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 | 11 months ago
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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 | 11 months ago
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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 | 12 months ago
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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 | 12 months ago
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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 | 12 months ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
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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 | 1 year ago
Bitcoin
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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 | 1 year ago
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 | 1 year ago

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