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A young startup from Asia called Telcoin is looking to partner with telco operators around the world to facilitate the adoption of its cryptocurrency...

Malaysia Financial Regulator Unveils Blockchain Pilot Project

The Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology for the over-the-counter (OTC) market. The pilot project, run through SC's...

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South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has recently called for the imposition of strict and rigid regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrency businesses, given the exponential...

Singapore Central Bank Partners With MIT Media Lab To Advance Fintech,...

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has joined hands with the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge to help strengthen Singapore's talent pool in the...

Luno Launches Ether Trading In 40 Countries Across Europe, Asia And...

Bitcoin startup Luno has announced the support of ether, allowing users in 40 countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Nigeria, South Africa, and several countries in...

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Tech Bureau Raises Funding To Expand Business

Tech Bureau, a Japanese fintech and cryptocurrency company from Japan, has raised US$767,500 from Shinsei Bank and OKWave to expand business and increase headcount....

Chinese Bitcoin Exchanges Eye Friendlier Asian Countries As Crypto/CNY Trading Ban...

A ban on cryptocurrency trading against the yuan has officially come into effect in China, forcing mainland bitcoin trading platform operators to turn to...

Lala World Raises US$2M Series A To Bring Blockchain To The...

Lala World, a blockchain startup headquartered in Singapore, has raised US$2 million in a Series A funding round to bring cheaper and more efficient...

Japan Financial Group SBI Strengthens Commitment to Cryptocurrencies

SBI Group, a financial services company based in Tokyo, is increasing its commitment to cryptocurrency and blockchain space with several bold initiatives unveiled this...

Japanese Cryptocurrency Startup Expands to Canada

Quoine, a cryptocurrency startup headquartered in Japan, has signed a partnership with Blockwave to expand to Canada starting with the deployment of its bitcoin...

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