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World’s Fifth Largest Bank Joins Crypto Space with Digital Yen

Japan’s Mitsibushi UFC Financial group (MUFG), the world’s fifth-largest bank by assets, has announced it will trial its own digital currency as early as 2019, reports Cointelegraph. The move, which dates back as far as 2016, sees the Japanese giant running out the coin, valued at one yen, to 100,000 account holders, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.  The […]

Yahoo Japan to Be 40% Stakeholder in Crypto Exchange

Yahoo Japan has announced plans to purchase a 40% minority stake in cryptocurrency exchange BitARG. The platform is headquartered in Tokyo, scheduled for launch later this year. BitARG has accepted the offer from Yahoo Japan’s subsidiary, stating, ”As a result of this capital participation, the Company will be able to utilize the service operation and security […]

Yahoo! Japan to Launch Crypto Exchange

Yahoo! Japan has acquired 40% of the already well-established local exchange BitARG, hoping to open a full-scale exchange operation within 12 months. All set to roll out in April 2019, the new exchange will be built upon the BitARG system. Yahoo! Japan is set to make additional purchases in BitARG, which will register with the Financial Service […]

Yahoo! Japan to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange in 2019

Yahoo! Japan Corporation, a subsidiary of Yahoo! and SoftBank Group, is entering the cryptocurrency industry by launching an exchange in April 2019, according to Nikkei Asian Review. Yahoo! Japan Acquires 40% of BitARG to Launch Exchange in 2019 In order to open a cryptocurrency exchange, Yahoo! Japan will start off by acquiring 40 percent of BitARG Exchange […]

Yahoo Confirms Security Breach after User Credentials Surfaced on the Darknet

It’s now official, Yahoo was indeed hacked! The reports of possible security breach have been floating around since last month. The company has now officially announced that the platform suffered The reports of a possible security breach have been floating around the internet for months now. A recent announcement by the company confirms these reports. […]