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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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‘Momentum Is Building On The Chain’: Analyst Says This...

This Bitcoin price surge is not like the rest: that’s according to Mati Greenspan, who this week produced new evidence of Bitcoin’s solid underlying health. Interest ‘Not...

Wilma Woo | Jul 25, 2018 | 09:00
Cryptocurrency Miners Promise Economic Opportunity But Not Everyone Is So Optimistic
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Cryptocurrency Miners Promise Economic Opportunity, But Not Everyone...

Driven by cheap electricity prices and the potential for profit, cryptocurrency miners have expanded their horizons and set up operations in smaller localities across the world. Some...

Kevin O’Brien | Jul 08, 2018 | 05:00
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
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Japan’s Biggest Social Network to Launch Cryptocurrency...

Japan’s biggest social network LINE will launch a cryptocurrency exchange under a Singapore-based subsidiary in July — but will exclude Japanese and, initially, US users...

Wilma Woo | Jun 28, 2018 | 08:00
Blockchain

Could Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Jump-Start Japan’s Next...

Japan’s GDP has slowed and stagnated over the past 20 years, but some think that it is on the verge of a technology fuelled “boom” — with strong feelings that...

Kyle Baird | Jun 27, 2018 | 19:00
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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
Regulators Need to Bring Clarity
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International Watchdog to Introduce Binding Regulations for...

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – a multi-national agency tasked with combating global financial criminal activity, will discuss developing and introducing legally binding...

Georgi Georgiev | Jun 14, 2018 | 01:00
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Japan: GMO Group Unveils ‘World First’ 7nm Miner As CEO...

Japanese internet giant GMO has announced pre-orders for its B2 Bitcoin miner — the world’s first miner equipped with 7nm processing technology. ‘I Respect Bitmain, But We...

Wilma Woo | Jun 05, 2018 | 12:00
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office
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Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office

Coinbase has officially opened its office in Japan, paving the way to allowing Japanese cryptocurrency investors to use the platform and establishing a foothold in the Japanese...

Matthew Hrones | Jun 04, 2018 | 23:00
HitBTC Plans To Allow Japanese Trading Via 'Subsidiary' By Q3 2018
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HitBTC Plans To Allow Japanese Trading Via ‘Subsidiary’...

Cryptocurrency exchange HitBTC is pushing ahead with plans to establish a Japanese subsidiary after banning accounts allegedly linked with the country. Japanese Traders Shut Out For...

Wilma Woo | Jun 04, 2018 | 17:00
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Binance Confirms Listing of The ZenCash Privacy Coin

ZenCash (ZEN) has just been added to Binance as the exchange’s 127th coin. ZenCash is a privacy coin that uses a similar technology which ZCash uses to secure the private...

Nick Chong | May 23, 2018 | 09:00

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