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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.

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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.

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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.