Japan's central bank issued remarks this week that found it forecasting that blockchain could come to have a fundamental impact on finance.
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and tech giant Hitachi are working on a blockchain proof-of-concept aimed at digitizing checks.
A group of Japanese financial institutions are looking to create a platform for real-time currency exchange services.
Ahead of potential new monetary policy from the Bank of Japan, CoinDesk explores its potential impact on bitcoin markets.
A report to be released by NRI argues Japan needs to do more to bring clarity to the innovators working with digital currencies.
A Japanese media report suggests Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles has been released on bail.
Coinbase has reportedly raised more than $10m from Japan's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.
A bitcoin exchange startup based in Singapore has raised $16m in new funding as part of an ongoing Series A.
Is a major Japanese bank developing its own digital currency? MUFG is distancing itself from reports it could release such a product next year.