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Pay with Samsung crypto currency

Pay with Samsung crypto currency

The South Korean technology giant has added a new feature to its Blockchain Keystore app store: users can now pay with the company's crypto currency.
A smart blockchain city to be built in Cambodia

A smart blockchain city to be built in Cambodia

The authorities of the Cambodian capital have decided to build a smart city of 100 hectares in Phnom Penh. The project will be implemented by Singapore-based startup Limestone Network.
Blockchain to protect the oldest Korean bank

Blockchain to protect the oldest Korean bank

Korea's oldest bank, Shinhan Bank, has signed a contract to build a new security system based on blockchain.

Who was affected by the North Korean cyber attacks?

The United Nations are currently investigating 35 North Korean cyber attacks in 17 countries. Last week, information surfaced revealing that the country had spent over $2 billion stolen funds on financing national weapons programmes. 

South Korea Launches Its Own Cryptocurrency

The coin to be issued by November this year will become part of the smart city concept, which is planned to be implemented in Seoul.

Amazon Working on Advertising Blockchain

To do that, the company is planning to hire a specialist to develop the relevant software.

Lock, stock: former Microsoft employee arrested for cryptocurrency theft

The suspect is 25-year-old Ukrainian national Volodymyr Kvashuk. The damage inflicted is estimated at $10 million.

Libra – hype, revolution or sham?

Over the past few weeks, Libra has probably become the most discussed topic in all media outlets. There is a lot of speculation around the topic: someone views initiative as a threat, while others believe that it is a long-awaited breakthrough.

Visa moves to blockchain, gets rid of passwords

Digital asset security startup Anchorage has recently attracted over $40 million in funding. Investors included Visa, Andreessen Horowitz and other companies. 

LG to Create Its Own Cryptocurrency Wallet

The company has already applied for registration of its ThinQ Wallet trademark. The digital wallet was earlier implemented in Samsung’s Galaxy S10 smartphone. The company is also creating a cryptocurrency support system in Samsung Pay.

Facebook Shares Details of Its Own Cryptocurrency Launch

The new payment currency called “Libra” will be launched in 2020. It will allow users to make instant transactions via Facebook, WhatsApp and a separate application.

The University of Pennsylvania Presents Online Course in Blockchain

The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania Ivy League launched an online course in financial technologies including cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

Iridescence: a digital blockchain dress for an astronomical price

There was a rather unusual exhibit at the recent Ethereal Summit auction in New York: a virtual dress called Iridescence which had been created using blockchain technology. The lot was sold for an exorbitant $9.5 thousand.

Shipping leaders prefer blockchain

Mediterranean Shipping Co. (MSC) and CMA CGM, two global shipping leaders, have both joined the TradeLens blockchain platform.

A Big Four accounting firm introduces a new solution to verify the origin of wine

Ernst & Young (EY), a Big Four Accounting firm, has introduced a patented blockchain solution that will allow Asian customers to check the quality and origin of European wines.