Cryptocurrency critic China jumps into blockchain race with U.S.

Business / Tech Nov 3, 2019

Cryptocurrency critic China jumps into blockchain race with U.S.

China has launched an ambitious effort to challenge the U.S. dominance in blockchain technology, which it could use for everything from issuing digital money to streamlining a raft of government services to tracking Communist Party loyalty. The technology received a crucial endorsement from President Xi ...

Japan crypto-exchange license approval nears for Line

Business / Corporate Jun 20, 2019

Japan crypto-exchange license approval nears for Line

Line Corp., the nation's largest messaging app, is close to obtaining a license to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, according to people familiar with the matter. The Financial Services Agency could issue the license as early as this month, with exchange operations starting a ...