The Japanese government said today that inspections will take place at 15 unlicensed cryptocurrency exchanges in light of a recent major hack.
Japan's financial regulator has issued a warning to a foreign cryptocurrency service firm that allegedly offers unlicensed financial instruments.
August is when GMO Internet says it could formally kick off its cloud mining service.
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has said it plans to allow users to start withdrawing local currency from their accounts next Tuesday.
Following a notable hack, Japanese regulators are moving to increase the frequency of on-site cryptocurrency exchange inspections.
Japan's Financial Services Agency is conducting an on-site inspection at Coincheck to see if it can afford to compensate victims of its recent hack.
The price of the cryptocurrency LSK saw a boom Wednesday on news it will list on a major exchange and see a rebranding soon.
Major Japanese electronics retailer Yamada Denki is partnering with the BitFlyer exchange to trial bitcoin payment in two of its stores.
Japanese exchange Coincheck has confirmed that about $533 million-worth of cryptocurrency has been stolen from its digital wallets.
Major Japanese exchange Coincheck has announced the suspension of a number of services today, including all cryptocurrency withdrawals.