Central banks could allow access around the clock if they used blockchains, a senior Bank of Japan official speculated last week.
The city of Hirosaki is raising bitcoin donations to help preserve a historic cherry blossom park and its castle.
One of Japan's government ministries has developed a new methodology for evaluating blockchain projects.
Japan is set to begin recognizing bitcoin as a legal method of payment starting tomorrow.
A group of international banks is reportedly planning the 2018 launch of cross-border payment services backed by blockchain.
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.