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Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230 Million Bitcoin In 2018

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox has another mountain to climb as a court-ordered civil rehabilitation pressure the company into near-bankruptcy. Mt Gox trustee Nobuaki Kobayashi, who procured the nickname “Tokyo Whale,” during the peak of his company’s extravagant bitcoin delegation,...

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Huobi Declares Majority Stakeholdership in Eric Cheng’s BitTrade Platform

In a move that could send Japan’s cryptocurrency market skyrocketing into American digital assets trading, Huobi Global’s subsidiary Huobi Japan has been declared a majority stakeholder in Japan’s BitTrade platform. The move also marks how Singapore’s powerhouse entrepreneur Eric...

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Popular Messaging App Line Launches Native ‘LINK’ Token

Blockchain integration continues to pervade industries worldwide, including mobile applications. Popular messaging app Line is launching its own LINK token, a cryptocurrency built on the platform’s native LINK Chain. Apps and dApps Collide Line, a social messaging platform, is...

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Japanese Police Adopt Cybersecurity Software to Trace Bitcoin Transactions

After several instances of cryptocurrency-based crime and a stark increase in the use of cryptocurrencies as a money-laundering tool, Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) revealed it would launch a crypto-tracking software to trace digital currency transactions in the country....

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