Japan tells netizens to stop confusing the olds with internet slang Sure, internet-speak can be confusing, so older folks oftentimes can’t understand WTH younger users are trying to say. The problem is apparently much worse in Japan than it is here, however, because the government itself has decided to weighRead More →


Japan sanctions cryptocurrency exchanges amid illegal activity Late last week, Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges started making (weak) moves to self-regulate. This week, Japan is cracking down on exchanges over what Reuters reports as a lack of “proper” internal control systems as a means to mitigate risk. There… Continue reading… Powered byRead More →

Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges plan self-regulating committee Government-registered cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are setting up a self-regulation body in the region. The move, Reuters reports, is an effort to legitimize and establish trust in the area following the $530 million Coincheck theft in January…. Continue reading… Powered by WPeMaticoRead More →

Sony may launch an AI-powered taxi hailing system Sony definitely isn’t the first name you think of when you’re looking for a ride, but that might change soon in its native Japan. Nikkei has learned that the tech heavyweight is leading an alliance of taxi companies (Checker Cab, Daiwa MotorRead More →