Tag Archives: Japan

29Sep/19

How Crypto Gambling Is Regulated Around the World

The Japanese House of Representatives recently passed new crypto asset regulation affecting exchanges and custodians — the Payment Services Act and the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act. However, the country’s crypto gamblingRead More…

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08Aug/19

SBI Holding’s VC Trade Crypto Exchange Integrates New KYC and AML Tech

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange VC Trade has integrated an anti-money laundering (AML) compliance technology developed by Taiwanese digital currency hardware wallet company CoolBitX. As Japanese finance-focused news outlet Blocktempo reported on Aug. 8,Read More…

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31Jul/19

Ripple Extends University Investment Program to Japan

Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo have joined Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) per CoinDesk Japan. The 2018 program now boasts 33 participants including Princeton University, Carnegie Mellon, and theRead More…

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03Jul/19

Economist Joseph Stiglitz: Only a Fool Would Trust Facebook’s Libra

Nobel prize-winning economist, Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, claims that “every currency is based on trust, but only a fool would trust Facebook’s Libra” in an article published on July 2. Stiglitz also notesRead More…

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05Jun/19

Former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Announces New Blockchain Startup

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles is dipping his feet back into the crypto industry as he wants to help Japan become a powerhouse within the blockchain economy. The former CEO ofRead More…

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05Jun/19

There’s 100 Unclaimed Bitcoin Cash Wallets Hidden Worldwide

Over the last few months, the geocaching treasure hunt Findbitcoin.cash has gathered a bunch of new hidden BCH treasures. At the time of publication, there are approximately 105 concealed bitcoin cash walletsRead More…

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