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Japanese Bitcoin Exchanges Implement Stricter KYC Requirements
  As part of Japan’s amended ‘Payment Services Act’ which will enter into force on April 1, the ‘Act on Prevention of Transfer of Criminal Proceeds’ [...]
Size Matters: Japan Becomes Largest Bitcoin Exchange Market, Beats China and US
  The size of the Japanese Bitcoin exchange market surpassed that of China and the US, overtaking two major markets to become the largest Bitcoin [...]
How Japan’s New Regulations Affect Bitcoin Exchanges
  Japan has recently overtaken the US and China as the highest-volume country for bitcoin trading in the world. In April, the first Japanese bill with [...]
Japan’s 3 Megabanks Have All Invested in Japan’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange
  Less than a year after raising ¥3 billion ($27 million) in a record funding round by a bitcoin and Fintech company in Japan, Tokyo-based bitFlyer [...]
BITCOIN PRICE GETS BACK IN THE BLACK FOR 2017 AFTER 5% SPIKE
  You can’t keep a good decentralized, peer-to-peer, global digital currency down. After a turbulent first month of 2017, Bitcoin closes January [...]
Bitcoin Resilient After Chinese Exchanges Start Charging Transaction Fees
  As the biggest Chinese exchanges announce the implementation of transaction fees, Bitcoin, once again, shows off its inherent capacity to quickly [...]
Japan Has Become a Big Player Within the Bitcoin Economy
  Over the past year, Japan has been laser focused on digital currency and blockchain solutions. Moreover, the country has recently become the second [...]
4,000 STORES, BROAD OPTIMISM MAKES JAPAN LAND OF RISING BITS
  Bitcoin in Japan is bigger than ever, with over 4,200 stores accepting it in 2017 and Tokyo exchange Quoine set for $1.5 billion turnover this year. [...]
Blockchain Works and Reduces Costs: Japanese Banking Industry Report
  Japan’s Blockchain Study Group, consisting of four large financial and accounting firms, today published a report on how blockchain technology will [...]
Japanese MegaBanks Partner Bitcoin Exchange, Pilot 1,500 Tns/Sec Over a Blockchain
  Three of the biggest banking corporations in Japan have partnered bitFlyer, Japan’s biggest bitcoin exchange to test the viability of domestic money [...]