Jon Southurst, Author at Bitsonline

Jon Southurst

Jon Southurst is a Senior Editor at Bitsonline. He is based mainly in Tokyo, and is interested in the roles Asian economies play in developing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Follow him on Twitter @southtopia

April 15, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Binance to Delist Bitcoin SV as Craig Wright Battle Heats Up

Major digital asset exchange Binance announced today it would delist Bitcoin SV (BSV) from April 22nd, 2019. Although its official...

April 14, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Cue the Ominous Music – Begun, the Crypto Court War Has

After years of confining their battles mainly to the social media, PR and investment arenas, some of the crypto industry's...

April 11, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
WikiLeaks Co-founder Julian Assange Arrested After Ecuador Withdraws Asylum

Julian Assange, co-founder of WikiLeaks, has been arrested in London after spending almost seven years inside the Embassy of Ecuador....

April 9, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
2019 Japan Prize Awarded for Significant Achievements in Technology and Science

Bitsonline was fortunate this week to attend the 35th Japan Prize presentation ceremony in Tokyo. The Prize, similar in status...

April 3, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
The Saito Blockchain Game Engine Creates New Opportunities for Developers, Players

Startup Saito says blockchain could be an ideal way to free physical board game makers from the constraints of manufacturing...

March 28, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Peaceful Warrior Launches E-Commerce and Lifestyle Site Built by, Aimed at Women

Peaceful Warrior, known for its Bitcoin Cash jewelry line, has launched a new lifestyle and e-commerce site aimed at women....

March 19, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Australia’s Two Main Blockchain Industry Lobbying Groups to Merge

Australia's two largest digital economy industry groups, the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) and Blockchain Australia (BA), have agreed to...

March 15, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Sentenced to 2.5 Years, but Won’t Go Back to Prison

The Tokyo District Court today found former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles guilty of record tampering -- but not guilty...