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University of Tokyo Adds Blockchain Class After $800k Gift from Ethereum

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The University of Tokyo began offering a blockchain course at its graduate engineering school, thanks to an $800,000 donation from a consortium that includes the Ethereum Foundation and Japanese banking juggernaut Sumitomo Mitsui. The class — called the “Blockсhain Innovation Donation Course” — was rolled out on November

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Japanese Banking Giant, Others Donate $800K for Blockchain Course at University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo will launch a blockchain course following a donation of nearly  $800,000 from several companies, including Japanese banking giant Sumitomo Mitsui (SMBC) and the Ethereum Foundation, Cointelegraph Japan reports Nov. 21.In a Nov. 20 press release, SMBC lists five more contributors, apart from itself and the Ethereum

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Crypto Crime: Tokyo Fuzz Arrest Eight In $68M Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme

$68.42 Million Stolen In Bitcoin Scheme Since Bitcoin’s inception, a mere decade ago, malicious users of the world’s first blockchain have sought to capitalize on the pseudonymous and anti-governmental nature of the Bitcoin Network and other crypto platforms. And although governments have begun to crack down on this innovation, crypto-related schemes

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Tokyo Police Arrest 8 Men Allegedly Involved in $68 Million Crypto Pyramid Scheme

Tokyo police have arrested eight men that are suspected of collecting a total amount of $68.4 million in cash and cryptocurrency using a pyramid scheme, Japanese daily newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports Wednesday, Nov. 14.The suspects claimed to run a U.S. investment company dubbed “Sener,” conducting seminars with foreign speakers. The

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Remixpoint to Facilitate a Cryptocurrency Payment Service For Limousine Rides in Tokyo

An anonymous source has revealed that Remixpoint is staging a cryptocurrency payment service for Hinomaru’s Limousines for rides between Tokyo and either Haneda or Narita Airports. According to the source the two partners plan to make the official announcement on Tuesday with the proof-of-concept program scheduled to be unveiled within

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