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South Korea’s BC Card Is Using KT’s Blockchain for Rewards Settlement

| Richard Meyer

The company says that the process has been made significantly more efficient.

South Korean Telecoms Giant KT Has Built Its Own Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

The second largest mobile carrier in South Korea has launched its own blockchain network and aims to apply the tech across several sectors.

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Orix, Shizuoka Become Latest Japanese Banks to Trial Blockchain

| Stan Higgins

A group of Japanese financial services and technology companies have formed a new blockchain research initiative.

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14 Headlines That Rocked Bitcoin and the Blockchain in 2015

| Daniel Palmer

In this year-end special, we look back at the 14 bitcoin and blockchain news stories that made the most impact during 2015.

Event Challenges Lack of Bitcoin Awareness in Post-Gox Japan

| Grace Caffyn

Digital currencies are still relatively unknown in Japan. This week, one of the country's pioneering VC firms aims to change that.


Telecom Giant Orange to Back Bitcoin in Silicon Valley

| Yessi Bello Perez

The Silicon Valley division of global telecommunications giant Orange is planning to invest in the bitcoin space.

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Markets Weekly: Price Crosses $300 Following Coinbase News

| Joon Ian Wong

While the bitcoin price may have taken a beating recently, it appears to be bouncing back, having crossed the $250 and $300 mark in quick succession.

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Coinbase Secures Approval to Launch Regulated US Bitcoin Exchange

| Jon Southurst

Coinbase is set to launch a US bitcoin exchange already approved by 50% of state regulators on Monday.


The 12 Biggest Bitcoin Funding Rounds Of All Time

| Yessi Bello Perez

Following Coinbase's record $75m round yesterday, CoinDesk looks back at the previous largest investments in the bitcoin space.

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Investors Sound Off on Coinbase’s Record-Setting Fundraising

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk takes a look at how Coinbase's investors are framing their participation in today's record-setting fundraising.