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China & Japan Lead Asian Interest in FinTech
  Asia is continuing to demonstrate its commitment to FinTech and is helping to fuel global investment in the sector, according to a report from [...]
How Japanese Blockchain Technology Revolutionizes Municipal Government in Belgium
  Japan-based Tech Bureau is offering Mijin, a private Blockchain technology in “The Blockchain Lab” at Digipolis, to the Belgian municipal [...]
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 [...]
47 Banks Complete DLT Cloud Pilot With Ripple Tech
  A consortium of 47 banks has completed a distributed ledger technology (DLT) pilot that is now set to move to production in 2017. Announced today by [...]
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 [...]
Concern for Japan’s Bitcoin Regulation: Is It Worse than BitLicense?
  As Japan prepares to enforce a bill that mandates the regulation of bitcoin and virtual currency exchanges in the country, it raises the question as [...]
The Butterfly Effect of Chinese Bitcoin Regulations
  Over the past few weeks, China has implemented regulations across all bitcoin exchange operations within the country. This, in turn, has caused a [...]
Japan Supports Hitachi’s 150 Mln Member Blockchain Project
  Japanese cryptocurrency and Blockchain development company Tech Bureau and $89 bln multinational conglomerate company Hitachi is implementing the [...]
Hitachi Tests Private Blockchain for Rewards Points
  One of Japan’s oldest and largest conglomerates is now testing blockchain for rewards points. According to a blog post from project partner [...]
Mizuho Completes Blockchain Recordkeeping, Digital Currency Trials
  Japanese banking group Mizuho announced today the completion of two new blockchain trials. Conducted in partnership with professional services firm [...]