South Korean Government Turns to Blockchain Tech to More Securely Store Clinical Diabetes Data
The government has asked startup Sendsquare to develop a proof-of-concept blockchain registry to help analyze, anonymize and store clinical diabetes data.
Crypto exchange Bithumb has reportedly been seized by police in Seoul on allegations that its chairman engaged in investment fraud.
The Bank of Korea is seeking a partner to help develop the architecture for a potential central bank digital currency.
Local officials are said to have raided Bithumb's offices for the second time in a week as part of a fraud investigation.
South Korea's third-largest crypto exchange has reportedly been raided by police over allegations it faked trading volume.
Crypto trading profits could be liable to a 22% tax should the Korean National Assembly approve the newly tabled proposal.