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  • China’s Unique Lottery-Style Giveaway to Test and Boost Digital Yuan Consumption
    by Jane Tran on November 19, 2020 at 6:00 am

    In a bid towards becoming a cashless society, China recently gave away millions in digital yuan in a lottery-style campaign. Held in the southern technology hub of China Shenzhen, almost two million people signed up for the giveaway through the government-operated blockchain-based public services app called iShenzen. However, only around 2.5% or 50,000 people were … Continue reading "China’s Unique Lottery-Style Giveaway to Test and Boost Digital Yuan Consumption" The post China’s Unique Lottery-Style Giveaway to Test and Boost Digital Yuan Consumption appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Collaborates with TradeLens
    by Jane Tran on November 19, 2020 at 2:00 am

    A supply chain can be an incredibly complex process. It can stretch over numerous stages, multiple geographical locations, and can include a multitude of businesses. There are several payments and invoices involved as well, which necessitates the need for complete transparency. Blockchain is being explored as a solution to transform the supply chain into a … Continue reading "Canadian Pacific Railway Collaborates with TradeLens" The post Canadian Pacific Railway Collaborates with TradeLens appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Amazon Making India Centre of Fintech Push with New Offerings
    by Jane Tran on November 18, 2020 at 6:00 am

    The American juggernaut Amazon.com, Inc AMZN.O is gradually increasing its financial presence in India. The financial portfolio of the firm is all set to include insurance and even gold in the Indian market. It is predicted by a study, done by PwC along with Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India lobby group, that … Continue reading "Amazon Making India Centre of Fintech Push with New Offerings" The post Amazon Making India Centre of Fintech Push with New Offerings appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Crypto Jacking: A Uniquely Southeast Asian Problem
    by Jane Tran on November 18, 2020 at 2:00 am

    In an era when technology was not as advanced, bank robbers used to piggyback on someone else’s back to enter a bank to rob it and go unnoticed. Fast forward to many years down the line, in a hyperconnected digital era, attempts to mine crypto using somebody else’s computing power is known as Crypto Jacking.  … Continue reading "Crypto Jacking: A Uniquely Southeast Asian Problem" The post Crypto Jacking: A Uniquely Southeast Asian Problem appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Penta Flagship won the Champion of Infinity Blockathon 2020 for City Transformation
    by Jane Tran on November 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Overcoming young talents from universities and businesses across the country, 5 members from PENTA FLAGSHIP excellently won the champion of Infinity Blockathon 2020 for City Transformation. The Grand Final of “Infinity Blockathon 2020 for City Transformation” organized by Infinity Blockchain Ventures & Asia Blockchain Review took place successfully on November 7th, 2020 at UEH Institute … Continue reading "Penta Flagship won the Champion of Infinity Blockathon 2020 for City Transformation" The post Penta Flagship won the Champion of Infinity Blockathon 2020 for City Transformation appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • SiGMA Ups its Game with a State-of-the-art Virtual Expo
    by Jane Tran on November 5, 2020 at 2:54 am

