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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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The Growing Threat of Cybercrime as a Service to Asia’s Financial Institutions

The growth of internet usage, online banking, and digitalization of financial services has increased cybercrime and cyber criminals’ attack surface. Financial institutions are a prime target for cyber-attacks due to the large amounts of data and money they hold.  In

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Will Ablr’s Ethical Approach to BNPL Stand The Test of Time?

”The “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) phenomenon has taken the world by storm. The concept is simple: customers can purchase and pay for items later, in installments, without accruing interest. BNPL has been a godsend for many people, allowing them

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The Story of Sugar: Why a Company Pivoted from Buy Now Pay Later to Save Now Buy Later

Buy now pay later, or BNPL, solutions have recently gained traction. These solutions allow customers to purchase items and pay for them later, either in installments or full. A Juniper Research report predicts that BNPL users will surpass 900 million

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5 Interesting New Details in BNM’s New Digital Insurance & Takaful Draft Framework

On Friday, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) issued its exposure draft for digital insurance and takaful operators (DITO) for written feedback following the issuance of the Discussion Paper in January this year. As part of the licensing application process, BNM will

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