Category: Singaporean

Singaporean startup Partipost gets $3.5 million to let anyone become an influencer
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Singaporean startup Partipost gets $3.5 million to let anyone become an influencer

Partipost, a Singapore-based marketing startup that lets anyone with a social media profile sign up for influencer campaigns, has raised $3.5 million in new funding. The round was led by SPH Ventures, the investment arm of publisher Singapore Press Holdings, with participation from Quest Ventures and other investors. The funding will be used to grow…

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Project Ubin, the Singaporean money authority’s blockchain initiative, moves closer to commercialization
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Project Ubin, the Singaporean money authority’s blockchain initiative, moves closer to commercialization

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and state investment firm Temasek announced today that Project Ubin, its blockchain-based multi-currency payments network, has proven its commercial potential after tests with more than 40 companies. The initiative was launched in 2016. A prototype developed by Temasek and J.P. Morgan began undergoing testing last year to see how…

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Singaporean Cryptocurrency Thief Racks Up $5 Million AWS, Google Cloud Bill
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Singaporean Cryptocurrency Thief Racks Up $5 Million AWS, Google Cloud Bill

A Singaporean has been indicted in the U.S. on charges of stealing cloud computing power on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google to mine cryptocurrency. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Washington, Ho Jun Jia used the stolen identity and credit card information of a video game developer based in…

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