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05/10/2019
ICON Team Interview #2: on Decentralization

In our second Hello ICON World team interviews, we talk #decentralization and ICON's future plans with Henry Lee, Director of ICONLOOP, Min Kim, ICON Foundation Council member, and previously featured Ricky Dodds and Scott Smiley! #ICON #ICX #blockchain

Full video here ๐Ÿ‘‰ http://bit.ly/2vMtacg

Let's give a warm welcome to the new #ICONSENSUS Ambassadors! After careful review, Hello ICON World has selected its 10...
05/10/2019
Announcing ICONSENSUS Ambassadors

Let's give a warm welcome to the new #ICONSENSUS Ambassadors! After careful review, Hello ICON World has selected its 10 ambassadors. Check out the results below! #ICON #ICX #blockchain http://bit.ly/2vQFmsy

Results from the ICONSENSUS Campaign Ambassador Program are out. ICON has selected 10 candidates to help promote the P-Rep elections.

Meet "Without Doubt", the first team to be featured on People of #ICON! Read how they are working on data transparency b...
05/09/2019
Ranking Data in Real Time, Without a Doubt

Meet "Without Doubt", the first team to be featured on People of #ICON! Read how they are working on data transparency below๐Ÿ‘‡ #blockchain #ICX

The first installment from the People of ICON series features the team of โ€œWithout Doubt,โ€ a project that provides real-time ranking data of search items from the likes of Google and Korean search engine giant Naver.

Interested to know how Hello ICON World is covered domestically? ๐Ÿ—ž Here's a look at some of the ICON coverage in Kore...
05/08/2019
ICON in the K-News: Part 1

Interested to know how Hello ICON World is covered domestically? ๐Ÿ—ž Here's a look at some of the ICON coverage in Korean media! #ICON #icx #blockchain

A comprehensive look at some of the ICON coverage reported in Korean media.

05/07/2019
Shopping With Crypto Now Possible in South Korea

This week's #KoreaInsider looks at #cryptocurrency shopping possibilities in Korea! Read more in our latest article! ๐Ÿ‘‡

#blockchain #crypto #korea

Blockchain's potential in Korea is growing: shopping with crypto is now a reality.

Hello ICON World and ICONLOOP have collectively signed 25+ MOUs in the past two years. Check out this neat infographic w...
05/07/2019
An MOU Overview for ICON & ICONLOOP

Hello ICON World and ICONLOOP have collectively signed 25+ MOUs in the past two years. Check out this neat infographic we did to summarize them all! #ICON #ICX #iconloop

ICON has signed memorandums of understanding (MoU) with entities across a wide range of fields. Here's a brief overview.

Calling all #blockchain experts and developers! Hello ICON World just announced a new exciting contest called the "ICON ...
05/03/2019
Win $ICX in This New ICON Challenge

Calling all #blockchain experts and developers! Hello ICON World just announced a new exciting contest called the "ICON TX Challenge" slated to begin in June! Read below for the full details. #ICX

The ICON Team announced Thursday that it would launch what they are calling the โ€œICON TX (Transaction) Challenge.โ€

Q1 is over and Hello ICON World has some roadmap updates to share! Read today's #newsbyte below! ๐Ÿ‘‡#icon #blockchain #...
05/02/2019
ICON Releases Roadmap Update

Q1 is over and Hello ICON World has some roadmap updates to share! Read today's #newsbyte below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

#icon #blockchain #icx #roadmap

ICON shares updates on its Q1 roadmap developments

We've got a special guest contributor for today's article! A fellow Hello ICON World community member and active Reddito...
05/01/2019
An Iconic Perspective From an Outsider

We've got a special guest contributor for today's article! A fellow Hello ICON World community member and active Redditor shares their views on ICON and issues of privacy, transparency and interoperability. #icon #icx #blockchain

Iconist Redditor Aspected1337 shares their views on ICON and the blockchain ecosystem.

Could a Samsung Coin be in the works? Read more in our Korea Insider! #blockchain #samsung #korea
04/30/2019
Samsung Gearing Up for Blockchain

Could a Samsung Coin be in the works? Read more in our Korea Insider! #blockchain #samsung #korea

Might we soon be looking at the Samsung Coin?

Linking blockchains can decrease congestion on networks. #ICON does this! #ICX #Blockchain
04/29/2019
Linking the Chains

Linking blockchains can decrease congestion on networks. #ICON does this! #ICX #Blockchain

Linking blockchains can decrease congestion on networks. ICON does this!

Monday #newsbyte: Applications are now open for the ICONSENSUS ambassador program! Deadline is this Friday, May 3rd! Ful...
04/29/2019
The ICONSENSUS Campaign Ambassador Program is Now Open

Monday #newsbyte: Applications are now open for the ICONSENSUS ambassador program! Deadline is this Friday, May 3rd! Full details below. #icon #blockchain #decentralization

ICON opens applications for ICONSENSUS Campaign Ambassador Program, which aims to engage the community and promote ICON ahead of decentralization.

