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Bitcoin

Japan Gives Leeway to Political Donations in Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency donations to political campaigns in Japan will not be regulated, stated politician Ms. Sanae Takaichi. This adds to Japan’s liberal stance on digital assets...

Christine Vasileva | 1 week ago
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Coincheck Rolls Out Bitcoin (BTC) Payment for Gas

Tokyo-based crypto exchange Coincheck has launched a program that will allow users to pay for gas using bitcoin (BTC). Coincheck Debuts Bitcoin Rebate Promo The Japanese crypto trading...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 weeks ago
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Blockchain

Japan’s Big Financial Hitters Form Blockchain Security Token...

Top Japanese brokerage houses, Nomura and Daiwa, have joined online rivals, Rakuten and Monex to form Japan Security Token Association. The association will set rules for the issuing...

Emilio Janus | 2 weeks ago
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Japan: Monex To Pay Bitcoin Dividend To Shareholders With Coincheck...

The owner of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Coincheck, has announced it will award Bitcoin to its shareholders in a new shake-up. Monex Shareholders To Get 500 Yen In Bitcoin In a...

Anja van Oosterhout | 3 weeks ago
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Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Traded Most With Asian Fiat Currencies: Report

There are many metrics to ascertain the popularity of bitcoin and cryptocurrency trading in different geographic regions across the world. One of them is the most traded fiat...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin

How Bitcoin Demand is Driven by Central Banks Devaluing Their...

The demand for bitcoin has certainly been tangible over the past few months. Even with a correction of around 30% the digital asset is still up over 160% this year. That growth could...

Martin Young | 2 months ago
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Bitpoint Plans to Refund $30 Million to Hack Victims

Japanese crypto exchange operator Bitpoint pledged to compensate the victims of the recent hack. The company plans to refund about $30 million worth of cryptocurrency. About 50,000...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Exchange

Bitpoint Discloses A Further $2.3 Million Is Missing From Hack

Following the high profile hacking of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, Bitpoint, the company has announced another $2.3 million of cryptocurrency missing. The Icing On The Bitpoint...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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Bitpoint Hack: Japan Still Most Affected By Crypto Heists

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint, owned by Remixpoint, halted all operations on Friday, July 12. The exchange lost $32 million worth of cryptocurrency in a hack. Bitpoint...

Anatol Antonovici | 3 months ago
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Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japan’s consumer protection watchdog reports an increase in the number of inquiries submitted by cryptocurrency traders in 2018. More Consumer Queries About Cryptocurrency in 2018 In...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 months ago
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Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Highest in These 5 Countries

When we think of cryptocurrency adoption, we often assume that South Korea, Japan, or the United States take the lead. Not so, according to the latest results from Statista. For those...

Christina Comben | 4 months ago

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