Tag Archives: Japan

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 [...]
Countdown: Bitcoin Will Be a Legal Method of Payment in Japan in Two Months
  Bitcoin will soon be legally recognized as a method of payment in Japan. The bill with provisions for cryptocurrencies has recently passed through [...]
Japanese Megabank Mizuho to Develop Finteh Paymecnts Platform for IoT Devices
  Mizuho Financial Group has announced the development of a secure FinTech payment platform to be used by connected IoT (internet of things) devices [...]
Digital Garage Collaborates with Blockstream to Create Products for Japanese Market
  Digital Garage, a Japanese firm has partnered with Blockstream to create blockchain based products. Read more…   The Japanese internet [...]
Japan Could See 20,000 Bitcoin Accepting Merchants in 2017
  As Japan prepares to enforce regulations upon bitcoin exchanges in the country this, a development that was encouraged by the local bitcoin [...]
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 [...]
The Mysterious Case of Japan’s Bitcoin Trading Volumes
  Japan is an interesting country when it comes to Bitcoin. Not only does Japan treat Bitcoin like money, it is all set to end the sales tax on [...]
Japan Overtakes US As Second-largest Market For Bitcoin Trading
  For now, it remains unclear why this shift is happening at this point in time.   Bitcoin markets continue to evolve over time, which creates an [...]
Bitcoin Accepting Shops in Japan Increase Drastically, by 4.5x
  The Japanese bitcoin market has added a significant number of bitcoin merchants this past year. Local publications such as NHK revealed that there [...]
Tokio Marine tests blockchain insurance certificates for the shipping trade
  Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance and NTT Data Corporation testing blockchain-based ‘data insurance policy’   Japanese [...]