Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.
Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.
The Reserve Bank of India is setting up a regulatory sandbox for fintech startups – but crypto projects are excluded.
Despite breathless headlines, a recent proposal by China’s economic planners would not automatically ban bitcoin mining.
Police have reportedly used AI to spot a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme in South Korea that cheated investors out of $18.5 million.
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had over $13 million in EOS stolen in a hack, but says customer funds are safe.
Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.
Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.
Singapore-based exchange DragonEx says it has been hacked for an undisclosed amount in a large number of cryptocurrencies.
A group of Mt. Gox creditors has warned of a market risk to forks of bitcoin in a draft plan for the collapsed exchange's civil rehabilitation.