Essays about: "virtual currency"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words virtual currency.

  1. 1. Blockchain technology in Scania Services : An investigative study of how blockchain technology can be utilized by Scania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Datalogi

    Author : Jim Lindberg; [2017]
    Keywords : blockchain technology; decentralization; disintermediation; transportation industry; bitcoin; provenance tracking; platooning; data sharing;

    Abstract : Blockchain technology emerged in 2009 together with the introduction of Bitcoin, the first virtual currency which enabled nodes in a network, that do not necessarily trust each other, to exchange digital value without the use of trusted intermediaries. Since then, the idea of disintermediation and decentralization has gained traction in a large number of applications outside the world of finance and virtual currencies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bitcoin a favourable instrument for diversification? : A quantitative study on the relations between Bitcoin and global stock markets

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Dominik Krause; Nga Pham; [2017]
    Keywords : Bitcoin; virtual currency; Garch model; Value at Risk; portfolio optimization;

    Abstract : Bitcoin is a peer to peer (p2p) payment cash system and an unregulated digital currency that is primarily designed and developed in 2008 without tender legal status. Bitcoin is so-called cryptocurrency because it uses the cryptographic function in order to secure the creation and transfer of money. READ MORE

  3. 3. Purchasing behaviour on aesthetic items in online video games with real currency : The case of Counter Strike: Global Offensive

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Bruno Rodríguez; [2017]
    Keywords : Video games; Virtual Items; Aesthetics; Purchase Intention; Symbolic Value; Counter Strike;

    Abstract : Over the last decade, buying in-game content with real money has become a more common practice among players in order to unlock exclusive content in video games. Prior research has mainly focused on those functional digital items that provide an advantage to the buyer. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual Currency, Blockchain Technology, and EU Law: The “Next Internet” in AML/CFT Regulation’s Shadow

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Jesse Rigsby; [2016]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

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  5. 5. The Role Decentralised Non-Regulated Virtual Currencies Play in Facilitating Unlawful Financial Transactions.

    University essay from KTH/Entreprenörskap och Innovation; KTH/Entreprenörskap och Innovation

    Author : Healy Cian; ZHE LI; [2016]
    Keywords : Virtual Currency; Cryptocurrency; Bitcoin; Illicit Financial Transactions; Cybercrime.;

    Abstract : As consumer payment services have been developed at a rapid rate in recent years, the introduction to the market of decentralised, non-regulated cryptocurrencies has enabled a significant increase in acts of criminality in the cyber environment. Efforts to combat and curb the continued growth of such illicit activities have included the development, implementation and enforcement of legislation and regulations by governing authorities on a global scale. READ MORE