Browsing the "South Korea" Tag

Binance Eyes Launch of Crypto Exchange in South Korea

| Daniel Palmer

Binance is "working with local partners" on the launch of a branch in South Korea, CEO Changpeng Zhao has reportedly said.

Korean Watchdog Warns of Financial Stability Risk From Facebook’s Libra

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project threatens the stability of financial systems, according to South Korea's Financial Services Commission.

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Is Cracking Down Harder on Anonymous Crypto Users

| Richard Meyer

The bank plans to make it even harder to create anonymous crypto exchange accounts in South Korea.

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Longenesis Brings South Korean Medical Records to the Blockchain

| Richard Meyer

A new partnership lets patients and doctors store medical records privately on the blockchain using Bitfury's Exonum platform.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Update Terms to Accept Liability for Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

Five South Korean crypto exchanges have been forced to update their terms and conditions to accept liability for potential hacks and service issues.

Korea’s Biggest Bank Is Preparing to Custody Digital Assets

| Daniel Palmer

KB Kookmin, the largest bank in South Korea, is partnering with a blockchain startup to launch a digital asset custody offering.

Every Game This South Korean Startup Makes Has Its Own Blockchain

| Inseon Chung

If you have ten games then you need ten blockchains says Planetarium's CEO Kijun Seo.

North Korean Hackers Target Crypto Exchange UPbit’s South Korean Users

| John Biggs

North Korean hackers have been using a familiar phishing tool to steal UPbit customer details, security experts allege.

Korean Government Plans Action Over Risks of Resurgent Crypto Market

| Daniel Palmer

With the price of bitcoin surging, the South Korean government has held an inter-agency emergency meeting over the risk for investors.

South Korea’s Shinhan Bank Turns to Blockchain to Speed Up Loan Issuance

| Yogita Khatri

Shinhan, one of the oldest and largest banks in South Korea, is using blockchain technology to speed up the approval process for loan products.