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Japanese chat giant Line launches its cryptocurrency exchange – but not in Japan

Robotics Payments
TNW

Japanese chat giant Line launches its cryptocurrency exchange – but not in Japan

Robotics
The Bridge

Japan's Pontely gives free DNA test for pet shop dogs, prevents future abandons, culls

ZDNet

EFF blasts Japan over piracy website blocking proposal

Legal Privacy Websites
The Economist

On the hanging of Shoko Asahara, Japan’s nerve-gas guru

CryptoNinjas

AidCoin and Binance respond to Japan flood crisis with crypto donations

Crowdfunding
The Verge

The 15th-anniversary Infobar is a beautiful Japanese Android feature phone

Mobile devices
Tech in Asia

4 keen investors not to miss at TIA Tokyo 2018’s Speed Dating

Funding Asia
The Economist

Why Japan is going to accept more foreign workers

Asia Employment
Embassy of Japan UK

Embassy of Japan UK on Twitter

Ars Technica

Hands-on with Nintendo’s weirdest, and maybe rarest, classic console yet

Gaming
PE Hub

Koshibe named senior advisor at Carlyle

Strategy
PE Hub

Otsuka to buy VC-backed Visterra for about $430 mln

Health
New York Times Bits

Amid Japan’s Flood Devastation, Survivors Dig Out

New York Times Bits

‘Battle Against Time’: Japan Floods Leave Dozens Seeking Rescue

Asia Warfare
New York Times Bits

Japan Reels From Heavy Rains; Dozens Killed and Millions Urged to Evacuate

ZDNet

Japan issues first-ever prison sentence in cryptojacking case

Reuters

What the failed Glencore-Tohoku coal talks mean for the market

Energy Manufacturing Costs
The Verge , TNW

Baidu will launch its autonomous buses in Japan next year

Self driving cars
Reuters

As Zozotown suits up, Japan's online fashion revolution gathers speed