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Microsoft, BitGo, And Bitso Are Powering XRP Ledger, Ripple Reveals (cryptogazette.com) 02/22/2020 - 6:01am
Ripple was recently in the spotlight when CEO Brad Garlinghouse compared XRP’s speed to BTC. He also admitted that the company has an interest in the success of the digital asset since Ripple owns more than half of the total supply of XRP. “XRP is extremely efficient from a technical point of view in terms of speed, in terms of scalability, in...
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Peter Thiel-Backed Firm Starts Mining: Bitcoin Expanding Out of China (blockonomi.com) 02/20/2020 - 11:01am
Despite Bitcoin trading around 50% below its all-time high of $20,000, the hash rate of the network has surpassed 100 exahashes per second — an astronomically-large number of hashes per second that is an order of magnitude larger than the hash rate at the date of the $20,000 high. The increased competition, interestingly enough, hasn’t stopped...
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Ripple Says Microsoft, BitGo and Bitso Powering XRP Ledger, Updates Total Cryptocurrency Holdings (dailyhodl.com) 02/20/2020 - 4:29am
Ripple has updated key stats on the amount of XRP it holds as well as which companies are helping to power the network. As of February 9th, 2020, the San Francisco payments company says it has 49,700,000,013 XRP worth about $13.8 billion left in its cryptographically secured escrow accounts. The company placed 55,000,000,000 XRP in escrow back in...
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Fortress Investment Group increases its buyout offer to Mt Gox creditors: report (theblockcrypto.com) 02/19/2020 - 9:30pm
Fortress Investment Group has reportedly raised its offer to purchase claims from creditors of the now-defunct crypto exchange Mt Gox. Mt Gox went bankrupt in 2014 after reporting losses above $480 million worth of bitcoin. In June 2018, its case status was changed from bankruptcy to civil rehabilitation by Japan’s courts. As a result, the firm...
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Warning: OneCoin Scam Promotes Upcoming Event on Facebook (bitcoinist.com) 02/18/2020 - 1:00pm
Incredibly, the OneCoin Ponzi investment scheme is still going strong in Asia. The widely renowned scam is hosting an event in Japan in 4 days, and advertising it on Facebook. OneCoin scam brazenly still operating out in the open OneCoin is one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history, with estimates of illicit gains from the scam ranging from $4...
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Ripple CEO’s Comment on Bitcoin Mining Sparks Community Outrage (blockonomi.com) 02/18/2020 - 8:43am
As the crypto market has rebounded over the past few weeks, mainstream media coverage of the industry has increased. The trend continued recently when it was revealed that Brad Garlinghouse — CEO of decentralized ledger-centric fintech upstart Ripple Labs — had sat down with CNN for an interview to talk Bitcoin , XRP , and much more. The televised...
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Leandro proves the difference as Glory suffer ACL loss to FC Tokyo (smh.com) 02/18/2020 - 2:49am
Perth owner Tony Sage held talks with London Football Exchange over the weekend, but he's yet to announce whether he will sell an 80 per cent share of Glory to the bitcoin company. "I think sometimes ...
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Leandro stunner spurs Tokyo past Glory (theworldgame.sbs.com) 02/18/2020 - 12:08am
Perth owner Tony Sage held talks with the London Football Exchange over the weekend, but he's yet to announce whether he will sell an 80 per cent share of Glory to the bitcoin company. Glory welcomed ...
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AID THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS (gamasutra.com) 02/17/2020 - 1:55pm
Its VR incubation subsidiaries have expanded globally, including Tokyo XR Startups, Seoul XR Startups, and Nordic XR Startups. In 2018, the company launched gumi Cryptos, an investment arm in ...
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Binance Strives For Singapore Market Expansion (insidebitcoins.com) 02/17/2020 - 5:59am
As it stands now, Singapore is one of the new frontiers of the crypto industry. The country has recently opened its doors to the crypto industry by introducing the new Payment Services Act . The policy itself plans on regulating the crypto industry, particularly payments via crypto, as well as crypto trading. It will use regulations that were...
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Glory to show no fear in ACL debut (espn.com) 02/16/2020 - 9:11pm
Perth Glory skipper Diego Castro is set to return from injury in the club's Asian Champions League clash with FC Tokyo in Japan.
