BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes…

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Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit,…

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NTT DATA and a major Japanese insurer have completed a blockchain trial that speeds up marine cargo insurance claims. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-firms-claim-success-in-marine-insurance-blockchain-trial/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Coincheck, the Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange victim of a $500 million worth theft, has resumed new account openings, customer deposits, and purchasing of some digital currencies. The operator had suspended some…

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Nine Japanese banks are teaming up to trial a blockchain-based inter-bank settlement system using Fujitsu technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/nine-japanese-banks-to-trial-blockchain-settlement-using-fujitsu-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Denmark-based cryptography specialist Sepior has partnered with Japanese online financial services firm SBI Group to jointly develop a proprietary wallet on SBI’s Virtual Currencies exchange platform, VCTRADE. Cryptography Specialist Sepior Agrees…

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Japan’s financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-crypto-exchange-group-gets-legal-status-to-self-regulate-industry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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A Japanese consortium is to research the use of blockchain technology to determine the price of surplus electricity generated by photovoltaic power generation, and a new system capable of direct…

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Japanese Electric Power Company Partners With Bank, University on Blockchain Research A four-way partnership between major Japanese companies will conduct research into the possible use of blockchain in distributed electricity supply, a press release announced Monday,…

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MoneyTap, a blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has just launched in Japan. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sbi-ripple-asias-moneytap-app-has-launched-in-japan/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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