Blockchain/Bitcoin

MoneyMatch Completed Its First Cross-Border Blockchain Transaction with Ripple

Following MoneyMatch’s earlier announcement that they will be embracing Ripple’s blockchain to power their payments in April, the fintech startup has recently announced that they have successfully conducted their first ever live cross-border transaction out of Malaysia on the blockchain

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MyEG Hops on The Blockchain Bandwagon With Payroll System —Is There a Good Reason?

MyEG recently unveiled their PayMe, a blockchain-based payroll management software. Most of us know MyEG for enabling citizens to pay the Malaysian government online for services like road-tax renewal, zakat and many more. While some blockchain enthusiasts will celebrate the

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Meet the 43 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Malaysia Registered with BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia has published the list of cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia that has registered itselves as a reporting entity with the regulator. This follows our report issuance of the policy paper titled “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy

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7 Cool Blockchain Projects Made Right Here in Malaysia

Besides ‘big data’ and ‘artificial intelligence’, the trendy buzzword in tech now is also blockchain, which the collective industry has finally realised can do more than just back cryptocurrency coins. And it is always interesting to see blockchain applications that

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LaVida Coin Ordered to Cease Activities by Securities Commission

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has issued a notice for Dato’ Vida’s LaVida Coin to cease all promotional activities with immediate effect. This news follows the regulator’s previous announcement that it was reviewing LaVida Coin for possible breach of securities

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7 Fishy Things We Noticed When Looking into Dato’ Vida’s LaVida Coin

The LaVida Coin is the latest ICO launched by Datuk Seri Hasmiza Othman or better known as Dato’ Vida, beauty mogul and a divisive figure in Malaysia. Perhaps because of Dato’ Vida’s reputation as a successful businesswoman, the LaVida Coin

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BNM’s Newly Updated Watchlist Proves That Crypto-Scams Are Still a Threat

Just recently, BNM has updated its consumer watchlist with risky companies that you shouldn’t interact with. In a list that was once dominated by investment scams, ponzi schemes, and the likes, we now have to contend with “bitcoin companies” disguising

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Is Khalid Samad’s Harapan Coin ICO Legitimate?

Both the political and the cryptocurrency spheres alike are talking about the Harapan Coin, a donation token endorsed by Khalid Abdul Samad—our current Federal Territories Minister. It was created as a fundraising coin for the Pakatan Harapan coalition to combat

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Can Blockchain Eradicate Corruption in Malaysia?

As Malaysians go to the polls tomorrow to decide the fate of the country, the election fever runs high. So much so that the election fever has seeped into the subject of blockchain. Earlier this week, a candidate of the

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MoneyMatch Embraces Ripple’s Blockchain Solution to Power Payments

Ripple, the enterprise blockchain solution for global payments, is announcing that five new customers across Europe and Asia will use xVia to power frictionless payments over RippleNet, among the companies announced is Malaysia’s very own fintech company MoneyMatch. xVia is

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