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October 2017 Cryptocurrency News Roundup

In October, cryptocurrency had a wild ride with bitcoin’s ascension past the US$6,000 mark. We look at the key market and industry news that hit the headlines this month, and where some of the current blockchain trends are taking us.

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Taiwan Believes in Crypto

Taiwan’s national fintech focus has moved to include cryptocurrency, which it deems “a huge opportunity for growth.” In Taiwan Cryptocurrency Scene Mirrors Japanwe look at cryptocurrency’s positive status in the Southeast Asian country.

South Korea Considers Bitcoin Taxation

When cryptocurrency popularity keeps growing, governments notice…and react. Korea is sitting up and taking note of the taxation opportunities they’re missing out on thanks to the influx of domestic fiat currency into…


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