Browsing the "Tokyo" Tag

CoinDesk’s On Tap Meetup With CoinDesk Japan Is Happening Tonight in Tokyo

| John Biggs

See you tonight for pizza, beer, and blockchain.

Meet CoinDesk Next Week in Tokyo

| John Biggs

Let's talk crypto in Tokyo on Monday.

To Scale Bitcoin, Little Improvements Will Need to Go a Long Way

| Bailey Reutzel

Bitcoin Cash and SegWit in the past, it was a non-contentious year for the bitcoin developer community's annual Scaling Bitcoin conference.

Tokyo Financial Exchange Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Stan Higgins

A futures exchange in Tokyo is reportedly taking the first steps toward launching bitcoin-related products.

City of Tokyo Announces Blockchain Startup Accelerator

| Stan Higgins

The government of Tokyo is organizing a new blockchain-focused startup along with Japanese think tank NRI.


Police Arrest Japanese Man Who Bought Bitcoin With Stolen Funds

| Stan Higgins

Tokyo police have arrested a man accused of buying bitcoin with stolen money.

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Mt Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Issues New Details on Creditor Reimbursement

| Stan Higgins

The bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox has released a new update, offering fresh details on the claims submitted so far.

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Mt Gox CEO Claims to be ‘Victim’ in Bitcoin Exchange Demise

| Yessi Bello Perez

Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has denied claims he manipulated account balances while he was running the company.

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Mt Gox CEO May Face Rearrest Over $2.6 Million Customer Fund Theft

| Grace Caffyn

The CEO of bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt Gox will face fresh theft charges from Japanese police tomorrow, reports say.

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Tokyo Court: Bitcoin Not Subject to Ownership

| Grace Caffyn

Tokyo's District Court has ruled that bitcoin is "not subject to ownership", with a judge telling a plaintiff he couldn't claim for lost Mt Gox coins.