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Blockchain Booking System Concierge.io Enters Alpha

13.04.2018, 08:59

Hotel and holiday booking platform Concierge.io, based on a NEO system rather than the traditional means of a middle man, is making strides towards its alpha which it plans to release later this month. The pre-sale has concluded, and now March 22nd becomes the next deadline for the blockchain booking solution as it hopes to stick to their deadline of releasing their platform alpha over a week before the main sale begins on March 31st.

U.S. trade war fears ripple through China's 'workshop of the world'

13.04.2018, 08:53

DONGGUAN, China (Reuters) - Allan Chau, the general manager of a Chinese factory making precision metal parts for U.S. customers, is still calling it a "proposed" trade war, but that hasn't stopped him from planning for the worst.

HKMA Intervenes to Buy Local Currency, First Time Since '05

13.04.2018, 08:48

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority bought the local currency for the first time since the current trading band was imposed in 2005, after the exchange rate sank to the weak end of its permitted range.

Former Amazon China VP Appointed CEO - Solidifies JET8’s Expansion

13.04.2018, 08:31

March 12th, 2018 - Today, Bruce Aitken, Vice President of Amazon China and previously Director of Finance and Strategy for Intel China, announced his new appointment (effective in early April) as CEO of social engagement innovator JET8. The announcement comes on the heels of JET8's Token Generation Event, establishing a blockchain based token for its revolutionary peer-to-peer engagement ecosystem; heralding in a new era for social media.

Singapore Allows Currency to Gain in Gradual Tightening Move

13.04.2018, 08:26

Singapore’s central bank made a measured change to policy, allowing its currency to strengthen in the face of solid economic growth, while also acknowledging mounting risks from a U.S.-China trade war.