LINE acquires Korea-based cyber security company GrayHash

GrayHash will develop and optimise security solutions for LINE's services, including messenger, fintech, AI, blockchain and the digital asset exchange 

Korea's Viva Republica raises US$80M to expand in Southeast Asia

Viva Republica is the developer of p2p money transfer service Toss 

Grab raises US$250M more from Hyundai, Kia; plans for electric vehicle adoption

Joining Grab’s ambitious financing round, Hyundai and Kia contributed to a total of US$2.7 billion Grab has bagged so far 

Today's top tech news, November 5: Vietnam's new cybersecurity law may hurt its digital growth

Also, South Korean Skelter Labs got backed by Golden Gate Ventures, and Wealth Dynamix launches in Asia 

Meet the most exciting startups at the Indonesia-Korea Tech-Startup Demo Day

The Indonesia-Korea Tech-Startup Demo Day was participated by a total of 25 startups from both countries 

How Terra aims to get people to use its price-stable cryptocurrency

With leading e-commerce companies in the region, such as Qoo10 and Carousell, the startup formed a partnership called the Terra Alliance 

Today's top tech news, September 25: Instagram Founders resign, OYO raises a billion

Also, Singapore introduces QR-code system for bike-sharing and ButlerInSuits wins pitching competition 

Singapore-based NEO Global Capital funds music blockchain startup Muzika

Muzika is a Korea-based blockchain startup with a unique rewards system for artists and users 

Travel booking startup VLeisure Vietnam has raised funding led by South Korea's BonAngels

The undisclosed amount of funding puts the company's valuation at US$4M 

South Korea's guesthouse reservation portal Jienem buys travel review app Volo

Jienem will adopt blockchain technology to build a new travel ecosystem, which targets the global market, including Southeast Asia and Korea