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Title Handbook of digital currency : bitcoin, innovation, financial instruments, and big data / edited by David Lee Kuo Chuen
Published Amsterdam : Academic Press is an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 588 pages) : illustrations
Summary Annotation Incorporating currencies, payment methods, and protocols that computers use to talk to each other, digital currencies are poised to grow in use and importance. "The" "Handbook of Digital Currency" gives readers a way to learn about subjects outside their specialties and provides authoritative background and tools for those whose primary source of information is journal articles. Taking a cross-country perspective, its comprehensive view of the field includes history, technicality, IT, finance, economics, legal, tax and regulatory environment. For those who come from different backgrounds with different questions in mind, "The Handbook of Digital Currency" is an essential starting point.Discusses all major strategies and tactics associated with digital currencies, their uses, and their regulationsPresents future scenarios for the growth of digital currenciesWritten for regulators, crime prevention units, tax authorities, entrepreneurs, micro-financiers, micro-payment businesses, cryptography experts, software developers, venture capitalists, hedge fund managers, hardware manufacturers, credit card providers, money changers, remittance service providers, exchanges, and academics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed May 11, 2015)
Subject Bitcoin.
Electronic funds transfers.
Finance -- Data processing.
Financial instruments.
Form Electronic book
Author Lee Kuo Chuen, David, editor
ISBN 0128023511 (electronic bk)
9780128023518 (electronic bk)