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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has suspended all services after losing $32 million in a hack involving XRP, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has suspended all services after losing $32 million in a hack involving XRP, Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies. In an official announcement on July 12, BitpointRead More →

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Japanese financial regulators on Friday raided the office of virtual currency exchange Coincheck, which lost some 58 billion yen ($530 million dollars) worth of cryptocurrency held by its customers when it was hacked last week.  The Financial Services Agency inspected the Tokyo-based exchange operator under the revised Payment Services ActRead More →

Analysts from Japan finance giant Nomura have found Bitcoin may be contributing as much as 0.3% extra GDP(Gross Domestic Product) to Japan.  In a recent client note translated by Business Insider, Yoshiyuki Suimon and Kazuki Miyamoto praised the positive effects on consumer spending resulting from large numbers of Japanese individualsRead More →