Blockchain/Bitcoin

HelloGold Shutters Its Consumer Business — Users Have Until 2 Feb to Withdraw Funds

Malaysian-based fintech HelloGold, a savings app that blended gold trading with blockchain technologies, has become the latest casualty of adverse market forces and will be closing down its core business in Malaysia and Thailand. Users are given until 2nd February

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Luno Slashes 35% of Workforce as Crypto Fallout Rages On

Luno was the first digital assets exchange to be approved by the Securities Commission in Malaysia, opening the door for Malaysians to trade and store cryptocurrency assets in a more regulated setting. But as challenging macroeconomic factors adversely impact sectoral

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JCB, IDEMIA and Malaysia’s Soft Space to Trial CBDC Acceptance in Tokyo

Japan-based global payments brand JCB has launched a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in partnership with French identity technologies company IDEMIA and Malaysian digital payments technology provder Soft Space. The project, dubbed the JCB Digital Currency or JCBDC,

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Hong Leong Bank to Hold Physical Hackathon Focused on the Metaverse

Hong Leong Bank (HLB) is organising its “Can You Hack It” hackathon focused on re-imagining banking experiences through hyper-personalisation and the metaverse. This fully physical hackathon will be open to Malaysian residents where participants who are interested in joining should

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Luno Malaysia to Add Cardano (ADA) and Solana (SOL) to Its Platform

Digital asset exchange Luno will be adding two cryptocurrencies to its platform: Cardano (ADA) on 21 September 2022 and Solana (SOL) on 6 October 2022. This comes after the addition of Chainlink (LINK) and Uniswap (UNI) earlier this year, bringing

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SC Malaysia Places Huobi Global on Investor Alert List

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has placed cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global on its investor alert list for operating a digital asset exchange (DAX) in the country without being registered. Huobi Global [https://t.co/la9Y3ntGuq] has been added to the SC’s Investor Alert

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Luno Will Be Available in Malay With More Localised Educational Content

Luno, a licensed digital asset exchange,  will be available in the Malay language and roll out more localised content to support Malaysians on their crypto learning journey. This is a part of its latest campaign ‘Move with Luno’ which aims

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Luno First in Malaysia to Get SC Approval to Offer LINK and UNI Trading

Digital asset exchange Luno today announced that it is the first to be approved by the Securities Commission Malaysia to offer Chainlink (LINK) and Uniswap (UNI) for trading on its platform. Users can now buy, sell and store LINK and

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Luno Enabled US$ 52 Billion Crypto Transactions With 10 Million Customers on Board

Luno, a regulated digital asset exchange in Malaysia, announced that it has surpassed 10 million customers across over 40 countries, showing a growth of 35% year-on-year in its global customer base. The company said that it had gained an additional

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Malaysian Women’s Interest in Crypto Is Skyrocketing, Says Luno

Luno, a regulated digital asset exchange in Malaysia, shared that its female users have grown from 16,000 in 2020 to more than 120,000 in 2021, an increase of more than sevenfold. In addition, the transaction volume of female users has

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