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Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 24–30: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Bitcoin Private confirmed the secret creation of an additional 2 million coins, and South Korea rules in favor of Bithumb in investor lawsuit. Top Stories This Week Nvidia Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Losses After Lower GPU Mining Demand Graphics processing unit (GPU) producer Nvidia is currently facing a class action lawsuit over losses that […]

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Samsung Seeks UK Trademark For Cryptocurrency Wallet

Samsung has applied for a U.K. trademark for a cryptocurrency wallet, after denying rumors it would include a native wallet on the Galaxy S10 earlier this month. South Korean electronics giant Samsung is apparently seeking a trademark in the United Kingdom for a cryptocurrency wallet, according to a Dec. 27 filing with the U.K. Intellectual […]

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South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

Major Korean crypto exchanges have arranged a crypto regulation debate in the National Assembly, discussing Anti-Money Laundering policies and customer protection. South Korea’s representative body, the National Assembly, has held a crypto regulation debate arranged by major local cryptocurrency exchanges, IT media oulet ZdNet Korea reports Monday, Dec. 10. According to local business outlet Financial […]

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In Bear Market, Korea’s Biggest Crypto Project ICON Showed Solid Progress

A goodbye note from Deblock’s now-former Head of Research revealed the progress of their ICON blockchain project in all these months. And they looked extremely positive. As he left the company to pursue his startup, Markus Jun noted ICON as one of the very few blockchain projects that showed significant accomplishments despite staying inside a […]

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Hodler’s Digest, November 5-11: Star Trek’s Captain Kirk Defends ETH Decentralization, While Fake Elon Musks Overrun Twitter

The central bank is China comes out against crypto air drops, while a flood of fake Elon Musks take Twitter promising crypto giveaways. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, […]

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Report: Bithumb Signs Deal with US Fintech Firm to Open Security Token Exchange

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has reportedly signed an agreement with an American fintech firm to open a security token exchange in the U.S. Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has reportedly signed a deal with an American fintech firm in an effort to open a securities token exchange in the U.S., South Korean Yonhap […]

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Taiwan Prepares Itself For ICO Regulatory Framework

Investing in the Initial Coin Offering (ICO) markets may soon become incredibly safe and easy for Taiwanese investors, according to a recent statement from the chairman of the country’s main securities regulatory agency. The comments regarding the imminent introduction of an ICO regulatory framework came from Wellington Koo, the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission […]

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South Korean Financial Regulator Reaffirms Negative Stance on ICOs and Crypto

A top Korean financial regulator has reiterated his negative position on ICOs and digital currencies, though he does not deny the potential of blockchain. The chairman of Korea’s Financial Services Commission Choi Jong-koo has reaffirmed his negative position on digital currencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Business Korea reported Oct. 11. Choi spoke at a […]

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South Korean Gov’t Pledges Support for Blockchain Startups to Facilitate Industry Growth

The South Korean government has pledged support for blockchain companies to speed up the growth of the industry in the country. The Korean Ministry of Science and Information Communications Technology (MSICT) has pledged further support to facilitate the growth of the domestic blockchain industry, Business Korea reported September 21. Second Minister of Science and ICT […]

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South Korean Official Proposes Greater Cooperation for Global Crypto Regulation

An official from South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has urged for international cooperation between regulators on crypto. An official from South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) has proposed greater international cooperation between regulators for crypto and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) regulation, local news outlet Asian Economic TV reports Friday, September 7. Yoon Suk-heun, governor […]