Upbit can operate as a virtual monopoly as it becomes the country’s first licensed business to handle cryptocurrencies.
Upbit passes Korea crypto race post meanwhile P2P transactions surge in India
A focus of China’s free trade and shipping, Shanghai will explore in pilot project cross border trading with offshore renminbi stablecoin.
Black Friday for Korean exchanges while E-CNY launch in final stretch
All but four platforms in South Korea obligated to announce the suspension of their services by today.
Most banks distance themselves from virtual asset platforms as the country’s central bank lobbies for a ban.
Digital yuan expected to undergo its first crucial international test despite concerns it can be used as a surveillance tool.
It’s hot on Bitcoin Beach and the Twitterverse, but the new legal tender doesn’t have uptake elsewhere in the Central American country.
Canaan reports record revenues meanwhile Korea says no to crypto tax delay
Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) soft launch is the first attempt to roll out the state-backed ‘internet for blockchain’ outside of the Chinese mainland.
Top blockchain and crypto news: Walmart dispels Litecoin hoax. Cardano’s real work begins. Beijing bears down on NFTs.
FTX hit by hack rumor meanwhile Korea updates crypto death note
Financial authorities reveal an updated list of virtual asset platforms that have complied with new regulations.
A tourist spot in South China’s Hainan province to hand out digital yuan, while Shenzhen tests adoption for Hong Kong residents.
In the latest response to a growing interest in non-fungible tokens, Beijing Business Today faults an art marketplace.
CrossTower became the second international crypto exchange to enter the Indian market last week after Binance made its entry by acquiring WazirX in 2019.
The platform reports more users than WazirX and CoinDCX, and aims to make crypto trading as easy as ordering food online.
The Sandbox, Animoca Brand’s subsidiary for decentralized virtual gaming, announces partnership with animation studio in Korea.
Singapore’s cult-favorite premium collectibles maker XM Studios finances expansion plans through tokenization
Design studio that makes hand-crafted statues for global brands such as Marvel, DC Comics and Hasbro plans to expand into new product categories, markets and NFTs.
At the risk of losing billions, crypto industry officials weigh options to oppose authorities.
Korea crypto damage assessed meanwhile Initium’s news based NFTs sell out
Initium Media, also known as 端傳媒, is turning to blockchain technology to grow revenue and to ensure controversial news does not get forgotten — or tampered with.
Following crypto’s adoption in one struggling economy, nations in Latin America and elsewhere are now weighing the pros and cons of digital currency
Smaller virtual asset exchanges ask for mercy as a deadline looms to commit to Korea’s new standards.
Bitcoin price plunges however Metaverse actions heats up in China
Top blockchain and cryptocurrency news: El Salvador’s BTC experiment. EthereumMax and the power of celebrity. Hong Kong shores up regulatory oversight.
Only 21 out of 60 exchanges are expected to continue their services in Korea.
Korean exchanges offered lifeline while NFL bans crypto sponsorships
Gajesh Naik and Laya Mathikshara, two Indian 13-year-olds, are getting global recognition — and making astronomical sums — through their ventures in crypto and NFTs.
The veil of uncertainty that has shrouded crypto regulatory discussions seems to be lifting, but how the government will regulate and tax digital money remains to be seen.
Deadline looms for Korean exchanges as Doge meme valuation explodes
Crypto trading platforms rush to meet a Sept. 24 deadline, hoping to comply with new rules designed to protect investors.
India crypto exchanges allow bank deposits while FTT token on a roll
China’s BSN to launch in South Korea portal as Chinese Canaan secures huge mining rig orders
The multiplayer online role-playing game is widely popular elsewhere, while Korea bans play-to-earn crypto and NFT trading.
Genesis Digital Assets signs deal for 20K mining machines to fuel growth in North America, Nordic region
The order follows a June purchase by Genesis of 10K machines from China-based Canaan, one of the world’s biggest Bitcoin mining rig makers
The Securities and Investments Commission warned against investing in digital-asset financial products. Some say the warning lacks specifics.
As its first international expansion, China’s Blockchain-based Service Network is launching a portal in Korea. Who are the key players, and where else in the world will BSN emerge this year?