A month after launching its own, Japanese financial services heavyweight SBI Holdings plans to turn LastRoots into a fully-regulated cryptocurrency exchange
SBI Holdings is making a new round of investment in a cryptocurrency exchange that’s under increased scrutiny from the country’s financial regulator.
Japanese tech giant SoftBank denies alleged investment in Bitmain, and investment from Tencent remains unconfirmed. Bitmain has refused to comment
LINE Corporation has announced the addition of Tron’s TRX to its BITBOX cryptocurrency exchange. BITBOX was announced by the company in June and opened its doors in July to global clientele, with the exception of those in the US and Japan. TRX becomes the first crypto to be approved for listing by the BITBOX open-listing […]
Courts in China are struggling to clear cases relating to cryptocurrency due to a lack of clear regulation despite the current ban. Reportedly, many of the cases which relate to crypto, which now stand at 270 at the last count, have arisen due to Bitcoin’s falling price. Coupled with contrasting interpretations of the law at […]
The current crumbling crypto market conditions appear to be no deterrent to tech and communications companies that are clamoring to get in on the action. South Korean messaging firm LINE is upping the game with the launch of a $10 million crypto investment fund. Unblock Ventures Crypto Fund According to the announcement, LINE’s Korean blockchain… […]
Japan: major messaging app LINE adds TRON to its BITBOX exchange and reveals venture fund details
Noah Coin (NOAH), which ranks 143 in the cryptocurrency market with a capitalization of $33 million, is seeking to enter the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) by taking control of China-linked company Beat Holdings. Having worked to distance itself from Bitcoin et al., the Japanese exchange operator feels “troubled” with the news, according to one official…. […]
Japan’s Financial Services Agency, has published the results of its on-site inspections of crypto exchanges, saying it plans to bolster regulatory oversight
After a net loss reported in Q1, the Japanese IT giant says it made an 11 percent profit through its crypto business this last quarter.
A Japanese cybersecurity firm has found Bitcoin ATM malware accompanied by a card with a malicious code for sale on an underground forum
The Financial Services Agency, the government agency that oversees banking, securities, and exchange services in Japan, plans to set up stricter requirements on cryptocurrencies and its use for speculative purposes. Japan Regulator May Impose Cap on Cryptocurrency Trading Leverage Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have mainly become tools for speculative investment in recent months. Recently, a… […]
Bitcoin mining firm Bitmain is now valued at $15 billion after closing a pre-IPO funding round with backing from tech giants Tencent and Softbank
Sixteen Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges have applied to form a certified self-regulatory organization for the industry.
Money? Commodities? Securities? Utility tokens? The world’s governments can’t agree on what cryptocurrencies really are