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Peeks Social Wallet Accepts Bitcoin Transactions

Peeks Social Wallet Accepts Bitcoin Transactions

TORONTO, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Peeks Social Ltd. (TSXV:PEEK) (OTCQB:PKSLF) (“Peeks Social” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that the Peeks Social wallet is now accepting Bitcoin transactions. The ability to instantly interact and transact using Bitcoins represents an important shift by the Company towards the future of online currency transactions.  Users of [...]

Twenty-somethings, 30-somethings Eager to Own Digital Currency

Twenty-somethings, 30-somethings Eager to Own Digital Currency

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Koreans who are in their 20s and 30s are familiar with cryptocurrencies and willing to invest in them amid the recent craze for the new type of digital money, a survey showed Tuesday. Some 21.6 percent of 2,511 respondents said they are conscious of cryptocurrencies, with the number soaring to [...]

RSK Chooses Decentral’s Jaxx Blockchain Platform, Paving Way for Smart Contracts On Bitcoin

RSK Chooses Decentral’s Jaxx Blockchain Platform, Paving Way for Smart Contracts On Bitcoin

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Mar. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — RSK, the smart contract platform powered by the Bitcoin network, today announced it has launched on Decentral’s Jaxx cryptocurrency wallet and multi-token digital platform. This integration paves the way for RSK’s open source platform to implement Ethereum-style smart contracts over the Bitcoin network. RSK combines the flexibility [...]

“Kimchi Premium” Goes Bad as Bitcoin Continues to Nosedive

“Kimchi Premium” Goes Bad as Bitcoin Continues to Nosedive

SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s “kimchi premium” — a reference to the 15 to 25 percent premium on Bitcoin prices locally compared with foreign markets — is now reversed, with the price of one unit of the most widely known cryptocurrency dropping below valuations abroad. According to Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency [...]

S. Korea Starts Real-name Trading System for Cryptocurrencies

S. Korea Starts Real-name Trading System for Cryptocurrencies

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea began a real-name trading system for cryptocurrencies Tuesday, banning the use of anonymous bank accounts in transactions to prevent virtual coins from being used for money laundering and other illegal activities. The real-name trading system is also part of the government’s latest measures to curb speculative investment [...]

Young South Koreans Turn to Cryptocurrency Investment in Desperation

Young South Koreans Turn to Cryptocurrency Investment in Desperation

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The cryptocurrency craze continues to sweep across South Korea despite the government’s hard-line stance, particularly thanks to young people who are hoping to turn their lives around with a get-rich-quick investment scheme. With over 1 million cryptocurrency trading accounts, the high level of public interest in virtual currencies in the [...]