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Aid The Seven Deadly Sins to Defeat the Demons Who are Overtaking the World of Babel (animenewsn.tw) 02/16/2020 - 6:11pm
Its VR incubation subsidiaries have expanded globally, including Tokyo XR Startups, Seoul XR Startups, and Nordic XR Startups. In 2018, the company launched gumi Cryptos, an investment arm in ...
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Cardano Creator Says Real-World Blockchain Applications Are Limitless, Team Donates $500K in Crypto Ada for Research (dailyhodl.com) 02/15/2020 - 10:15am
IOHK, the software engineering company behind the decentralized blockchain project Cardano, just made a big gift to the University of Wyoming (UW). It donated $500,000 in crypto to support the university’s research and development of blockchain technology. Charles Hoskinson, IOHK’s chief executive officer, presented the donation before a packed...
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Blockchain Cowboys Nab Funding: Half a Million Dollars Worth of Cardano Donated to University (coinspice.io) 02/14/2020 - 5:51pm
TL;DR: The University of Wyoming (UW) announced it received a $500,000 grant in cardano (ADA) from the cryptocurrency’s parent company, IOHK. Funds will be used to support UW’s Blockchain Research and Development Lab in conjunction with project-specific work. Half a Million Dollars Worth of Cardano Donated to University of Wyoming “The gift will...
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IOHK Opens Cardano Research Lab at University of Wyoming Following $500K Donation (e-cryptonews.com) 02/14/2020 - 12:58pm
The Cardano blockchain’s lead development firm has established a research center at the University of Wyoming (UW) after making a $500,000 donation in the ADA cryptocurrency. IOHK announced Friday its new research and authentication center would form part of UW’s Blockchain Research and Development Lab and would promote the company’s academic...
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Monex Crypto Market Weekly: February 14 (insights.tradestation.com) 02/14/2020 - 7:35am
This post is a translation of the weekly cryptocurrency analysis by Block Insight, a wholly owned subsidiary of Monex Group (Tokyo, JapanThis post is a translation of the weekly cryptocurrency ...
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Northern Data and SBI Crypto Announce Strategic Cooperation (mobilitytechzone.com) 02/12/2020 - 7:50pm
Northern Data AG (XETRA: NB2, ISIN: DE000A0SMU87) and Whinstone US Inc., announce a strategic cooperative relationship with SBI Crypto Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of SBI Holdings Inc. (Tokyo: ...
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Japan ruling party panel aims to put digital yen on government's mid-year policy (news.yahoo.com) 02/09/2020 - 5:03pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should create its own yen digital currency, hopefully "within two to three years", and include such plan in government's mid-year key policy guidelines, a senior ruling party ...
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Japan ruling party panel aims to put digital yen on govt's mid-year policy (nasdaq.com) 02/09/2020 - 5:00pm
TOKYO, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Japan should create its own yen digital currency, hopefully "within two to three years", and include such plan in government's mid-year key policy guidelines, a senior ruling ...
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TANAKA to Provide Pure Gold, Pure Silver, and Pure Bronze Medals for the Tokyo Marathon 2020 (pr-inside.com) 02/09/2020 - 12:19pm
Fighting an epidemic has become a global humanitarian crisis Feb 8, 2020 - The outbreak of coronavirus which began in [..] FUZAMEI Launches '33 Charity' Blockchain Tracing Platform Feb 7, 2020 - ...
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Man convicted of installing cryptomining programs without consent (japantoday.com) 02/08/2020 - 8:39am
A Japanese court has overturned the acquittal of a man accused of secretly installing and using a cryptocurrency mining program on the computers of visitors to his website. The Tokyo High Court ruled ...
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Japanese Cryptojacker to Face Trial After Courts Reverses Previous Acquittal  (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 02/08/2020 - 2:19am
Earlier this week, the Tokyo High Court overturned a previous ruling on a local cryptocurrency thief, essentially now requiring the criminal to face the consequences [...]The post Japanese Cryptojacker to Face Trial After Courts Reverses Previous Acquittal appeared first on InsideBitcoins.com.
