Category: South Korea

South Korea to Test Blockchain-based Voting Prior to Integration with Online Voting

Blockchain voting could soon be a reality in South Korea if the trial on a system based on distributed ledger technology turns out successfully.

South Korea to Develop Blockchain Voting System, ICON Winning More Awards

One thing common to many countries in Southeast Asia is a corrupt voting system and often flawed democracies as a result. South Korea, being one of the leaders in the technology, is looking towards a blockchain based online voting platform that will alleviate such concerns.

Major South Korean Satellite Operator KT SAT to Focus on Blockchain, Other New Tech

The satellite operator owned by South Korea’s largest telecommunications company KT Corporation is exploring blockchain, local newspaper EDaily reports Friday, Nov. 23.

YGGDRASH to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

YGGDRASH, a South Korean technology company that ‚Äď in true sci-fi style ‚Äď calls itself a ‚Äútrust-based multi-dimensional blockchain platform,‚ÄĚ announced that on Friday that it has launched a¬†cryptocurrency exchange¬†and incubation center.

DGE Enters into Partnership with Regen Medical Group of Korea

Digital Gold Exchange (DGE), the developer of TMTG coin, announced on Nov. 20 that it has entered into partnership with South Korea's leading medical group Regen on Nov. 12, to launch a cryptocurrency payment system for medical service.

South Korea Science, Food Ministries to Use Blockchain for Tracing Beef Supply Chain

The South Korean government will use blockchain technology for tracing beef and providing consumers with information from the food supply chain.

South Korea: Messaging Giant Kakao to Attract Crypto Investments in Singapore

Kakao Corp, a major South Korean Internet conglomerate, has established a subsidiary of the company in Singapore to attract foreign investments with cryptocurrencies, Seoul-based media outlet News1 reported Nov. 21.

South Korea’s Zeniex Exchange to Shut Down After Less Than 6 Months

Barely five months after Zeniex was launched, the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange is closing shop.

Korea’s Largest Power Provider to Use Blockchain for Eco-Friendly Micro Grid

Korea’s largest power provider KEPCO says it will use blockchain and other innovative energy solutions to develop its next-generation micro grid (MG), according to an official press release Nov. 19.

South Korean University, Radio Broadcast Group Promote Blockchain-Academia Relationship

The Korea Radio Promotion Association (RAPA) and Jeju University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for blockchain-related industry and education in the Jeju area, Korean economic media outlet Seoul Economic Daily reports today, Nov. 16.

South Korea‚Äôs Gyeongbuk Province Launches ‚ÄėSpecial Committee‚Äô to Create Blockchain Hub

The government of¬†South Korea‚Äôs Gyeongbuk province has launched a ‚ÄúBlockchain Special Committee‚ÄĚ with the goal of creating a¬†blockchain¬†hub in the region, local media outlet¬†Daily News reported¬†Nov. 14.

S. Korea: Mobile Messaging Giant Kakao and Stablecoin Project Terra Have Partnered in Blockchain Payment System

Kakao Corp, the major internet conglomerate and service provider for popular South Koreanmessaging app KakaoTalk, and a new stablecoin project, dubbed Terra, have signed a partnership agreement to develop the latter's blockchain-based payment system, local news outlet The Korea Times reported Nov. 14.