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Bitcoin Will Give Japan’s Economy a Substantial Boost

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies had a year of exceptional growth in 2017.  The cryptocurrency market cap managed to surpass the valuation of $638 billion and many experts believe that it...

Ashour Iesho | Dec 31, 2017 | 05:00
The Great Ripple Debate: FinCEN Ruling Labels XRP a Currency, Not a Security
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Ripple Rides up Crypto Charts, Knocks Bitcoin Cash Out of #3 Spot

The majority of cryptocurrencies have been taking a break this week with very little movement in either direction. This morning, however, saw declines across the board during the Asian...

James Levenson | Dec 28, 2017 | 00:30
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Anxious Asian Authorities Grapple with Crypto

The nations of Asia are responsible for well over half of the total global volume of cryptocurrency trading. The Asian trading session often dictates how the rest of the day will play...

James Levenson | Dec 22, 2017 | 09:30
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Japanese Finance Minister Says Bitcoin Not a Credible Currency

In remarks pertaining to the upcoming G20 meeting in 2018, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said that Bitcoin was not a credible currency. While the unwashed masses are celebrating...

Jeff Francis | Dec 19, 2017 | 10:30
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Huobi, SBI Group To Launch Two Japanese Exchanges In ‘Early...

Chinese exchange Huobi has announced it is launching two cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan in conjunction with the SBI Group. Huobi And SBI’s ‘In-Depth Cooperation’...

Wilma Woo | Dec 07, 2017 | 07:00
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We’ll List Bitcoin Futures ‘ASAP’ Says Major Japan...

The CEO of one of Japan’s largest exchanges says it will launch cryptocurrency futures “as soon as possible” once frameworks are in place. Securities Law Only Barrier To...

Wilma Woo | Dec 05, 2017 | 05:30
Japanese Internet conglomerate to launch Bitcoin Exchange
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Bitcoin Mania: Japan Sees ‘Cryptocurrency’ Become Top-10...

Japan consumers rate “cryptocurrency” a more influential ‘buzzword’ than anything except six terms in 2017, data shows. Japan: Cryptocurrency Is 7th Biggest...

Wilma Woo | Dec 04, 2017 | 07:30
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Chinese Cryptocurrency Traders Relocating to Other Asian Countries

After the recent clampdown by the Chinese government, many cryptocurrency operators are looking to relocate to other Asian countries that are much more welcoming. There are quite a few...

Jeff Francis | Oct 30, 2017 | 07:00
Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Manager Arrested For Ripple Fraud
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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Manager Arrested For Ripple Fraud

The manager and operator of Japanese Ripple exchange Ripple Trade Japan has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a customer for ¥1.4 million ($12,470) with potentially further...

Matthew Tompkins | Oct 19, 2017 | 12:00
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South Korean gaming giant Nexon acquires Korbit for $80 million, $150...

South Korea has had Bitcoin fever in the past few weeks, and the fire just continues to be fueled. Top exchange Korbit has been acquired by gaming company giant Nexon for 91 billion...

Matthew Hrones | Sep 26, 2017 | 18:00
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Japanese Company Jumping into Bitcoin Mining Could Start Digital Arms...

A Japanese company, GMO Internet Group, is looking to jump into bitcoin mining with new chips that could start a digital arms race. One thing you can say about the subject of bitcoin...

Jeff Francis | Sep 08, 2017 | 15:15
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Japan to Trial Blockchain Technology for Real Estate Records

Japanese authorities are looking into using Bitcoin’s blockchain technology to better manage their property and real estate records. State of Bitcoin in Japan Since...

Ashour Iesho | Jun 22, 2017 | 10:00

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