Editorials Dec 26, 2017

Cryptocurrency's worrying boom

Virtual currencies have assumed a new prominence in business and finance, raising important questions about their role, viability and regulation. As the largest trading market for bitcoin, Japan can play an important role in answering these questions.

Global ho-hum greets hubbub over bitcoin's creator

Business / Financial Markets Mar 8, 2014

Global ho-hum greets hubbub over bitcoin's creator

Who is bitcoin's real creator? The bitcoin community is reacting to that burning question with a collective ho-hum. Developers and bitcoin enthusiasts from Finland to Texas are downplaying the media frenzy that occurred Thursday after Newsweek identified the digital currency's creator as a Japanese-American living ...

Japan-born man denies founding bitcoin

National Mar 7, 2014

Japan-born man denies founding bitcoin

The man Newsweek claims founded bitcoins denied he had anything to do with the digital currency. In an exclusive two-hour interview with The Associated Press, Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto, 64, said he had never heard of bitcoins until his son told him he had been ...