Blockchain Voting System Trialled By Japan’s Tsukuba City

Blockchain, News | September 4, 2018 By:

The Japanese city of Tsukuba has trialled a blockchain-powered voting system, according to a news report by the Japan Times.

Tsukuba, a city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, is known as the location of the Tsukuba Science City, which represents one of the world’s largest coordinated attempts to accelerate the rate of and improve the quality of scientific discovery.

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Japan’s Financial Services Agency Tightens Registration Process For Crypto Exchanges

News, Regulation | September 3, 2018 By:

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has reportedly introduced a stricter screening process for crypto exchanges seeking approval to operate in the country.

Japan Times reported that the FSA has tightened its registration screening for crypto exchanges in order to “to see whether they are properly conducting risk management.” Citing unnamed sources,

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