Blockchain/Bitcoin

SINEGY Receives Full Approval from Securities Commission to Operate a Crypto Exchange

SINEGY announced today that they have been granted full approval by the Securities Commission Malaysia to operate its Digital Asset Exchange (DAX) platform in Malaysia. SINEGY is a homegrown crypto exchange based out of Penang, and they were also previously

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Why TM ONE is Going Big on Blockchain to Eliminate Passwords

Early this year, the business solutions arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), TM ONE announced a collaboration with Korean-based blockchain firm, FNS Value Co. Limited (FSNV). The agreement between the two parties will position TM ONE as the sole distributor

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Luno Launches Ripple (XRP) Trading in Malaysia

Luno, a digital asset exchange license by the Securities Commission Malaysia announced today the that Ripple (XRP) will be made available on their cryptocurrency exchange platform starting tomorrow, 3rd March 2020. In Malaysia, the platform currently only allows the trade

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After Leading the Equity Crowdfunding Market for 3 Years, pitchIN Sets its Sights on IEO

pitchIN revealed today in its annual Equity Crowdfunding Report that the company continues to lead the equity crowdfunding market for the third consecutive year with 72% market share of total funds raised and 53.8% of campaigns in 2019. 2019 proved

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Luno Announces Partnership With Shopee

Luno and Shopee announced a new partnership today signaling the first such collaboration between an e-commerce player and a crypto platform in Malaysia. As a result of this collaboration, Malaysians now have access to deals, discounts, and vouchers on Shopee

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Malaysia’s New Regulation Permits Digital Token Offering Through IEOs

Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today published a regulatory guideline on digital assets that outlines the framework for digital token offerings in Malaysia or more commonly known as ICOs to some. The guideline incorporated feedback received by the regulator following the

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LuxTag’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on pitchIN to Accept Bitcoin and XEM

Blockchain startup LuxTag announced that investors will be able to using their Bitcoin and XEM tokens to invest into their equity crowdfunding campaign which is now live on pitchIN. According to their media statement, pitchIN has obtained approval from Securities

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Luno Is The First Cryptocurrency Exchange to Receive Full Approval in Malaysia

The Securities Commission of Malaysia has given full approval to Luno’s application to operate as a Recognized Market Operator (Digital Asset Exchange). Luno is the first cryptocurrency exchange in Malaysia to receive this approval. The regulator has confirmed that Luno

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HSBC Succesfully Pilots Malaysia’s First Letter of Credit Transaction on the Blockchain

HSBC announced that it has successfully executed a live blockchain Letter-of-Credit (LC) transaction in Malaysia. The transaction involved the import of resin by Malaysia’s Simply Packaging Sdn Bhd (Simply Packaging) from a Singaporean company, both active players in the packaging

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CoinGecko Releases “Trust Score 2.0” to Improve Transparency Amongst Crypto Exchanges

Building upon the success of Trust Score, CoinGecko today announced Trust Score 2.0, which will bring about a more robust exchange ranking system. This was launched, following several high-profile cryptocurrency exchange closures and hacks during the first half of 2019,

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