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How to Adopt the Enhanced Version of 3-D Secure for Improved User Experience

Changing customer expectations, the ubiquity of mobile phones and an evolving regulatory landscape are rapidly making the 3D Secure (3DS) standard obsolete. To address customers’ demand for a frictionless e-commerce experience, market participants must adopt 3DS 2.0, experts say. What

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DBS Ex-Chief Innovation Officer Neal Cross Recounts His Journey from Banker to Entrepreneur

In just two years of commercial operation, Australian wealthtech startup PictureWealth has grown to more than AUD$2 billion in funds under advice, annualized revenues of AUD$20 million, and a client base of over 40,000 customers. This year only, the fast-growing

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Insurtech Platform Igloo Lands Partnership With Union Bank and Akulaku for Micro-Insurance

Igloo, Singapore-headquartered insurtech firm, announced partnerships with Union Bank of the Philippines and Indonesia’s Akulaku to offer micro-insurance policies. Akulaku is one of Indonesia’s most well-funded fintech startups who is best known for their “buy now, pay later” service. Igloo

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Who is The Winner in Indonesia’s E-Wallet War?

iPrice Group collaborated with App Annie, an app market data and insight company, to summarise updates on e-wallet app platforms in Indonesia from Q2 2019 until 2020. Here are 7 major findings on e-wallets in Indonesia: 1. Local Players Dominate

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How One Singaporean Company Came to Dominate the SEO Industry

The Search Engine Optimization (SEO) industry is as old as search engines themselves, but it wasn’t all that complex pre-millennium. The algorithms that determined the search engine results have become much more nuanced, with a far greater amount of variables.

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Standard Chartered Hires Judo Bank’s Co-Founder to Reportedly Work on Digital Bank in Singapore

Standard Chartered is working with Singapore’s National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) Enterprise on its second digital-only bank in Asia, people familiar with the matter told media. The new initiative is still at an early stage, the persons said, and has

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Fintech Report Reveals Top Differentiators That Will Help You Better Engage Mobile Users

A changing landscape requires a new mindset By providing great user experience, a variety of money management tools, lower fees and extensive security features, mobile-first fintech apps are setting a new benchmark for handling personal finances. While these apps grow

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Philippines’ RCBC and DTI To Enable Digital Payments For Micro-Businesses

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has partnered to create DiskarTech’s NegosyanTech programme to digitalise community-based microenterprises in every barangay nationwide through partnership and ecosystem building. More than 1.3 million sari-sari stores (a

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Thailand’s KASIKORNBANK and Lu International Develop Online Wealth Management Platform

KASIKORNBANK and Lu International (Singapore), a subsidiary of China’s retail fintech enterprise Lufax Holding, have recently announced a partnership to establish an online wealth management platform for retail investors in Thailand. The platform named LU Global said it offers customers

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ti&m to Establish Itself as a Trusted Brand in Singapore

Marc Bühler took over the management of the Singapore ti&m operations in June. He has lived and worked in Singapore for more than ten years. In an interview, he explains how he got into IT, what he does in his

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