Category Archives: japan

Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region

A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into how to launch the mooted ICO. Also read: Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market… Read more »

Chinese Exchanges Seek Second Chance in Japan and Other More Crypto-Friendly Countries

Following the crackdown by the Chinese government last month, bitcoin exchanges in China are looking to continue their businesses in cryptocurrency-friendly countries. Nineteen chinese companies are reportedly applying for a license to operate in Japan, while others are considering Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea. Also read: Japan’s GMO Plans to… Read more »

Japan’s GMO Plans to Sell 7nm Bitcoin Mining Boards Using Token Sale

Technology 9 mins ago | By Kevin Helms – | 1198 | 0 Japan’s GMO Plans to Sell 7nm Bitcoin Mining Boards Using Token Sale Japanese internet giant GMO has announced a plan to sell its “next-generation mining boards,” equipped with 7nm ASIC chips through an initial coin offering (ICO)… Read more »

Japanese Renewable Energy Provider Offers Low Flat-Rate Electricity for Crypto Miners

Japanese renewable energy provider, Looop, has announced an electricity plan aimed at reducing costs for bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners. The plan charges a flat monthly fee for electricity usage of up to a certain level in the Tokyo Electric Power Company service area. Also read: Japan’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Bitflyer… Read more »

Japan’s Finance Industry Embraces Bitcoin Mining

Mining 7 mins ago | By Sterlin Lujan – | 539 | 0 Japan’s Finance Industry Embraces Bitcoin Mining Japan’s major players in the financial industry are eyeing bitcoin mining with a goal of generating new revenue. They also hope to help set the ground rules for using bitcoin. In… Read more »

Japan’s Finance Industry Embraces Bitcoin Mining

Japan’s major players in the financial industry are eyeing bitcoin mining with a goal of generating new revenue. They also hope to help set the ground rules for using bitcoin. In early September Japan’s GMO and DMM.com said they were moving into the mining space. Both companies have started crypto… Read more »