South Korea

Korean University Wants to Establish a Blockchain Campus
Jun 02, 2020 at 13:33
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Korean University Wants to Establish a Blockchain Campus
Suseong University will build an exclusively blockchain and AI technology campus in Daegu ready to admit students in a year’s time.
Blockchain Simplifies Application Process for Seoul City Youth Allowance
Apr 16, 2020 at 08:38
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Blockchain Simplifies Application Process for Seoul City Youth Allowance
The City of Seoul, South Korea has instituted a "Youth Allowance" for unemployed young people and all those youths that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the process has been simplified through a blockchain-based system.
South Korea Parliament Passes a Law to Control Cryptocurrency Use
Mar 09, 2020 at 08:23
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South Korea Parliament Passes a Law to Control Cryptocurrency Use
The South Korean Parliament has at long last passed another act that will see the nation's cryptocurrency market regulated by  a legitimate administrative rule.
South Korea to Allow Regulatory Sandboxes Related to Blockchain-based Overseas Remittances
Jan 31, 2020 at 14:02
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South Korea to Allow Regulatory Sandboxes Related to Blockchain-based Overseas Remittances
The South Korean Ministry of Science, ICT and Communications intends to examine whether or not to allow regulatory sandboxes related to blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT)-based overseas remittances after the National Assembly Act (Special Act) on the reporting and use of certain financial transaction information passes the National Assembly.
South Korea to Roll Out Blockchain-based Local Currency
Dec 23, 2019 at 15:35
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South Korea to Roll Out Blockchain-based Local Currency
The general situation on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in Korea is on the rise and developments look to be unstoppable. The country is now working on developing a blockchain-based local currency that works like Bitcoin and other real DLT-based cryptocurrencies.
Global Blockchain Game Publishing Platform MixMarvel Partners with Klaytn, Kakao’s Global Public Blockchain Project
Oct 11, 2019 at 10:30
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Global Blockchain Game Publishing Platform MixMarvel Partners with Klaytn, Kakao’s Global Public Blockchain Project
On July 18th, MixMarvel, the renowned global blockchain game publishing platform, announced a prospect of becoming a KLAY BApp Partner of Klaytn, the public blockchain project of South Korea internet giant Kakao. MixMarvel will be the first globally integrated Layer-2 technology Partner of Klaytn.
Bitcoin Now on Galaxy Note 10. Samsung Supports BTC in its Blockchain SDK
Aug 16, 2019 at 10:13
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Bitcoin Now on Galaxy Note 10. Samsung Supports BTC in its Blockchain SDK
The world’s largest information technology firm, Samsung Electronics, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, has successfully added Bitcoin support to its new upcoming distributed ledger tech (DLT) Keystore Software Development Kit (SDK), and the company has disclosed that its digital currency wallet is compatible with its latest Galaxy Note 10 smartphone handset. Samsung is one of the most active companies adopting cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions in 2018-2019.
British Banking Giant Executes a Blockchain LC Transaction
Jul 26, 2019 at 10:07
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British Banking Giant Executes a Blockchain LC Transaction
The British multinational banking giant HSBC has successfully completed a blockchain-enabled Letter-of-Credit (LC) transaction. The Bank announced that it was propagated between South Korea and Vietnam. This marks the first blockchain LC operation for both countries and seventh in the world in general.
A Korean Man is Seeking to Trademark Samsung’s Cryptocurrency and ThinQ Wallet
Jul 20, 2019 at 13:53
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A Korean Man is Seeking to Trademark Samsung’s Cryptocurrency and ThinQ Wallet
Various developers are trying to make money using other people’s or company’s popular names and brands. As we talk right now, there is a person in South Korea that is trying to prey on Samsung’s blockchain ultramodern plans by ripping off the Samsung Coin brand. The person behind this move has been identified as Kim Nam-jin.
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