Defending against virus risks with tech tools

AS Singapore takes a cautious, risk-managed approach to reopening its borders and economy, technology solutions will play a key role in preventing a resurgence of the Covid-19 virus.

Blockchain payment startup Terra expands to Singapore, hires ex-Uber exec

SOUTH Korea-headquartered blockchain payment network Terra has set up its South-east Asia hub in Singapore, with plans to expand in the region.

NUS, Ripple set up Singapore fintech lab to groom talent

THE National University of Singapore’s School of Computing (NUS Computing) has teamed up with blockchain-powered global payments firm Ripple to help grow Singapore’s financial technology (fintech...

Blockchain accelerator to launch platform to connect industry stakeholders

HOMEGROWN blockchain accelerator Tribe Accelerator is launching an online platform to connect government agencies, corporates and blockchain companies.

European blockchain firm Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit

[NEW YORK] European blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at more than US$1 billion, has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, the company's top official told Reuters...

Forise International announces expansion into blockchain consulting, director's resignation

INVESTMENT holding company Forise International Limited on Monday announced that it is expanding its consulting business into the blockchain industry.

Over two-thirds of Asia-Pac firms lack understanding of blockchain solutions: EY poll

WHEN it comes to blockchain solutions, over two-thirds or 68 per cent of Asia-Pacific companies lack understanding and education on its application, according to a Ernst & Young (EY) poll.

Singapore startup FintruX Network launches financing platform

FINTRUX Network - which provides smart solutions for underserved startups and SMEs via blockchain tecnology - announced the global launch of TruX at tech conference RISE 2019 in Hong Kong.

Supply chain solutions startup DiMuto in tie-up with Thai durian exporter

SINGAPORE-BASED startup DiMuto, which provides end-to-end supply chain visibility for the fruits industry, has closed a deal with Thailand's largest fresh durian exporter and frozen durian...

Singapore-sponsored 8i enters into share exchange agreement with Diginex

8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp, the first Singapore-sponsored "blank cheque" company listed on Nasdaq, has entered into a share exchange agreement with a Hong Kong-based global blockchain...

Binance launches crypto-to-SGD platform, partners 2 Vertex funds in Asia

CRYPTO exchange Binance has officially launched Binance Singapore (, its online platform here for the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies with Singapore dollars, the company announced...