Japan’s FSA says about 100 cryptocurrency operators seek entry while 8 want out

Japan’s FSA says about 100 cryptocurrency operators seek entry while 8...

Japan’s Financial Service Agency (FSA), responsible for the regulation of cryptocurrency operators in the country has revealed that over 100 cryptocurrency exchanges have shown...

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...

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...
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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...

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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Japan Citizens To Receive ICO Guidance

The Japan Blockchain Alliance (JBA) has published guidelines for ordinary citizens to invest in initial coin offerings (ICOs). The awareness of rules and regulations...

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...
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Japan Cryptocurrency Industry Groups plans merger to form Self Regulatory Body

The two most prominent cryptocurrency industry groups in Japan may be planning a merger as they intend to form a self-regulating body for cryptocurrencies...

Stolen Coincheck NEM (XEM) Cryptocurrency Traced to Canada

Researchers have traced some of the NEM cryptocurrency stolen from Coincheck exchange in January to an unnamed exchange based in Vancouver, Canada. Shone Anstey, president...

Another two Crypto Exchanges in Japan stop operations

Two major Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges--Tokyo GateWay and Mr. Exchange--are closing their operations in the country. This brings the total number of crypto exchanges that...

GMO Declares Publicly To Perform Better After Upgrades

A subsidiary of the cryptocurrency exchange for Japanese internet powerhouse GMO has stated its intentions to enhance its operations. A business improvement report has been...
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Top 5 Countries Where Bitcoins Are Welcomed And Is An Acceptable...

The top 5 countries where cryptocurrencies are welcomed and is used in a wide rage of applications.
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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...
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Japanese Internal Affairs Ministers Stated That Crypto Donations Will Be Legal...

Japan now have enabled the acceptance of cryptocurrencies as donations to political parties and politicians. This move will even widen the scope of cryptucurrency's...

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...

Over 70 Million People to Use Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Payments in...

Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency to get Massive Boost in Adoption from Japan’s Rail Transport Sector. Suica cards used by over 70 million Japan...
Japanese Financial Giants, SBI Group to launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japanese Financial Giants, SBI Group to launch Cryptocurrency Exchange

Strategic Business Innovator Group (SBI Group), a top financial services company in Japan plans to launch a cryptocurrency exchange later this year. Reports from...
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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...

18 Year Old Involved In $134,000 Heist On Monappy Crypto Wallet...

According to a Japanese news outlet, Monappy crypto wallet was hacked by an 18-year-old boy who has now been apprehended by the police. While...