new wave crashing. Headlines called it the next big thing. Venture capital fuelled start-ups … Continue reading

02/12/2014
by GAA Accounting
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The Brave New World of Bitcoins

By Tony Malkovic They only exist in cyberspace, secrecy surrounds who invented them, and no government or bank controls their use. Yet bitcoins are tipped by some to become a US$400 billion global enterprise. Don’t be fooled by all those photos of bitcoins you … Continue reading

03/06/2014
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Fraud and Virtual Currencies

By David Malamed Bitcoins and other virtual currencies may be the way of the future, but they’re also opening new doors for scammers. Pump-and-dump schemes are hardly new. But the one that emerged in December 2013 had a twist few … Continue reading

03/06/2014
by GAA Accounting
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Why Bitcoin is the Way of the Future

By Dwayne Bragonier Bills and coins are on their way out and digital currencies are on the rise. How’s this for a bold statement: all conventional currencies will fail over the next 30 years and will be replaced by cryptocurrencies, … Continue reading