Winklevoss Gemini
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Winklevoss’ Gemini Teams Up with 3 Big Exchanges to Form...

Four cryptocurrency exchanges, including Gemini – the one founded by the Winklevoss brothers, is purportedly setting up a working group to bring new industry standards. Virtual...

Georgi Georgiev | Aug 20, 2018 | 12:00
Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs Abandon Their VP Positions at Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self-Regulatory Body
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Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs Abandon Their VP Positions at Japan’s...

Bitbank and BitFlyer CEOs left their vice-president positions at the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) after their exchanges received regulatory warnings from the...

Georgi Georgiev | Jun 29, 2018 | 04:00
Bitcoin

3 Reasons Why ‘This Is Not the Funeral For Bitcoin,’...

While some analysts are stereotypically predicting Bitcoin’s funeral following its continued bearish trend, trader Brian Kelly has urged followers to cool their jets and look at...

Adam James | Jun 23, 2018 | 09:00
News

Japan’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Halts New Account Signups As...

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange BitFlyer suspended new account registrations on June 21, after regulators demanded it improves its security arrangements. BitFlyer Hit With AML/KYC...

Wilma Woo | Jun 22, 2018 | 06:00
Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
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Cryptocurrency in Japan: Crypto Industry Groups to Merge, Launch...

Japan is one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations at the moment. It made digital currencies legal tender in April last year and enjoys a free and unfettered crypto trading...

James Levenson | Feb 16, 2018 | 02:30
Lisk Lights up the Markets Amid Crypto Selloff
Altcoin News

Lisk Lights up the Markets Amid Crypto Selloff

After what can only be described as a rotten day in crypto land things have perked up a little during the Asian trading session this morning. Bitcoin is still lulling around the...

James Levenson | Feb 01, 2018 | 01:00
Tokyo Crypto Exchange BitFlyer Approved for Europe
Bitcoin Exchange

Tokyo Crypto Exchange BitFlyer Approved for Europe

Governments across the world are either opening their doors to crypto or closing them. Exchanges need to keep up with this fast-paced ecosystem and seek out friendly nations and...

James Levenson | Jan 23, 2018 | 02:00
segwit
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SegWit Wallet Support is Coming to Bitcoin Core

A new pull request will likely see SegWit included in the forthcoming Bitcoin Core version 0.16 release, easing Core node access to the technology. ‘It’s Happening’...

Wilma Woo | Jan 11, 2018 | 16:45
Exchange Expansion
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bitFlyer, Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Launches in the United...

US-based exchanges are going to have some serious competition in the coming months, as bitFlyer has opened up trading to US customers and has also obtained the ever important NY...

Matthew Hrones | Nov 28, 2017 | 14:00
Japan
Bitcoin

Japan: Bitcoin Payments Could See 260,000 Stores by Summer

Bitcoin payments may be accepted at over 260,000 stores in Japan by this summer following partnerships between the country’s Bitcoin exchanges and major retailers. Bic Camera to...

Allen Scott | Apr 05, 2017 | 05:00
2017
Bitcoin Price

Bitcoin Price Gets Back in the Black for 2017 After 5% Spike

You can’t keep a good decentralized, peer-to-peer, global digital currency down. After a turbulent first month of 2017, Bitcoin closes January strong and gets back to a net gain for...

Evander Smart | Feb 01, 2017 | 02:00
japan
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4,000 Stores, Broad Optimism Makes Japan Land Of Rising Bits

Bitcoin in Japan is bigger than ever, with over 4,200 stores accepting it in 2017 and Tokyo exchange Quoine set for $1.5 billion turnover this year. Bitcoin Hits The High Street Local...

William Suberg | Jan 10, 2017 | 06:00

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