Tag: South Korea

  • Crypto

    Hong Kong Plans to Regulate Crypto with New Sandbox

    Reports suggest that Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has come up with new plans to regulate cryptocurrency funds and exchanges. While it is known for being crypto-friendly, Hong Kong is still not satisfied with the amount of protection that its crypto users currently enjoy. As a result of this, the...

    Ali Raza | November 1, 2018 | 8:30 pm
  • North Korea Hack Blockchain

    South Korea Points to North Korea as Cryptojacking Culprit

    South Korean intelligence officials are pointing toward North Korea as being the responsible party behind a string of cryptojacking cases across the country. North Korea Continues to Mine for Crypto on South Korean Computers According to a new intelligence gathering report, prompted by an upcoming visit to North...

    Tony Spilotro | November 1, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Analysis

    Crypto Volume in South Korea Rises, Will it Boost Global market?

    The conducive developments in South Korean crypto space have boosted fiat influx into the market, reveals this month’s data. eToro eanalyst Mati Greenspan pitted Korean Won against the most volumed bitcoin-quoted assets, including the US Dollar, Euro, the Pound and also Tether. The comparison revealed a dramatic surge in the...

    Davit Babayan | October 29, 2018 | 2:12 pm
  • Blockchain

    ICON Showcases 3 Joint Blockchain Apps With Seoul Government

    ICON’s initiatives to connect South Korea in its blockchain-powered ecosystem are gaining momentum. Recently, at the Blockchain International Digital Festival, which was hosted by the Seoul Metropolitan Government, ICON demonstrated the three main components of its blockchain ecosystem for the residents of Seoul – ICON Blockchain Identification Card,...

    Prateek Dimri | October 29, 2018 | 11:57 am
  • taiwan

    Taiwan Prepares Itself For ICO Regulatory Framework

    Investing in the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) markets may soon become incredibly safe and easy for Taiwanese investors, according to a recent statement from the chairman of the country’s main securities regulatory agency. The comments regarding the imminent introduction of an ICO regulatory framework came from Wellington Koo,...

    Cole Petersen | October 25, 2018 | 3:00 am
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    South Korea Mulls Lifting ICO Ban in November, Will Crypto Prices Surge?

    While delivering her keynote at the 2018 Korea Blockchain Expo, chairperson of The National Assembly Special Committee, Lee Hye-hoon, said the blanket Initial Coin Offering (ICO) ban will be lifted in the “near future”. Even if this is tentative, odds are South Korea will legalize the controversial fund-raising...

    Dalmas Ngetich | October 24, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • NewsBTC Bitcoin South Korea Regulation

    Korea’s Finance Regulator: We Should Not Equate Cryptos with Blockchain

    South Korea’s top financial regulator on Thursday clarified that initial coin offering (ICO) issuance will remain banned despite the government’s inclination towards setting up a blockchain hub in Seoul. Choi Jong-koo, the chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), said during their parliament audit session that they should not...

    Davit Babayan | October 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm
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    Huge User-base South Korean Startups Flock to The Blockchain

    Some of the largest startups in South Korea with over 10 million users are turning to the blockchain. “Baedal Minjik,” a food delivery startup whose annual revenue surged 80 percent last year, and “Joonggonara,” a major used goods marketplace in South Korea, have shown interests in integrating the...

    Davit Babayan | October 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm

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