Browsing the "Japan" Tag

Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the country’s Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

| Daniel Palmer

Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese bank MUFG has backed an additional Series B raise for crypto analytics startup Chainalysis, bringing its round total to $36 million.

Japanese Bank Abandons Work With SBI Ripple’s ‘Money Tap’ App

| Yogita Khatri

Resona, one of three Japanese banks working with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their blockchain app Money Tap, is pulling out of the project.

Liquid.com Closes Funding Round Valuing Crypto Firm at ‘Over $1 Billion’

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto trading platform Liquid.com has been backed by Bitmain and IDG Capital in a funding round it says makes it the latest crypto unicorn.

Coincheck Launches OTC Trading Service for Bitcoin

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has launched an over-the-counter bitcoin trading service aimed at clients with deep pockets.

Mt. Gox bitcoin protest

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

| Yogita Khatri

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.

SBI Holdings Latest Crypto Venture Will See It Make Mining Chips

| Yogita Khatri

Japan's SBI Holdings has teamed with an unnamed “large” semiconductor firm in the U.S. to make crypto mining chips and systems.