We had a video interview with #ICON Foundation's Ricky Dodds and Scott Smiley from ICX_Station on the importance of comm...
04/26/2019
ICON Team Interview: On Community Relations and ICX_Station

We had a video interview with #ICON Foundation's Ricky Dodds and Scott Smiley from ICX_Station on the importance of community and network building. #ICX #blockchain

Video interview with Ricky Dodds, ICON's Head of Institutional Markets, and Scott Smiley, Manager of the San Francisco ICX_Station.

ICONLOOP has appointed James Kim, Chairman and CEO of AMCHAM Korea as its first advisor! For more details, read our blog...
04/25/2019
ICONLOOPโ€™s First Advisor is AMCHAM CEO James Kim

ICONLOOP has appointed James Kim, Chairman and CEO of AMCHAM Korea as its first advisor! For more details, read our blog post below! #iconloop #icon #blockchain

ICONLOOP appoints James Kim, Chairmand and CEO of AMCHAM, as its first advisor.

Hello ICON World is going to launch an ICONSENSUS ambassador campaign within the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more info!...
04/24/2019
ICONSENSUS Ambassador Program: Coming Soon

Hello ICON World is going to launch an ICONSENSUS ambassador campaign within the coming weeks. Stay tuned for more info! #icon #icx #iconsensus

The ICON team will soon announce the launch of an โ€œambassadorโ€ program for the ICONSENSUS campaign.

Korean telecom giant KT launches 5G-based #blockchain services to protect #IoT from #cyberattacks!
04/23/2019
KT is Launching a 5G GiGA Chain to Secure IoT

Korean telecom giant KT launches 5G-based #blockchain services to protect #IoT from #cyberattacks!

KT is launching a new 5G-based blockchain brand, GiGa Chain, to protect IoT.

Major #newsbyte of the day! #ICX rises 17.8% in just 24 hours as of 12:30 pm KST. #blockchain #icon #cryptocurrency
04/23/2019
$ICX Rises 17.8% in Past 24 Hours

Major #newsbyte of the day! #ICX rises 17.8% in just 24 hours as of 12:30 pm KST. #blockchain #icon #cryptocurrency

The token traded 17.8% higher against the dollar within the past 24 hours and 18.1% higher in the last 7 days, as of the time of this writing on April 23rd at 12:30 KST.

P-Rep candidates: your TestNet is almost ready. Prepare yourselves! #icon #icx #blockchain
04/22/2019
P-Rep TestNet Launch Countdown

P-Rep candidates: your TestNet is almost ready. Prepare yourselves! #icon #icx #blockchain

ICON announced Monday that it would soon open its TestNet for P-Reps.

Big Friday announcement! Hello ICON World and VELIC Financial announce a new partnership! ๐ŸŽ‰ #blockchain #icx
04/19/2019
ICON Foundation & VELIC Partner Up

Big Friday announcement! Hello ICON World and VELIC Financial announce a new partnership! ๐ŸŽ‰ #blockchain #icx

ICON DApps and ICX_Station projects to be listed on VELIC's exchange.

Today's #newsbyte features Hello ICON World DApp, MECACoin, an online casino platform that recently secured funding and ...
04/19/2019
MECA Coin Secures License and Funding

Today's #newsbyte features Hello ICON World DApp, MECACoin, an online casino platform that recently secured funding and licensing! Read more on our blog!

In today's newsbyte: a look at recent funding and licensing updates from online casino platform and ICON DApp, MECA Coin.

Here's what P-Rep candidate VELIC Financial has to say on helping to expand the Hello ICON World ecosystem. ๐Ÿ‘‡#prep #b...
04/18/2019
Motivating the ICON Movement

Here's what P-Rep candidate VELIC Financial has to say on helping to expand the Hello ICON World ecosystem. ๐Ÿ‘‡

#prep #blockchain #decentralization #dapps #icon #ICX

P-Rep candidate VELIC promises to offer services to DApps, encourage consumption of ICX and foster the ICON ecosystem.

#ICONLOOP is teaming up with the #UnitedNations to incubate African startups.#ICON #ICX #Blockchain
04/15/2019
ICONLOOP to Support U.N. Global Startup Incubator

#ICONLOOP is teaming up with the #UnitedNations to incubate African startups.

#ICON #ICX #Blockchain

ICONLOOP signs a deal to provide support and know-how in order to promote blockchain solutions in the developing world.

