Tag: Japanese

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and […]

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit

Mongolia’s Cheap Electricity Draws Japanese Bitcoin Miners Seeking Profit A combination of cheap electricity and cold weather has started to draw a growing number of Japanese bitcoin miners to Mongolia, a country sandwiched between China to the south and Russia to the north. Amid falling mining revenues in other regions […]

More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Sign up for Self-Regulation

More Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchanges Sign up for Self-Regulation Five cryptocurrency exchange operators including Coincheck have signed up to self-regulate under Japanese law. They have joined the self-regulatory association which, until now, has only accepted regulated crypto exchanges as members. According to Japan’s top regulator, companies seeking to register their exchanges […]

190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency Market

190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Cryptocurrency Market In an exclusive interview with news.Bitcoin.com, Japan’s top financial regulator has confirmed the number of companies currently wanting to enter the Japanese cryptocurrency market. Meanwhile, several existing crypto exchanges in the country are undergoing changes. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, […]

Wine Retailer to Buy Majority Stake in Japanese Bitcoin Exchange for $30M

Wine Retailer to Buy Majority Stake in Japanese Bitcoin Exchange for M Madison Holdings Group Ltd. has agreed to buy 67.2 percent of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitocean for 1.68 billion yen ($ 15.12 million). Inclusive of fees, the wines and alcoholic beverages company will pay a total $ 30.12 million. […]

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama

Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash, ethereum, bitcoin core, litecoin, and ripple. Also read: BCH Devs Discuss Securing […]

Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif

Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Regulated Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has completed its business transfer. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange is its new operator, taking over from Tech Bureau. This follows Zaif’s September hack, which cost the exchange approximately $ 62 million in three different cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan […]

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Postpones Shipments of 7nm Bitcoin Mining Equipment

Japanese Internet Giant GMO Postpones Shipments of 7nm Bitcoin Mining Equipment Japan’s GMO Internet has postponed the shipments of its two lines of 7nm bitcoin mining rigs. A representative of the company has clarified the situation to news.Bitcoin.com, noting that some refunds have already been issued. In addition, the company […]

Japanese Cybersecurity Group Debuts Blockchain Scan Tool, Partners With ConsenSys Diligence

Japanese Cybersecurity Group Debuts Blockchain Scan Tool, Partners With ConsenSys Diligence After a ConsenSys partnership, NRI SecureTechnologies says it will seek to partner with various fintech firms to expand blockchain security Cointelegraph.com News