Conglomerates’ Deep Pockets Continue Blockchain Growth in South Korea Despite Crypto Ban

A tough crypto regulatory stance has not discouraged Korea’s largest companies from investing in blockchain. Unlike in other countries, where startups are at the heart of blockchain development, the South Korean blockchain landscape has “chaebols,” large, family-owned business conglomerates in Korea, at its heart. Just about every month, reports and announcements of large South Korean […]

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‘Crypto’ for ‘Cryptography’: How Justified Is the Exuberance Around Apple’s Developer CryptoKit?

As Apple unveils its new cryptographic framework, experts weigh in on its relevance to the cryptocurrency industry. Yannick Sierra, security engineering and architecture manager for Apple, opened up the cryptography session at the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference and presented the CryptoKit with these words: Welcome to the bitcoin session! (Laughter in the room). Kidding […]

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Deutsche Telekom Unit to Cooperate With Binance-Listed Project on Autonomous IoT Network

Following a $6 million token sale on Binance Launchpad, Fetch.AI will work with German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom. A unit of German telecom giant Deutsche Telekom will work with Binance-listed project Fetch.AI (FET) to develop decentralized IoT network innovations, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 22. Fetch.AI, a Cambridge-based tech startup, […]

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Samsung’s Budget Smartphones Will Reportedly Have Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Features

Budget smartphones released by South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung will reportedly feature crypto and blockchain features. Budget smartphones released by South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung will reportedly feature cryptocurrency and blockchain features, local English-language local media Business Korea reports on May 14. Per the report, the crypto and blockchain-related functionality included in the […]

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HTC Debuts Smartphone In-Wallet ERC-20 Token Swaps

An HTC executive confirmed the company’s desire to promote crypto-to-crypto trading without the need for a third party. Consumer electronics giant High Tech Computer (HTC) is rolling out in-wallet cryptocurrency trading for users of its Exodus 1 smartphone, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 14. HTC, which this week announced a […]

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Indian Tech Firm Tech Mahindra to Combat Spam Phone Calls With Blockchain

Indian technology company Tech Mahindra announced it will be implementing an anti-spam call solution powered by blockchain. Indian technology company Tech Mahindra will be implementing an anti-spam call solution powered by blockchain, Indian business daily Business Today reports on May 2. This solution will allow phone companies to comply with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of […]

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