Policy

Facebook plans voter drive, partners with Democratic/Republican Institutes

September 19, 2018 0

Facebook will push users to register to vote through a partnership with TurboVote, has partnered with the International Republican Institute and National Democratic Institute nonprofits

Apple Watch and other hardware reportedly spared by new Trump tariffs

September 17, 2018 0

The latest round of Trump administration tariffs is set to affect a number of different industries. At least one category previously expected to be impacted,

Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building”

September 16, 2018 0

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC —

Singapore relaxes VC fund manager rules

October 20, 2017 0

Downtown Singapore from Elgin Bridge. Photo credit: Erwin Soo. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) – the country’s central bank – today revealed a streamlined

Here are the 11 cryptocurrency exchanges approved by Japanese regulators

September 30, 2017 0

Photo credit: lightboxx / 123RF. Yesterday, Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) revealed that it has approved 11 companies to run cryptocurrency exchanges in the country. The

Brief: Japan approves 11 cryptocurrency exchange operators, no plans for ICO ban

September 29, 2017 0

Downtown Tokyo. Photo credit: sarawinter / 123RF 写真素材. The news (extracted from Reuters): Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) today approved 11 companies [PDF link, Japanese]

Razer’s Tan responds after Nets CEO questions epayments proposal

September 14, 2017 0

Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang on stage at Tech in Asia Singapore 2017. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. When Nets answered the Singaporean prime minister’s call

Nets makes its pitch to upgrade Singapore’s epayments landscape

September 12, 2017 0

Photo credit: ryanking999 / 123RF Stock Photo. After introducing QR code payments at Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar hawker center last weekend, Nets today revealed more details

Brief: WeChat, Weibo, and Baidu caught in Chinese government cybersecurity probe

August 11, 2017 0

Photo credit: Copyright: tangducminh / 123RF Stock Photo. The news (extracted from Reuters): China’s Cyberspace Administration says it is investigating Tencent’s messaging app WeChat, microblogging

Digital tokens and ICOs may be tied up in illegal activities, warn MAS and police

August 10, 2017 0

Photo credit: Copyright: tktktk / 123RF Stock Photo. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force