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Gab.com fights to stay online after Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Business Oct 29, 2018

Gab.com fights to stay online after Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

The website where the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue gunman posted anti-Semitic views said on Sunday it was "working around the clock" to stay online after being cut off by payment processors and forced to switch web hosts. The 46-year-old suspect, Robert Bowers, posted on Gab.com just ...

Business Apr 18, 2018

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Kraken to leave Japanese market

Kraken, one of the longest-operating cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, will end its trading services for Japanese residents. The San Francisco-based company cited the rising costs of doing business in Japan for its decision, though it said it may re-enter the country in the future. ...

Monex to acquire Coincheck to get cryptocurrency foothold: sources

Business Apr 5, 2018

Monex to acquire Coincheck to get cryptocurrency foothold: sources

Coincheck Inc., the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a massive theft earlier this year, has accepted a takeover bid by online brokerage Monex Group Inc., sources said Thursday. The acquisition will be officially announced Friday. Monex Group is planning to appoint Toshihiko Katsuya, its chief operating ...