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South Korea to Invest 19 Billion Won in Augmented Reality and Blockchain

South Korea to Invest 19 Billion Won in Augmented Reality and Blockchain

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government will invest nearly 19 billion won to develop augmented reality platforms over the next three years. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced plans for a number of major technology research projects worth 18.7 billion won on Monday, including AR platform development, support for blockchain-based [...]

MedicCoin Unveils International Adoption Strategy Based on Integrating Blockchain Technology into Everyday Life

MedicCoin Unveils International Adoption Strategy Based on Integrating Blockchain Technology into Everyday Life

NEW YORK, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — via NetworkWire – MedicCoin, a community-driven crypto focused on improving the lives of millions worldwide, today provides the multifaceted roadmap established for global adoption while recapping practical innovations that set MedicCoin apart for everyday use. Introducing Multiple Ways to Earn Crypto as a Reward for Positive Choices The MedicCoin [...]

Reinventing the ‘Like’: LikeCoin Shines at Creative Commons Summit Proudly Empowering Creators Worldwide

Reinventing the ‘Like’: LikeCoin Shines at Creative Commons Summit Proudly Empowering Creators Worldwide

SINGAPORE, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – LikeCoin (http://like.co/), a blockchain protocol for independent content creators, which provides a mechanism for creators worldwide to be rewarded for their original or derivative works, spread the word about their mission to empower creative collaborations at the Creative Commons Global Summit 2018, an event where an international community of leading [...]

DasCoin Releases Codebase on GitHub

DasCoin Releases Codebase on GitHub

LONDON, UK, Apr. 16 (Korea Bizwire) - DasCoin, the blockchain-based currency at the centre of an innovative digital asset system, has published the source code for its blockchain on GitHub. The move reflects the ethos of transparency at the heart the innovative cryptocurrency, whose unique hybrid model combines strong self-governance with a consortium blockchain.   GitHub is a [...]

Odyssey (OCN) Successfully Completes Its Integration with Obike to Modernise Sharing Economy Payment Using Blockchain

Odyssey (OCN) Successfully Completes Its Integration with Obike to Modernise Sharing Economy Payment Using Blockchain

SINGAPORE, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Odyssey, a Singapore founded blockchain company, is pleased to announce the completion of its digital asset mobile payment solution, Odyssey Wallet integration with dock-less bike sharing provider oBike. OCN will be the first ever digital asset integrated into the future decentralized sharing economy. Sophie Guan, project lead, Odyssey Protocol [...]

Modex Launches Smart Contract Marketplace, Tackling the ‘Last Mile’ Adoption Problem for the Blockchain

Modex Launches Smart Contract Marketplace, Tackling the ‘Last Mile’ Adoption Problem for the Blockchain

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – EQS Group – Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Modex launches its first fully functional product alpha, bringing to the market the World’s First App Store for the Blockchain. Modex’s Smart Contract Marketplace aims to tackle the ‘last mile’ adoption problem that will bring blockchain technology into daily use for everyone, by facilitating access to multi-protocol [...]

Government Announces Reforms to Boost Fintech Industry

Government Announces Reforms to Boost Fintech Industry

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has announced a series of reforms to boost the South Korean financial technology industry, which could see brand new products including artificial intelligence-based insurance products introduced. The plans revealed by the Financial Services Commission (FSC) on Tuesday revealed a number of new financial products, including insurance products based [...]

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 [...]

Blockchain Can Prevent Delays in Payment for Products Delivered by SMEs: Report

Blockchain Can Prevent Delays in Payment for Products Delivered by SMEs: Report

SEOUL, Mar. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Smart contracts based on blockchain technology can effectively prevent delays in payments for delivered goods and make it impossible to unilaterally alter original contracts, a local think tank said Sunday. The report by Korea Small Business Institute (KOSBI) said blockchains can open new horizons for how small and medium [...]

Decentral Inc. and Gowling WLG Form Strategic Blockchain Alliance

Decentral Inc. and Gowling WLG Form Strategic Blockchain Alliance

TORONTO, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Decentral Inc., Canada’s leading blockchain company and the creator of Jaxx, and Gowling WLG, a multinational law firm and leader in the blockchain space, have today announced a strategic alliance to optimize the many commercial and legal applications of blockchain technology. The relationship will allow the two companies to [...]