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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 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...

March 10, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Ignominity for Ignatova: US Authorities Charge OneCoin Founder and Arrest Brother

Ruja Ignatova, the founder and public face of "cryptocurrency" investment scheme OneCoin, is on the run from the law after...

March 5, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Coinbase to Remove Neutrino Employees Who Worked for Hacking Team

After facing a huge backlash from the crypto community over its recent acquisition of blockchain analytics firm Neutrino, Coinbase has...

March 1, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Uh-Oh: Malta in Trouble With the IMF Over AML/CFT Supervision

In a move that could impact the growing cryptocurrency industry in Malta, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) looks set to...