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An updatable credit card-sized card with embedded integrated circuits that can receive input processed—via ICC applications—and deliver it as output

smart card

, smartcard (smart kard)
A plastic card, resembling a credit or debit card, that can provide identification, authentication, data storage, and other applications, such as a health insurance card on which the critical details of a person's health history are encoded.
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Bitcoin BTC=BTSP, the best-known digital coin, was created in 2008 as an alternative to currencies controlled by governments and banks, but crypto trading and digital currencies remain largely unsupervised.
Retail investors have poured money into digital coins, enticed by the huge run-up in prices.
(https://www.zdnet.com/article/cryptocurrency-startup-hacks-itself-before-hacker-gets-a-chance-to-steal-users-funds/) Reports said the platform was tipped off about a backdoor in one of its older wallet apps, called Agama, which hackers could have eventually found to siphon off the digital coins.
Last year's explosive rise in the value of digital coins and the flood of new retail investors drawn to the market have rattled global regulators nervous about a sector used largely for speculation.
And if you have 46 of these digital coins to spare, you can up it to a two-bedroom apartment.
123Wish said subscribers, fans and likes have become a new form of currency and given the rapid expansion of cryptocurrency, the company sees a world where social media platform-based commerce and even charitable contribution will be driven by digital coins that allow for efficient and transparent transactions.
The UAE Central Bank warned on Monday against the use of "digital coins", saying it has not issued a licence to allow the currency in the local market.
The company has developed the miners - Bitcoin Miner 60/THs and Litecoin Miner 1200MH/s - to enable users to more easily process digital transactions and quickly monitor the release of new digital coins. Each miner retails at $3,000 and comes with all of the necessary equipment, including the control unit, cabling and casing, making it fast and easy to set up and operate.
has launched two powerful miners for leading cryptocurrencies bitcoin and litecoin, allowing users to easily process transactions and track the release of new digital coins, the company said.
(https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/may/24/facebook-plans-to-launch-globalcoin-cryptocurrency-in-2020) The Guardian said Facebook's users will be able to change traditional currency into digital coins, which could be used to buy things on the internet, in the shops and other outlets.
Comparing bitcoin to the internet, he expects it will take quite some time for people to know what digital coins will be worth or whether they will be able to execute a clean, safe and low-cost transaction on a timely, predictable and perfectly reliable basis.
Each 123Wish subscriber will soon have a digital wallet and will receive four digital coins each month that his or her subscription remains active, which the subscriber may contribute to charity.

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