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Japanese Banks are Building a Blockchain Platform for Money Transfer Tests
  The Japanese Bankers Association (JBA), consisting banks both large and small, will unite to conduct tests for core processes such as money [...]
BoJ: Blockchain Could Come Under Dark Cloud Amid DAO Hack
  The Bank of Japan’s director has said that it’s important to constantly engage in taking measures against threats made to the blockchain or else it [...]
Bitcoin Lending Concept Debuted At Bank of Japan Event
  HAW Technologies has developed a bitcoin-based lending market concept, recently presented at an event hosted by Japan’s central bank. On 28th [...]
Bank of Japan Will “Seriously Consider” Virtual Currency: Official
  Blockchain technology, the underlying innovation behind digital currencies including bitcoin was under the spotlight during the 3rd Fintech Forum [...]
Bank of Japan Official: DAO-Style Problems Could Dampen DLT
  An official from Japan’s central bank invoked failed ethereum project The DAO in a speech yesterday, suggesting that reoccurrences of such [...]
Japan’s Central Bank Says Blockchain Trials Are Exploratory So Far
  The central bank of Japan will not be applying blockchain to its payments and settlement systems any time soon, the institution has said. Following [...]
How Blockchain is Helping Solve Japan’s ‘Galapagos Syndrome’
  Like the islands that inspired Charles Darwin’s seminal work on evolution, “On the Origin of Species”, Japan’s technology sector is a [...]
ECB, Bank of Japan Launch Joint Distributed Ledger Research Effort
  The European Central Bank is weighing the use of distributed ledger tech in partnership with Japan’s central bank, one of its senior officials said [...]
Bank of Japan Dep Governor Talks Bitcoin, Fintech, Mt. Gox and Blockchain
  The Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan, Hiroshi Nakaso, has revealed that there is no plan to issue digital currencies as a substitute for [...]
Japan’s Central Bank Believes Blockchain Could Create Tax Issues
  Growth in the use of both digital currencies and distributed ledgers could hold regulatory and monetary policy implications, a senior official for [...]