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Japanese Exchange bitFlyer Blockchain Arm Launches Consulting Service

One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan and one of the biggest Bitcoin brokers worldwide just announced their blockchain arm would be starting consulting services to address requests from new businesses on blockchain technology.According to an April 27 press release, bitFlyer Blockchain said they would be offering a fifth

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Japanese Crypto Exchange DeCurret Issues $25 Million in New Shares

DeCurret, the exchange promoting cryptocurrency to be used as a payment method for Japan’s massive public transportation system, just restructured its capital.According to an April 10 press release by the crypto exchange, DeCurret announced that it had issued new shares worth 2.75 billion yen — approximately $25 million —

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Japanese Official Calls for Urgent Development of Digital Yen to Counter China

Another Japanese lawmaker has publicly called for the swift development of the digital yen.The head of the banking and finance systems research commission at Japan's Liberal Democratic Party, Kozo Yamamoto, said today that the country should create a digital yen in two to three years.Reuters reported on Feb. 10

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Fearing ‘Currency Struggle,’ Japanese Politicians Want G7 Response to China’s Digital Yuan

Japanese politicians are calling on G7 members to respond to China's digital yuan by collaborating on digital currency research. Senior politicians from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), led by former economy minister Akira Amari, told reporters Friday that Japan should share information and technical studies with the U.S. and

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