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Hong Kong Science and Technology Park: Turning Tech Startups' Visions into Reality
Blockchain.News sat down with Peter Mok, Head of Incubation and Acceleration Programmes, HKSTP to gain further insight into the incubation initiative and the custom-made programs, that have been designed to support technology startups, and specifically how they could be utilized by blockchain startups.

Hong Kong with its Incredibly Unique Positioning in FinTech
In the second part of our interview with Peter Mok, Head of Incubation and Acceleration Programs at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP), he went into detail on the initiatives they have developed to combat the global talent shortage, bring Hong Kong’s lagging Fintech industry up to speed and he tells us how blockchain startups can leverage the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park.

Veteran Trader Peter Brandt Warns Bitcoin Can Go Below $1000
After the roller coaster ride of Bitcoin early this morning, veteran market trader Peter Brandt comes out with a bold statement saying that Bitcoin price may go even down to as low as $1000.

"I Knew Owning Bitcoin Was a Bad Idea," Claims Peter Schiff After Losing Access to His Bitcoin Wallet
"I knew to own Bitcoin was a bad idea, I just never realized it was this bad!" exclaims Peter Schiff, after losing access to his bitcoin wallet and his password being invalidated. The crypto – the community has offered help, but it would seem the BTC has been lost for good.

PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Injects $30 Million into Crypto Firm BlockFi to Improve Cash Flow and Expand Product Lines
The series B offering was led by Valar Ventures, which is a venture capital company backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Theil. Other investors in the offering round included Winklevoss Capital, Avon Ventures, Morgan Creek Digital, CMT Digital, PJC, and Akuna Capital. New investors included Purple Arch Ventures, Arrington XRP Capital, Kenetic Capital, HashKey Capital, and Castle Island Ventures.

German Government to Revamp its Energy Sector with Blockchain-Based Strategy
The German government intends to propel efficiency and productivity in its energy sector. As a result, it intends to use blockchain technology to attain this objective as stated by the country's Federal Minister of Economics, Peter Altmaier.

Gold Price Hits New Six-Year High But Fake Bars May Benefit Bitcoin
There seems to be no slowing down behind the sentiments driving the Increase in the price of the precious metal. Recently Goldbug Peter Schiff has been seen to be making headlines on the news, shilling his baby and expressing his admiration for his virtue of hedging against Central Banks.

Hong Kong Blockchain Ecosystem
HK Blockchain Ecosystem

Retail Shopping Disrupted by Blockchain - Cash Back and Assets
Steven Lin joined Gojoy as CEO in February. The retail online shopping platform operating in China was the brainchild of his fellow co-founders Peter Wu, Juan Vargas, and James Zhang. The tagline of the platform is the ‘world’s most rewarding shopping community’ and it does indeed create a community that is rewarded for shopping. Not the platform, but the shoppers.

Blockchain and IoT: Transforming Hong Kong into a Smart City
Blockchain and IoT: Transforming Hong Kong into a Smart City

Crypto Markets Waver with $30 Billion in a Bitcoin Sell-Off
This bearish triangle pattern exhibited by Bitcoin for the past months reached its lowest- $8000

Bitcoin Dominance Hits 70% at 30-Month High While Altcoins are Dying
Bitcoin now accounts for just over 70 percent of the total cryptocurrency market capitalization as of September 3rd according to CoinMarketCap.

Christine Lagarde Announced EUR 750 Billion Bond Buyback, Bitcoin Surged 10%
With the launch of ECB's €750 Billion bond buyback, Bitcoin, in the last 24 hours witnessed a steep increase in price clocking at 16% growth.

Fintech Startup Stripe Reaches $35 Billion Valuation
According to CNBC, San Francisco-based payments startup Stripe has just raised another $250 million in funding, bringing its valuation from $22.5 billion to $35 billion

South Korean Shared Workspace Company Turns to a Blockchain-Powered Real Estate Platform
Sparkplus, a South Korean office sharing company, has announced a partnership with tech startup Kasa Korea for a blockchain-enabled real estate funding platform. Through the strategic collaboration, Sparkplus seeks to revolutionize Seoul’s sharing economy through a decentralized network that would enable people without much money to collectively and indirectly fund real estate.

Bosch and Wien Energie Launch Blockchain-Based Fridge!
Bosch and Wien Energie Launch Blockchain-Based Fridge!

Mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto Unmasked?
Mystery of Satoshi Nakamoto unmasked? The self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” Craig Wright has filed copyright registrations for the whitepaper “Bitcoin: A peer-to-peer electronic cash system” and early Bitcoin codes with the U.S. Copyright Office.

Bitfinex Permitted to Withhold Documents About Alleged $850 Million Cover-up
The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court has ruled that Bitfinex is legally allowed to withhold documents pertaining to the alleged cover-up of an $850 million loss on its trading platform.

How to Prepare For the Future 10 Pillars of Token Economy?
Around 200 financial professionals and crypto pioneers gathered in “FutureX – Ten Pillars of the Token Economy” on 8 May 2019 held in St Regis Hotel, Hong Kong. The 10 Pillars of Token Economy are audit, developers, funds, institutions, insurance, legal, media, regulations, retail and token champion.

Australian Securities Exchange Postpones Migration to Blockchain Settlement System Due to Coronavirus Concerns
The Australian Securities Exchange has further postponed the replacement of its current CHESS system with a new blockchain-based settlement system due to coronavirus concerns.

Block.one Settles with SEC to the Tune of $24 Million
Blacksburg startup Block.one has agreed to pay $24 million (HK$ 188 million) in fines to settle the allegations of unlawfully selling its ICO (initial coin offering) to US investors. The blockchain company had raised several billion dollars between 2017 and 2018 by selling its own digital currency.

Is Bitcoin still a Safe Haven? The Crypto Community Debates on Twitter Following Global Stock Market Crash
Is Bitcoin still a safe haven? The Crypto Community takes the debate to Twitter after the biggest stock market crash since 2009.

Part 1: State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation (Government Press Release)
State of Hong Kong Blockchain Regulation revealed following a question by the Hon Charles Mok and a written reply by the Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr Nicholas W Yang, in the Legislative Council 29 May