Crypto

Transak Enables Crypto Cashouts Under 30 Minutes in Over 145 Countries With Visa

Payments giant Visa has teamed up with Transak, a provider of cryptocurrency and NFT payment infrastructure. This is set to enhance Transak’s service of converting cryptocurrency to fiat currency, benefiting users in over 145 countries through the integration of Visa

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Former Grab Leader Saad Ahmed to Spearhead Gemini’s APAC Expansion

Gemini, an American crypto exchange founded by twins Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, has announced the appointment of Saad Ahmed as the new Head of Asia Pacific (APAC). The former APAC chief Jeremy Ng left the company back in December 2021.

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Here Are All The Licensed Crypto Services Providers in Singapore

On January 14, 2019, the Singapore Parliament passed its comprehensive Payment Services Act (PS Act), replacing the former Payment Systems Oversight Act and Money-Changing and Remittance Businesses Act to broaden the scope of regulated payment activities to include emerging trends

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Indonesia’s Crypto Boom Stumbles, Trading Volumes Plummet 60% Amid Tax Concerns

Indonesia’s cryptocurrency market, previously known for its rapid adoption rates, experienced a significant downturn last year, as trading volumes on local crypto exchanges plummeted by 60% compared to the previous year. Industry experts suggest that stringent tax policies are partly

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Binance and Billionaire Ratanavadi Join Forces for Thailand Beta Launch

Global cryptocurrency exchange Binance is set to launch its operations in Thailand through a partnership with Gulf Energy Development. This joint venture, named Gulf Binance, has been approved by Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The agreement for this joint

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Major Crypto Exchanges Vanish from Google Play Store in India

Following the footsteps of Apple Inc. earlier last week, Google has removed several prominent crypto exchanges from its Play Store in India, according to a TechCrunch report. Among the affected crypto firms are Binance, OKX, Kraken, Huobi, Gate.io, Bittrex, and

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Apple Removes Several Offshore Crypto Exchanges From India App Store

Apple Inc. has removed several major offshore crypto exchanges namely Binance, KuCoin, Huobi, Kraken, Gate.io, Bittrex, Bitstamp, MEXC Global, and Bitfinex from its App Store in India. According to CoinDesk, this action follows closely on the heels of compliance notices

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Bitcoin’s Boom Not Mirrored in Crypto Hiring Trends

Despite a recent surge in Bitcoin prices, crypto hiring trends indicate that recruitment in the cryptocurrency sector is not increasing at the same pace, according to Bloomberg. In December, job listings related to cryptocurrencies on LinkedIn saw a 57% drop

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A Third of 2023 Crypto Hacks Traces Back to North Korea, Says TRM Labs

A recent report by blockchain intelligence company TRM Labs reveals a concerning trend of crypto hacks by North Korea, who stole at least US$600 million in cryptocurrency in 2023. This figure might even reach around US$700 million if additional crypto

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MAS Grants Full Crypto Payment License to Upbit Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has granted crypto exchange Upbit Singapore a full payment license, enabling the company to expand its operations in the digital asset market. This announcement comes after the initial in-principle approval (IPA) that Upbit Singapore

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