Coinup crypto exchange CEO jailed for 16 years
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South Korean Crypto Exchange CEO Jailed For 16 Years

Senior executives at a South Korean crypto exchange have been indicted in connection with a $386 million investment fraud. The news marks yet another drastic action taken by...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 days ago
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Trading

Upbit Operator Dunamu to Build OTC Stock Platform

The operator of the Upbit exchange extends into another area of trading. Dunamu, the firm behind one of the leading South Korean exchanges, will launch an OTC platform for unlisted...

Christine Vasileva | 4 weeks ago
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$350 Million Bithumb Acquisition Deal Not Happening

The acquisition of South Korean bitcoin exchange Bithumb by BK Consortium has been scrapped. Bithumb Sale Hits Rocks Over Missed Payment Deadlines South Korean media outlet Hanguk...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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Upbit Plans Massive Changes to Crypto Offerings

South Korean crypto exchange Upbit announced on Wednesday that it would make some changes to its crypto offerings. It is likely that the Korean crypto exchange operator will end the...

Anatol Antonovici | 2 months ago
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Kakao’s Klay Cryptocurrency Set for Listing on Upbit Indonesia

South Korean messaging giant Kakao is set to list its cryptocurrency token Klay on Upbit Indonesia. Klay Token Gets First Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing According to The Korea Times...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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JPM Coin: Major South Korean Banks Join JPMorgan Blockchain Project

Five major banks in South Korea have joined the Interbank Information Network (IIN) — JPMorgan’s blockchain payments project. This news further increases the Asian presence in the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Traded Most With Asian Fiat Currencies: Report

There are many metrics to ascertain the popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading in different geographic regions across the world. One of them is the most traded fiat...

Martin Young | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report. South Korean Blockchain Projects Look Abroad Referencing a range...

Anja van Oosterhout | 3 months ago
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Altcoin News

ICON’s P-Rep Elections Booming; 40+ Applications Listed

It’s been over five months since the pre-registration for the first leg of ICONSENSUS began. The number of applicants continues to grow. Specifically, the nominees (there are...

Bitcoinist | 4 months ago
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Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Rise Fuelled by Experienced Crypto Traders

Bitcoin’s 2019 parabolic rise is coming from veteran cryptocurrency traders, not newbies, the latest data suggests.  Newbies Absent From 2019 Bitcoin Boom Analysis of capital...

Anja van Oosterhout | 5 months ago
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Highest in These 5 Countries

When we think of cryptocurrency adoption, we often assume that South Korea, Japan, or the United States take the lead. Not so, according to the latest results from Statista. For those...

Christina Comben | 5 months ago
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Bitcoin

Google Trends Shows Bitcoin Is About to Explode in South Korea

South Korea has long been a key region for Bitcoin adoption. Now its government and banks are coming around, Googe Trends reveals an interesting pattern. Every day for the last week...

Christina Comben | 5 months ago

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