BTCManager Logo with clear background. Orange and white font.

BITCOIN PRICE: 6,405.39     HIGH: 6,756.00     LOW: 6,143.08

=
BTCManager.com
advertisement
Next Event

Loyalty Live: Blockchain & Loyalty Rewards Conference • October 16-18, 2018

Loyalty Live is the first conference in the world focused on bridging the gap between loyalty rewards and blockchain technology.…

Click for more details
advertisement

Tag: japan

Wall Street Journal Creates “WSJCoin” to Educate the Crypto Curious

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Development, News

Wall Street Journal Creates “WSJCoin” to Educate the Crypto Curious

On October 3, 2018, Steven Russolillo of The Wall Street Journal published a mini-documentary in which he created the “WSJCoin,” in an attempt to gain a better understanding of the inner workings of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. He was so successful in fact that the cryptocurrency was shut down by the publication’s ethics manager after WSJCoin was pitched to investors….

READ MORE

Japanese Exchange Zaif Falls Victim to Crypto Hack; Loses $60 Million

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Exchange, News, Regulation

Japanese Exchange Zaif Falls Victim to Crypto Hack; Loses $60 Million

When it seems things couldn’t get worse during the cryptocurrency bearish market, the community woke up to a nasty shock on September 17, 2018. A Japanese exchange Zaif reported that it was the victim of a breach which led to a loss of cryptocurrencies worth $60 million. Compensation Deal Agreed for Customers In a statement that was partly an apology,…

READ MORE

Ripple Welcomes PNC Bank into RippleNet

Category: Altcoins, Business, Finance, News, Tech

Ripple Welcomes PNC Bank into RippleNet

Ripple has announced a new addition to its growing RippleNet payment facilitation platform. According to a blog post on the official Ripple website dated September 19, 2018, PNC Bank, a top ten bank in the United States has joined RippleNet, and will now be able to give its customers access to Ripple’s services including sending and receiving instantaneous cross-border payments….

READ MORE

Hong-Kong Based Blockchain Firm Set to Raise $12.7 Million to Finance Yen-backed Stablecoin

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Finance, News, Regulation

Hong-Kong Based Blockchain Firm Set to Raise $12.7 Million to Finance Yen-backed Stablecoin

Grandshores Technology Group, a Hong-Kong based real estate firm turned blockchain investor, is set to raise HKD 100 million ($12.7 million) to finance a Japanese Yen backed cryptocurrency project The South China Morning Post reported on September 18, 2018. From Real Estate to Blockchain Investment Formerly known as SHIS Ltd., Grandshores Technology entered into the blockchain foray as a result…

READ MORE

SBI Holdings to Use Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology for Mobile App

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Business, Finance, Investment, News

SBI Holdings to Use Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology for Mobile App

Japanese Fintech giant SBI Holdings will launch a Ripple-based mobile application called Money Tap by the end of 2018. Takashi Okita, the CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, announced the news via a tweet on September 12, 2018, and shared a website of the new mobile application. Money Tap: Easy Bank Transfers without Additional Fees According to The Next Web, Money…

READ MORE

advertisement

Japan’s FSA to Add to Crypto Team for Exchange License Reviews

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Ethereum, Exchange, Finance, News, Regulation

Japan’s FSA to Add to Crypto Team for Exchange License Reviews

The Japanese financial regulatory body is contemplating an expansion of its team focused on cryptocurrency and related activities. Observing the growing interest of Japanese companies in establishing a digital currency exchange, The Financial Services Agency (FSA) is set to bring more breadth to its team in 2019, per a Reuters report dated September 12, 2018. Anticipating Crypto Industry Expansion in…

READ MORE

Deutsche Bank’s Yasuo Matsuda Joins Japanese Crypto-Startup FXcoin

Category: Bitcoin, Development, Exchange, Investment, News

Deutsche Bank’s Yasuo Matsuda Joins Japanese Crypto-Startup FXcoin

FXcoin Ltd., a Japanese cryptocurrency startup which was founded by a Deutsche Bank AG veteran brought on Yasuo Matsuda as a senior cryptocurrency strategist. This signals another development in the space between traditional finance and cryptocurrencies to attract more people to fintech. Traditional Expertise in new Markets FXcoin was created to research digital tokens to boost investor confidence when investing…

READ MORE

Japanese Government Launch Software to Track Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Transactions

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Crime, Exchange, News, Regulation

Japanese Government Launch Software to Track Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Transactions

While the Asian region, notably Japan and South Korea, remain receptive to bitcoin and the altcoins, bad actors have seized the opportunity to operate freely in the area. Now, Japanese authorities are introducing software that could help track fraudulent cryptocurrency transactions and aid criminal investigations, as first reported by NHK on August 30, 2018. Japan Ready to Crush Bitcoin Heists…

READ MORE

Japan to Carry out More Extensive Screening Activities for new Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Crime, Ethereum, Exchange, News, Regulation

Japan to Carry out More Extensive Screening Activities for new Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In a bid to protect investors’ interest and make it difficult for bad actors to launch cryptocurrency trading platforms in Japan, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) has tightened its screening process for new virtual currency exchanges, as first reported by the Japan Times on September 2, 2018. Tougher Screening Exercise for Cryptoasset Exchanges According to The Japan Times report, the…

READ MORE

Japan Introduces its First Blockchain Voting System

Category: Blockchain, News, Platform, Tech

Japan Introduces its First Blockchain Voting System

On September 2, 2018, Tsukuba, a city in the Japanese Prefecture of Ibaraki, introduced a municipal voting system built on blockchain technology. This makes Tsukuba the first city in Japan to begin using a blockchain based voting system. The city is known for its technological university and wide adoption of new technology. The blockchain voting system was deployed through an online…

READ MORE

Join our Telegram Channel!