Exclusive Interviews


PowerGhost: The Mining Malware to Watch in 2020
In Part 3 of the interview, Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia, Kaspersky shared with us the state of cryptocurrency mining malware and he believed we should watch out for Powerghost in 2020! Yeo also explained the cybersecurity solutions of Kaspersky on quantum computing.
MintDice Bitcoin Casino—Bringing Trust to the World of Online Gambling
Online gambling is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world since the mass adoption of smartphone technology and increased global internet access. The industry is very divisive however and its opponents cite the high levels of fraudulent sites and scams.
eToro—The Globally Utilized and Bespokely Localized Trading Platform
Founded in 2007, eToro has been a leader in the global Fintech revolution, empowering people to invest by giving them access to global markets. From cryptos to stocks and commodities, eToro has made trading easy and social, creating a strong community of over 12 million traders worldwide.
IBM Food Trust: Cutting Through the Complexity of the World’s Food Supply with Blockchain
IBM Food Trust was first launched in August 2017, with 10 Foundation members aiming to use blockchain in food traceability to solve issues in the food supply chain. Prior to the launch, IBM, Walmart and Tsinghua University announced a collaboration to improve the way food is tracked, transported and sold to customers in China. Juniper Research recently announced that IBM Food Trust is one of the leading blockchain players in the food provenance space.
Kaspersky’s Expert Take on KYC and AML: Stock vs Crypto Exchanges
In Part 2 of our interview, Yeo Siang Tiong, General Manager for Southeast Asia, Kaspersky shared how Kaspersky provides cybersecurity solutions for stock and crypto exchanges to address KYC and AML concerns. He also walked us through the Kaspersky Application Security Assessment and explained its significance in safeguarding assets in crypto exchanges.
The Singapore Fintech Association: Boosting the Industry with Blockchain Education
Following part one of our interview with the founding president of the Singapore FinTech Association, Chia Hock Lai, we further explored the education initiatives in the blockchain industry in Singapore.
R3 - Revolutionizing Trade Finance with Blockchain
R3 leads the largest blockchain ecosystem in the world, creating initiatives using distributed ledger technology. Carl Wegner, the Managing Director and Head of Asia at R3, elaborates on the consortium’s reach with its broad ecosystem, on initiatives that are built on Corda, including, Project Voltron, Project Inthanon, Project LionRock, and Project Ubin in Asia.  
How Can IBM’s Blockchain Network Support $2 Trillion in Product Logistics by 2023?
IBM Blockchain has been around for several years, delivering on blockchain projects for enterprises in areas such as trade finance, securities, payments and supply chain traceability, as well as establishing new platforms for businesses and improving efficiencies in existing industries. Alan Lim, one of the initial members of the IBM Worldwide Blockchain team, heads IBM Blockchain Labs in the Asia Pacific. Lim kicked off his journey in blockchain as he was curious about how blockchain was being used in solving some real-world challenges.
Singapore FinTech Association Enabling the Shift Towards Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Southeast Asia
The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) was founded in November 2016 by the founding president, Chia Hock Lai. The association is a cross-industry nonprofit initiative, aiming to facilitate collaboration in the ecosystem between market participants and stakeholders in the FinTech industry. Blockchain.News interviewed Chia Hock Lai to find out more about the leading association in Singapore.
eToroX: Leveraging Deep Liquidity and Stablecoins for Institutional Traders
Doron Rosenblum is the Managing Director of eToroX. We were fortunate to meet up with him at the Blockshow Asia 2019, where he discussed the advanced crypto functionalities of eToroX, liquidity, and regulation.

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