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Mark Karpeles: My New Business Will ‘Make Japan Blockchain...

The former CEO of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, wants to start a new Blockchain business in Japan. Karpeles’ Blockchain Gift To Japan Those were the...

Anja van Oosterhout | Jun 05, 2019 | 03:30
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Bitcoin

Japan Targets Bitcoin In G20 Anti-Money Laundering Push

Ahead of next month’s G20 summit, host Japan looks to tighten money laundering regulations, specifically targeting Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchanges. The Financial Action...

Emilio Janus | May 23, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin

‘Japan’s Warren Buffet’ Loses $130 Million in...

One of Japan’s most infamous entrepreneurs, Masayoshi Son, lost USD $130 million during the Bitcoin correction that occurred in 2017.  Masayoshi Son was dubbed...

Matthew North | Apr 29, 2019 | 14:00
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News

Mark Karpeles Will Appeal Mt. Gox Conviction

Mark Karpelès, the former CEO of the defunct Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange says he will appeal his conviction on electronic data manipulation charges. Meanwhile, prosecutors on the case...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Mar 29, 2019 | 10:00
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Japan Capping Cryptocurrency Leverage Trading in April 2020

Japan, arguably the world’s leader in cryptocurrency regulation, is set to drop more rules on the industry by capping leverage trading on cryptocurrency exchanges.  Japanese...

Elsa Saikkonen | Mar 19, 2019 | 07:00
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Bitcoin Industry Reacts As Mark Karpeles Avoids Jail Over Mt. Gox...

Mark Karpeles, the former head of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, will unlikely serve time in jail following a significant acquittal by a Japanese court. Court: Karpeles Did...

Esther Kim | Mar 15, 2019 | 07:00
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News

Japan Police: 98.3% of Money Laundering Cases Don’t Involve...

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) say cases of suspected money laundering reportedly linked to cryptocurrency increased by 900 percent in 2018 when compared to the previous...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Feb 28, 2019 | 14:00
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News

Japanese Yen Overtakes the US Dollar in Bitcoin Trading

The Japanese Yen (JPY) has surpassed the USD in terms of worldwide bitcoin trading in the past 24 hours.  Japanese Yen Tops Dollar According to data from Coinhills, the JPY has...

Georgi Georgiev | Jan 29, 2019 | 18:00
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Major Hong Kong Winemaker is Buying a Japanese Cryptocurrency...

A major winemaker, listed on the GEM board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is to acquire a majority stake in a Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform. The deal is meant to...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 27, 2018 | 21:00
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Bitcoin

Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Quits Mining Hardware Bussiness

GMO Internet says it will no longer develop, manufacture, and sell Bitcoin mining hardware following significant losses incurred in Q4 2018. The Japanese IT company will instead focus...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 26, 2018 | 09:00
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Markets and Prices

Study: Asia Has More Impact on Bitcoin Price Than America and Europe

With events like SEC approval for Bitcoin ETFs and the introduction of cryptocurrency derivatives, it is easy to imagine the market being driven by news out of the United States...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 20, 2018 | 20:00
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Japan’s FSA Set to Regulate ICOs Next Month

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is reportedly set to introduce a regulatory framework governing initial coin offerings (ICOs). FSA to Limit Participation Capabilities...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 03, 2018 | 10:00

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