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OCBC Bank Singapore to Launch Siri Voice-Powered Conversational Banking

“Hey Siri, what’s my bank balance?” OCBC Bank says it is the first bank in Singapore to enable its customers to do their day-to-day banking and make cashless payments using just their voices. OCBC Bank’s retail banking customers are now

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ASEAN SMEs Looking To Invest More In Tech

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region are looking to invest more in technology in order to raise productivity and remain competitive, according to a report by EY, United Overseas Bank (UOB) and

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IPO To Drive Financial Inclusion Ambitions of AND Global’s Mongolian Subsidiary, LendMN

Singapore registered fintech startup AND Global today announces the upcoming initial public offering (IPO) of its Mongolian subsidiary LendMN, a smartphone-based instant lending service provider. The IPO will launch on February 20, 2018 on the Mongolian Stock Exchange, following LendMN’s

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ASEAN Small And Medium Enterprises To Invest More In Technology To Boost Business Performance

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore and the ASEAN region see the need to invest more in technology in order to succeed under increasingly challenging conditions. These are the findings of the ASEAN SME Transformation Study by United Overseas

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OCBC Bank goes Facial Recognition for Premier Clients

NEC Asia Pacific and NEC Corporation announced the successful testing and roll-out of a facial recognition system at OCBC Bank’s Holland Village branch to identify Premier Banking customers. OCBC Bank is one of the first in Singapore’s banking sector to adopt such

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Powerray, World’s First Underwater Drone Launched in Singapore

PowerVision, an AI robotics and technology company unveils the PowerRay, an innovative underwater robot with groundbreaking features to revolutionise recreational fishing enthusiasts and marine photography. Going beyond the catch for fishermen and the casual hobbyist, the consumer underwater drone redefines

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Top 10 Fintech Accelerators In Southeast Asia And Hong Kong for 2018

In 2017, Asia Pacific attracted the largest amount of investment in fintech with a total of US$14.8 billion, according to a report by PwC and Startupbootcamp Fintech. The region represented 56% of the world’s total fintech funding, highlighting Asia’s growing

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Singapore Guidelines to Protect Users of Electronic Payments

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today launched a public consultation on proposed guidelines to protect users of electronic payments (“e-payments”). The proposed E-payments User Protection Guidelines aim to encourage wider adoption of e-payments by setting standards on the responsibilities

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Global Fintech Funding tops US$31B for 2017 – fueled by US$8.7B in Q4

Strong investment of US$8.7B in Q4’17 propelled global fintech funding over the US$31B mark for 2017, sustaining the high level of investment seen in 2016, according to the KPMG Pulse of Fintech report. This brings the total global investment in

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Public Sale Date Set For Social Engagement Innovator Making Waves In Blockchain World

TODAY JET8, a leader in social engagement innovation, announced the public sale date of their new utility token, the J8T. On the 28th FEBRUARY, Singapore-based JET8 will open the floodgates for what is expected to be a hugely popular public

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