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Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog: Report

Cryptocurrency exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco are said to have been investigated by the country’s financial watchdog last week. A…

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, which was hacked for about $60 million last year, is under new management. The exchange announced…

Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

India’s central bank is setting up a fintech sandbox that may include blockchain startups and tools – but notably, explicitly excludes…

China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why

The Takeaway: A draft proposal from China’s economic planning commission labels bitcoin mining as an industry that needs to be…

Korean Crypto Scam Fleeced Investors for Over $18.5 Million

Individuals behind a cryptocurrency scam in South Korea have cheated around 56,000 investors out of $18.5 million, police say. According…

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects…

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Data Conviction

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges…

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

Japan’s top financial watchdog has granted a license to a cryptocurrency exchange being relaunched by e-commerce giant Rakuten. The country’s…

Singapore-Based Crypto Exchange DragonEx Has Been Hacked

Singapore-based exchange DragonEx says it has been hacked for an undisclosed amount in a number of cryptocurrencies. DragonEx announced the…

Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

Mt. Gox Legal, a group of around 1,000 creditors of collapsed crypto exchange Mt. Gox, has prepared a draft proposal representing…

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