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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 | Oct 01, 2018 | 00:00
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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 | Sep 28, 2018 | 02:00
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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
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 | Mar 09, 2018 | 03:30
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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 | Feb 21, 2018 | 08:30
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Industry Report: Is Litecoin Making a Comeback?

Cryptocurrency grows in Japan, and Litecoin is coming back with a vengeance. Want to catch up on the latest digital currency news? Have a gander at the stories below. Also read...

Nick Marinoff | Jul 05, 2016 | 23:00
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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif Adds XEM Trading Market

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif continues to make media headlines in quick succession as of late. The company announced on July 3rd how they had added the XEM cryptocurrency to...

Jp Buntinx | Jul 04, 2016 | 05:02
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Japanese Company Raising Funds Abuses Tech Bureau Corp. Credentials

Success in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency inadvertently leads to unwanted attention. In the case of Tech Bureau Corp, the company behind Zaif and Mijin blockchain technology...

Jp Buntinx | May 14, 2016 | 03:28

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