Hisashi Oki is a managing editor at Cointelegraph Japan. Previously, he worked for TV Tokyo in New York, covering Wall Street and the US presidential election in 2016. He studied political philosophy in the UK and economics and philosophy in the Netherlands both at graduate levels. He sees crypto currency’s potential in delivering “financial sovereignty.”
The Bank of Japan announced on Thursday that it would experiment with a CBDC to check its feasibility from a technical perspective.
Bank of Japan Will Begin Experimenting With a Digital Yen
While decentralized platforms provide a viable alternative to YouTube, Theta Labs' Wes Levitt believes there is still a place for centralized platforms.
Blockchain Exec Says Decentralized Platforms Won't Necessarily Replace YouTube
The number of crypto and blockchain-related companies in Japan increased by more than 30% this year, data from Monex Group's Monex Crypto Bank shows.
Report: Japanese Blockchain Sector Grows Over 30% Since 2019
BitFlyer Holdings held a general shareholders meeting by using a blockchain voting app which went “without any troubles.”
BitFlyer Holds First Virtual Shareholders Meeting With Blockchain Voting App
Core Scientific signs deal to buy Bitcoin mining machines from mining hardware producer Bitmain, company says, as American mining interest goes up.
US Blockchain Firm Buys 17K Bitcoin Mining Rigs From Bitmain
Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, a major Japanese traditional financial institution, is working towards launching a digital security exchange in Japan.
Major Japanese Firm Reveals Plans for a Digital Securities Exchange
Japan's top idol is now part of bitFlyer cryptocurrency exchange's aggressive new advertising campaign.
Japan's Top Idol Just Became the New Face of BitFlyer Crypto Exchange