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Decentralized Marketplace OpenBazaar to Release Version 2.0

OpenBazaar, a decentralized peer-to-peer e-commerce portal for goods and service trading using Bitcoin, will soon release an updated version 2.0 that further improve users’ privacy and security on the internet. The latest version will allow OpenBazaar to run on the

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Study: China The Undisputed Global Fintech Leader

China has leapfrogged ahead of London, New York and Silicon Valley to become “the undoubted center of global fintech innovation and adoption,” according to a new report by EY and DBS Bank. The document, titled “The Rise of Fintech in

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8 Security Predictions for 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated, a cybersecurity solutions, today released its annual security predictions report, “The Next Tier – 8 Security Predictions for 2017.” The upcoming year will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their

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FinTech innovations could add 150 million new Islamic Banking Customers by 2021

According to EY’s Banking in emerging markets report, the assets of global participation banking (also known as Islamic banking) reached US$924b in 2015, with growth rates declining across all regions compared to previous years. The GCC region’s share of participation

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9 Fintech Providers for Higher Investment Yields in Singapore

Investment opportunities in Singapore stand in a low yield environment and investors are increasingly turning to alternative Fintech solutions to generate a higher profit. Some options that have gained traction around the world, are Fintech companies that provide services such

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MAS Unveils New Moves To Boost Fintech Sector in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced a series of moves to boost fintech development in the city-state and strengthen ties with other Asian countries. This came shortly after MAS wrapped up its inaugural Singapore Fintech Festival, during which the

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APAC Banking Salary Increases to Slow in 2017, but Pay for Fintech/Digital Roles to Hold Firm

A combination of fresh salary budget data for the coming year and industry sector feedback points to a shortage of tech talent in the financial sector, which is helping salary budgets for talent in digital roles hold steady amid broader

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15 Winners of The Asian Private Banker Technology Awards 2016: Singapore Fintech awarded as Most Promising Fintech Startup

The Asian Private Banker Technology Awards are awarded to the tech industry’s most innovative and practical companies. The Technology Awards Luncheon and Champagne Reception will be held in February 2017 and celebrates the end of another challenging and rewarding year

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FS-ISAC and MAS Establish APAC Intelligence Centre For Analysing Cyber Threat Information

The Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that they will collaborate to establish an Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Intelligence and Analysis Centre to encourage regional sharing and analysis of cybersecurity

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Singapore Ranks 1st On Asian Digital Transformation Index

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released a global research project commissioned by Telstra, showing which countries in Asia have the necessary building blocks in place to ensure business success in a connected world. Paul Tyler, Telstra’s Group Managing Director,

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