Bithumb, South Korea’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently revealed plans to issue its own token, Bithumb Coin, in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), local news outlet TokenPost reports Thursday, April 19. According to the report, the Bithumb token sale will be conducted in Singapore since ICOs are banned in South Korea. Bithumb is reportedly focusing […]

Altcoin

Bitcoin captured global curiosity when its’ value skyrocketed in 2017. Yet, financial institutions have been slow to add operational value to the crypto market.   The common denominator among places where governments and banks have restrained digital markets is the lack of transparency and control they have in exchanges. Many research initiatives launched by global fintech […]

Asia

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain organizations in Switzerland, Kazakhstan, and Armenia have recently joined those of Russia, China, and South Korea in filing a joint lawsuit against major Internet companies for banning crypto-related advertising, local Russian news outlet RNS reported Friday, April 6. The plans to file the joint lawsuit against tech giants Google, Twitter, and Facebook […]

Bitcoin Regulation

Thailand’s Omise and OmiseGO (OMG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with major South Korean credit card business and technical company ShinhanCard, an affiliate of Shinhan Financial Group, as part of a move towards fintech innovation and Blockchain adoption throughout Asia, according to Omise’s press release published Thursday, April 5. Omise is a payment […]

Blockchain

A panel discussion dedicated to Bitcoin (BTC) scaling between Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and Blockstream Chief Strategy Officer Samson Mow turned into a battle of visions at the Distributed Economy’s (Deconomy 2018) first annual Blockchain forum in Seoul, South Korea, April 3rd. The two-day event, which took place from April 3rd to 4th, brought together […]

Bitcoin

April 5: Bitcoin (BTC) has dropped slightly below $7,000 today, following on the heels of a weak second quarter start for the traditional markets. BTC is currently trading for around $6,811, down almost 4 percent over a 24 hour period to press time. This week had seen BTC’s price consistently above $7,000, so today’s lower […]

Bitcoin