Posts Tagged: bitcoin in china


Bitcoin takes a beating in China as Tencent’s epayments service and two major banks pull the plug

Bitcoin in China has suffered another blow today as three major institutions have effectively banned transactions involving the virtual curr...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 7:07 pm
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China's banks must close all bitcoin sites' trading accounts by April 15

China’s banks give deadline for bitcoin exchanges to close their trading accounts (UPDATED)

Update on April 10: China’s bitcoin exchanges are being issued with formal notices stating that their bank accounts must be closed by ...

  • April 10, 2014
  • at 6:05 pm
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Bitcoin exchange BTC China starts accepting deposits again

When BTC China in December stopped accepting deposits in its home currency, the renminbi, global Bitcoin prices went into free fall. Sinc...

  • January 31, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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Timeline: a history of Bitcoin in China in 2013

Bitcoin enthusiasts, especially those in China, have been riding a financial roller coaster as of late. As 2013 comes to an end, we thought ...

  • January 1, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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World’s largest Bitcoin exchange BTC China no longer accepts Chinese currency, global prices tumble

The world’s largest Bitcoin exchange by transaction volume, BTC China, has announced on its official Sina Weibo account it will no ...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 7:01 pm
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8 must-read tech stories in China this week

The Chinese government finally regulates Bitcoin while BTC China, the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, hopes that government official...

  • December 8, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Despite panic, China’s regulation of Bitcoin leaves room for optimism

Jack Wang is a cofounder of Dearcoin, a Bitcoin startup based in Beijing. He can be reached at jackwang[at] or @jw2856 on WeChat...

  • December 5, 2013
  • at 11:21 pm
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Despite cold shoulder from banks, China’s bitcoin exchanges find new ways to survive (UPDATED)

The prospect of rebuilding what was once the world's largest bitcoin market looks much more difficult, but not impossible.

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 8:45 pm
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OKCoin, now China’s largest Bitcoin exchange, gets $10 million investment

Contrary to popular belief, Bitcoin is not dead in China. Chinese Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin announced today it closed a US$10 million...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 4:06 pm
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Which Asian countries get along best with Bitcoin? Here’s our guide

Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer virtual form of money created back in 2009, first caught our attention back in 2011 when Ruxum launched its Bitcoin ...

  • January 9, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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8 tech trends to watch in China for 2014

The new year is a time for reflection, but it’s also a time for looking forward. In this regard, we’ve taken a broad look at some of the...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Doubling down, China bans transactions between Bitcoin exchanges and 3rd-party payment companies

Less than two weeks after the government hammer came down on Bitcoin in China, the People's Bank of China (PBoC) has struck another blow.

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 11:27 am
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Staff picks: 7 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

This week, Bitcoin bites the bullet in China, while in Australia an upcoming IPO will mark a maturing of the daily deals industry in Southea...

  • December 7, 2013
  • at 2:05 pm
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