This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. 2017 saw cryptocurrencies swing wildly in valuations daily. Despite a mostly upward trajectory, the market remains susceptible to unpredictable and sometimes extreme fluctuations in prices. While some of this […]

Bitcoin Adoption

South Korea’s government said its regulatory course on cryptocurrencies is aiming to “prevent any illegal acts or uncertainties” in fresh comments Wednesday, Feb. 14. Quoted by various media outlets, the country’s minister of the office for government policy coordination Hong Nam-ki released a statement in response to last month’s public petition against harsh regulation or […]

Bitcoin Regulation

The 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be a big talking point for the next two weeks and there’s a team that the wider cryptocurrency community can get behind in South Korea. Just like Cool Runnings made Jamaica’s first ever bobsled team famous, the latest edition of the Winter Olympics will see the USA luge team […]

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South Korea is considering adopting a permission-based system similar to New York’s “BitLicense” for the regulation of cryptocurrency exchanges, a news report states. According to BusinessKorea, a government official involved with a virtual currency task force said Sunday: “We are positively considering the adoption of an exchange approval system as the additional regulation on cryptocurrencies. […]

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Researchers from Chinese Cybersecurity company 360Netlab has discovered a new Android-based cryptocurrency mining malware that infects vulnerable Android devices to mine cryptocurrency, as reported in a blog post from the firm on Feb. 6.  As 360Netlab reports, the ADB.Miner worm scans can affect any kind of Android device, including smartphones, tablets, and television sets. The […]

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9. In the short-term, the effects are quite severe. South Korea being such a big cryptocurrency market, means that government regulatory decisions result in big impacts on the crypto market globally. In the long-run, it’s harder to say but the market will most likely adjust to this. We could see this happening amid all the […]

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