South Korean Minister’s “Bitcoin is Corrupting Kids” Logic is Flawed

South Korean Minister’s “Bitcoin is Corrupting Kids” Logic is Flawed

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has recently called for the imposition of strict and rigid regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrency businesses, given the exponential growth of the global bitcoin market. Lee emphasized that currently, cryptocurr…

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South Korea’s Largest Travel Agency Breached, Hacker Demands Bitcoin Payment

South Korea’s Largest Travel Agency Breached, Hacker Demands Bitcoin Payment

Last month, Hanatour, South Korea’s largest travel agency suffered a major security breach, as hackers stole the personal information of over one million users. According to local news publications, hackers have demanded that Hanatour pay a one-time ra…

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Why South Korea is unlikely to follow China’s anti-bitcoin lead – despite its ICO ban

Why South Korea is unlikely to follow China’s anti-bitcoin lead – despite its ICO ban

The South Korean government recently cracked down on ICOs and cryptocurrencies. However, it’s likely the attitude in South Korea will return pro-crypto sooner than expected.

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Major South Korean Bitcoin Trading Platform Coinone’s Offline Exchange is Growing in Popularity

Major South Korean Bitcoin Trading Platform Coinone’s Offline Exchange is Growing in Popularity

On September 11thh, Coinone, South Korea’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange behind Bithumb and Korbit, launched the first offline cryptocurrency exchange in the country, enabling clients to purchase cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin through ATMs and physical products including USB drives. In South Korea, the vast majority of investors and traders have been aware of cryptocurrencies and the […]

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Kakao and Bittrex team up to launch cryptocurrency exchange: What this means for South Korea

Kakao and Bittrex team up to launch cryptocurrency exchange: What this means for South Korea

South Korea mobile giant Kakao teams up with Bittrex to create a cryptocurrency exchange called Upbit. With the China crackdown, South Korea is now the world’s third largest crypto market, behind only the United States and Japan.

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KakaoTalk’s Stocks Platform Operator to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bittrex

KakaoTalk’s Stocks Platform Operator to Launch a Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bittrex

Earlier this week, Dunamu, the operator of Kakao’s KakaoStock, announced the launch of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, UpBit which has been created in partnership with leading cryptocurrency trading platform Bittrex. According to the UpBit development team, all 111 cryptocurrencies that are currently listed on Bittrex will be integrated into UpBit. Kakao, the parent company of […]

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Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Government driving South Korea’s blockchain progress

Up until recently, blockchain technology was just something for South Korea’s cryptocurrency geeks to obsesses about – but it has quickly become a matter for top-level executives and high-ranking government officials.

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