Blockchain/Bitcoin

“Satoshi Nakamoto” Apparently Lost 980,000 Bitcoins to Hard Drive Failure

One of the biggest veils of mystery surrounding the world of cryptocurrency is the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto the creator of Bitcoin. His/her (their?) whitepaper, of course, laid the foundation to an entire blockchain and cryptocurrency industry today. Given the

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Binance Announces “Project Venus” A Competitor to Facebook’s Libra

Binance today announced its plans to initiate an open blockchain project, Venus, an initiative to develop localized stablecoins and digital assets pegged to fiat currencies across the globe. Binance is looking to create new alliances and partnerships with governments, corporations,

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Doxa to Launch Blockchain Platform to Match Invoices for SMEs

SMEs will no longer need to manually reconcile purchase orders and invoices Singaporean startup, Doxa, claims. With their enterprise SaaS platform Andromeda, the startup claims to be able to enable businesses to transact goods and services without the hassle of

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Bankex’s MainWallet For Telegram Sees 5,000 Users Within First Week of Launch

Bankex’s newest dApp could be as important to the world of commerce as the first of e-commerce Web sites launching, as thousands of our early users can testify. If you want to make a payment or transfer digital assets using

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Standard Chartered Completes Blockchain Trial with Thailand’s Oil Giant Using Voltron

The use of blockchain for trade finance is often one of the most cited potential use case for technology, with some sources claiming that using blockchain to remove the bottlenecks  could potentially increase global trade volumes by US$1.1 trillion by

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Huobi Group Greenlit by Thai Regulators to Operate Crypto Exchange

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Group announced that they have secured the necessary regulatory approval to operate in Thailand. The group expects that their platform will go live latest by September 2019. “Huobi is one of the largest exchanges in the world

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IEOs On The Rise Amidst Crypto Summer

“Crypto summer” is finally here as the industry once again enters the mainstream, according to a new report by CoinGecko, a cryptocurrency market data aggregator. According to the 2019 Quarter 2 Cryptocurrency Report, the quarter witnessed an astonishing 125% increase

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UnionBank and OCBC Pilots Blockchain Based Remittance from Singapore to the Philippines

UnionBank of the Philippines recently became the first Philippine bank to successfully pilot blockchain-based remittance from Singapore to the Philippines. This was done in partnership with OCBC Bank, Singapore, using the Adhara liquidity management and international payments platform. Amid a

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UnionBank to Launch a Blockhain Powered SME Financing Platform with OneConnect

OneConnect announced today, their partnership with Union Bank’s wholly-owned fintech subsidiary UBX to build what they claim to be the country’s first blockchain enabled platform geared towards meeting the banking needs of MSMEs in the Philippines. According to their press

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Millions of Durians Will Be Tracked on the Blockchain for Thailand’s Largest Durian Exporter

DiMuto has closed a deal with Queen, Thailand’s largest durian exporter and producer to track durians on the blockchain. DiMuto will tag, track and trace around four million fresh durians from Thailand to China, Japan and other parts of Asia.

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