Japanese Banks To Introduce Blockchain ID System To Facilitate Customer Onboarding

Japan's financial regulator the Financial Services Agency (FSA) and various financial institutions are developing a common identification system leveraging blockchain technology to facilitate customer...

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Earlier this week, Dunamu, the operator of Kakao’s KakaoStock, announced the launch of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, UpBit which has been created in partnership...

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China's cryptocurrency clampdown has forced mainland investors and entrepreneurs to find ways to bypass the restrictions. Founders of cryptocurrency projects are now turning to...

Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China

The price of bitcoin has fallen 38% since the beginning of this month as Chinese authorities are tightening their grip on cryptocurrencies.Today, ViaBTC became...

ICO Regulation: Industry Experts Urge UK FCA To Not Stifle Innovation

As countries such as the US, China and Hong Kong are progressively tightening regulation around crowdsales and initial coin offerings (ICOs), the UK has...

Ripple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Remittance Market

Ripple has opened a new office in Mumbai, India as the company looks to build its presence in the world's largest recipient country of...

Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised over US$1.5 billion in 2017 with 65 launches in China totaling 2.6 billion CNY, or US$389 million. But...

Estonian Government Considering Raising Bitcoin For its Sovereign Wealth Fund

The Republic of Estonia, the first country in the European Union (EU) to introduce the concept of e-residency, a government-issued digital identity which allows...

India Continues to Ponder Bitcoin Regulations as Cybercrime Soars

As Indian authorities consider a framework for digital currency regulations, the nation is witnessing a rise in the number of cyberattacks with extortionists demanding...

Op-Ed: Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but What’s the Real Reason Why?

Most crypto-fans never thought they’d live to see a day when bitcoin reached its true pinnacle of financial stability, but it appears that moment...

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