South Korea

South Korea’s Largest Car Supplier Hyundai to Use DLT in Smartphone-EV Pairing Tool

South Korea’s largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor Group, will use blockchain in its new tech for pairing electric vehicles ...

Country Faces Growing Threat From Stealth Crypto Mining Attacks

Microsoft Korea has claimed the country is facing an increase in cryptojacking incidents, according to a report from local Engl...

South Koreans Invest an Average $6,000 in Cryptocurrency, Says New Survey

More South Koreans are buying cryptocurrency than ever before and spending more fiat to do so, local daily news network Arirang...

Bithumb Exchange Operator Reveals Plans for US, Japanese Markets

The CEO of Singapore-based Blockchain Exchange Alliance (BXA) — which has a controlling stake in major South Korean crypto exch...

Crypto Exchanges Collaborate With Bithumb to Freeze Stolen Funds After Major Hack

In late March, major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb lost around $18 million as a result of a hack. While the deta...

South Korean Crypto Exchange Coinnest Shutters Services

South Korean crypto exchange Coinnest has begun to terminate its services as of April 16, according to a pop-up announcement on...

Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Services to 11 More Countries

Major American cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has expanded its crypto-to-crypto trading to more countries...

South Korea’s Telecom Giant KT Launches DLT-Powered 5G Brand to Prevent Hacks

KT Corporation, South Korea’s largest telecom firm, has launched its blockchain-powered fifth-generation (5G) network brand, lo...

Bithumb Exchange Operator Gains $200 Million From Japanese Investment Fund

The parent company of major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has received $200 million in funding from Japan’s ST B...

Indian IT Giant Tech Mahindra to Use Samsung’s Nexledger Blockchain: Local Media

Samsung SDS has reportedly agreed to cooperate with Indian IT giant Tech Mahindra in an attempt to enter the overseas blockchai...
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