Category: FinTech

Fixing Crypto’s Silos

Fixing Crypto’s Silos

Our fragmented status quo – thousands of tokens, hundreds of dapps – will not work indefinitely without interoperability. (Shutterstock) Jan 15, 2021 at 7:58 p.m. UTC It’s an established truth the cryptocurrency sector is more fragmented than shattered glass. Industry devotees have long made the most of working piecemeal, accepting ever-increasing fragmentation as the price […]

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Digital ruble could be still vulnerable to fraud, Russian banks warn

Digital ruble could be still vulnerable to fraud, Russian banks warn

The Association of Russian Banks is worried about regulators being unable to track illicit transactions of an offline-enabled digital ruble. 3202 Total views 22 Total shares Russia’s central bank digital currency, or CBDC, could contain a number of risks related to cybersecurity and fraud, according to several local financial institutions. The Association of Russian Banks, […]

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Crypto custody firm graduates Singapore Monetary Authority’s regulatory sandbox

Crypto custody firm graduates Singapore Monetary Authority’s regulatory sandbox

Singapore-based Propine emerged from the MAS regulatory sandbox with a Capital Markets Services License and an authorization to begin offering digital-asset services to institutions. 6872 Total views 19 Total shares Crypto-custody provider and securities firm, Propine, has graduated from the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s fintech regulatory sandbox program, emerging with a Capital Markets Services License […]

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Charting Asia’s Dominant FinTech Frontier

Charting Asia’s Dominant FinTech Frontier

Dec 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. UTC Charting Asia’s Dominant FinTech Frontier Since its cypherpunk beginnings, the blockchain industry has long positioned itself as something on the fringe of mainstream. Yet, today, distributed ledger technology experiments by governments, financial institutions and global corporations and broader digital asset adoption has reached a fever pitch. Pandemic aside, […]

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Russia’s Alfa-Bank offers blockchain platform for freelancers

Russia’s Alfa-Bank offers blockchain platform for freelancers

Tutors, taxi drivers and repairmen will be able to take advantage of Alfa-Bank’s blockchain-based services. 4300 Total views 29 Total shares Alfa-Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks in Russia, is exploring blockchain technology in its services for freelancers. According to a Dec. 1 announcement, Alfa-Bank will use blockchain-based applications to automate services for […]

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