Blockchain Platform Orbs Marks Strategic Expansion Into South Korea

Orbs partners with Kakao subsidiary Ground X to spearhead blockchain research initiatives, opens Seoul office   Tel Aviv, Israel — Orbs, the hybrid blockchain scaling base-layer protocols, has announced that it has established a partnership with Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of leading South Korean internet company Kakao, for research, development, and business cooperation. Orbs has also opened its Seoul headquarters, with five full-time employees hired to drive further business development in the region. Orbs’ expansion into South Korea, a leading global blockchain hub, demonstrates a commitment to tapping into…

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As Turkish lira collapses, could Bitcoin provide an alternative store of value?

With Turkey’s national currency collapse making headlines around the world recently, and with countries such as Venezuela looking to cryptocurrencies as an alternative store of value, could Bitcoin offer a solution to market volatility?   Several experts in the blockchain space, including representatives from Ultra, qiibee, Orbs, and Kowala, have provided some insight on the current crisis in Turkey.  Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could potentially offer a solution in countries where the monetary system has been negatively impacted.   Nicolas Gilot, Co-CEO of blockchain-powered gaming distribution platform Ultra says: Cryptocurrencies have…

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Crypto Industry Heavyweights Back Platform for Social Good, Social Alpha Foundation

The Hong Kong-based not-for-profit is the world’s first blockchain for social impact grant-making platform. Hong Kong — May 31, 2018 — Social Alpha Foundation, the platform aimed at supporting blockchain education and outreach in order to empower communities to utilize blockchain technology for social good, has announced financial backing from industry leaders including Kenetic, ICON, #Hashed, TLDR, Orbs, XSQ, and other anonymous donors.   “Blockchain is a young and often misunderstood technology, and its benefits have not been fully demonstrated in the real world. To realize its potential, we believe…

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Seminal Token Economy Conference, Token Summit III Sells Out Upon Its Return to NYC

Prominent line-up of speakers will discuss most effective ways to build sustainable blockchain businesses   New York, NY – May 11, 2018 – Following the success of Token Summit II in San Francisco last December, the bi-annual event will return for its third edition in New York City on May 16-17, 2018. Organized and hosted by blockchain author and investor, William Mougayar, and 1confirmation founder, Nick Tomaino, Token Summit III will be held at one of New York City’s most prominent event spaces, Basketball City at Pier 36.   The…

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