South Korea Government Approves Seven out of 21 Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Security Policy

Of a total of 21 exchanges, the majority still had notable problems meeting South Korean authorities’ 85 security criteria. Some of South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges have passed a government security audit, but the majority could be exposed to attacks, local tech news outlet ZDNet reported on Jan 10. Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit, in addition […]

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Report: South Korean Crypto Exchanges Overtake Maltese Ones by Daily Trade Volume

A recent report by CryptoCompare shows that South Korean crypto exchanges saw $200 million more in average daily trade volumes than their Maltese competitors. Cryptocurrency exchanges registered in South Korea have overtaken their Maltese-registered counterparts by average daily trade volume in November. This is according to a report by cryptocurrency market data provider CryptoCompare, published […]

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Major South Korea Tech Holding and ConsenSys Sign MoU to Develop Blockchain Business Hub

SK Group has signed an MoU with ConsenSys to create and develop an “enterprise blockchain ecosystem.” South Korean technological holding SK Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ConsenSys for blockchain business cooperation, according to a SK Group official press release published today, Dec. 4. SK Holdings C&C is the information technology solutions […]

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Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Integrate New Platform for Market Monitoring

Crypto exchange Bitstamp will integrate a market surveillance platform developed by U.K.-based analytics software firm Irisium Ltd. to enhance customer protection. European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will integrate a new platform to improve compliance and customer protection, according to a press release published Nov. 27. Bitstamp has formed a partnership with British market surveillance firm Irisium […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Rapper T.I., Charlie Shrem Sued Over Alleged Pump-and-Dump, BTC Theft Respectively

This week in crypto, T.I. is sued for allegedly pumping and dumping a token, and Charlie Shrem is sued for alleged theft of 5,000 BTC.   Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, […]

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Bitstamp Is Looking Towards ‘Global Expansion’ After Being Acquired by South Korean Investors

Bitstamp has been acquired by Brussels-based investment firm. On October 29, the cryptocurrency exchange, Bitstamp, was acquired by Belgium-based investment firm NXMH, which in turn, is owned by South Korean media conglomerate NXC Corp. The Luxembourg-registered exchange is now controlled by the same company that bought the majority stake in the South Korean crypto exchange, […]

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