The Bank of Japan has been exploring the technical feasibility of a CBDC and in its latest paper; it dives into offline usage for those without smartphones.
Japan has experienced rapid growth in its blockchain industry, a new report has shown. Since 2019, blockchain companies have increased by 30%, the report says.
The group was founded by DeCurret exchange, and includes representatives from three of Japan’s megabanks.
It has come to the FSA’s attention that some financial service providers located overseas were attempting to service Japanese customers.
Coincheck confirmed that a third party was able to fraudulently obtain user’s email addresses and personal data.
Taro Aso said he would be unwilling to push for taxes on digital currency-related income to be reduced to 20%.
Media Do Holdings is investing US$2.8 million into distributed ledger technology for the distribution of its ebooks.
Japan STO Association and Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Business Association are now formally recognized as self-regulatory groups.
The exchange will stop new account registrations on April 30, while existing users can no longer take new positions from May 1.
Economics researchers have created a blockchain-based digital court in Japan, aiming to make the legal process efficient, accessible and cost-effective. %%sitename%% news for %%date%%.
OKCoin has expanded its reach in Japan, completing its registration as a Virtual Currency Exchange Service Provider with the Kanto Local Finance Bureau.