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UOB supports Shanghai Proptech Company to enter Singapore

United Overseas Bank (UOB) today announced its partnership with Shanghai-based start-up, Mamahome, in the property technology (PropTech) firm’s first move outside of China. With UOB’s payments solutions, the fast-growing online apartment rental portal will open its doors to providing end-to-end

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Is Your Bank Telling You Everything? 75% Of Singaporeans Don’t Know The True Cost Of International Payments

According to new research released today by online money transfer service TransferWise, a majority of Singaporeans who transfer money overseas use their bank but three in four people don’t know the true cost of sending money overseas – which includes

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Rakuten Announces Accelerator Program, Powered by Techstars

Rakuten, a global innovation leader headquartered in Tokyo, and Techstars, a worldwide network aimed at helping entrepreneurs succeed, announced today the launch of Rakuten Accelerator powered by Techstars. The three-month mentorship-driven Rakuten Accelerator is aimed at providing innovative startup companies

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Southeast Asia on track to realizing $200 billion internet economy by 2025

In last year’s “e-Conomy 2025 Southeast Asia” report, Google and Temasek examined the incredible growth in Southeast Asia’s internet economy. Fast forward 18 months later, it turns out that Southeast Asia’s internet economy growth has exceeded expectations. The region’s internet

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Multi-Million Dollar Venture Capital Fund focused on Asian PropTech launched

Michelle Yong might be better known in the startup community as the co-founder of innovation-focused co-working space, Collision8. But wearing her other hat as Director of Aurum, a subsidiary of construction conglomerate Woh Hup, fourth-generation business leader Michelle has made

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Alipay Kicks Off “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Southeast Asia

Alipay, the world’s largest online, mobile payments and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, kicked off its 2017 “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Globally, “Double 12” will be seen in

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Australian Stock Exchange using Distributed Ledger Technology

ASX announces its intention to replace CHESS using distributed ledger technology (DLT) developed by its technology partner Digital Asset (DA). CHESS (Clearing House Electronic Subregister System) is the system used by ASX to record shareholdings and manage the clearing and

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Coinbase Conclusion of traffic and scaling; December 6th-7th Post Mortem

Over the past week, Coinbase has continued to invest significant resources into scaling our backend systems to provide a reliable customer experience during periods of high traffic. Despite these efforts to scale, the continued rise of legitimate user traffic leads

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8 New Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Books to Learn Bitcoin and more

Cryptocurrencies have surged in value and popularity this year. This month, the combined market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies reached all-time high levels of more than US$445 billion this month. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, has recently soared above US$16,000. The cryptocurrency

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Top IOT Fintech Book

IOT Must Read Books featured by IOT News Asia. The Internet of Things (IoT), which refers to the networking of physical objects through the use of embedded sensors, actuators, and other devices that can collect or transmit information about the

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