Singapore hit record-high fintech investment in 2017 at US$229M: Report

The number was driven by major fintech deals in the last quarter of 2017 in Asia, which happened to take place in Singapore 

[Updated] Mobile studio app Musical.ly, Tik Tok to merge into a new app

Tik Tok and Musical.ly want to push for greater participation from Generation-Z creators 

Today's top tech news, February 9: Japan to tax cryptocurrency investors for up to 55 per cent

Today's top tech news also includes updates from Didi Chuxing, Facebook, and Twitter 

Eduardo Saverin's B Capital Group closes US$360M fund

B Capital Group aims to continue investing in healthcare, financial services and insurances, as well as industrial and consumer-enabled businesses 

Total funding raised by ICOs hit US$3.23B in Q4 2017, exceeding VC by 16+ times: Report

The CoinDesk report on the state of Bitcoin and blockchain industry also revealed that the Chinese government's crackdown on Bitcoin leaves no negative impact on its prospect 

The 'Mars Tesla' is about to discover the astroid belt instead of the Red Planet

SpaceX also livestreamed the Tesla in a video that sparks the imagination 

This 100-year-old creative agency now connects startups with global brands

Grey Group launched Grey Adventures in Singapore, to establish a bridge between corporate clients and startups 

LINE launches new subsidiary with aim to offer cryptocurrency trading, loans and insurances

LINE hopes this new company will strengthen its position as a financial service provider 

Today's top tech news, January 30: Google acquires HTC's design division for US$1.1B

Today's top tech news also features Ola, Huawei, and the Indonesian e-commerce association 

SuperCharger, Standard Chartered name 10 fintech startups for their 2018 accelerator programme

The SuperCharger accelerator programme brings in startups from Europe and Asia to its latest batch in Hong Kong