Tech Bureau, the company that formerly operated hacked Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, has completed its handover to buyer Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange (FCCE), Cointelegraph Japanreported Nov. 22.
The University of Tokyo will launch a blockchain course following a donation of nearly $800,000 from several companies, including Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC) and the Ethereum Foundation, Cointelegraph Japan reports Nov. 21.
The number of enquiries about cryptocurrencies from Japanese investors has declined in the third quarter of 2018, according to a report published by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) Friday, Nov. 16.
Tokyo police have arrested eight men that are suspected of collecting a total amount of $68.4 million in cash and cryptocurrency using a pyramid scheme, Japanese daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports Wednesday, Nov. 14.
At the Fourth Regional Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit, Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam disclosed the plans of the government to strengthen regulations around the crypto market. Minister Wissau specifically announced the intent of the government to solidify Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) policies for exchanges to comply with to put an end to the ...