Here's a bunch of great reasons to register as a P-Rep candidate, and to register early. #ICON #ICX #Blockchain
04/12/2019
Being a P-Rep Has its Benefits Too

Here's a bunch of great reasons to register as a P-Rep candidate, and to register early. #ICON #ICX #Blockchain

Serving as an ICON P-Rep comes with heavy responsibilities, but those burdens are rewarded.

Go inside #Deconomy2019 in this week's #Korea Insider.
04/09/2019
Korean Insider: Deconomy 2019

Go inside #Deconomy2019 in this week's #Korea Insider.

Cryptoโ€™s biggest names gather in Seoul to discuss state of the blockchain space.

Iconist interview: 2infiniti of ICON.community#ICON #icx #blockchain
04/08/2019
2infiniti & Beyond!

Iconist interview: 2infiniti of ICON.community

#ICON #icx #blockchain

Prominent Iconist 2infiniti gets real about his involvement with ICONSENSUS.

What is an #ICON Sour, you ask? Find out here!#Deconomy #conference
04/04/2019
Blockchain VIPs Mix it Up

What is an #ICON Sour, you ask? Find out here!
#Deconomy #conference

So, what exactly goes into an ICON Sour?

P-rep candidate #Noris is connecting #ICON with Chinese and American communities.#blockchain #ICX
04/03/2019
Bridging Oceans to Connect Communities

P-rep candidate #Noris is connecting #ICON with Chinese and American communities.
#blockchain #ICX

P-rep candidate Noris is growing the ICON network in China and the USA.

The hacker did it, in the basement, with the linux box!#Korea #cryptocurrency #exchanges
04/02/2019
Inside Job

The hacker did it, in the basement, with the linux box!
#Korea #cryptocurrency #exchanges

It appears Bithumb was hacked. Again.

KBS? Yonhap? Having a hard time keeping track of the #Korean #media reporting on #ICON these days? Global Iconist reader...
03/29/2019
Essential Guide to the Korean Media Covering ICON

KBS? Yonhap? Having a hard time keeping track of the #Korean #media reporting on #ICON these days? Global Iconist readers, this article's for you!

As ICON is referenced often in the Korean media, we thought it might be useful to clue international readers in to the general media landscape in South Korea.

Today, The Iconist is reaching out to YOU, the #ICON community, to ask for your predictions:1. What do you think will ch...
03/28/2019

Today, The Iconist is reaching out to YOU, the #ICON community, to ask for your predictions:
1. What do you think will change once the ICON network becomes fully #decentralized?
2. What will remain the same?
Please answer in the comments. We're very curious to hear your opinions! Thanks!

In this week's #Korea Insider, we take a look at how #blockchain is transforming #medtech.
03/26/2019
Doctor Blockchain

In this week's #Korea Insider, we take a look at how #blockchain is transforming #medtech.

A major Seoul hospital is building a blockchain network to improve services.

Wondering about an #internship at #ICON ? Here's what the job entails. #blockchain
03/25/2019
The Secret Life of ICON Interns

Wondering about an #internship at #ICON ? Here's what the job entails. #blockchain

At ICON, interns arenโ€™t paper shufflers. They work. And they learn.

#Blockchain is one step closer to reality with #ICON 's LAP100 initiative.
03/22/2019
Making Blockchain Real

#Blockchain is one step closer to reality with #ICON 's LAP100 initiative.

ICON LAP100 gives enterprises a space to see blockchain at work. For real.

#Kakao is going big on #blockchain in this week's #Korea Insider.
03/20/2019
Kakao Really Embraces the Chain

#Kakao is going big on #blockchain in this week's #Korea Insider.

Korean tech giant might add a crypto wallet onto countryโ€™s biggest messenger app.

Airbloc is using #blockchain to bring transparency back to data sharing. We've got the interview right here!#ICON #dapp ...
03/13/2019
Airbloc: In Data We Trust

Airbloc is using #blockchain to bring transparency back to data sharing. We've got the interview right here!

#ICON #dapp #advertising #BigData

Airbloc wants to bring a bit of trust to the data marketplace.

Wondering what's supported by the Galaxy S10's crypto wallet? Our latest Korea Insider article's got you covered.#bitcoi...
03/12/2019
A Galaxy of Possibilities

Wondering what's supported by the Galaxy S10's crypto wallet? Our latest Korea Insider article's got you covered.

#bitcoin #cryptowallet #bitcoinwallet #actuallyitsnotabitcoinwallet

The world finally sees Samsungโ€™s new cryptocurrency wallet.

Want to know who is behind Hello ICON World 's #ICONSENSUS? Meet the P-Reps Task Force ๐Ÿ˜Ž:
03/11/2019
Managing the Transition

Want to know who is behind Hello ICON World 's #ICONSENSUS? Meet the P-Reps Task Force ๐Ÿ˜Ž:

ICONโ€™s P-rep election task force works to ensure a successful transition to a truly decentralized network.

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