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South Korea’s Biggest Bank U-Turns on Crypto With Custody Service

South Korea’s largest bank by assets, KB Kookmin, has partnered with a cryptocurrency startup to develop custody solutions. South Korea’s Kookmin U-Turns on Crypto Reported by local media outlet Business Korea June 11, Kookmin will now work with local company Atomrigs Lab, which is active in digital asset protection. The move marks a decisive change Read more…

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What is an STO (Security Token Offering) & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

What is the difference between an ICO and an STO? Image from Shutterstock. (credit to this excellent article from CCN explaining STO) While the SEC at times has been opaque about how it intends to treat ICOs, assets that do fall under its purview are governed by clear and defined regulations. Tokens that the SEC Read more…

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Korean Cryptocurrency Market Hinges on US Bitcoin ETF Decision

According to the Korea Herald, the U.S. Bitcoin ETF decision will shape the mood of the cryptocurrency market in the country. The All-Important Bitcoin ETF Decision It isn’t only the likes of SolidX, VanEck, and the flurry of other Bitcoin ETF proposals that are waiting in anticipation for April 5, the date scheduled for the Read more…

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Newsflash: Samsung Galaxy S10 Crypto Wallet ‘Highly Likely’ During Today’s Launch

Ahead of today’s anticipated launch, Samsung Galaxy S10 is expected to showcase the Exynos 9820 as the mobile application processor (AP) of the device and according to a local publication in South Korea operated by mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh, it could be a big hint for Samsung’s crypto wallet integration. In November of last year, Read more…

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Visualizing Bitcoin Adoption Across the Globe

Bitcoin remains the most popular cryptocurrency in the world today with a network that spans across the globe. But just what the distribution of Bitcoin nodes tell us about the rate of adoption of the top-ranked cryptocurrency on a global scale? Global Distribution of Bitcoin Nodes According to a 2019 study by Themetafriend, there are 36 Read more…

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Samsung Pay May Integrate Crypto on Millions of Smartphones, Starting With the Galaxy S10 – What’s the Realistic Impact?

According to a report from The Korea Herald, a mainstream media publication based in South Korea, Samsung Pay could integrate crypto into the Samsung Galaxy S10. Earlier this month, CCN reported that the potential development of a crypto wallet by Samsung and the Galaxy S10 development team was leaked by an insider. Galaxy s10 with crypto wallet? pic.twitter.com/6IICujXEnm — Gregory Blake (@GregiPfister89) January 22, 2019 New reports suggest that Samsung will bring crypto into its ecosystem through Samsung Pay, its flagship digital payments platform. What Effect Could Samsung Pay Have on Crypto? In late 2018, MK reported that Samsung Pay

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‘We Have to Spend Money Carefully’ – Huobi Confirms Lay Offs Despite Profits
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‘We Have to Spend Money Carefully’ – Huobi Confirms Lay Offs Despite Profits

The prolonged bear market hasn’t yet managed to throw one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, Huobi, in the negative. However, despite still being profitable, the company is letting people go in an attempt to “spend money carefully.” Huobi Tightens Belt Huobi is a China-based cryptocurrency exchange with around $300 million in daily traded volumes, making Read more…

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Could Japan’s Approval of the Bitcoin ETF Affect US SEC’s Decision?

On January 7, CCN reported that the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is considering the approval of the country’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). With the final deadline of the VanEck Bitcoin ETF on the horizon, could the approval of a Bitcoin ETF in Japan have an impact on the decision of the U.S.

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