• funnykorean
    13
    Jan

    S. Korean Cryptocurrency Ban Prompts Koreans To Go Nuts; 100,000 Sign Petition For Finance Minister To Resign

    See, this is why it is still so risky to keep your assets tied up in a wallet on some crypto exchange. Those miscreants are liable to get shut down by authorities at any given moment and their offices get raided by police on a consistent basis, just for sport. That’s the real-world equivalent to the […]

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  • kintex
    15
    Sep

    ROBOTWORLD 2017

    I generally avoid going to trade shows, being that nobody takes them seriously and they rarely yield results, but every now and then it’s fun to see what’s new. After attending a few trade shows, you will notice that it is common practice for companies to put someone with little knowledge on their business in […]

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  • northkoreanhackers
    13
    Sep

    N Korea Stoops to Stealing Bitcoin in Response to Sanctions

    They have already been stealing progressively over the past 2 years and according to FireEye are now targeting South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges with intent to steal more. Imagine that with sanctions in place, stealing ‘digital money’ will become a significant source of income for this country. JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon today compared the cryptocurrency activity […]

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  • seoulwest
    13
    Sep

    Caution: West Side of Seoul Station is Ghetto as Hell

    For almost all my traveling nowadays I use Airbnb. This works well especially in Asia, where you can find access to a spacious room in a good location, at a fairly low cost. In most cities in Asia except Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, and all of Myanmar, you can spend under $50 usd a night […]

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  • regusseoul
    12
    Sep

    Hurricane Threat Over, Markets Rip

    I’m sitting here in the Regus offices at Seoul Center 1 and I can tell you this is the nicest Regus office I’ve seen yet. One of the benefits of being a Regus member is they give you access to offices and boardrooms all over the world that you can use at your own discretion, […]

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  • korea
    22
    Aug

    Investing in the Cosmetic Capital of the World

    I have been spending quite a few number of hours each day researching the business environment in Korea, as I prepare to meet some clients there early next month. Through my findings, I came across a cool VC platform on a government-sponsored site. The site lists a whole slew of start-up businesses in a wide variety […]

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