Monthly Archives: January 2022
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said Tuesday that companies that control data of more than 1 million users will have to undergo a cybersecurity review before they seek overseas listings to “further protect online data and national security.” The change is among a list of amendments made to China’s Cybersecurity Review Measures, mainly focusing […]
American venture capitalist, well-known author, and entrepreneur Brad Feld once said, “they say it takes a village to raise a child and a startup is not different.” It takes a whole community to raise a successful startup company that can grow, scale, and contribute to a healthy economy, he added. It is true that to […]
NFT project takes prime Hong Kong ad spot in Central as crypto firms test residents’ appetite for blockchain assets
At the heart of Hong Kong’s business district, the latest big advertisements are not about asset management, stocks or diamonds – they are for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of digital avatars in the form of koalas and apes.On the first day of 2022, a little known NFT project called Delirious Mind Travelers decked out half of […]
China exempts Hong Kong listings from cybersecurity review as regulators finalise rigid rules for ‘foreign’ IPOs
China’s regulators will exempt Hong Kong from the rigid cybersecurity review process for all initial public offerings (IPOs) in foreign markets by companies with the personal data of at least 1 million customers, according to analysts’ reading of the finalised regulations published on Tuesday.Internet platforms operators with more than 1 million users in China must […]
Geniemode, a business-to-business cross-border e-commerce startup, has picked up $7 million in a Series A funding round led by Info Edge Ventures, the investment arm of Info Edge (India) Ltd. The fundraising, which comes within four months of the Gurugram-based firm’s $2.25-million seed round, will be utilised to scale the company’s tech platform to onboard […]
Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou’s fashion brand Phantaci and an NFT company Ezek jointly released a new digital avatar called “Phanta Bears” on New Year’s Day and sold 10,000 copies. Ezek is co-founded by Chou’s friend Will Liu. Chou has since changed his Instagram profile picture to the digital bear to show support. The digital […]
A company backed by Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou sold 10,000 copies of its newly-launched digital avatars “Phanta Bears” on New Year’s Day, according to decentralized entertainment platform Ezek, which hosted the sale. Designed by Chou’s fashion brand Phantaci, the digital bears were trading at 0.4 ETH on Monday, up from the insurance price of 0.26 […]
By Hoang Thuy  January 3, 2022 | 08:07 pm PT An employee counts Vietnamese banknotes at a bank in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy The National Assembly has convened for an extraordinary session starting Tuesday to discuss several critical issues including a stimulus package to revive the Covid-19-hit economy. Fiscal and monetary policies to foster […]
From the outside, the five buildings that make up the Ali Centre industrial park in Hangzhou, capital of China’s eastern Zhejiang province, look similar and are simply named building No 1 through No 5. Occupying 10 floors of the first tower was the headquarters of China’s most successful live streaming star – until now.Viya, the […]
The Smarter Health team Singapore-based Smarter Health has announced an SG$5.15 (US$3.8) million in Series A fundraise led by East Ventures. Orbit Malaysia, Citrine Capital, HMI Group, and Emtek also co-invested. As per a press statement, the health-tech company will use the funds primarily for product development and market expansion in Southeast Asia. Founded by Liaw […]
SINGAPORE — A digital currency run by the Cambodian central bank has been named one of the Awards for Excellence winners of the 2021 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards for its innovative technology and impact on the country’s economic and social development, Nikkei announced on Tuesday.
Over the last quarter of a century, the way people access, spend and transfer money has gone through significant change with the appearance of various fintech innovations. The recent proliferation of e-wallets and payment platforms has driven increased online purchases, and money is now flowing around the globe at unprecedented levels. By 2027, the value […]
A US jury on Monday found Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes guilty of conspiring to defraud investors in the blood testing startup, convicting her on four of 11 counts.
Flipkart will put diversification on hold and focus on key verticals like grocery, hyperlocal deliveries and value-focussed ecommerce this year, CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy says.
Netgear のデジタルアートフレーム「Meural」は、ブロックチェーンや仮想通貨の愛好家の間で人気が高まっている NFT（非代替トークン）アートを展示することができるようになる予定だ。Netgear が「MetaMask」などの仮想通貨ウォレットをデジタルキャンバスプラットフォーム Meural に連携したことによるものだ。 Netgear Meuralの製品・コンテンツ責任者である Pop… The post CES 2022: Netgearのデジタルキャンバス「Meural」が仮想通貨ウォレットと連携、NFTアートの鑑賞が可能に first appeared on BRIDGE（ブリッジ）テクノロジー＆スタートアップ情報.[…]