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More Japanese Public Companies Entering the Crypto Space

Following reports of six publicly listed companies launching their own cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan, three other firms listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange have announced plans to enter the space with various crypto offerings. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Publicly traded companies in Japan are increasingly seeking to enter the crypto […]

Japanese Corporation Begins Offering Loans Secured by Cryptocurrency

An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans in Japanese yen can be obtained with cryptocurrency as collateral. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Loan Program Abic Corporation announced Friday the launch of its bitcoin loan […]

Japan Exchange Bitarg Denies Yahoo Acquisition Press Reports

Media outlets are touting what would amount to a major shake-up of cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitarg Exchange selling off a little less than half its business to Yahoo Japan. Reports even detailed how Yahoo Japan (YJFX) would then launch still another exchange built on Bitarg’s system by spring of next year. As of March 23, Bitarg […]

Ripple (XRP) powered mobile app to deliver instant payments within Japan

As a follow up to December 2017 news that banks in Japan would establish a “consortium of payment card industries utilizing blockchain technology,” today it was advertised that the Japan banking consortium has named… Ripple (XRP) powered mobile app to deliver instant payments within Japan

ICO platform COMSA accelerating preparations for regulation in Japan

Tech Bureau, a blockchain technology and cryptocurrency group company with offices in Japan, the U.S., and Europe, today announced they will be accelerating preparations to make its recently launched COMSA ICO platform business regulated… ICO platform COMSA accelerating preparations for regulation in Japan was published on CryptoNinjas.

Japan’s GMO Internet Develops 12 NM Mining Chips

Major internet technology manufacturer and recent entrant into virtual currency mining hardware industry, GMO Internet Inc, has announced it has successfully developed a 12 nanometer (NM) Fin FET Compact (FFC) semiconductor chip for its next-generation of cryptocurrency miners. The company has described the innovation as a significant step “towards realizing a […] 7 NM process […]

Japanese Entertainment Giant DMM Launches Specialty Crypto Mining Lab

Japanese e-commerce and internet conglomerate DMM Group is creating a specialty lab for cryptocurrency mining. The company has also unveiled additional plans for its mining operations. Also read: Russian Cryptocurrency Bill Is Ready – Regulators Share Details DMM Launching Mining Lab DMM Group, the operator of popular e-commerce site DMM.com with 27 million members, announced on […]