South Korea: Kakao and Terra Partner to Create Blockchain Ecosystem, dApps, and Stablecoins | BTCMANAGER

Kakao, South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, has signed a partnership with stablecoin project Terra to collaborate on a blockchain-based payments system, reported Korea Times on November 15, 2018. Kakao and Terra Partnership Kakao’s native blockchain platform “Klaytn” is a highly-scalable protocol with average block times of one second and the […]

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

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 […]

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AMD GPU Sales Go South as the Demand for Cryptocurrency Mining Units Plummets | BTCMANAGER

According to its quarterly financial results report, the American semiconductor manufacturer company AMD had almost negligible sales of blockchain-related graphics processing units in Q3 of 2018. The financial report was published on October 24, 2018. Financial Figures in the Report Per the report, AMD’s revenue for Q3 of 2018 rose […]

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Launches a Decentralized Exchange | BTCMANAGER

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 […]

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South Korean Messenger KakaoTalk Releases Blockchain Platform Klaytn | BTCMANAGER

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 […]

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South Korean Telecoms Giants Set to Offer Blockchain-Based Mobile Payments Solution | BTCMANAGER

South Korean mobile carrier and global electronics giant LG Uplus has joined forces with Far EasTone Telecommunications, SoftBank, and TBCASoft, to develop a cross-carrier blockchain payments solution to enable local mobile phone subscribers from different networks to make quick payments with their phones when they travel abroad, reported The Korea […]

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Chainers 2018: Seoul, South Korea Blockchain Event Brief | BTCMANAGER

Asia’s Biggest Blockchain Week Events(Two days Summit & One Week Business Tour )on Nov. 26th-30th 2018 in InterContinental Grand Seoul Parnas , South Korea, it named 2nd Annual CHAINERS Blockchain Week which held by Chainers and Co-organized by The Blockchainer , BlockchainI, JLAB, JRR  Crypto, TimeStamp Capital,ONT Eco,Consensus Investment, Blockchain Investment. Time: Starts: November 28, 2018, at  8:00 AM Ends:  […]

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Blockchain Firm HEX Innovation to Tackle Healthcare Information Systems in South Korea | BTCMANAGER

On August 13, 2018, HEX Innovation, a blockchain-based platform designed to help individuals manage their health information, partnered with The Korea Association of Regional Public Hospital (KARPH) and TPLUS to grow the blockchain-based medical information industry. The press release noted that the agreement is a win-win situation for all parties […]

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