After a major hack on the Zaif exchange, its operator has now revealed a refund plan that will see it being taken over by another crypto firm.
A Coinbase executive has said that the crypto exchange's licensing application in Japan is ongoing and will "certainly" be completed in 2019.
Japanese IT giant GMO Internet is jumping on the stablecoin bandwagon, planning the launch of a yen-pegged cryptocurrency in 2019.
MoneyTap, a blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has just gone live in Japan.
A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers.
Japan's top financial regulator is seeking answers from the operator of the Zaif cryptocurrency exchange.
Financial giant SBI Group has announced that it is testing a crypto token called "S coin" to enable retail payments over mobile devices.
Japan's police agency has released data revealing that cyberattacks leading to thefts of cryptocurrency rose sharply earlier this year.
Yet another Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked, losing about $60 million worth of cryptocurrency, including 6,000 bitcoins.
South Korean telco LG Uplus is to trial a blockchain-based mobile payment service aimed to let travelers save fees when shopping abroad.