Tag: japan

  • Crypto

    Sign Of The Times: Basis Shutters $133M Crypto Project Due To Regulation

    Although crypto startups have been capitulating en-masse due to financial restraints, a direct byproduct of Bitcoin’s rapid drawdown in value, reports indicate that a promising stablecoin venture has folded due to regulatory qualms. $133M Crypto Project Folds Due To “Regulatory Headwinds” In recent months, stablecoins, cryptocurrencies tied to...

    Nick Chong | December 13, 2018 | 11:00 am
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    Japan Updates ICO Regulations While BitTrade Joins Huobi Family

    Japan’s crypto friendly status has been achieved through a solid regulatory framework which protect investors without stifling trading or innovation. This has been strengthened this week when its financial watchdog announced plans for further ICO regulation. ICO Regulation for Investor Protection Earlier this week Japan announced that it...

    Martin Young | December 4, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Bitcoin

    BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service

    Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit, teamed up with the blockchain company to bring distributed ledger to transactions between Japan and African countries. Japanese...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Tokyo Airport Limousines Will Start Accepting Bitcoin as Payment

    Remixpoint Inc is reportedly planning to integrate a Bitcoin payment option to one of Japan’s leading taxicab services. According to Bloomberg, the company has partnered with Hinomaru Limousine Co. to create a crypto payment gateway for its customers. That said, users will be able to pay for Hinomaru’s limousine...

    Davit Babayan | November 5, 2018 | 9:11 am
  • Crypto
    Industry

    Hong Kong Plans to Regulate Crypto with New Sandbox

    Reports suggest that Hong Kong’s securities watchdog has come up with new plans to regulate cryptocurrency funds and exchanges. While it is known for being crypto-friendly, Hong Kong is still not satisfied with the amount of protection that its crypto users currently enjoy. As a result of this, the...

    Ali Raza | November 1, 2018 | 8:30 pm
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    Bitcoin

    Coincheck Resumes New Account Openings, Customers Deposits

    Coincheck, the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange victim of a $500 million worth theft, has resumed new account openings, customer deposits, and purchasing of some digital currencies. The operator had suspended some services following the late January incident in order to protect customers’ assets and investigate the cause of hacking....

    Ricardo Esteves | October 30, 2018 | 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Sony Reveals Contactless Crypto Wallet, Prepping for Crypto Ecosystem?

    A research and development division at Sony has unveiled a new contactless cryptocurrency hardware wallet for cold storage, which could indicate the consumer electronics giant may be eyeing a bigger move into the cryptocurrency space. Sony Computer Science Lab Preparing Contactless Crypto Wallet The research and development arm...

    Tony Spilotro | October 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm
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    Industry

    Japan’s Financial Watchdog Discussing Caps on Crypto Margin Trading

    Japan’s FSA (Financial Services Agency) has just allowed crypto industry the permission to self-regulate. However, immediately afterward, they brought up a subject of introducing a cap on cryptocurrency margin trading. The financial regulator expressed that this move would be done for the benefit of traders, as it would...

    Ali Raza | October 25, 2018 | 10:45 am

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