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Cryptocurrency Exchange Zeniex Terminates Service after Government Crackdown

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Exchange, News, Regulation

Cryptocurrency Exchange Zeniex Terminates Service after Government Crackdown

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Zeniex will terminate its services due to increasing government pressure on unauthorized digital currency exchanges. According to Zeniex’s website post, published on November 9, 2018, the cryptocurrency exchange noted that operating amidst a government crackdown on the industry will be a challenging feat. Closing Down Due to Government Pressure The cryptocurrency exchange opened on May 8,…

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Crypto Regulation Roundup: More Cryptocurrency Control Urged in South Korea and Thailand, France Plans to Ease Crypto Taxes

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

Crypto Regulation Roundup: More Cryptocurrency Control Urged in South Korea and Thailand, France Plans to Ease Crypto Taxes

South Korea’s lawyers have lobbied the government to establish a better legal framework around blockchain that would help develop the industry and protect investors. More regulation was also urged in Thailand, where on November 7, 2018, the Deputy Prime Minister has called for more measures to control cryptocurrencies and prevent them from being used to fund terrorism. Back in Europe,…

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Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Launch Security Token Platform in the U.S.

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Exchange, News, Platform, Tech

Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Launch Security Token Platform in the U.S.

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is reportedly exploring the possibility of a security token exchange in the U.S., according to people familiar with the matter. Local news agency Yonhap News was able to confirm on November 2, 2018, that Bithumb has agreed to partner with American fintech company seriesOne. Security Tokens: The New Frontier According to a blog post published by…

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches a Decentralized Exchange

Category: Altcoins, Business, Exchange, News, Platform, Tech, wallet

South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches a Decentralized Exchange

On October 15,  2018, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb announced they are launching their first official decentralized exchange, dubbed Bithumb DEX. The Korean crypto giant Bithumb is said to leverage OneRoot R1 protocol to increase the overall efficiency of the decentralized exchange. The Era of Decentralized Exchanges The noteworthy crypto player in Korea, Bithumb has seen an exciting year of…

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South Korea Mulls Over Reversing Ban on ICOs

Category: Altcoins, Business, News, Platform, Regulation, Tech

South Korea Mulls Over Reversing Ban on ICOs

South Korean legislators are planning to chase the road to clear their stance on Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in November this year. Despite the government’s on-again-off-again relationship with cryptocurrencies, a National Assembly committee has mooted to revamp the cryptocurrency policies in the country on October 10, 2018. South Korea: Bringing hope to ICO Industry An east Asian nation, South Korea…

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South Korean Messenger KakaoTalk Releases Blockchain Platform Klaytn

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South Korean Messenger KakaoTalk Releases Blockchain Platform Klaytn

Ground X, the blockchain development arm of South Korean mobile platform Kakao, announced October 8, 2018, the debut of their blockchain platform “Klaytn.” Ground X Releases Platform Alongside the actual platform, Klatyn has also released tutorials and toolkits to allow blockchain developers to leverage its tech, as well as a wallet, blockchain explorer, and BLASQ, their take on an incentivized…

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Purportedly Set up Decentralized Subsidy

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Exchange, News

South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Purportedly Set up Decentralized Subsidy

South Korea’s crypto exchange heavyweight Bithumb has announced that it was all set to launch a decentralized exchange in a bid to cater to its overseas expanding base in the coming few months, reported Business Korea on October 5, 2018.  Autonomous Operations Although the exchange is yet to put the word out officially, some people familiar with the matter told…

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South Korean Lawmakers Propose the Legalization of ICOs

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South Korean Lawmakers Propose the Legalization of ICOs

South Korea has maintained a reasonably negative stance on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) since their blanket ban in September 2017. According to Business Korea’s article released on October 4, 2018, however, the National Assembly is looking to convince the government to remove the ICO ban as it may undermine South Korea’s future competitiveness. Ban Forces Startups to Move…

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South Korea Denies Cryptocurrency Exchanges From Venture Firm Certification

Category: Blockchain, Business, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

South Korea Denies Cryptocurrency Exchanges From Venture Firm Certification

Although the South Korean Government is keen to improve blockchain regulations, they do not express the same sentiment towards the cryptocurrency industry. According to an article published by Business Korea on October 1, 2018, the South Korean Government decided to deny cryptocurrency exchanges from venture firm certification, which will lead to an increase in taxes for these companies. Cryptocurrency Exchanges…

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Third-Generation Blockchains Are Attracting Much Attention in South Korea

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Finance, News, Platform, Tech

Third-Generation Blockchains Are Attracting Much Attention in South Korea

Although second-generation platforms like Ethereum allow applications to run as programmed, third-generation platforms have emerged to address existing problems in these second-generation networks, reported Business Korea on September 27, 2018. Orbs, EOS, and Link Chain are a few examples of popular third-generation blockchain networks which are solving Ethereum’s shortcomings like its commission fees and slow data processing times and gaining much…

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