    SiGMA Europe Virtual Expo will focus on the European gaming and tech marketplace SiGMA Group is excited to announce the launch of their November event, SiGMA Europe Virtual Expo. The online event, which runs from the 24th to 25th, will focus on the European gaming and tech marketplace. In a first for the company, the event … Continue reading "SiGMA Ups its Game with a State-of-the-art Virtual Expo" The post SiGMA Ups its Game with a State-of-the-art Virtual Expo appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Celebrus allies with Polymath to Bring Security Tokens to South East Asia
    by Jane Tran on November 3, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Celebrus Advisory, a Malaysia-based blockchain advisory firm, has added Polymath to its suite of technology providers for customers in South East Asia seeking to take advantage of security tokens. This comes as The Securities Commission of Malaysia moves closer to rolling out its ground-breaking Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) regulations. According to Celebrus, Malaysia is considered … Continue reading "Celebrus allies with Polymath to Bring Security Tokens to South East Asia" The post Celebrus allies with Polymath to Bring Security Tokens to South East Asia appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Kenanga Investment Bank Acquires Stake In Malaysia’s Largest Money Services Business Operator Merchantrade As
    by Anil Prabha on November 1, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (Kenanga Group) has acquired 4.99% equity interest in Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd (Merchantrade), Malaysia’s leading e-money player and the country’s largest Money Services Business operator. This follows Kenanga’s recent collaboration with Merchantrade to introduce Malaysia’s first stockbroker e-wallet, Kenanga Money.   “Merchantrade is one of the fastest growing digital payment and remittance … Continue reading "Kenanga Investment Bank Acquires Stake In Malaysia’s Largest Money Services Business Operator Merchantrade As" The post Kenanga Investment Bank Acquires Stake In Malaysia’s Largest Money Services Business Operator Merchantrade As appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • How Blockchain Solutions Add Value to the Legal Industry
    by Anil Prabha on October 26, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Blockchain has a wide range of applications which can add value to the area of law and the legal industry. The biggest advantage that blockchain offers is the ability to shift from a traditional paper-based legal system to a digitized legal system. This means that inefficient, paper-based systems can be radically improved by integrating secure, … Continue reading "How Blockchain Solutions Add Value to the Legal Industry" The post How Blockchain Solutions Add Value to the Legal Industry appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • EMURGO Education Presents “Foundations of Blockchain with Cardano Overview”
    by Anil Prabha on October 26, 2020 at 3:04 am

    Utilize Your Time at Home to Upskill Your Career & Become Blockchain-Proficient With many using this time at home to develop and learn new skills, online courses are rising in popularity. Consistently upskilling one’s self is very important, and we are lucky to have specific online courses that help us to achieve those skills. As … Continue reading "EMURGO Education Presents “Foundations of Blockchain with Cardano Overview”" The post EMURGO Education Presents “Foundations of Blockchain with Cardano Overview” appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • UOB Malaysia Launches Mighty Insights, Malaysia’s first AI-Powered Digital Service
    by Anil Prabha on October 25, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Bank combines in-house AI capabilities with best-in-class financial technology to empower its customers to make wiser financial decisions through the UOB Mighty app. United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd (UOB Malaysia) has launched Mighty Insights, the country’s first artificial intelligence (AI)-based digital banking service to make it simpler and smarter for customers to manage their finances … Continue reading "UOB Malaysia Launches Mighty Insights, Malaysia’s first AI-Powered Digital Service" The post UOB Malaysia Launches Mighty Insights, Malaysia’s first AI-Powered Digital Service appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020: Setting DeFi and Blockchain Trends for 2021
    by Anil Prabha on October 25, 2020 at 2:00 am

    During a week-long virtual event, speakers from institutions, businesses, regulatory bodies, innovative companies will evaluate the outcomes of 2020 for blockchain, technology and economy, and deliver valuable predictions about what will be trending in the nearest future.  Hosted by The NexChange Group, Hong Kong Blockchain Week is co-organised by Hong Kong Cyberport, the main regional … Continue reading "Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020: Setting DeFi and Blockchain Trends for 2021" The post Hong Kong Blockchain Week 2020: Setting DeFi and Blockchain Trends for 2021 appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Q3 DeFi boom pushes DEX volumes up by 700% from $3.8B to $30.4B
    by Anil Prabha on October 23, 2020 at 2:00 am

