Bitcoin @ NUS, Luv Khemani at N Corner on Bitcoin and Entrepreneurship

Local Exchange fybsg funder Luv Khemani was at NUS' entrepreneur corner to give a talk on bitcoin and entrepreneurship. Luv started with his time in NUS, as well as his first entrepreneurial venture that flopped and then the lessons he learned. Soon, it quickly moved towards bitcoin, which was a hotly debated topic amongst the audience which included a few people from overseas (on exchange?). Of the audience present, about 3 had bitcoins. What is bitcoin, as well as its potential for the future was explored, with the…
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Singapore Cosplay Shop Otaku House now takes Bitcoins

Singapore Cosplay Shop Otaku House now takes Bitcoins for their Online shop If you have some Bitcoins stashed away, there are now more ways to spend them. This cryptocurrency is on the rise in Asia – and Otaku House is among the first merchants to accept Bitcoin in Singapore ! Bitcoin has little to no processing fees, is consumer-friendly and all transactions are fast and secure. Bitcoin also does not require a bank to handle transaction processes consumers would save more in the long run. The below is…
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Business Times (singapore): fiat currencies remain the mainstay of money laundering

An article in the Singapore Business Times (Singapore's Business paper) Doesn't seem to be paywalled: Of course, fiat currencies remain the mainstay of money laundering, and Al-Qaeda is unlikely to transact in bitcoin for now. alternative currency that can circumvent unwieldy banks without interference from a party-pooping central authority. Money can be transferred across the world in seconds, for a micro-fraction of the transaction fees that banks and payment processors charge. What on earth would compel a bank to provide a service to an industry that threatens its…
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Diablo 3 Reaper of Souls Launch Party in Singapore

The launch party took place at Lido, Shaw Theatres, where there was 2 hours of non stop lucky draws leading up to the grand finals. The first and second prizes involves Alienware computers. The odds was pretty good it looks, as it was a few chances out of a few hundred at getting the Alienware computer or laptop. The Steelseries headset is a pretty good prize and there were mice and figurines and gashas to round it off. A few collector's editions were also being given away. There…
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OKcoin raises $10m, claims largest trading volume

Imaginary Markets has previously met an OKcoin investor in Singapore before (bitcoin meetup). They had then expressed interest in possible expansion to Singapore. Singapore of course has quite a bit of Bitcoin activity, and also quite a bit of existing exchanges and now ATMs. They were one of the first exchanges to take litecoin, and now huobi and btcchina has followed that. The top 3 bitcoin exchanges in china are now also litecoin exchanges. Should be quite the competition tg989 9 points 2 days ago They're apparently doing…
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Free to play Live, Dota Movie, Fountain Hook Dendi Doll, Hyhy Doom, Jeremy Lin

Also has Jeremy Lin It opens with Hyhy who has since left dota for LoL but may be returning. Followed by Dendi and then Loomis. Free to Play Collector’s Pack March 18, 2014 - Dota Team Free to Play is almost here, so get your pre-load started and be ready the moment it’s out To commemorate the impending release of our much-anticipated Dota 2 documentary, special items are now available in the Dota store. These items were forged in creative partnership with several pro players and include: The…
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Singapore Bitcoin Meetup Feb 13

Singapore Community Upbeat and Vibrant despite Global Bitcoin Gloom In Asia, Bitcoiners streamed into Bartini in Singapore for the monthly gathering and meetup. Despite the global gloom and doom from the malleability issues, price crashes and DDoS attacks, there was much more people compared to previous events. Being in a unique position between the east and west, there were also many people arriving from around the world. There were miners, enthusiasts, investors, businesses and some from public bodies. Bitcoiners gave presentations on varied topics, as well as current…
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Singapore’s Gocoin takes Dogecoin, Makes WSJ, Such Hip

It's official @GoCoin announces support for #Dogecoin payments and more to come! — (@GoCoin) March 13, 2014 SOURCE: GoCoin March 13, 2014 11:00 ET GoCoin Gives Hat Tip to Shibes -- Such Doge Support! Digital Currency Payments Move Beyond Bitcoin and Litecoin SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Mar 13, 2014) - GoCoin, the first international payment platform for digital currencies, today announced plans to support popular alt-currency, dogecoin. Designed to serve high volume e-commerce and smaller retail operators alike, GoCoin currently empowers merchants to process bitcoin and litecoin payments at checkout.…
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Deals and Promotions in Singapore for Diablo 3 and Reaper of Souls

Post by PlayPark. Playpark is having a giveaway Each winner will walk away with: - A pair of goodie bags, each bag consisting of: - One Funko figurine (assorted design) - One Blizzcon gachapon figurine (assorted design) - One Reaper of Souls T-Shirt (assorted sizes) * Please keep all postings clean/polite. All inflammatory postings will be deleted by our moderator. * Each winner will get two goodie bags, to be collected at the event venue. TecDrome and Qisahn preorders put Reaper of Souls at $40 sgd, (after discounts…
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