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Japanese Cryptojacker to Face Trial After Courts Reverses Previous Acquittal  (insidebitcoins.com) 02/07/2020 - 3:44pm
Earlier this week, the Tokyo High Court overturned a previous ruling on a local cryptocurrency thief, essentially now requiring the criminal to face the consequences of his actions. According to a February 7 report on the Mainichi, the man- whose name wasn’t given by the court- is a 32-year-old web designer who installed the Coinhive...
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Japanese Cryptojacker to Face Trial After Courts Reverses Previous Acquittal (insidebitcoins.com) 02/07/2020 - 9:08am
Earlier this week, the Tokyo High Court overturned a previous ruling on a local cryptocurrency thief, essentially now requiring the criminal to face the consequences of his actions. According to ...
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Japan Lawmakers Say China’s Digital Yuan Risks Financial Collapse (coingape.com) 02/07/2020 - 8:11am
China is expected to release the much talked about digital Yuan in 2020. This will be it’s greatest attempt to rival the U.S dollar for world economic dominance. A group of Japan lawmakers are however not happy about this and are calling for this to be tabled at the next G7 meeting. Japan itself is already looking into digital currencies but is...
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Japanese Man Convicted For Running Crypto Mining Programs Without Consent (coinfo) 02/07/2020 - 6:02am
The Tokyo High Court has reversed the ruling of the Yokohama District Court regarding a web developer who was accused of operating a cryptocurrency mining program on his website without visitors’ consent. According to the report by a local news outlet, the accused had been operating the Coinhive program, which mines cryptocurrencies on the...
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Bitcoin.com, Danal Japan and ALLEX Partner up to Offer BCH Payment Services (news.bitcoin.com) 02/07/2020 - 5:30am
Danal Japan Co., Ltd. (CEO: Riichi Omura), which develops mobile payment systems and a financial settlement infrastructure business, ALLEX, a Standard Capital company that develops security token exchange and STO businesses (Representative: TAISEI YAMAGUCHI), Bitcoin.com (Representative: Roger Ver), which provides Bitcoin Cash ( BCH ), and Bitcoin...
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Man convicted of installing cryptomining programs without consent (bitcoinwarrior.net) 02/07/2020 - 5:30am
A Japanese court on Friday overturned the acquittal of a man accused of secretly installing and using a cryptocurrency mining program on the computers of visitors to his website.The Tokyo High Court ...
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Tokyo High Court Charged Accused In Coinhive Case With A Fine Of 100,000 Yen (cryptosyringe.com) 02/07/2020 - 4:32am
The Tokyo high court at the court of appeal on the 7th of February charged Accused web designer of “Coinhive” with a fine of 100,000 YEN. The Yokohama District Court acquitted the accused man In March 2018, which was arrested over the charges of using visitor’s computers to mine virtual currency. The coinhive shut down in March 2019, which was...
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ChainUP Joins Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association, Expands Japanese Influence (techbullion.com) 02/06/2020 - 7:29pm
Singapore – ChainUP Japan Corporation (ChainUP Japan Co., Ltd. Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo) has officially joined the Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA). This move sees it expanding its ...
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Japan court convicts man of installing cryptomining programs without consent (mainichi.jp/english/articles/20200207/p2g/00m/0dm/083000c) 02/06/2020 - 6:08pm
TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A Japanese court on Friday overturned the acquittal of a man accused of secretly installing and using a cryptocurrency mining program on the computers of visitors to his website.
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UPDATE 1-Japan lawmakers push govt for G7 talks on digital yen (msn.com) 02/06/2020 - 5:17pm
TOKYO, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Japan should prepare to issue digital currencies and propose bringing up the topic at this year's G7 meetings to counter China's move towards issuing a digital yuan, a group ...
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Chain Up Japan Corp. Joins Japans (JCBA) (e-cryptonews.com) 02/06/2020 - 12:31pm
6th February 2020, Singapore – ChainUP Japan Corporation (ChainUP Japan Co., Ltd. Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA). The blockchain software developer will actively explore the application of blockchain technology in the areas of fintech, medicine,...
