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Two More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Shut Down

The doors have closed on two more cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan following investigations by the country’s Financial Services Agency — raising questions as to whether or not...

Adam James | 1 year ago
Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase Announces Opening of Japan Office
Altcoin News

Crypto-Positivity Still Big in Japan Despite High Profile Hacks

As the flying taxi swoops past a building-sized electronic billboard, my robot driver flicks a switch. A screen bursts into life: Five high-pitched squeals in unnecessarily shiny...

Emilio Janus | 1 year ago
Binance
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Bitcoin Price Falls As Markets React To (False) Japan Binance Threat...

Bitcoin fell $500 in hours to hit two-day lows March 22 after news broke Japanese regulators may ban the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance. Co-Founder Ye Not Concerned...

Wilma Woo | 1 year ago
Mastercard open to cryptocurrency
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Mastercard Open to Cryptocurrency, But There’s a Catch

An executive confirms that Mastercard is open to the use of cryptocurrency, but there is a major catch involved. Banks have notoriously been steadfast in their opposition to...

Jeff Francis | 1 year ago
Bitcoin Regulation

Japan, France & Germany to Ask G20 for Help Regulating Bitcoin

A Japanese government official has revealed that the country will ask G20 members to strengthen security measures in an effort to prevent money laundering by way of cryptocurrency...

Adam James | 1 year ago
Solar energy
Bitcoin

Japanese Miners See Solar Energy as ‘Only Way’ to Stay...

Kumamoto-Energy, a local power producer in Japan, has announced that they will use solar energy for mining cryptocurrencies. Japan Looks to Greener Energy Cryptocurrency mining farms...

Shaurya Malwa | 1 year ago
Cryptocurrencies: Death by Regulation Strangulation
Altcoin News

2018 Will Be the Year of Cryptocurrency Regulation, But is That a Bad...

Many have predicted that 2018 will be the year regulators get well and truly involved the emerging cryptocurrency market. Thus far, that certainly seems to be the case. Regulation Is...

Adam James | 1 year ago
The 'Phoenix' Exchange: CoinCheck, Post January's $550 Million Hack
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National Regulators to Shut Down Some Japanese Exchanges, Order...

Financial regulators in Japan are set to dole out punishments to multiple cryptocurrency exchanges this week, in addition to shutting some down entirely. Cracking the Whip In 2017...

Adam James | 1 year ago
Japan Needs to Have Stricter Exchange Regulations According to Monex
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Ripple-Powered Mobile App to Provide On-Demand Payments in Japan

The Japan Consortium is set to launch a revolutionary smartphone app called “MoneyTap,” which will allow customers to settle transactions instantaneously, 24/7. The app is...

Adam James | 1 year ago
money laundering
Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Makes Up Only 0.17% of All Money Laundering Cases in...

Cryptocurrency opponents have long argued that digital currencies are tools for money launderers. If the National Police Agency in Japan is to be believed, that may indeed be the case...

Adam James | 1 year ago
News

Japanese Exchange Accidentally Offers Free Bitcoins

Everyone’s looking to get the best deal when buying Bitcoin — but for seven lucky buyers, a Japanese exchange accidentally offered them the deal of a lifetime. Free Bitcoins!...

Adam James | 1 year ago
Crypto Hot Spot Japan Shows No Love for ICOs
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Cryptocurrency in Japan: Crypto Industry Groups to Merge, Launch...

Japan is one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations at the moment. It made digital currencies legal tender in April last year and enjoys a free and unfettered crypto trading...

Martin Young | 2 years ago

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