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New Rules Make Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Liable for Customer Losses

Bithumb is one of five South Korean bitcoin exchanges that has adopted a new directive which mandates that platforms be liable for losses whether not they occur due to negligence on...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 17, 2019 | 06:00
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5th Biggest Korean Bitcoin Exchange Closes Shop

Coinnest, one of the largest Bitcoin exchanges in South Korea has announced that it will be shutting down following a litany of administrative, financial and legal issues. 5th Largest...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 20, 2019 | 06:00
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Bithumb Hacked Again? – Hackers Reportedly Steal $15 Million in...

Bithumb temporarily suspended deposit and withdrawal services on its platform. The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange appears to be the latest victim of another hack with $15 million...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 30, 2019 | 05:30
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Second Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Bithumb Seeks IPO Backdoor

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb is looking to go public in the United States — a first for a major cryptocurrency exchange.  Bithumb Seeks Backdoor IPO Bithumb, the...

Elsa Saikkonen | Jan 25, 2019 | 02:00
Bitcoin Regulation

Japan and Korea Officially Approve Their Biggest Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s Internet & Security Agency (KISA) has granted an important certification to the country’s leading cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. Meanwhile, in Japan...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 11, 2019 | 09:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

South Korea Approves Its First Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

South Korea’s Internet and Security Agency (KISA) awarded Upbit an information security management system (ISMS) license, for its strong infrastructure.  Upbit Becomes First...

Emilio Janus | Nov 27, 2018 | 11:00
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Bithumb Launching US Securities Exchange with SeriesOne Partnership

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has joined the league of exchanges diversifying their international offerings by setting up a US securities trading platform.  Preempting...

Wilma Woo | Nov 01, 2018 | 12:30
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Cryptocurrency Trading Volume in South Korea Soars

After a quiet start to 2018 and a significant contraction in the middle of the year, there is a considerable increase in Korean won (KRW) cryptocurrency trades. Despite this increase...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 29, 2018 | 18:00
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Lost $882 Million to Hackers in Two Years...

A recent report by cybersecurity company found that over the past two years cryptocurrency exchanges have lost $882 million to hackers. The report also warns that the trend is likely...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 18, 2018 | 17:00
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South Korean Exchange Bithumb Sells To Singapore Investor For $353...

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has sold to a Singapore entity with the aim of releasing new services and stablecoins.  Officials Finalize Majority...

Wilma Woo | Oct 12, 2018 | 03:30
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South Korea: Trading Volume Soars as Bithumb Reopens to New Customers

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has announced it will resume accepting new user accounts after resolving a dispute with its banking partner. Month-Long Impasse Ends...

Wilma Woo | Aug 29, 2018 | 09:00
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Bithumb Hack Update: Cryptocurrency Exchange Recovers 45% of Stolen...

Bithumb has managed to recover roughly 45 percent of the cryptocurrencies stolen during the June 20 hack. The platform announced the news in an update published on June 28 — while...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jun 29, 2018 | 12:00

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