Samsung to research South Korea’s CBDC for offline payments

Tech giant Samsung Electronics has reportedly partnered with South Korea’s central bank to conduct research on central bank digital currency (CBDC) for offline payments.

On May 15, the Bank of Korea (BOK) and Samsung signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for research on offline CBDCs, according to local media KBS World. The collaboration will have both parties researching the offline capabilities of the CBDC issued by the central bank.

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