    CoinGecko, the world’s leading independent cryptocurrency aggregator, has just released its 2020 Q3 Cryptocurrency Report. In their analysis of the market, CoinGecko found that the DeFi boom pushed decentralized exchanges (DEX) volumes up by 700% from $3.8 billion to $30.4 billion. In addition to DeFi, there was also a lot of interest in yield farming … Continue reading "Q3 DeFi boom pushes DEX volumes up by 700% from $3.8B to $30.4B" The post Q3 DeFi boom pushes DEX volumes up by 700% from $3.8B to $30.4B appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • GBG Research: Malaysia Ahead of APAC Region in Launching Digital Banking and Cashless Financial Services
    by Anil Prabha on October 22, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Inaugural report on “Future-proofing Fraud Prevention in Digital Channels” unveils priorities in digitalization and fraud technology adoption by local finance and banking organizations GBG (AIM:GBG), the global technology specialist in fraud and compliance management, identity verification and location data intelligence, has today launched its inaugural report in Malaysia, titled “Future-proofing Fraud Prevention in Digital Channels: Malaysia FI Study“. … Continue reading "GBG Research: Malaysia Ahead of APAC Region in Launching Digital Banking and Cashless Financial Services" The post GBG Research: Malaysia Ahead of APAC Region in Launching Digital Banking and Cashless Financial Services appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Bank of Thailand Launches World’s First Government Savings Bond on IBM Blockchain Technology
    by Anil Prabha on October 11, 2020 at 6:00 am

    $1.6B USD in government savings bonds were successfully sold within two weeks of launch IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Bank of Thailand (BOT), the central bank, has successfully launched the world’s first blockchain-based platform for government savings bonds issuing a total of $1.6B USD within two weeks. Leveraging blockchain technology on the highly secured IBM Cloud, the platform … Continue reading "Bank of Thailand Launches World’s First Government Savings Bond on IBM Blockchain Technology" The post Bank of Thailand Launches World’s First Government Savings Bond on IBM Blockchain Technology appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • A Strong Asian Push Towards The Adoption Of CBDC
    by Anil Prabha on October 11, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Ever since cryptocurrencies have become mainstream and adoption has been global, regulators have grappled with the concept of a blockchain based form of digital currency. The proliferation of  cryptocurrencies have been wide and its being used by millions across the world, primarily for investment & trading purposes and sometimes for P2P payments. Despite concerns of … Continue reading "A Strong Asian Push Towards The Adoption Of CBDC" The post A Strong Asian Push Towards The Adoption Of CBDC appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Royal Malaysian Customs Department Adopts IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens Blockchain
    by Anil Prabha on October 10, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Royal Malaysian Customs Department to use IBM and A.P. Moller – Maersk’s TradeLens platform to improve the speed, transparency and security of local and international shipping IBM (NYSE: IBM) together with A.P. Moller – Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) announced a collaboration to use the blockchain-enabled ‘TradeLens’ platform in Malaysia to modernize the shipping processes, … Continue reading "Royal Malaysian Customs Department Adopts IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens Blockchain" The post Royal Malaysian Customs Department Adopts IBM and Maersk’s TradeLens Blockchain appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Microsoft Announces New Technology To Combat Deepfakes
    by Anil Prabha on October 10, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Technology has seen immense progress in the past few years, especially in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Could you imagine a machine answering and solving your business queries even a decade ago? Now, chatbots are not only a reality but are commonplace in all kinds of customer-facing businesses. Moving forward, … Continue reading "Microsoft Announces New Technology To Combat Deepfakes" The post Microsoft Announces New Technology To Combat Deepfakes appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • The State Of Play – Fintech In Malaysia
    by Anil Prabha on October 9, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Financial technology or fintech as it is more commonly called, is catching up rapidly in Malaysia. It is fast taking up the central stage in the development of the country’s digital economy. With a government that strongly supports digital transformation and an increasing number of mobile users, Malaysia is well suited to reap the advantages … Continue reading "The State Of Play – Fintech In Malaysia" The post The State Of Play – Fintech In Malaysia appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

  • Zomato Resumes Financial Round With Temasek
    by Anil Prabha on October 9, 2020 at 2:00 am

    Chinese investors have pumped around $6 billion in just last two years into Indian start-up firms. One of the most notable of such investors has been the Ant Financial – an affiliate of Chinese Alibaba Group – which holds stakes in some of the most promising Indian unicorns including BigBasket, Snapdeal, Paytm and Zomato.  Zomato … Continue reading "Zomato Resumes Financial Round With Temasek" The post Zomato Resumes Financial Round With Temasek appeared first on Asia Blockchain Review - Gateway to Blockchain in Asia.

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