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A newly-appointed financial regulator in Japan said this week that introducing laws and regulations for Bitcoin trading would impede technical innovation while supporting purely speculative gains, according to Reuters.
Japan’s central bank — the Bank of Japan (BoJ) — confirmed Monday it has created a new division to research and study the issuance of digital currency.
The Japanese government confirmed yesterday it will assess and develop a digital currency in the coming months.
The East Asian superpowers are battling it out, this time with blockchain and digital currencies as a focus.
Institutional investors are coming in hard and fast to the crypto market and, whether you like it or not, seem like they are here to stay.
In a world ravaged by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, regulators around the are increasingly looking into cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.
New York-based investment firm Fortress Investment Group has issued a new letter to creditors of the long-collapsed exchange Mt.
Over the last two months, MINDOL (MIN), an Ethereum-based token aiming to promote the Japanese “geek culture,” skyrocketed over 28x.
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to talk with the CEO of EMURGO, Ken Kodama.
At the 2019 Devcon in Japan, the Ethereum community was optimistic about the launch of the network’s second iteration, seemingly untouched by the latest controversy surrounding claims made by Ethereum’s founders about its inability to scale and grow.
Financial services giant Monex Group announced the establishment of a Japanese Security Token Offering Association alongside five other major securities companies in the country.
Asia has been the origin point of some of the world’s best-known games, from Pokémon to Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mario Kart.
Rakuten, the biggest e-commerce company in Japan with over 102 million users and the 14th largest internet company in the world by annual revenue, has officially entered the crypto exchange market.
TRON has signaled its intention to collaborate with Japan’s regulators as it attempts to expand into the world’s third-largest economy.
Japanese authorities in the city of Utsunomiya have charged an 18-year-old for stealing crypto from Monappy, a digital wallet service for MonaCoin.
Mark Karpeles, the founder of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox, was found guilty of tampering with records and given a suspended prison sentence of two years and six months.
Mizuho Bank, Japan’s second largest financial institution, is readying the infrastructure for a stablecoin launch in March 2019, as reported by Asia Nikkei Review.