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Singapore Exchange uses blockchain to issue $300m digital bond

Singapore Exchange (SGX), a major investment holding company in Singapore, has issued its first digital bond powered by blockchain technology.As officially announced on Sept. 1, SGX deployed its digital asset issuance platform to conduct a 400 million Singapore dollar ($294 million) 5.5-year public bond issuance for major local food and

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Singapore Carpooling App Ryde Launches Wallet for BTC Payments

Singaporean carpooling app Ryde announced the launch of its own cryptocurrency wallet which will facilitate Bitcoin (BTC) payments for its service.In an announcement shared with Cryptox on June 17, Ryde claims to be the first and only ride-hailing application to incorporate Bitcoin payments into its ecosystem. The firm’s customers will

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Singapore Sees 300% Yearly Spike in Q1 Cryptojacking Attacks Amid COVID-19

[sociallocker id="55298"] Data published by Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky indicates that Singapore has seen a significant increase in the prevalence of attempted cryptojacking attacks during the first quarter of 2020.Kaspersky estimates that 11,700 attacks were attempted on devices located in Singapore from January until March — up from 2,900 as

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German Bank Partners With Singapore Fintech Consortium on Blockchain

Ten31, the FinTech arm of Germany’s WEG Bank, has partnered with Singaporean technology incubator, Anquan Capital.While the entities have yet to detail the specific projects they’ll work together on, a press release announced that the partnership will involve exploring blockchain applications within the context of banking and financial services.Anquan Capital

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