back to article Japan's LINE shutters crypto exchange to focus on less controversial blockbiz

Popular Japanese messaging app Line on Monday announced the closure of its US cryptocurrency exchange business, Bitfront, citing an increased focus on blockchain-related business. As of Monday, new signups and credit card payments on Bitfront were suspended, trading will be halted on December 30, and withdrawals will be …

  1. Richard 12 Silver badge

    You dropped this


    I suppose a chat app could possibly benefit from a blockchain, if you desperately need to be able to prove that fewer than half the participants wanted to change history.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: You dropped this

      The blockchain business that LINE Corp. is developing is exclusively NFT, so I don't think it has anything to do with the messenger app.

      1. Richard 12 Silver badge

        Re: You dropped this

        Wait, what? They think now is a good time to double down on NFTs?

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