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Ripple Explains How it Helped Japan
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Ripple Explains How it Helped Japan

In a recent blog on Ripple Insights, Sagar Sarbhai, the company's Head of Government and Regulatory Relations for APAC and the Middle East, talked about how the company helped Japan become a leading digital asset market. Also Read: Ripple Explains How RippleNet Can Help Unlock Global Liquidity Bottlenecks The blog starts with...
Ripple Discusses RippleNet's Benefits in Japan
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Ripple Discusses RippleNet’s Benefits in Japan

In a recent article on Ripple Insights, the real-time gross settlement solutions company's blog, Ripple discussed how RippleNet is putting the power in the hands of Japanese bankers and traders. The company starts off by discussing how people struggle to provide for their families—even moving out of their own nations for...
Hitachi Develops Blockchain-based Fingerprint Payments
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Hitachi Develops Blockchain-based Fingerprint Payments

The Japanese tech giant, Hitachi has partnered up with a Japanese telecommunications company KDDI, to develop a new blockchain based system for the retail industry that can make shopping easier. Together, the two companies are testing a new system for making payments. While blockchain is continuously being explored in the...
New Users Now Accepted by SBI Virtual Currencies
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New Users Now Accepted by SBI Virtual Currencies

The premiere banking consortium of Japan, SBI Group, had announced the launch of a virtual currencies platform in June 2018. Named as SBI Virtual Currencies , the platform has started accepting new users starting today. The exchange was initially launched exclusively with XRP(XRP) but later the exchange added Bitcoin (BTC)...
Korean Exchange Bithumb Expanding Into Thailand and Japan
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Korean Exchange Bithumb Expanding Into Thailand and Japan

Bithumb,a major Korean Exchange is planning to launch in the Japanese and Thai cryptocurrency market. It is working towards obtaining approval from the financial regulatory bodies of these countries. Bithumb is the second largest exchange in South Korea with a 24 trading volume of $358 million behind Upbit that has...
Coinsquare, a Canadian Crypto Exchange to Enter Japanese Market
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Coinsquare, a Canadian Crypto Exchange to Enter Japanese Market

Coinsquare, the Canadian crypto exchange has announced its plans to enter the Japanese market. It is waiting for approval from Japan’s financial regulators. They have partnered up with DLTA 21 Blockchain Corp., a Canadian blockchain investment bank for this purpose and it will be launched under the DLTA brand. According...
Binance Set to Donate 1 Million USD to Japan
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Binance Set to Donate 1 Million USD to Japan

Binance will donate $1 million to Japan, where at least 100 people have died and millions are evacuating after massive rains that caused floods and landslides in the region. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, is the largest multilingual cryptocurrency exchange in terms of volume of data which...
NBA Team, Sacramento Kings Now Mining Ethereum
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NBA Team, Sacramento Kings Now Mining Ethereum

In an announcement on Wednesday, the Sacramento Kings declared that they are currently mining Ethereum. By doing this, they become the first sports team to enter the crypto space. They are also introducing crypto to sport fans and are giving it to a local group that supports black communities for...
Japanese Village to Launch Country's First Municipal ICO
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Japanese Village to Launch Country’s First Municipal ICO

A Japanese village has announced that it is going to launch an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) to secure funds to create a sustainable region. This is the first time a municipality in Japan has decided to raise funds using a token sale. Nishiawakura Village is located in the southern part...
Coinbase Moving to Japan
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Coinbase Moving to Japan

Coinbase is currently operating in 32 countries with major pairing with global currencies. Now it is planning to move into the Japanese Market. The idea is to increase the global outreach of crypto coins. In the years gone by Coinbase had provided best services to US, European and American Buyer....
Japanese company to launch Bitcoin Loan Service
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Japanese company to launch Bitcoin Loan Service

An established Japanese Corporation, Abic Corporation, announced the launch of its Bitcoin loan Service wherein loans will offer Bitcoin (BTC) as collateral. The company claims this is the first service where collateral, for obtaining loans in Japanese yen, will be cryptocurrency. Abic Corporation is headquartered in Tokyo. It offers varied kind...
Singaporean Multi-millionaire Acquires BitTrade for $50 Mln
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Singaporean Multi-millionaire Acquires BitTrade for $50 Mln

BitTrade, a Japanese crypto exchange has been acquired for S$67 million (50 million USD) by a Singaporean multi-millionaire and businessman as reported by Asia One. Mr. Eric Cheng will take a 100 percent stake in BitTrade Co., Ltd, as per the acquisition. BitTrade is one of the 16 domestic crypto exchanges...
Japan Prepares For Six New Crypto-exchange Platforms.
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Japan Prepares For Six New Crypto-exchange Platforms.

Japan's corporate world is by all accounts fancying the digital platform's side of cryptocurrencies. In the latest news, Japan is planning to clasp six new crypto-exchanges in their arms. The listed public companies on the Tokyo Stock Exchange has established these crypto-platforms. Japan already owns 16 fully licensed crypto-exchanges and...
Selfish Mining Attack Hits Japanese Cryptocurrency Monacoin
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Selfish Mining Attack Hits Japanese Cryptocurrency Monacoin

A network attack on Monacoin, a cryptocurrency developed in Japan, caused roughly 90,000 USD in damages between May 13th and 15th. As it appears the attack was a selfish mining attack, where one miner manages to successfully mine a block on the blockchain without broadcasting the new block to the...
Can Japan Succeed in Halting the Trading of Zcash, Monero and Dash?
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Can Japan Succeed in Halting the Trading of Zcash, Monero and Dash?

The financial regulator in Japan, Financial Services Agency (FSA), has been quietly advising cryptocurrency exchanges in the country to quit trading Zcash, Dash, and Monero. The three cryptocurrencies are seen to be favored by money launderers as well as others who engage in criminal activities. The decision to discourage cryptocurrency...
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