Connect with us

Tech

Line Application to implement payments in its own cryptocurrency

It remains to be verified that it will use the blockchain, however it would be a lucrative move for the Japanese firm.

Published

on

As the Japan-based Line messenger app saw a significant drop in sales, it has decided to consider a move into the blockchain and cryptocurrency world according to a Bloomberg report.

The implementation of blockchain and cryptocurrency tokens on to the Line framework will be easy which will be sure to attract more clientele.

Bloomberg reported that Line is in discussions with a number of potential partners, including bitcoin exchange Upbit, over possible tie-ins around Line Pay and other products. The goal, the report claimed, is to make its products stickier with users.

It is a perfect fit for this brand as it has an online platform already in place offering mobile payment services – Line Pay. Its staple features is a virtual currency that is used in its social games and to buy content on its platform.

Over the past few years, Line has seen a decline and ran into some issues as it lost a lot of core customers from Japan, Thailand, Taiwan and Indonesia.

It remains to be verified that it will use the blockchain, however it would be a lucrative move for the Japanese firm.

Read the complete story here

Techsauce is the partnership of two titans in the Thai technology startup industry between Thumbsup, the leading technology media in Thailand and HUBBA, the biggest coworking space network in Thailand.

Tech

Global fashion e-tailer Shein launches new hub in Singapore

Published

on

Shein has websites for Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines and has plans to create a standalone website for Malaysia too.

Source link

Continue Reading

Myanmar

Digital Revolution and Repression in Myanmar and Thailand

Activists have also proactively published social media content in multiple languages using the hashtags #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar and #WhatsHappeningInThailand to boost coverage of events on the ground.

Published

on

By Karen Lee

Following the February 1 coup, Myanmar’s netizens became the latest to join the #MilkTeaAlliance, an online collective of pro-democracy youth across Asia.

(more…)
Continue Reading

Most Viewed

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 14,162 other subscribers

Wise

Recent