Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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South Korean regulator suddenly bans bitcoin futures trading

The world’s largest futures exchanges, CBOE and CME Group, have given their imprimatur to Bitcoin futures trading, but South Korea wants none of it. Read More: cointelegraph.com

Seoul Govt selects Samsung SDS for city-wide blockchain project

The metropolitan government of Seoul has chosen Samsung SDS to draw a roadmap to apply blockchain technology to the city’s administration. Read More: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Samsung Rewards going strong at one-year mark

For the first birthday of Samsung Rewards, the Korean tech giant isn’t expecting to get any presents. Read More: www.pymnts.com

Japan On Track to Become Bitcoin Market Leader

After China and Korea banned ICOs experts believe that Japan will become the leader of Bitcoin markets. Read more: bitcoinist.com

Despite Korean ‘ban’, Bithumb adds Zcash

Korea is taking the Chinese approach to new ICOs, however, those already established are being further legitimized as Zcash is added to Bithumb. Read more: cointelegraph.com

China’s bitcoin ban fuels investment in South Korea, Japan

EXCLUSIVE- NXC, the holding company of $10 billion Japanese gaming corporation Nexon, has acquired an $80 million (91.3 billion Korean won) stake in the second, Read more: bankinnovation.net

North Korea reportedly targeting South Korea’s bitcoin exchanges

Actors tied to the isolated nation have been involved in attacks on crypto exchanges in South Korea, a prominent U.S.cybersecurity firm said. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Korean lawmaker wants consumer protection in cryptocurrency bill

A revision to domestic law in South Korea could soon set the stage for the nascent cryptocurrency industry to be regulated. Read more: www.coindesk.com

A korean InsurTech has found a great way to cut CAC

SmallTicket, a Korean InsurTech, has found a great way to cut Customer Acquisition Cost (the dreaded killer of B2C ambitions). Read more: dailyfintech.com

Trulioo expands into Korea with AML/KYC solution

Trulioo, an on-demand global identity verification company, has expanded coverage to the Republic of Korea with its GlobalGateway platform. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com