Regulators warn fintech apps over data collection practices

(Image credit: Bigstock/Rido81) An investigation from a regulator task force released on Friday a list of 61 apps which…


Paypal closes deal for 70% of China's Gopay

California-based online payment company Paypal has completed the deal to acquire 70% of Chinese digital payment…


Ant Financial takes stake in Vietnamese payment firm: report

Ant Financial, a fintech affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has acquired a significant stake in Vietnamese…


Tencent, Xiaomi apps called out for illegal data collection

(Image credit: Pixabay/Katielwhite98) China's internet regulator, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology…


Russia's Alrosa opens WeChat mini app to sell blockchain-tracked diamonds

  A screenshot of Everledger's WeChat notice. (Image credit: TechNode) Russia-based Alrosa, the world’s largest…


Chinese courts freeze Bitmain assets worth over $1 million

A cryptomining device. (Image credit: Pixabay/ Лечение Наркомании) Bitmain's legal troubles are mounting after the…


Ant Financial, Vanguard to start retail investment advisory service

Chinese fintech company Ant Financial and US-based asset management firm Vanguard will begin providing investment…


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Ping An’s One Connect raises US IPO target to $312 million: report

(Image credit: Bigstock / World Image) Ping An’s fintech arm One Connect Financial Technology expanded its US initial…


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“Blockchain technology must align with the Belt and Road Initiative": Chinese government official

Farah Jaafar-Crossby, CEO of Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, speaking on the stage of the…


China accounts for 66% of the world's bitcoin processing power: research

A cryptomining device. (Image credit: Pixabay/ Лечение Наркомании) Bitcoin miners in China account for two-thirds of…