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Where Bitcoin and Banking Collide
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and is a member of CoinDesk’s product team. [...]
Bitcoin Price Strong at $1060, Chinese Exchanges And Regulators Form Alliance
  Bitcoin price is maintaining a strong position at $1,060, which was considered an all-time high value for four straight years since 2013, prior to [...]
Japan’s Largest Bank is Testing Digitized Checks on a Blockchain in Singapore
  The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Japan’s largest bank, has chosen blockchain technology as the core infrastructure toward testing the digitization [...]
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 [...]