Posts Tagged: bitcoin

Mt. Gox gives up on plan to revive bitcoin exchange, files for liquidation

Mt. Gox gives up on plan to revive bitcoin exchange, files for liquidation: report

The troubled Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange was hoping to revive and restart business. But all that ends today with Mt. Gox filing for liquidation...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 2:14 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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China startup China startup Bihang makes Bibao bitcoin wallet app

China’s bitcoin users get a slick new trading and wallet app

Bitcoin enthusiasts in China now have a slick and good-looking bitcoin trading and wallet app. The new app for Android is called Bibao, whic...

  • April 2, 2014
  • at 2:35 pm
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Ex-Facebook COO invests in GoCoin, a Singapore-based PayPal for digital currencies

GoCoin, a California and Singapore-based company that is creating a PayPal for digital currencies, has closed a US$1.5 million series A vent...

  • March 27, 2014
  • at 10:19 am
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Mt. Gox finds 200,000 bitcoins

Mt. Gox finds 200,000 bitcoins down the back of the couch

The ongoing Mt. Gox controversy got even weirder today as the Bitcoin exchange announced it has found 200,000 bitcoins. That means Mt. Gox h...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 12:47 pm
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Bank of Thailand tells citizens not to use Bitcoin to buy products or services because it’s not a currency

Last month, the Bank of Thailand allowed the country’s largest Bitcoin exchange site to resume operation once again after fo...

  • March 18, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Singapore government changes its mind, will regulate Bitcoin after all

In a reversal of its earlier stance, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s central bank, says that it will regulat...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 6:47 pm
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Philippines central bank says Bitcoins are not regulated, warns users to be cautious

With growing demand for Bitcoin in Asia, governments are taking a stance on Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies. Now, the Philippines’ cen...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 2:54 pm
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What the creators of Flappy Bird and Bitcoin are teaching us about online media

Online media has turned into a swarm, and it's irking the confines of the private world of coding and tech.

  • March 11, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Despite cold shoulder from banks, China’s bitcoin exchanges find new ways to survive

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

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 7:49 pm
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As Coinplug gets another $400k from Silicon Valley, South Korean investors miss out on their country’s bitcoin craze

Does this mean that Korean VCs are missing out on the next big thing, or have they made the smart choice to avoid bitcoin?

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 12:07 pm
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Got some bitcoins to spend? Here are 7 merchants accepting bitcoins in the Philippines

Bitcoin usage is on the rise in Asia, and the Philippines is no exception to this. But if you’re still wondering where you can use your bi...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 3:39 pm
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Here’s where all of Asia’s Bitcoin ATMs are located

From the shopping malls in Malaysia to the cafes in South Korea, Bitcoin vending machines, or ATMs, are slowing being rolled out across the ...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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2 Philippine daily deal sites to accept Bitcoin payments via launched in the Philippines last year offering a Bitcoin trading platform in the country. Following this, it is now set to provide ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 8:09 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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Bitcoin startup to go public in Australia via reverse merger with dying oil and gas firm

Perth-based Bitcoin mining and trading startup digitalBTC is going public on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). This was done through...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 4:18 pm
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Singapore Bitcoin vending machine startup raises seed funding for expansion

Tembusu Terminals, a Singapore-based startup producing locally developed Bitcoin vending machines, has raised S$300,000 (US$237,000) worth o...

  • March 12, 2014
  • at 8:58 am
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Japan rules on bitcoin, says it’s not a currency

Prompted by the turmoil surrounding the Tokyo-based Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange, Japan’s government has finally spoken out on the crypto-...

  • March 7, 2014
  • at 2:34 pm
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