South Korea

South Korean Prosecutors Freeze Crypto Wallets of Suspected Child Porn Ring Chief

On June 2, a South Korean court ordered a freeze on all the cryptocurrency wallets, securities deposits, and stocks account own...

Binance Korea to Integrate Coinfirm Real-Time AML Monitoring

Binance Korea will be monitoring activity on its platform for signs of money laundering thanks to a solution developed by Coinf...

Samsung May Have Appointed New Blockchain Leadership

Although the company made no official announcement, South Korean tech conglomerate Samsung Electronics seems to have been appoi...

South Korea’s ICON Releases Blockchain Interoperability Protocol

ICON (ICX), South Korea’s largest public blockchain project, released its Blockchain Transmission Protocol (BTP) on May 28.  Th...

LG Shows Interest in Distributed Ledger Technology, Joins Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council

LG Electronics has joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform. L...

South Korea is Exploring New Crypto Tax Laws

South Korea’s Ministry of Economy and Finance is preparing an amendment to apply to the nation’s Income Tax Law. This could inc...

Jobless South Korean University Graduates Are Increasingly Interested in Blockchain

Daejeon University is the latest in a series of South Korean universities redesigning portions of its finance and technology de...

South Korean University Announces New Blockchain Campus

South Korea’s Suseong University reached a deal on May 22 with the Korea Artificial Intelligence Association, or KORAIA, to cre...

COVID-19 Incentivizing Crypto and Leading Mainstream Adoption

Crypto is a place where everything changes faster than in any other industry, and seeing as it was born in the age of the inter...

Another Exchange Delists Monero Amidst Ongoing Sex Scandal

Cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, officially announced that they will be delisting Monero (XMR) from their trading platform as ...