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Blockchain Bites: JPMorgan on Bitcoin, South Korea on CBDCs and the Porn Industry on Crypto

Top ShelfView From the BanksIn an investor note, JPMorgan Chase & Co. analysts noted bitcoin’s success in outperforming traditional assets in March on a volatility-adjusted basis, and also found liquidity on major bitcoin exchanges was more resilient than for traditional assets such as equities and gold. Meanwhile, Mason Privatbank Liechtenstein AG

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South Korea to Develop an Identity Platform on the Blockchain for Autonomous Vehicles

The government of South Korea’s planned city Sejong — which is the country’s testing ground for major smart city solutions — announced Friday that it will be establishing a blockchain-based platform for storing and verifying the digital identities of self-driving vehicles.An Asian news outlet, Aju Business Daily, reported that South

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Chainalysis’ Crypto Crime Intelligence Briefs Cast Spotlight on North Korea and Iran

New York-based blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has launched a new initiative to shed more light on the scope of its latest cryptocurrency crime analyses. Published on May 4, three installments of the firm’s new Crypto Crime Intelligence Briefs provide insights into the mechanisms and routes being used for illicit transactions in

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South Korea Sees Coronavirus Spike to 156 Cases & It’s Penetrating the Military

The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea reached 156 on Friday. Soldiers at the Navy, Army and Air Force have been diagnosed with COVID-19. With 52 new confirmed cases, South Korea has the highest number of coronavirus infections outside China. According to Yonhap News Agency, a government-funded mainstream

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