Tag: 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.

Meet Fantom, the Unique Cryptocurrency Partnered with University of Sydney

The¬†University of Sydney¬†has commenced a new research partnership with¬†Fantom. The partnership includes a donation from Fantom ‚Äď whose June 2018 ICO raised AUD$55 million from prominent cryptocurrency funds ‚Äď to the university's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

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.

South Korea Awards Information Security License To Upbit Exchange For Strong Data Security

South Korea has issued an information security management license to Upbit for its strong infrastructure.

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.

Tezos Korea Foundation Partners With Yonsei University for Blockchain Development

The South Korean branch of the Tezos Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yonsei University to collaboratively work on the development of blockchain talents, says a Tezos official press release published Nov. 21.

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.