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Bitcoin Regulation

Japan’s Financial Watchdog Plans to Limit Leverage For All...

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan plans to cap the leverage for cryptocurrency margin trading. Capping Cryptocurrency Margin Trading According to the Nikkei Asian Review...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 25, 2018 | 10:00
Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retailer Adoption to Happen?
Bitcoin Acceptance

Do Wages Need to be Paid in Bitcoin for Retail Adoption to Happen?

Is this a case of chicken and egg? If more retailers accepted Bitcoin, would more employees expect their wages paid in Bitcoin? Or, does Bitcoin need to be viewed more widely as a...

Melanie Kramer | Oct 21, 2018 | 19:00

Will 6,000 Hold This Time?

Bitcoin lost almost 5 percent in minutes on October 11th, dragging altcoins down as cryptocurrency markets followed stocks in a fresh tumble. $13 Billion Disappears in 30 Minutes Data...

Wilma Woo | Oct 11, 2018 | 01:00

In Japan, Exchange Operators Shore up Investor Protections After...

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association says it will tighten investor protection stipulations after a wave of hacks on digital currency exchanges. Citing informed sources, the...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 01, 2018 | 00:00

The Zaif Hack Story Isn’t Over Yet: Further Investigations Lead...

The hack of Japan-licensed cryptocurrency exchange Zaif took the crypto community by surprise last week. It’s recently emerged that the perpetrators of the crime are trading the...

Paula Baciu | Sep 28, 2018 | 02:00
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Bitcoin Exchange

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform Zaif Hacked For $60 Million

Zaif, a cryptocurrency exchange service, is the latest victim of an attack by suspected hackers. The Osaka-based platform has reportedly lost cryptocurrencies worth 6.7 billion yen...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 20, 2018 | 09:00

Japanese City Introduces Blockchain-Based Voting System

Tsukuba is now the first Japanese city to test a voting system that incorporates blockchain technology. From West Virginia to Switzerland, blockchain’s incorporation into voting...

Kevin O’Brien | Sep 04, 2018 | 03:00

Japanese E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Buys a Bitcoin Exchange

Japanese retail conglomerate, Rakuten, has announced the purchase of Everybody’s Bitcoin Inc., an unlicensed cryptocurrency exchange platform in the country. The acquisition follows...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Sep 01, 2018 | 12:00
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Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Abandons Bitcoin Cash Mining

Japanese internet giant GMO has switched its entire mining capacity from Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to Bitcoin (BTC) as of July 2018. GMO Mines 568 Bitcoin Blocks In July A copy of the...

Wilma Woo | Aug 24, 2018 | 12:00
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Japan FSA: We Have ‘No Intention’ To...

The head of Japan’s financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has confirmed there was “no intention” to introduce “excessive” controls on the country’s...

Wilma Woo | Aug 22, 2018 | 17:00

Japan’s Cryptocurrency Self-Regulator Proposes Margin Capped...

The Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), is set to propose margin capped trading rules, attempting to reduce the risks of the fluctuating market.  Earlier in April...

Georgi Georgiev | Jul 27, 2018 | 06:00

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