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Source: Adobe Stock / OlegKachura The South Korean central bank, the Bank of Korea (BOK), has officially begun testing its prototype of digital KRW. The bank has decided to carry out a two-stage central bank digital currency (CBDC) […]

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Source: AdobeStock / WavebreakMediaMicro Upbit has become the first South Korean crypto exchange to officially apply for an operating license – with the nation’s financial regulator confident that “at least one or two” others will follow suit before […]

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Source: AdobeStock / OlegKachura As the Chinese government clamps down on decentralized cryptocurrencies and seeks to launch its own central bank digital currency (CBDC), the digital yuan, industry observers believe the move could pave the way for the […]

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Source: AdobeStock / Parilov Play-to-earn games have become more than relevant for the blockchain industry, with the number of users increasing exponentially, according to a recent report released by the Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) and dapp information provider […]

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Source: Adobe Stock/gustavofrazao The Costa Rican central bank chief has warned the public about the risks involved with investing in crypto – but also made a point of noting that tokens such as bitcoin (BTC) are “not illegal” […]

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Source: Adobe Stock / OlegKachura A largely state-run Russian energy firm is set to launch an energy buying platform that makes use of blockchain technology – but is seeking help from the private sector to carry out its […]

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Source: Adobe/cendeced In a never-ending arms race pitting crypto compliance firms and cybercriminals, a blockchain analytics tool has been made available on the dark web, enabling bitcoin (BTC) addresses to be checked for ties to criminal activities, according […]