Largest South Korean Telecom Company Issues Blockchain-Based Local Currency in Busan

South Korea’s second-largest city Busan announces it is launching a blockchain-based digital currency in collaboration with telecom giant KT. South Korea’s biggest telecom company, KT, just announced the launch of a local blockchain-based currency for one of the country’s largest cities, which will reportedly go live on Dec. 30.  Local news outlet dongA reported on […]

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Blockchain Healthcare Firm Wins US National Science Foundation Grant

SimplyVital Health has received a $225,000 grant from the U.S. National Science Foundation to research means of reducing healthcare costs. New England-based blockchain firm SimplyVital Health, Inc. has received a $225,000 grant from the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) to research integration of its protocol Nexus with the Graphene protocol. The NSF awarded the […]

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The European Commission Concerned About Libra’s Potential Monopoly

The European Commission’s antitrust arm is investigating whether Libra will be an anticompetitive enterprise. Antitrust regulators at the European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, have sent out a questionnaire to determine whether Facebook’s proposed stablecoin Libra is an anticompetitive project. Bloomberg learned of the news via a private document, per a report […]

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