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COVID-19 Has Caused Financial Regulators from Around the World to Prioritise Fintech

Amid COVID-19, central banks and financial regulators around the world are increasing their prioritization of fintech, with 85% of them indicating a high or increased focus on fintech in light of the pandemic, according to a new study by the World

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WhatsApp India Has Rolled Out Its Payment Feature

WhatsApp has rolled out a secure payments feature for its users in India, the experience is said to make the process transferring money as easy as sending a message. WhatsApp designed the payments feature in partnership with the National Payments Corporation

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2020: All You Need to Know

Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF), the largest annual fintech festival in the world, is coming back in December 2020 for the second edition of its SFF x SWITCH event in collaboration with Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology. Set against a

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Here Are the 40 Solutions Shortlisted for the 2020 MAS FinTech Awards

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced Thursday that 40 solutions have been shortlisted for the MAS FinTech Awards to be presented at this year’s Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH). The theme

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Bukalapak and Microsoft Join Forces to Enhance the Indonesian E-Commerce Space

Microsoft and Bukalapak, an Indonesian e-commerce platform, have formed a strategic partnership where the latter will adopt Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud platform. Microsoft will also make a strategic investment in Bukalapak. “This partnership signals a deep collaboration with

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UOB Deploys Secure Virtual Desktop for 3,000 of its IT Staff Using VMWare

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has picked VMware, provider of cloud computing and virtualisation software and services, to deploy a secure virtual desktop for its team of information technology (IT) developers. According to their statement, the deployment was done in only

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Myanmar’s Wave Money Clocks More Than a Million Monthly Users for Its Wavepay App

Wave Money, a Myanmar-based mobile financial services provider, announced that its WavePay application has crossed 1.1 million monthly active users in October. With a remittance value reportedly reaching 8 Trillion Myanmar Kyat (US$ 5.9 billion) from January to September 2020,

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Skyhook Capital and DASL Partner to Incorporate Digital Securities Into E-Wealth and Digital Banking

Skyhook Capital Pte Ltd (Skyhook), the Singapore headquartered fintech company focusing on the distribution of investment-grade digital assets to institutional and retail investors, has entered into a strategic partnership with Digital Asset Shared Ledger (DASL), the leading global digital asset

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Achieving Financial Institutions’ Stringent Cloud and Data Security

Over the past years, cloud computing has become a key technological enabler for innovative service development, allowing industries to tap into new service models and improve productivity, cost-efficiency and flexibility. Banking and capital markets leaders are increasingly recognizing that cloud

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