COMMENTARY

SINCE the advent of the Internet, users have marvelled at the ability to create a persona of themselves online - be it in the first virtual communities, social networks, retail sites and multi-player...

IN many peoples' minds, cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology, blockchain, are one and the same. This has meant that the precipitous rise and (seeming) fall of cryptocurrency over the...

EVERYTHING and anything that has value will eventually be tokenised. I believe that what HTML has done for content, blockchain will do for value and all its related transactions. This is the...

FROM the outside, 304 Troutman St in Bushwick, Brooklyn, looks fairly ordinary. In most ways, it is. But this nondescript three-story, five-unit rental building is part of an experiment in using the...

FP Network, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Yellow Pages, has terminated an agreement to acquire a majority stake in property tech company FundPlaces.

BITOFPROPERTY, a blockchain-based real estate crowd-investment platform, has closed seed round financing with a lead investor LIFULL Co, a Japanese real estate information company, following a pre-...

BLOCKCHAIN, the cutting-edge technology behind virtual currencies such as bitcoin, has the potential to play a disruptive role in the global finance sector, experts said, as banking behemoths seek to...

DISRUPTED

FIRST came Uber and Grab, which let users book rides on their smartphones with just a few taps of buttons - and which quickly grew into everyday tools without which I couldn't imagine life in...