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Otsaw Digital is testing robot deliveries in Singapore with 700 households

Otsaw Digital's robots are capable of delivering food and parcels automatically.

Rajitha Reddy1d ago

AirAsia plans to raise $300 million to grow digital arm; super app could bring in $250 million in revenues yearly

AirAsia posted a record loss of $1.2 billion in 2020 due to the global pandemic.

Carl Adrian6d ago

Exclusive: PayPal launches crypto checkout service

PayPal Holdings Inc will announce later on Tuesday that it has started allowing U.S. consumers to use their cryptocurrency holdings to pay at millions of its online merchants globally, a move that could significantly boost use of digital assets in everyday commerce.

REUTERS.COMApr 01, 2021

Philippines startup company NextPay wants to become a digital bank; raises $125,000 from Y Combinator

NextPay is a financial services platform to help SMEs in The Philippines.

Faith BaltazarMar 23, 2021

Startup Xendit grabs $64.6M in Accel-led Series B

Indonesia’s Xendit, a startup digital payments business is transforming digital payments in Southeast Asia

Ariel ArcebidoMar 05, 2021

Turkey's Ozan Electronic Money partners with Albaraka Turk Bank to increase digital financial inclusion

Ozan Electronic Money is spearheading the cashless society in Turkey.

Alfred LeeFeb 25, 2021

India plans to ban cryptocurrencies and create own digital currency

In 2018, a similar proposal was brought up to ban the use of cryptocurrencies.

Carl AdrianFeb 01, 2021

Shopee's parent company, SEA Group, has bought a bank in Indonesia

SEA Group bought Bank Kesejahteraan Ekonomi Indonesia, a significant move into the digital banking space.

Alfred LeeJan 13, 2021

PayPal to Enter China’s Online Payment Market - Pandaily

Following U.S. digital money transfer platform PayPal’s acquisition of Chinese licensed payment company GoPay in 2019, PayPal made another move to hold the full equity of GoPay today.

PANDAILY.COMJan 13, 2021

Sea Group firms up digital payments play in Indonesia with Bank BKE acquisition

The deal can be seen as part of Sea Group's ongoing plan to increase customer retention on Shopee by doubling down on ShopeePay.

DEALSTREETASIA.COMJan 13, 2021

Trump targets Ant’s Alipay, WeChat Pay in latest app bans

US President Donald Trump signed an order banning US transactions with eight digital Chinese payment platforms including Ant Group Co’s Alipay in 45 days, when he’ll no longer be in office.

THESTAR.COM.MYJan 06, 2021

Speedoc snags US$5M Series A to drive faster adoption of digital health services in Singapore | e27

Speedoc operates as a platform that combines offline and online services to provide healthcare to patients in their homes

E27.CODec 21, 2020

Gojek invests in Bank Jago, marking its entrance into digital banking | KrASIA

Our aim is to make the Gojek app a reliable resource for everyone’s financial needs, said co-CEO Andre Soelistyo.

KR-ASIA.COMDec 20, 2020

Roblox buys digital avatar startup Loom.ai – TechCrunch

Roblox announced today that it’s buying a digital avatar startup called Loom.ai. Purchasing a company that has focused singularly on creating more realistic human avatars is an interesting play for a gaming platform that has made such an impact by building experiences that tend to cast realism to the wayside. We covered the company’s $1.35 […]

TECHCRUNCH.COMDec 16, 2020

Wild Digital launches BOOM21 to recognize 21 of Southeast Asia's top disruptors

Nominations for BOOM21 are open today, and the top 21 will be featured at next year's Wild Digital conference.

Carl AdrianDec 16, 2020

China saw first online payment using Digital Currency Electronic Payment

China’s first online order by Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DECP) was made by a Suzhou online shopper at JD.com on December 11, right after Suzhou’s government kicked off the Double 12 shopping festival and issued RMB 20 million DCEP in partnership with The People’s Bank of China, the central bank of China. Suzhou is the first city to test online consumption scenarios by DCEP, with JD Digits (JDD) providing support in technology and services, helping connect financial institutions with online purchasing applications. JDD is the first technology company to test the DCEP in China with state-owned banks, connected with online

CHINAINTERNETWATCH.COMDec 15, 2020

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