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Personal Finance Site DollarsAndSense Acquires Local Startup FundMyLife

Popular personal finance website DollarsAndSense announced the acquisition of local financial planning startup fundMyLife. With the acquisition of fundMyLife, DollarsAndSense will add to its growing media business a financial planning platform for consumers. The move will also give the company

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Fintech Job Moves and the Hottest Open Positions in Singapore and HK

Fintech in Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 72.5% from 2015 to reach US$72 billion in 2020, according to a Frost & Sullivan report. But insights from Michael Page indicate that there is

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Cisco Launches Innovation Center for Cybersecurity and IOT in Singapore

Cisco has today announced the launch of its Co-Innovation Center and Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in Singapore. The two centers are designed to catalyze digital innovation and development in line with the focus areas of Singapore’s Digital Economy Framework for

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SGD 1.3 Million Were Loaded in DBS’ QR Ang Baos This Chinese New Year

DBS Qr Ang Baos launched on the 25 January, was a twist to an old tradition, it provide users with the ability to ‘load’ their desired cash values onto unique QR codes and hand them out as ang baos. The novel

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UOB Joins in the Wave of Digital-Only Banks With the Launch of TMRW in Thailand

The year 2019 seems to be the year when the banks jump into the digital only bank bandwagon, with CIMB announcing the launch of its digital-only bank in both Philippines and Vietnam. UOB is the latest to join the fray,

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With Britain Done, Can Revolut Convince Asians to Try Neo-Banks?

Founded in 2015, Revolut is one of Britain’s fastest-growing fintech players, now valued at US$1.7 billion, serving its Apple-levels cult following of 2.8 million users across 28 markets in Europe. Revolut claim to fame is a payments card that offers

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Singapore Banks Beat Hong Kong Counterparts In Digital Transformation

Singapore banks are beating their Hong Kong counterparts in terms of digital transformation, according to a research by labor market intelligence startup JobTech which analyzed the state of digitalization in banks in both locations based on their hiring activities in

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Cryptomining Malware: A Growing Epidemic

Cryptocurrency malware isn’t a new term in the recent past. Cryptojacking has ballooned in popularity among cybercriminals since last year, despite a bearish market. Cryptomining malware or cryptojacking is hidden software that infects victims’ devices with JavaScript code, harnessing their

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Top 10 Insurtech Leaders in Asia

Who are the top InsurTech leaders in Asia? Insurtech Asia Association evaluated 215 candidates for a combination of impact, influence and potential. 2019 is shaping to be an amazing year for InsurTech in Asia and the following 10 outstanding individuals are

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