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Crypto News From Japan: Nov. 2–9

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, the Japanese financial regulator solidifies its policy of banning trusts that invest in crypto, more than 20 companies launch a consortium that aims to raise funds with security tokens, and Coincheck starts its automated cryptocurrency accumulation service, while it denies having had any previous knowledge about Stellar Lumens’ 55 billion token burn. Here is the past week of cryptocurrency and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. FSA confirms ban on cryptocurrency investment trusts The Japanese…

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Nov. 3-10

The past week has marked a number of crypto- and blockchain-related developments in the German-speaking world. Malta Enterprise partnered with Deutsche Telekom’s IT service subsidiary to offer its blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) marketplace, French IT company Atos and Austrian startup Smart Digital proposed industrial plant inspections using blockchain, and the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) launched a market survey on crypto assets derivatives. Below is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. BaFin launches a market survey into crypto derivatives BaFin’s…

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Crypto News From Turkey: Nov. 2-Nov. 9

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directed the government to finish testing a national central bank digital currency (CBDC) next year and a fraud saw up to 40 people losing 600 Bitcoins (BTC) — equivalent to roughly $5.2 million. Digital lira to be internalized next year The Presidential Program published by Turkey’s official national publication Resmi Gazete on Nov. 4 established that the government should complete the test phase of the nation’s CBDC by the end of 2020. The government plans…

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Crypto News From Japan: Oct. 27–Nov. 2

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, the Japanese Liberal Democratic League said that it will formulate a quantum technology innovation strategy by the end of this year, crypto exchange Coincheck’s registered users are steadily increasing, Mt. Gox trustee extends the submission deadline again, and the SBI Holdings president is thinking about expanding into Europe with security token offerings. Here is the past week of cryptocurrency and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. Japan will propose a quantum technology strategy  The Japanese…

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Crypto News From Turkey: Oct. 24–Nov. 2

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Turkey, the Turkish edition of Cointelegraph launched, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao announced that he will be visiting Turkey to speak at the Capital Market Summit in November, and a Turkish CEO is convinced that Bitcoin (BTC) ads during soccer games are the right tool to bring BTC to the masses. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Turkey. Cointelegraph opens new office in Istanbul, Turkey  On Oct. 24, Cointelegraph’s global…

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 21–27 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with a former Bolivian intelligence director claiming that Venezuela is full of secret crypto mining farms, extortionists who request Bitcoin (BTC) finding their way into Spain, and the Fintech Alliance of Latin America preparing a white paper on digital identity. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Former intelligence director: Venezuela is full of secret government-led mining farms Manuel Figuera, a former director of the Bolivarian National Intelligence…

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Crypto News From Japan: Oct. 21–27

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Japan receives a $4.6 million investment, Bitcoin.com acquires blockchain startup O3 Labs, and Ripple CEO Garlinghouse criticizes the Softbank Group. Here is the past week of cryptocurrency and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. Crypto exchange Huobi Japan secures $4.6 million investment by FPG AIM Huobi Japan announced on Oct. 25 that it has raised close to $4.6 million through a third-party capital raise led by FPG AIM, a Japan-based financial services…

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Crypto and Blockchain News From German-Speaking World: Oct. 20-26

The German-speaking world has seen an array of crypto and blockchain-related developments over the past week, with the Federal Ministry of Finance concluding that cryptocurrencies are hardly involved in money laundering and terrorist financing (TF), Bitwala integrating a feature for automatically generating cryptocurrency tax reports, and  the Graz startup Lab10 Collective developing a more energy-efficient blockchain. Below is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph auf Deutsch. Risk analysis by the Federal Ministry of Finance: Crypto is hardly involved in money laundering…

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Crypto News From the Spanish-Speaking World: Oct. 14–20 in Review

The Spanish-speaking world has seen another week of major cryptocurrency and blockchain developments with the Mexican government announcing a new alliance to support the development of blockchain initiatives. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph en Español. Mexican government announces an alliance to support local blockchain development On Oct. 14, the Federal Ministry of Economy of Mexico and the Internet Association MX announced a set of measures to improve the development of government-led projects in blockchain technology. As part of…

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Crypto and Blockchain News From Japan: Oct. 14–20 in Review

The cryptocurrency- and blockchain-friendly country of Japan has seen a number of significant developments for the industries this past week. A self-regulatory organization has introduced guidance for cryptocurrency custodians, while a subsidiary of major financial services firm SBI Holdings will conduct compliance policies using blockchain technology.  Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Japan. Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association releases guidelines on custody The Japan Cryptocurrency Business Association (JCBA) — a self-regulatory organization for the cryptocurrency industry in Japan — has…

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