Blockchain/Bitcoin

Malaysia Central Bank Publishes Study about Cryptocurrencies

A study published by Bank Negara Malaysia in September explores the implications of a Bank Negara Malaysia cryptocurrency or as the report calls it; a central bank backed digital currency. A central bank digital currency (CBDC), if introduced, is unlikely

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Lala World Raises Us$ 2 Million To Empower Migrant Workers Across The World

Singapore based blockchain financial product ecosystem LALA World has raised US$ 2 million in series A funding to help empower migrant workers and their families. Founded in April 2016, LALA World’s vision is to empower the underbanked and under-served to

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Regarding the State Bank Statement about Vietnam to illegalize Bitcoin

A statement from Bitcoin Vietnam reacting to the recent State Bank of Vietnam press release and various media interpreting this statement potentially wrong. The State Bank of Vietnam has issued a press release reaffirming that Bitcoin is (1) not a legal currency,

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The State of ICOs Around The World

We all know what China thinks of ICOs and Cryptocurrency – the country pretty much banned it all, outright. To catch up, read What the heck is happening with China, ICOs and Cryptocurrencies? While some say it’s reasonable and necessary,  it

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Accuity Enables Financial Crime Screening On Distributed Ledger Technology

Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and know-your-customer (KYC) solutions, announced today that it has successfully integrated its financial crime screening solutions with Corda – R3’s financial grade distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform. Accuity’s innovation team, working

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Economic Possibilities Of Blockchain Technology for Singapore

Economic Possibilities of Blockchain Technology” – Keynote Address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Global Blockchain Business Conference  in Vizagcity on 9 October 2017: I am delighted to be here in Andhra Pradesh – the land

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A Digital Currency For Shoppers

Local fashion and lifestyle conglomerate iFashion Group launches MegaX , a new digital token for shoppers. With electronic payments provider MC Payment as technology partner, MGX holders can make immediate purchases from partnering brands online or at brick-and-mortar stores. Supporting

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DataProm Has Joined Innovative World of Blockchain Technology

DataProm company provides a number of services for e-commerce, such as analysis of goods and product groups, analysis of online customer activity and forecasting of their interests, automatic content optimization, etc. Almost all the company’s services and products are based

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Project Transparency Launched By 16 Industry ICO Leaders

Santiment the world’s first crypto-market data feed platform, announces  that it has worked with 15 other projects to launch Project Transparency. The voluntary initiative aims to encourage disclosure of wallets controlled by a project and provide a voluntary explanation of any

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Pundi X Launches First Retail Point Of Sale Solution For Cryptocurrency In Indonesia

Pundi X, a blockchain startup that aims to make cryptocurrencies an enabler of ubiquitous cashless payment environments across South East Asia, has unveiled the Pundi X POS (Point of Sale) smart device to enable shops, cafes and convenience stores to

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