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China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Say Banks Will Close Their Accounts

April 12, 2014
China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Say Banks Will Close Their Accounts

By Bloomberg News, businessweek.com Chinese Bitcoin exchanges said domestic banks closed their accounts after the nation’s central bank barred financial institutions from handling transactions in […]

Bitcoin Bites #5 – Becoming a Guru, $400s Bitcoin, IRS & China, Physical Dogecoins & More

April 6, 2014

Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Huobi to Stop Voucher Deposits Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

April 4, 2014
Chinese Bitcoin Exchange Huobi to Stop Voucher Deposits Amid Regulatory Uncertainty

By Pete Rizzo, Coindesk.com China-based bitcoin exchange Huobi is reporting via its website that it has not yet received word from any of its four […]

OKCoin, China’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Raises $10 Million Series A Round

April 2, 2014
OKCoin, China’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange, Raises $10 Million Series A Round

digitaljournal.com PR Newswire BEIJING, April 1, 2014 BEIJING, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — OKCoin, China’s largest Bitcoin exchange with an exchange volume of over 100 […]

CEO of Bitcoin Officially Bans China

April 2, 2014
CEO of Bitcoin Officially Bans China

By Nermin Hajdarbegovic, Coindesk.com Following rumours of China’s plans to ban bank transfers to bitcoin exchanges, the CEO of Bitcoin™ has decided to ban China. […]

OKCoin CEO on Expansion and China’s Competitive Edge

March 27, 2014
OKCoin CEO on Expansion and China’s Competitive Edge

By Rui Ma, Coindesk.com The second time I met with Star (Mingxing) Xu, it was at the same office building in the Shangdi district of […]

Rumours, Panic and a DDoS Attack: Huobi’s Wild Week

March 27, 2014
Rumours, Panic and a DDoS Attack: Huobi’s Wild Week

By Jon Southurst, Coindesk.com While everyone was preoccupied with bitcoin price drops after last Friday’s ‘fake Chinese bitcoin ban‘ news incident, something even more dramatic […]

Roger Ver, Bobby Lee Top Speaker List for China’s Global Bitcoin Summit

March 22, 2014
Roger Ver, Bobby Lee Top Speaker List for China’s Global Bitcoin Summit

By Pete Rizzo, Coindesk.com Global Bitcoin Summit (GBS) 2014, an event billed as China’s first global bitcoin conference, will be held from 10th-11th May in […]

China’s Temporary QR Code Ban Could Have Implications for Bitcoin’s Future

March 18, 2014
China’s Temporary QR Code Ban Could Have Implications for Bitcoin’s Future

By Pete Rizzo, Coindesk.com The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has placed a temporary ban on payments made by scanning quick-response (QR) codes with mobile […]

How to use Bitcoin to transfer money from one country to another

March 11, 2014
How to use Bitcoin to transfer money from one country to another

tutorialgeek.blogspot.com Ever since I have lived in China, I have been looking for an “easy” way to transfer money from China to the US. I […]

Bitcoin, The Growing Pains Continue

February 24, 2014
Bitcoin, The Growing Pains Continue

By Paul Ebeling, livetradingnews.com Bitcoin, The Growing PainsContinue Many people worldwide want to see an alternative to the USD, some believe that Bitcoin is it, […]

The Reality of Chinese Bitcoin Trading Volumes

January 29, 2014
The Reality of Chinese Bitcoin Trading Volumes

By Jon Southurst, Coindesk.com Posts on China’s premier social network Weibo have suggested that some of the country’s largest bitcoin exchanges are manipulating trading volumes […]

Bitcoin: China’s Ban Validates Cryptocurrency

January 13, 2014
Bitcoin: China’s Ban Validates Cryptocurrency

By Paul Ebeling, livetradingnews.com Bitcoin: China’s Ban Validates Cryptocurrency In November 2013 China banned its banks from handling Bitcoin (BTC) transactions, at the same time […]

Why China Wants to Kill Off Bitcoin

January 12, 2014

By Jordan Wathen, fool.com Bitcoin has seen better days. And months. Last month, the Bank of China warned that the virtual currency was “not a […]

Bitcoin banned by China’s Alibaba

January 10, 2014
Bitcoin banned by China’s Alibaba

voiceofrussia.com China’s biggest online marketplace, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao, will ban the sale of bitcoins on the heels of a government crackdown against the […]

Bitcoin banned by Alibaba’s Taobao after China tightens rules

January 10, 2014
Bitcoin banned by Alibaba’s Taobao after China tightens rules

themalaymailonline.com HONG KONG, Jan 8 — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China’s largest e-commerce website, will ban the sale of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies after […]

Bitcoin banned on China’s biggest online marketplace

January 10, 2014
Bitcoin banned on China’s biggest online marketplace

rt.com Bitcoin faces a fresh obstacle in China as Alibaba,the country’s largest e-commerce group, will ban bitcoin transactions starting January 14. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s […]

Alibaba bans Bitcoin amid China crackdown

January 10, 2014
Alibaba bans Bitcoin amid China crackdown

By Charles Riley, money.cnn.com China’s top Internet retailer has prohibited the use of Bitcoin on its shopping platforms amid a regulatory crackdown targeting the digital […]

China’s E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Just Banned Bitcoin

January 9, 2014
China’s E-Commerce Giant Alibaba Just Banned Bitcoin

By Joe Weisenthal, businessinsider.com Another blow for Bitcoin in China. Alibaba — the e-commerce giant — will no longer allow bitcoin use on its site. […]

FYI: Update email from BTC China today

January 9, 2014
FYI: Update email from BTC China today

By derzahla, reddit.com/r/Bitcoin January 7, 2014 Dear Customers, Happy New Year! 2014 is here, and on behalf of BTC China, I would like to take […]

BTC China Bitcoin Volume Bounces Back After Company’s ‘Darkest Hour’

January 9, 2014
BTC China Bitcoin Volume Bounces Back After Company’s ‘Darkest Hour’

By Jon Southurst, Coindesk.com CEO of BTC China, Bobby Lee, spoke to CoinDesk Editor Emily Spaven about the company’s triumphs and struggles in 2013, and […]

Alibaba division bans bitcoin after China crackdown as IPO looms

January 8, 2014
Alibaba division bans bitcoin after China crackdown as IPO looms

reuters.com (Reuters) – China’s biggest online marketplace, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao, will ban the sale of bitcoins on the heels of a government crackdown […]

Can Hong Kong Lead the Way for Bitcoin Adoption Across China?

January 8, 2014
Can Hong Kong Lead the Way for Bitcoin Adoption Across China?

By Hayden Gill, Coindesk.com Sixty-five years ago, history tells us the great question of American foreign policy was: who lost China? In other words, who […]

Zynga Inc. Successfully Conducts Bitcoin Test, Currency Value Swells Above $1,000

January 8, 2014
Zynga Inc. Successfully Conducts Bitcoin Test, Currency Value Swells Above $1,000

By Jeff Patterson, forexmagnates.com Zynga Inc. (ZNGA) announced the successful acceptance of Bitcoins today, driving the value above$1,000 again as the digital currency gains traction […]

China Bites Into Bitcoin

January 7, 2014
China Bites Into Bitcoin

By Kashmir Hill, forbes.com Bitcoins were worth nothing in 2009, when the digital cryptocurrency was first minted on the computer of its mysterious creator, Satoshi […]