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South Korean telecom launches blockchain wallet for official documents

South Korea’s SK Telecom is issuing a blockchain solution for the storage and management of government certificates. The South Korean telecom giant SK Telecom has announced it will issue its first digital wallet for blockchain-powered digital certificate storage and management with the approval of the Ministry of Public Administration and Security.According to NewsTomato, SK’s Wallet […]

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Mainstream DeFi is ‘inevitable’: US currency comptroller

The U.S acting comptroller of the currency believes the role banks play in society will soon be transformed by crypto assets and DeFi. The U.S acting comptroller of the currency, Brian Brooks, predicts th decentralized finance (DeFi) will render many of the financial services offered by banks obsolete, just as email disrupted the postal service.In […]

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Ethereum 2.0 deposit contract to launch this week: ConsenSys dev

An Ethereum 2.0 developer predicts the protocol’s deposit contract will be released in a matter of days, and that ETH 2.0 staking will go live this year. ConsenSys developer Ben Edgington has published an update that predicts the ETH 2.0 beacon chain genesis will happen within the next six to eight weeks.In a post announcing […]