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Seoul to use blockchain technology in its citizen cards

Tech 21 May 2019

Seoul to use blockchain technology in its citizen cards

Blockchain will be used in collecting urban and administrative data around Seoul, which will be useful to figure out where to provide new services for the city and its community.

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South Korean fintech Dunamu invests $46 million in blockchain startups

Business 20 May 2019

South Korean fintech Dunamu invests $46 million in blockchain startups

Dunamu revealed on May 15 that the company has invested $46 million in 26 different blockchain startup companies over the past year.

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Crypto wallet coming to Samsung’s budget Galaxy models

Tech 15 May 2019

Crypto wallet coming to Samsung’s budget Galaxy models

The electronics giant has unveiled plans for the roll-out of cryptocurrency wallet technology in its latest generation of Galaxy smartphones, including budget models.

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South Korea regulator adds 9 blockchain firms in new sandbox cohort

Business 3 May 2019

South Korea regulator adds 9 blockchain firms in new sandbox cohort

A total of 105 companies had applied to take part in the program since its launch in January 2018, according to South Korea’s Financial Services Commission.

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22M users in US visiting crypto exchanges each month: research

Business 1 May 2019

22M users in US visiting crypto exchanges each month: research

The United States is the most popular destination for crypto users globally, with more than triple the number of the next most popular countries, according to a new report.

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Medical center forms partnership for health data management solution

Business 24 April 2019

Medical center forms partnership for health data management solution

South Korean hospital Gil Medical Center, Longenesis and Insilico Medicine Have partnered up to create a blockchain based health data management solution.

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South Korea faces growing threats from cryptojacking

Business 23 April 2019

South Korea faces growing threats from cryptojacking

A recent report reveals that South Korea is facing an increasing amount of cyber-attacks, and many of them are now of the cryptojacking variety.

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Disney could be the next stakeholder of Nexon

Business 23 April 2019

Disney could be the next stakeholder of Nexon

Nexon has been looking to find a buyer for its portfolio, which includes a major cryptocurrency exchange. Disney looks like it might be up to make that purchase

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3 of South Korea’s top crypto exchanges post losses in 2018

Business 18 April 2019

3 of South Korea’s top crypto exchanges post losses in 2018

Against the backdrop of the ongoing bear market, only Upbit turned a profit for the year, bucking the trend which saw Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit post heavy losses for the period.

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South Korea’s Bithumb secures $200M from Japan’s blockchain fund

Business 16 April 2019

South Korea’s Bithumb secures $200M from Japan’s blockchain fund

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has secured $200 million in fresh funding from a Japanese blockchain investment fund as part of a wider Series A funding round.

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POSTECH, Yonsei University collaborate on blockchain campus

Business 12 April 2019

POSTECH, Yonsei University collaborate on blockchain campus

Two South Korean schools will combine to help students get a head start on blockchain technology.

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Bithumb crypto exchange posts $180M net loss on BTC struggles

Business 12 April 2019

Bithumb crypto exchange posts $180M net loss on BTC struggles

South Korea-based crypto exchange Bithumb has posted a net loss for 2018 in a dramatic reversal of fortunes from the previous year.

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