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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Daily Report: Mt Gox loses Bitcoin Foundation role

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 05:55pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Mt Gox chief executive Karpeles resigns Mt Gox chief executive Mark Karpeles resigned on Sunday from the board of the Bitcoin Foundation, putting the spotlight back on the besieged bitcoin company. In a statement posted on the industry lobby group’s website, executive director Jon Matonis said the Tokyo-based firm had submitted its resignation from ...

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    SCMP's Bitcoin Daily Report – a dark twist for Silk Road 2

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 11:21am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com 4,500 bitcoins stolen: reports The dark side of the bitcoin world has reared its ugly head once more with news of major bitcoin heist. Silk Road 2, the second incarnation of the online black market, has informed its users that its entire holding of bitcoin has gone. The heist of 4,476 bitcoins is worth US$2.5 million at current market rates. Silk Road ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Morning Report: Bitcoin exchanges under ‘massive and concerted attack’

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 09:44am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Blockchain’s chief security officer Andreas Antonopoulos revealed a major denial of service attack on Bitcoin was underway at around 2am Hong Kong time. A denial of service attack exploited the ‘transaction malleability’ weakness in the Bitcoin network, he said. As Antonopoulos told me last night, before a genuine transaction is confirmed ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Daily Report: Standard Bank backing bitcoin?

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 01:54pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Top emerging-market bank trialing bitcoin – but will China veto? Africa’s largest bank, the Johannesburg-headquartered Standard Bank, is reportedly trial running an integrated bitcoin system. According to Coindesk, Singapore-based developers Switchless have created a “fully operational and integrated bitcoin portal system for a large multinational ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Morning Report: War of words with Mt Gox

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:48am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Bitcoin core developers Jeff Garzik and Gavin Andresen have hit back at Mt Gox after they claimed to have found a flaw in the heart of the Bitcoin network. Garzik and Andresen said it was a cynical attempt to shift blame from the beleaguered Japanese exchange to developers and Bitcoin itself. The allegation is that a known issue within the system ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Morning Report: All eyes on Mt Gox

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 10:08am by DANNY LEE

    ... Bitcoin withdrawals on its exchanges citing “technical issues” related to a surge in customer requests for its BTCs. Global Bitcoin prices plunged some 20 per cent on the news. Evolution of anger- iPhone assault The fallout surrounding Apple’s decision to remove the last Bitcoin-based digital wallet from its iOS App Store on Thursday has reached all-time delirium. When app creators, ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Daily Report: Silk Road 2 picks up the pieces

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 01:37pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Payback for Silk Road 2 customers Controversial marketplace Silk Road 2 has pledged to refund customers after it said 4,500 bitcoins were stolen in a major ... contributed tips on the attackers’ identities.” Book deal in offing Global publisher Penguin Random House has signed a deal to publish a book about bitcoin and Silk Road next year. Penned by Brian ...

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    SCMP’s Bitcoin Daily Report: Mt Gox’s never-ending image problem

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 12:10pm by DANNY LEE

    ... does justice to say it has slumped to its lowest level since November last year as prices skyrocketed in 2013. Once a darling of bitcoin users, Mt Gox's depressed price has runaway with itself, with a more than US$350 price difference between them and other leading exchanges. Before now, it could boast that it was one of the top, if not the top, trading platforms for Bitcoin ...

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    Bitcoin has many hurdles to overcome, says PwC

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:54pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com The cautious assessment of Bitcoin's outlook comes as governments remain cool towards the digital currency A top multinational advisory firm has warned of increasing credible regulatory threats in the digital currency. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ latest assessment of digital currencies in a report titled ‘Digital Disruptor: How Bitcoin is Driving Digital ...

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    Mt Gox temporarily halts Bitcoin withdrawal

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 10:04pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Twitter: @JournoDannyAsia More bad news for digital currency customers as Japan-based trading platform temporarily suspends bitcoin Bitcoin prices plunged on Friday after a major exchange announced a temporary halt to bitcoin withdrawals, sparking fears for the health to a significant player in digital currencies. Japan-based Mt Gox said it had ...




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