By Kristie Neo
Thailand has issued its first licenses to four cryptocurrency exchanges, Bx, Bitkub, Coins and Satang Pro, granting them permission to operate in the country.
Vietnam’s government has said that Facebook has violated a new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on its platform.
Long term, Beijing wants to cement deals with countries that are both resource-rich—a critical need for Chinese industry—and have growing consumer demand. Often, those nations and their technology firms are seeking Chinese expertise—and money.
.Indian law firms are developing newer practice areas – from forensic to AI and from blockchain to defence advisory – to keep pace with the evolving nature of businesses.
With technology disrupting all walks of life, the legal industry, too, is seeing a growing demand for legaltech and regtech to increase efficiency and lower operational costs.
The 80 titles approved on Saturday did not include games from industry leader Tencent.
The round follows previous investments from AVICTC, Lenovo Capital, Shenzhen Weiyue Creative Investment Group and Mango Cultural and Creative Industry Private Equity Fund.
LogiNext, which raised its Series A round of $10 million from Alibaba-backed Indian payments major Paytm, is looking to raise its next round of funding which is said to be in the region of $10 million.
Google’s main search platform has been blocked in China since 2010, but the Alphabet Inc unit has been attempting to make new inroads into the country.
The news comes as a controversial cybersecurity law is set to take effect next month, requiring global technology firms to open local offices and store data in the country.