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Fujitsu And Sony Come Together To Create A Blockchain-based Platform For...

One of the core features of blockchain technology is transparency. Blockchain-based systems are more transparent than traditional systems because every detail is available on...

MUFG, The Biggest Bank In Japan, Makes Plans To Launch A...

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the biggest bank in Japan per assets has announced, on Tuesday, that it would be launching a payment network...

Cryptocurrency As A Means Of Payment: World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Experiment Set...

There are some members of the cryptocurrency community who believe that cryptocurrencies will eventually replace fiat money. Those in this camp have...

Seven Cryptocurrency Exchanges In Japan Could Receive FSA-Issued Licenses In Two...

Japan is one of the few regions that are open minded about blockchain technology. This is why the government and regulatory agencies...

Japan Might Approve A Bitcoin ETF Soon – Bloomberg 

Japan, known as one of the best regulated cryptocurrency destinations, may soon pioneer a highly sought after cryptocurrency investment...

Coincheck and 4 Other Crypto Exchanges Join Japan’s Self-Regulatory Association

Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) has welcomed another five new members to its fold as it continues to foster standard self-regulatory practices among...
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Blockchain Technology To Revolutionize Soccer Fan Merchandise

The Japanese soccer world is about to be revolutionized by blockchain technology thanks to the partnership between Verified Collection, a blockchain startup...

Financial Regulators In Japan Received 190 License Applications From Cryptocurrency Exchanges

According to an unnamed staff member, the Japanese Financial Services Agency (FSA) received up to 190 applications for cryptocurrency exchanges this year...

Japanese Yen Overtakes the U.S. Dollar in Bitcoin-Fiat Transactions

Japan, has once again proven to be the hub of cryptocurrency according to a recent bitcoin index released by cryptocurrency data site CoinHills. According...

Hackers of Popular Japanese Exchange Will Soon Be Revealed – Investigators

Cybersecurity experts at Japan Digital Design who are investigating the hack on japan-based Zaif cryptocurrency exchange may soon reveal the identities of the hackers...

Japan Plan Easier Cryptocurrency Tax Guidelines for Residents

The government of Japan is seeking to simplify the process of calculating and filing tax on cryptocurrency gains in the country, according to local...
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Coinbase on Track to Get Japan Crypto Exchange License – Exec

A senior executive of Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange has expressed confidence that the exchange will soon obtain a license to operate in Japan, despite the...

Stablecoin: Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Introduce Yen-Pegged Crypto

In recent months, there have been several announcements of fiat-pegged cryptocurrencies that help insulate investors from the volatility in the crypto markets. The latest in...

Crypto Heist: Hackers Steal $60 Million from Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif

Zaif cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked and cryptocurrency worth about 6.7 billion yen (or $60 million) was stolen. According to a statement released by the...

Japan’s FSA To Recruit More Staff To Cope with Growing Crypto...

In order to better handle a large number of interests on cryptocurrency related activities in Japan, the country’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency...

E-commerce Giant Rakuten Buys Its Way Into Japan’s Crypto Industry

Japanese e-commerce giants Rakuten will acquire a local cryptocurrency exchange as it makes its way into the Japanese crypto industry. Rakuten announced on Friday that...

Binance, Verge, Cryptocurrency Community Offer Assistance to Japan Flood Victims –...

The cryptocurrency community has joined the world to offer humanitarian assistance to victims of the Japanese floods. Cryptocurrency entities including Binance exchange and Verge...

Japan’s FSA to Change Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations – Cryptocurrency News

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), responsible for the regulation of cryptocurrency operators in the country, will reportedly change the current policy towards crypto exchanges. Local...

Cryptocurrency Market Update – Why Down?: Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)...

The leading cryptocurrency in the market, Bitcoin and its second, Ethereum, have both started trading in red losing about 10% of recent gains. The...
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Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Commission Set to Release Voluntary Regulations 

According to a press release, JVCEA (Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association) will reportedly be setting out new voluntary regulations next week. The new optional...