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Zigmabit Inc. Starts a New Era in Cryptocurrency Mining (benzinga.com) 02/06/2020 - 11:34am
TOKYO, Feb. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Zigmabit ( www.zigmabit.com ) is pleased to announce the formal launch of three new mining rigs with capabilities to take the global crypto space by storm. Led by ...
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Tokyo-Based Zigmabit Unveils 3 New Crypto Mining Rigs (prnewswire.com) 02/06/2020 - 9:38am
Currently, the company's offering consists of ZigBit range of mining rigs. They are multi-cryptocurrency mining platforms that support operations on Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Dash blockchains.
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Coronavirus Updates: China Decries International Travel Restrictions Even as Death Toll Nears 600 (coinspeaker.com) 02/06/2020 - 8:17am
Coinspeaker Coronavirus Updates: China Decries International Travel Restrictions Even as Death Toll Nears 600 Coinspeaker has a few updates sparked by the undesired effects of the coronavirus as it continues its fatal spread in China. The government in China, is currently taking several measures to control the spread. Similarly, other countries...
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QURAS Partners with Leading African Blockchain Association, BNUG (businesswire.com) 02/06/2020 - 5:57am
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--QURAS, a next-gen blockchain protocol that enables anonymous, private-protected transactions, has announced a partnership with the leading blockchain non-profit associations in ...
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TEAMZ Blockchain Summit 2020: New Era Developed Together (alphagamma.eu/opportunities/teamz-blockchain-summit-2020/) 02/06/2020 - 3:44am
TEAMZ Blockchain Summit is the largest and most influential conference in Tokyo. It has secured its place on the global tech calendar from Asia as the premier platform for companies to exhibit, ...
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ChainUP Japan Joins Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (pressreleasepoint.com) 02/06/2020 - 2:00am
Singapore, Feb 06, 2020 -/PressReleasePoint/- ChainUP Japan Corporation (ChainUP Japan Co., Ltd. Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce that it has officially joined the Japan ...
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Tokyo-Based Zigmabit Unveils 3 New Crypto Mining Rigs (heraldcourier.com) 02/06/2020 - 1:08am
The company is currently offering three different products - ZigBit 2.0, ZigBit 3.0 and the latest ZigBit 5.0, which support profitable operations on the blockchain of choice, according to a statement ...
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Tokyo-Based Zigmabit Unveils 3 New Crypto Mining Rigs (digitaljournal.com) 02/06/2020 - 1:02am
Currently, the company’s offering consists of ZigBit range of mining rigs. They are multi-cryptocurrency mining platforms that support operations on Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Dash blockchains.
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Sony Invests in Security Token Platform Securitize (bitcoinist.com) 02/04/2020 - 11:30pm
Japanese multinational group Sony has invested in Securitize through its venture capital fund SFV・GB L.P, which is co-managed by Sony Financial Ventures (SFV) and Global Brain. Securitize is a blockchain-oriented firm that helps businesses issue compliant security tokens. Sony Joins Nomura, MUFG, and Santander to Invest in Securitize The latest...
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The Top 10 Cities In The World For Digital Security (worldatlas.com) 02/04/2020 - 1:43am
Despite thwarting numerous threats, businesses in the city have suffered significant losses as a result of hacking. In June 2019, Remixpoint, a cryptocurrency exchange company in Tokyo, lost $32 ...
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Singapore-based Trading Platform iSTOX Scores Full Regulatory Approval (coinspeaker.com) 02/03/2020 - 12:10pm
Coinspeaker Singapore-based Trading Platform iSTOX Scores Full Regulatory Approval The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) approved ICHX Tech Pte, iSTOX’s parent company, as a market operator on February 1, granting it a capital markets services license, Bloomberg reports. The approval sets iSTOX up as one of the first securities token platforms...
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XRP Price Can Hit New All-Time High in 2020 as 750-Day Bear Market Is Slowly Ending (coinspeaker.com) 02/03/2020 - 11:47am
Coinspeaker XRP Price Can Hit New All-Time High in 2020 as 750-Day Bear Market Is Slowly Ending Most of the crypto assets in the market performed reasonably well last year, on average. Considerable price jumps were seen for the top assets even if a correction eventually followed. However, the market’s 3rd most valuable asset, XRP, did not have a...
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