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Japanese Trading House Mitsui to Launch Gold-Linked Cryptocurrency: Report
ZPG coin will also be used for digital payments, Nikkei Asia reported.
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Asian Digital Asset Manager Hyperithm Raises $11M
Hyperithm said it is seeing growth in the institutional market for digital assets in East Asia.
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CoinDesk's On Tap Meetup With CoinDesk Japan Is Happening Tonight in Tokyo
See you tonight for pizza, beer, and blockchain.
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Meet CoinDesk Next Week in Tokyo
Let's talk crypto in Tokyo on Monday.
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To Scale Bitcoin, Little Improvements Will Need to Go a Long Way
Bitcoin Cash and SegWit in the past, it was a non-contentious year for the bitcoin developer community's annual Scaling Bitcoin conference.
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Tokyo Financial Exchange Planning Bitcoin Futures Launch
A futures exchange in Tokyo is reportedly taking the first steps toward launching bitcoin-related products.
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City of Tokyo Announces Blockchain Startup Accelerator
The government of Tokyo is organizing a new blockchain-focused startup along with Japanese think tank NRI.
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Police Arrest Japanese Man Who Bought Bitcoin With Stolen Funds
Tokyo police have arrested a man accused of buying bitcoin with stolen money.
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Mt Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Issues New Details on Creditor Reimbursement
The bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox has released a new update, offering fresh details on the claims submitted so far.
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Mt Gox CEO Claims to be 'Victim' in Bitcoin Exchange Demise
Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of bankrupt bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, has denied claims he manipulated account balances while he was running the company.
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