Bitcoin exchange Gemini launches in Japan & South Korea

Pressing ahead with its global expansion plan, bitcoin and ether exchange Gemini, founded by the Winklevoss brothers, has opened shop to users in Japan and the Republic of Korea. In an announcement, yesterday, Gemini President Cameron Winklevoss wrote, “As of today, registered customers in the lands of the rising sun and the morning calm can trade bitcoin and ether using the Gemini exchange.” Registered users are now enabled to transact with limited trading pairs of the two primary cryptocurrencies. More specifically, users will be able to buy BTC with USD or ETH and sell BTC for USD or ETH. Similarly, ETH can also be bought with USD or BTC and sold for USD or BTC. Read more: