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Bithumb Bounces Back With Expansion Plans in Japan and Thailand

Local media recently reported that Bithumb, one of South Korea’s most prominent exchanges, has announced plans to make a move on the Japanese and Thai markets. Korea-Based Exchange Eyes New Markets In an exclusive with ZDNet Korea, Bithumb has announced that it plans to open operations in Japan and Thailand after receiving the required regulatory approval from local governments. The exchange ...

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Cryptocurrency Mining Takes off in Japan

Japan has positioned itself as one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency hubs. That in itself is a very important development, especially since China has made itself irrelevant. It now seems cryptocurrency exchanges are not the only major trend in Japan, as mining Bitcoin and altcoins has also become a lot more appealing. Bitcoin Mining in Japan Similar to most other ...

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Binance Donates to Japan Disaster Relief

Binance Donates to Japan Disaster Relief: Japan is prone to natural disasters. Located along the world’s most active earthquake belt, the country’s seen everything from earthquakes to mudslides. The latest Japanese natural disaster occurred this weekend. On the night of July 7, a 6.0 earthquake hit Japan. No tsunami warning was issued, but the aftermath of the latest Japan earthquake is becoming dire. As a ...

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Cheap Electricity Drawing Cryptocurrency Miners to Underpopulated Areas of Japan

Lesser-known and relatively underpopulated parts of Japan are beginning to attract cryptocurrency miners, largely due to the availability of cheap electricity. This includes Fukui, a city in a prefecture bearing the same name and which has a population of slightly over 250,000. The city boasts not just low electricity prices but also affordable rent as a result of a subsidy ...

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Japan Is Proving to be a Surprising Haven for Crypto Miners

Rural Japan is luring more and more cryptocurrency mining operations. They’re attracted by subsidised rents, as well as relatively low electricity rates. Cities Like Fukui Seeing More Mining Operations Spring Up When you think of large scale cryptocurrency mining operations, Japan probably isn’t the first place that springs to mind. Sure, the country has been somewhat more receptive to the ...

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XRP Price: Japan Shows an Increasing Appetite for Ripple’s Asset

These are interesting times for all cryptocurrencies. After plenty of excitement yesterday, it appears another reality check is on the horizon. Few currencies effectively note any growth, with some even losing value over the past 24 hours. The XRP price is still rising, and reaching $0.50 still remains possible. XRP Price Momentum Remains Positive With both Bitcoin and Ethereum facing ...

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Blockchain’s Major Players to Meet at Japan Blockchain Conference 2018

Tokyo, Japan, July 02, 2018: The Japan Blockchain Conference 2018 took place from June 26-27 at the Tokyo International Forum. The conference, one of the largest blockchain conferences in Japan, is being organized by the General Incorporated Association Global Blockchain Council. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Several luminaries from the blockchain world have been confirmed as guest speakers, including the ...

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Japan Will Forge a Path to Success for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Expert Claims

Japan is a very important location in the world of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Considering that it is one of only two countries to have officially recognized Bitcoin as legal tender, any development in this country will be important. For Japan’s economy, the influx of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology could not have come at a better time. Bitcoin Matters a Lot ...

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