More than 25 companies and organizations are taking part in a blockchain proof-of-concept spearheaded by the Japan Exchange Group (JPX).
A consortium of 47 banks has completed a distributed ledger technology pilot spearheaded by SBI Ripple Asia.
An official from Japan’s central bank invoked failed ethereum-based project The DAO in a speech yesterday.
Japan's Hitachi is working on a new blockchain test, one that explores how the tech could power its rewards points program.
Japanese banking group Mizuho announced today the completion of two new blockchain trials.
Japan, a relatively quiet and traditionally isolated market, is about to set a precedent that could change the cryptocurrency sector.
Japan's largest bitcoin exchange by volume has announced a new round of fundraising backed by three domestic financial giants.
When new legislation becomes law later this year, Japan's blockchain market will see financial giants come on board, industry insiders tell CoinDesk.
Japan’s central bank is set to host an event focused on distributed ledger tech next month.
Japan’s government is sending three blockchain startups to the US as part of a technology innovation program.