Japanese E-commerce giant Rakuten to roll-out cryptocurrency exchange in April post name-change

    26 Mar 2019

Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten has completed the registration procedure of the cryptocurrency exchange Rakuten...

Japan gets in the ring with margin trading exchanges

    19 Mar 2019

Japan, one of the countries at the forefront of cryptocurrency regulation, took another step...

Cryptocurrency hack: 18-year-old Japanese hacker faces criminal charge over 15 million yen hack

    16 Mar 2019

One of the major concerns of cryptocurrency enthusiasts continues to be hacking and theft,...

Japan: Hacked IoT Devices and Cryptocurrency Networks Doubled in 2018

Japan: Hacked IoT Devices and Cryptocurrency Networks Doubled in 2018

    07 Mar 2019

In Japan, the number of hacked IoT devices and cryptocurrency networks nearly doubled in...

Research: Global Blockchain Spending to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2019

Research: Global Blockchain Spending to Reach $2.9 Billion in 2019

    06 Mar 2019

According to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide, blockchain spending on a global scale...

Japanese Banks Unite to Launch Blockchain Finance Platform Services

Japanese Banks Unite to Launch Blockchain Finance Platform Services

    06 Mar 2019

Five regional financial institutions aim to release the first services of their blockchain-based financial...

From Stablecoins to Blockchain Trials: Japanese Players Are Going Crypto as the Local Government Is Overseeing the Market

From Stablecoins to Blockchain Trials: Japanese Players Are Going Crypto as the Local Government Is Overseeing the Market

    05 Mar 2019

Last month was particularly eventful for the Japanese crypto ecosystem. The beginning of the...

US Court Denies Ex-Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles’ Motion to Stay Lawsuit Against Him

US Court Denies Ex-Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles’ Motion to Stay Lawsuit Against Him

    01 Mar 2019

Former CEO of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was denied his motion to stay...

Japan: Reported Cases of Crypto-Related Money Laundering Increase 10-Fold in 2018

Japan: Reported Cases of Crypto-Related Money Laundering Increase 10-Fold in 2018

    28 Feb 2019

7,096 cases of suspected money laundering tied to crypto were reported to Japanese police...

Confirmed: Sony and Fujitsu to Trial Blockchain for Educational Record Integrity

Confirmed: Sony and Fujitsu to Trial Blockchain for Educational Record Integrity

    27 Feb 2019

Sony Global Education, Fujitsu and Fujitsu Research Institute are to trial blockchain technology for...