South Korea’s SK Group Proposes Blockchain-Based Donation Platform and Two Tokens

The SK Group, one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea, is creating a blockchain-based donation platform, reports IT Chosun, the technology publication of the Chosun Ilbo. The company also proposed two new tokens have been proposed in the design of the platform. According to the report, SK Corporation C&C, the group’s IT arm, made the announcement today at a conference...

Ripple CEO Intends to ‘Press Advantage’ With New Investments

Blockchain payments startup Ripple is looking to make new investments and acquisitions, with a few deals reportedly underway, according to the company CEO. This announcement comes in light of Ripple’s Q2 report, which detailed the company’s total sales of its native token XRP increasing by nearly 48 percent to $251 million. This growth was driven primarily by a strong uptick in...

Crypto Entrepreneur Jeremy Gardner Pitches Reality Show to TV Networks

Will a bitcoin millionaire become the next reality TV star? Serial entrepreneur Jeremy Gardner, the 27-year-old co-founder of Augur and the Blockchain Education Network, is taking on Hollywood with a self-funded YouTube series called the “Crypto Castle Chronicles.” Produced by Adrian Basch, formerly of Vice and now a contributing producer on the CNBC Africa “Crypto Trader” show hosted by Ran NeuNer,...

15 Countries to Develop Crypto Transaction Tracking System: Report

About 15 global jurisdictions, including the G7 countries, will reportedly develop a system for tracking crypto transactions to prevent illicit uses of cryptocurrencies.The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is planning to prepare detailed measures by 2020, according to a report by Tokyo-based newspaper Nikkei on Aug. 9.The new system intends to collect and distribute personal data on individuals who conduct crypto...

Binance Considering Support for 30 Tokens for US Customers

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced that it is expanding the number of digital assets available to United States-based customers.Per a blog post published on Aug. 9, Binance is considering support for 30 digital assets on the Binance US marketplace, its cryptocurrency exchange platform accessible to U.S.-based customers.Major tokens under consideration include Bitcoin (BTC), EOS (EOS), Ether (ETH), Cardano (ADA), Cosmos...