Lulu Yilun Chen

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China's bitcoin barons seek new life in Japan and Hong Kong

Oct 29, 2017

China's bitcoin barons seek new life in Japan and Hong Kong

China's largest cryptocurrency operators are proving hard to keep down. From OKCoin to Binance.com, Chinese exchanges and wallet services are seeking a second life in friendlier Asian jurisdictions as the mainland clamps down on trading and coin offerings. They're applying for licenses in Japan — ...

Line built its empire with surprising speed

/ Feb 28, 2014

Line built its empire with surprising speed

How do you create a ¥1.5 trillion company in an industry that gives its primary product away? Line Corp. did it by getting smartphone users to pay for teddy bear icons and games with cute cookies and wicked witches. The Tokyo-based messaging application has grown to ...