Blockchain provenance startup Everledger has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by internet giant Tencent.
The Japanese e-commerce giant's Rakuten Wallet exchange has gone live for spot trading of bitcoin, ether and bitcoin cash against the yen.
E-commerce giant Rakuten has partnered with blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace to ensure AML compliance for its soon-to-launch exchange platform.
Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.
Japan's Financial Service Agency has licensed a cryptocurrency exchange being rebranded and relaunched by internet giant Rakuten.
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning another step into the cryptocurrency industry with the acquisition of a local bitcoin exchange.
Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten is launching Rakuten Coin to use as part of its loyalty rewards program.
Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten has acqui-hired bitcoin startup Bitnet as part of a bid to staff its new blockchain development lab in the UK.
A pioneer in internet security will discuss lessons for digital currencies in the adoption of a protocol as a technical standard.
The Japanese e-commerce giant has integrated with payment processor Bitnet, enabling customers based in the United States to pay with bitcoin.