Bitcoin enthusiasts in China exchanged a total of RMB 10 million (US$1.6 million) in Chinese New Year gifts using the cryptocurrency.
A Chinese cryptocurrency exchange says that 7,170 bitcoins have been stolen by hackers. The current value is about US$1.75 million.
MyCoin reportedly ran a pyramid scheme wherein as many as 3,000 local investors signed up for the promise of a HK$1M return on HK$400K bitcoin mining contracts.
Palarin of Draper’s Boost VC in Silicon Valley launches today, enabling users to remit money to the Philippines from overseas using Bitcoin.
Indonesian crypto-currency startups have a new contender in the form of BitX, a Singapore-based Bitcoin firm focusing on emerging markets in Southeast Asia.
A former investment banker, he developed a strong network in the banking space and financial industry, which he used to his advantage when building the exchange.
The Bitcoin remittance arm of Philippine startup Satoshi Citadel Industries launches a bills payment service targeting overseas Filipino workers.
The Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange will use the latest investment for marketing, hiring, and overseas expansion.
California-based Bitwage launches a Bitcoin-powered payroll service that allows American companies to pay workers outside the US in their local currencies.
The startup promises a new "next-generation distributed blockchain technology" that addresses concerns governments and organizations have about cryptocurrency.
Overseas Filipinos may now send money to their loved ones in the Philippines via Bitcoin for free. Transactions in large volumes will be required to comply with Know-Your-Customer rules.
US-based startup BlockCypher announced today that it has raised a seed round of more than $3.1 million, which the company plans to use to bolster its efforts to support the bitcoin ecosystem in Asia. ...
When it comes to Bitcoin, I’ve always been an outsider looking in. Living in China, government crackdowns have made the cryptocurrency largely inaccessible, so I’ve been content to sit on the sideline...
Withdrawal through 450 ATMs nationwide - without the use of an ATM card - is now an option for Coins.ph users. Here’s how it works.
One Bitcoin remittance service, Rebit.ph, shares it has booked a spike in value of transactions since October.
Quoine, a pan-Asian bitcoin exchange, announced it closed a US$2 million angel round of funding from a number of investors and private funds.