The tech-savvy nation is deemed a prime environment to grow the metaverse. What comes next, and will some be left out by a digital divide?
The top contenders jockey for position on initial coin offerings and other blockchain-based innovations. How did crypto become a critical factor in the race?
Malaysian exchange will offer equity tokens representing direct shares on the blockchain, claiming it will be the world’s first fully regulated equity-token IPO.
Developers adopt NFT technology to promote staple video game franchises, but reaction from a number of gamers has been negative.
The ability to display, buy and even mint NFTs is seeping into mainstream products from South Korea’s largest corporations.
In South Korea, a new presidential administration will be chosen in March. Here’s where the four major candidates stand on Korea’s booming virtual asset space.
A regulatory hurricane swept away half of South Korea’s crypto exchanges in 2021. Who are the survivors — and are there larger lessons for the rest of the world?
An investor who received $1.25M in Bitcoin by accident will not be criminally penalized, raising questions on the legal status of cryptocurrencies.
Asia’s gaming giant Nexon’s US subsidiary supports cryptocurrencies for players in buying items inside its popular online games.
Gamers and developers gather at the annual Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum to discuss how video games may evolve in the future.
South Korean game shares fell sharply, just a few weeks after announcements of new NFT metaverse ventures sent the shares up.
Experts expect more disruption as the crypto industry matures and a younger generation places different values on status and job security.
With economic security as a top priority, the Kishida administration anticipates the release of competing CBDCs.
The impresario behind superstars BTOB and (G)I-DLE tells Forkast.News there’s ‘no upper limit’ to how much Cube will invest in NFTs and a metaverse for concerts.
Now that South Korea’s crypto tax is delayed a year, what will the final form look like? Should crypto gains be taxed like stock profits — or winning the lottery?
South Korea reaches a tentative agreement to delay a pending tax on virtual assets. Crypto investors in next-door Japan already face taxation up to 55%.
Despite the global boom of play-to-earn games, South Korea will still ban blockchain-based video games that reward cashable NFTs.
Every morning at Upbit, the nation’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, a brief and odd surge in random altcoin prices takes place. Which crypto will it be tomorrow?
A ticket to the metaverse is highly coveted in South Korea, whether it’s by an individual, a public company or a city government.