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Jon Southurst

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Jon Southurst has been interested in bitcoin since reading Neal Stephenson's 'Cryptonomicon' in 2012. A long-time tech writer, he has been a regular contributor at CoinDesk and has written for Kaiko.com, DeepDotWeb and ancient print publications. He lives on an artificial island in Tokyo.

Bitcoin ATMs Taking off in Vietnam With New Arrivals

Bitcoin ATM operator EasyBit said today it plans to install three new bitcoin ATMs in Vietnam. The company already operates one machine in Ho...

Blockchain Works and Reduces Costs: Japanese Banking Industry Report

Japan's Blockchain Study Group, consisting of four large financial and accounting firms, today published a report on how blockchain technology will affect their industry....

Hong Kong Government Still Cautious About Blockchain

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) held a one-day fintech event on Friday to present blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the industry....

How Blockchain Contracts and IoT Could Save Global Shipping Billions

A "case study event" in Hong Kong this month will look at blockchain's potential to solve problems in the global freight shipping industry. The...

New Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode: Ivan Zone of Suchflex

The Bitcoin.com Podcast is out again! This week, Gavin Knight talks to Ivan Zone, CEO of Suchflex. Suchflex is a shared computing platform that...

China’s New Blockchain Drive: Who’s Leading it, and Why?

China observers have noticed a pivot in the national government's approach to blockchain technology and even Bitcoin recently. But where did this come from?...

Chinese Government Hosts Blockchain Conference

The Chinese Government is taking a new look at blockchain technology's promises. Its new approach became clear this week when it hosted the two-day...

Using Blockchain to Fight the Fake Diploma Nightmare

Fake college diplomas and other credentials are a huge problem in this age of professional-grade copying and printing services. However one smart contracts startup...

‘Friendliest’ Bitcoin Wallet iPayYou Now Sells Gift Cards

User and newcomer-friendly wallet service iPayYou says it wants to help create a merchandising ecosystem for Bitcoin. To kick this off, it now allows...

Bitcoin.com Podcast: Bitcoin Investment Funds with Ransu Salovaara

Check out the latest Bitcoin.com podcast episode, out now. This week, Gavin Knight talks to Revoltura CEO Ransu Salovaara. Gibraltar-based Revoltura creates "publicly traded,...

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