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Colombia and Venezuela Lead South America’s Cryptocurrency Revolution

A new documentary entitled “Colombia and the Cryptocurrency Revolution” shows recent spikes in Colombia’s adoption of cryptocurrencies. The Dash-sponsored YouTube channel covers the merchant adoption progress in Medellín and crypto conferences taking place in South America. Continue reading Colombia and Venezuela Lead South America’s Cryptocurrency Revolution

South Africa: Two Arrested for Kidnapping Boy, Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

Two people have been arrested by police in Mpumalanga, South Africa in connection with the kidnapping of a 13-year-old boy in Witbank whose family was then told to pay the equivalent of $120,000 in bitcoin (approximately 32.89 BTC at press time). Continue reading South Africa: Two Arrested for Kidnapping Boy, Demanding Bitcoin Ransom

South Korean Startup Presto to File Constitutional Appeal Against Local ICO Ban

A South Korean blockchain startup, Presto, will reportedly file a constitutional appeal over the county’s ban on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), South Korean economic media outlet Sedaily reports Dec. 6. Continue reading South Korean Startup Presto to File Constitutional Appeal Against Local ICO Ban

Why South Korea Will Play a Major Role in Cryptocurrency Adoption

As a high-tech hub known for its consumer electronics, tech giants, esports, and global innovation, perhaps it’s not surprising that a report by Cindicator revealed that South Korea will play a major role in cryptocurrency adoption. By reviewing existing data on exchange volumes, recent economic history, regulation, and trends, the tokenized fintech asset management company came to some interesting conclusions. Continue reading Why South Korea Will Play a Major Role in Cryptocurrency Adoption

South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development

It seems not every government official in India has an eye toward draconian or restrictive blockchain regulation, as we’ve seen this year from some in the country’s government. In the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, where they have the APIS – Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, blockchain is being actively promoted at various levels of government. Continue reading South Indian Government’s ‘Innovation Society’ to Promote Blockchain Development