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Japanese financial services giant Monex Group forms Security Token Offering Association
Financial services giant Monex Group announced the establishment of a Japanese Security Token Offering Association alongside five other major securities companies in the country.
Huobi to launch blockchain phone aimed at Asia
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 06:03 amChinese crypto exchange Huobi will make its first foray into a physical product with the launch of its sixth token offering on IEO platform, Huobi Prime.
Pokémon’s success was just the start, blockchain gaming is what Asia’s pioneering next
This post was last updated on July 6th, 2021 at 05:24 pmAsia has been the origin point of some of the world’s best-known games, from Pokémon to Space Invaders, Pac-Man and Mario Kart.
Why Japan’s biggest e-commerce giant entering crypto is a really big deal
This post was last updated on December 7th, 2019 at 04:10 pmRakuten, 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 promises to cooperate with Japanese regulators at the expense of DApp developers
TRON has signaled its intention to collaborate with Japan’s regulators as it attempts to expand into the world’s third-largest economy.
Japan: 18 Year Old Charged for Stealing $100,000 in MonaCoin in Country’s First Crypto Theft Case
Japanese authorities in the city of Utsunomiya have charged an 18-year-old for stealing crypto from Monappy, a digital wallet service for MonaCoin.
Founder of Hacked Bitcoin Exchange Mt.Gox Mark Karpeles Sentenced to Over Two Years
This post was last updated on March 24th, 2020 at 07:01 amMark 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.
Japan’s Second Biggest Bank Launching Yen-Pegged Stablecoin in March 2019
This post was last updated on April 22nd, 2021 at 12:04 pmMizuho Bank, Japan’s second largest financial institution, is readying the infrastructure for a stablecoin launch in March 2019, as reported by Asia Nikkei Review.
Bitcoin Miners Eviscerated: Japan’s GMO Shuts Down Cryptocurrency Mining Hardware Division
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 02:53 amGMO Internet, a major Japanese-based technology company, has shuttered its division responsible for designing and manufacturing mining chips.
Tokyo Limos to Start Accepting Crypto Payments
This post was last updated on March 24th, 2020 at 06:55 amJapan will test pilot a service to allow passengers to pay for limo rides with cryptocurrency, according to an article published Sunday by Bloomberg.
Binance Donated BTC and ETH Worth $500,000 to Victims of West Japan Flood
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 06:01 amBinance released a report October 24, outlining its role in the aid of the victims of the 2018 West Japan floods.
Why Japan’s Decision to Allow Crypto Sector to Self-Regulate is Significant
This post was last updated on March 24th, 2020 at 07:01 amJapan, the largest cryptocurrency exchange market by daily trading volume, has allowed the local crypto market to self-regulate, demonstrating trust towards the country’s cryptocurrency-related businesses.
Japanese Internet Giant Announces Yen-Backed Stablecoin
GMO Internet Group, a publically listed Japanese Internet company, has recently announced plans to launch a yen-backed stablecoin early next year.
XRP Olympic Petition Tops 10K Signatures, Raises Goal to 15K
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 02:23 amLast week, CryptoSlate reported on Japan resident Ken Takahashi’s Change.org petition to make Ripple’s XRP the official cryptocurrency of the 2020 Olympic games.
Petition to Make XRP the Official Cryptocurrency of the 2020 Olympics at Over 5K Signatures
This post was last updated on May 25th, 2020 at 03:54 amTen months ago, Ken Takahashi started a petition on Change.org to make XRP the official crypto of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games.
Mt Gox Trustee Sold $230 Million Bitcoin In 2018
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 02:53 amJapanese cryptocurrency exchange Mt.
Billionaire Investor Novogratz Discusses Ripple 3x Surge: 3 Possible Factors
This post was last updated on December 7th, 2019 at 04:10 pmXRP, the native cryptocurrency of the Ripple network is up another 10 percent as investors speculate on what has caused its price to nearly triple in the past week.
Zaif Exchange Hack in Japan Provokes Security Caution From NEM
This post was last updated on March 24th, 2020 at 06:49 amWhile the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif faces backlash following a September 14 hack, the NEM.io Foundation, known for the NEM blockchain platform and XEM token, has reassured its asset holders that it remains unaffected.
Huobi Declares Majority Stakeholdership in Eric Cheng’s BitTrade Platform
This post was last updated on November 7th, 2019 at 06:03 amIn 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.