South Korea

Binance Joins Council of Internet Giant Kakao’s Blockchain Project

Klaytn, a blockchain project led by internet giant Kakao, announced that cryptocurrency exchange Binance is joining its governa...

Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product

Samsung SDS, the IT subsidiary of global tech giant Samsung, has announced a joint initiative to launch a new blockchain-based ...

New Gov’t Initiative to Put South Korean Trade on Blockchain by 2021

The South Korean government is planning to establish a digital trade foundation to reduce the costs of trade by using blockchai...
October 15, 2019
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Sudden Cyworld Shutdown Puts Clink Crypto Investors at Risk: Report

South Korea’s Cyworld social media platform shuttered its services on Oct. 1 without giving any prior notice, English-language ...

Which Countries Have the Biggest Premiums?

Up until early 2018, major cryptocurrency markets the likes of South Korea and Japan demonstrated high premiums for Bitcoin. At...

South Korean Blockchain Startup Raises $8M for Identity Authentication

Blockchain company Iconloop has secured 10 billion Korean won (KRW) (over $8 million) from seven investment companies participa...
October 10, 2019
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Major South Korean Store Chain Supports Blockchain Payments App

Mobile payments app CHAI is launching mobile blockchain-based payments at 13,500 CU convenience stores in South Korea. Accordin...

South Korea’s Crypto Youth | Cointelegraph Documentary

In the last few decades, South Korea has been among the fastest developing countries in the world. It is currently the planet’s...

South Korea Is Hoping for Regulatory Clarity as Crypto Laws Toughen

South Korean regulators seems to strongly favor blockchain over cryptocurrencies, and some recent events have further proven th...

Samsung-Backed Blockchain Firm Launches in UAE After Securing $16M

Blocko, a South Korean blockchain provider, launched in the United Arab Emirates after securing $16 million in funding. Buildin...
October 3, 2019
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