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Major Korean Financial Holding Company Wins Blockchain Patent for Improved Fintech Security

Leading South Korean financial holding company KB Financial Group Inc. has been awarded a patent for a blockchain-based fintech app security solution, South Korean economic news outlets The Digital Times reports Monday, Oct. 15. KB Financial is reported to have over $342 billion in assets under management and presides over multiple overseas and domestic subsidiaries, among them KB Kookmin Bank, ...

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Major Auction House Christie’s to Integrate Blockchain Technology for Art Sales

Christie’s, a leading art business based in the United States is collaborating with Artory, a highly reputed independent digital registry for the art industry, to register the sales of artworks on the blockchain, according to a press release by Christie’s on October 11, 2018. As stated in its press release, the leading art auction house is looking to leverage the ...

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Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) Prices Slide Despite Major Progress

The cryptocurrency market is trading in the red again today. Bitcoin (BTC) has just dipped below the $6,600 mark and Ethereum (ETH) is trading just above $225. Both Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) are sliding down today, despite both announcing major news regarding their projects recently. Let’s take a closer look at Ripple and TRON and their latest project advancements. ...

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3 Major Milestones to Commemorate Litecoin’s 7th Anniversary

Litecoin has turned seven years old, which marks an important milestone for this popular alternative cryptocurrency. A lot of achievements have been noted over the years, and it appears there is still a lot more to come for LTC. All of these changes and upgrades pave the way for a more competitive cryptocurrency ecosystem. #3 Debit Card Support It is ...

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Canadian Crypto Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX Blames Major Bank for Delays

Canada’s largest digital currency exchange QuadrigaCX is blaming legal action from a major bank for delays when customers cash out funds, the Globe and Mail reported Oct. 8. Vancouver-based crypto exchange QuadrigaCX was launched in 2013 and is known as the first exchange in Canada to be licensed by the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). At ...

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3 Major Changes Shaping the Future of Etheruem’s Ecosystem

Ethereum is one of the biggest cryptocurrency projects on the market today. That does not mean the project will not evolve further, as various issues have become apparent over the years. Below are some of the big things to look forward to where Ethereum is concerned, Do keep in mind there is no official timeline for any of these developments ...

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While Major Crypto Exchanges Flourish, Minor Platforms Struggle

The world’s largest crypto brokerage Coinbase is reportedly close to finalizing a $500 million funding round at a valuation of $8 billion, and Binance has started to become more active in the investment sector, funding blockchain startups internationally. While major cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase, Binance, and BitMEX are seeing their businesses flourish with lucrative business models and high profit margins, ...

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3 Major South Korean Crypto Exchange Hacks to Date

South Korea plays an important role in the cryptocurrency world. Ever since China lost its dominant position, South Korea has become of the Asia’s biggest Bitcoin and altcoin trading hubs. That success comes with potential issues, as numerous exchanges have been hacked in the process. The following three examples represent just a fraction of incidents since 2016. #3 Yapizon Loses ...

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BitGo Integrates Dash, Paving the Way for Major Integrations with Custodian and Multisg Wallet Capabilities

BitGo, the leader in institutional-grade cryptocurrency security and multi-signature wallets has added Dash to its supported services. BitGo’s CTO, Ben Chan, mentioned in the Press Release how integrating Dash will allow more investors and consumers to benefit from Dash’s unique features. “BitGo’s integration with Dash provides this new currency model with an infrastructure to attract institutional investment and provide the ...

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