Tag "blockchain"

Singapore Airlines To Launch Blockchain-Based Loyalty Digital Wallet

KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer and airport lounge programs of Singapore Airlines, is set to launch a new digital wallet app powered by blockchain technology. The digital wallet, which is expected to be rolled out in about six months, will allow

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ICO Regulation In Asia: An Overview

The cryptocurrency and initial coin offering (ICO) craze has put pressure on regulators around the world as the number of scams and cases of fraud keeps on growing in the space. Countries in Asia have had varied stands on cryptocurrencies

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Betting on Blockchain with Dragon Inc.

Dragon Inc. is now officially ready to launch its Casino & VIP rooms blockchain-based solution after successfully raising more than USD $6 million in Pre-Token Sale funding for their project in December 2017. Together with the USD $265 million already

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2017, An Incredible Year For Cryptocurrencies: Report

2017 was an incredible year for the cryptocurrency space which saw the creation of more than 100 crypto-based hedge funds, a market capitalization that surpassed half a trillion dollars and billions of dollars raised through initial coin offerings (ICOs), according

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 2)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   City of San Fernando, DBP launch e-Payment Portal Paying business permits and licenses just got easier for Fernandinos, as the Development

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Behind The Scenes: Securities Commission Malaysia’s Blockchain Project

In November 2017, Securities Commission Malaysia announced that it will be embarking on a blockchain pilot project for the OTC markets. OTC is short for “over-the-counter” which are typically reserved for companies do not meet the listing requirements. It is

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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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MAS & ABS: Releases Project Ubin Blockchain Source Code to Encourage Innovation

The industry consortium led by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) has released the report and source-codes on Project Ubin the distributed ledger prototypes for inter-bank payments. The report : ‘Re-imagining Interbank

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Securities Commission Malaysia Embarks on Blockchain Pilot Project

Tan Sri Ranjit Singh, Chairman of Securities Commission of Malaysia announced today at the SCxSC Digital Finance Conference 2017 today that the regulator has embarked on a pilot project for distributed ledgers in the unlisted and OTC Market space. The

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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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