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    Bitten by the bitcoin bug

    Spectrum, Published on 19/03/2017

    » Atit Lertkiatpanit does not carry bundles of banknotes, but his wealth is assured by his digital wallet. The 26-year-old entrepreneur is an active cryptocurrency investor. He remains unfazed by the fact that bitcoins are not recognised by the Bank of Thailand. He started collecting bitcoins a couple of years ago and the intangible currency now accounts for 70% of his portfolio.

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    Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

    Reuters, Published on 14/12/2017

    » LONDON/NEW YORK: As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.

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    Bitcoin not money, US judge rules in victory for backers

    AFP, Published on 06/08/2016

    » NEW YORK - Bitcoin, a Florida judge says, is not real money. Ironically, that could provide a boost to use of the crypto-currency which has remained in the shadows of the financial system.

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    Tightening the net on the global ransomware threat

    Spectrum, Published on 04/06/2017

    » On the morning of March 6, Somsak Vatinchai, the managing director of laboratory equipment firm Design Alternative Co, was surprised to find himself unable to log onto the company's computer system like he did every weekday.

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    Betting big on bitcoin

    Business, Published on 28/06/2017

    » Lim Lao Ngow, a fishball noodle shop, has been running for more than 80 years in Bangkok's bustling Chinatown. It remains a lucrative and vibrant business.

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    The other side of the coin

    Business, Published on 10/05/2019

    » The allure of the digital asset trade has declined in Thailand after bitcoin's slump, but competition in the virtual asset class is poised to grow fiercer as the regulatory environment and securities digitisation provide room for growth in the digital asset ecosystem.

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    Parsing the digital gamble

    Business, Darana Chudasri, Published on 14/05/2018

    » The cryptocurrency frenzy dominated the headlines in 2017 as investors were hooked when bitcoin's value skyrocketed from US$330 (10,524 baht) to around $7,500 (238,935 baht) in just 24 months, sparking a gold rush in the virtual world.

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    Cyberthreats ratcheting up

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 03/04/2018

    » Cybersecurity threats in Thailand are intensifying, the country's ranking dropping last year to 18th-worst from 25th in 2016, with cryptojacking in particular on the rise, says Symantec, a leading information security firm.

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    Fending off token opposition

    Business, Published on 29/01/2018

    » Traditional investment assets such as bullion and equity have been superseded by initial coin offerings (ICO), a much-touted digital crowdfunding option making a big bang across the globe.

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    Digital disruption, transformation gather steam

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 29/12/2017

    » In 2018, the digital transformation will continue to influence business as the growing adoption of cutting-edge technologies helps companies shift to a digitally driven model and survive in the era of digital disruption.

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