Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

Bithumb Global Launches Native Token for Exchange Ecosystem

| William Foxley

Bithumb plans to launch a native token on top of its namesake blockchain next year.

Binance Enters Korean Market With New Business Entity

| William Foxley

Binance may have taken another step toward launching a crypto exchange arm in South Korea, according to a new business registration.

Korean Government to Back Blockchain Startups With $9 Million Fund in 2020

| Richard Meyer

The Korea Internet Security Agency will be supporting blockchain-related projects in 2020 with about $9.0 million in funding.

Major Korean Banks Join Government-Backed Blockchain ID Initiative

| Richard Meyer

Institutions including the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks have joined a blockchain identity initiative aimed to securely share personal data.

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South Korea Aims to Put Trade Finance on the Blockchain by 2021

| Richard Meyer

The government-backed program will bring trade and contract data into distributed ledgers.

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Token Investors May Sue After Former Korean Social Media Giant Shuts Down

| William Foxley

A once hugely popular social media site, Cyworld's abrupt closure brings uncertainty to holders of its recently launched crypto token.

OKEx Korea Reviewing Decision to Delist Privacy Coins Zcash and Dash

| William Foxley

OKEX Korea is reconsidering a decision to delist the privacy coins zcash and dash it announced in September.

South Korean Court Issues Landmark Decision on Crypto Exchange Hacking

| Richard Meyer

The Seoul court ruled that a hacking is not the responsibility of an exchange but a transfer of funds is.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb’s $333 Million Acquisition May Be in Jeopardy

| William Foxley

A fintech firm's acquisition of Bithumb reportedly hasn't been fully paid for, even after a deadline was extended.

Former Credit Agency Staffers Form Korean Blockchain Rating Firm

| Richard Meyer

With investors lacking information and objective reviews on blockchain projects, a Korean blockchain rating company is formed.