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  1. Comment - Blogs

    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: 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 ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance - TECHNOLOGY

    Hackers cripple bitcoin exchanges

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 12:15am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Breach affects major digital currency firms' ability to process withdrawals Hackers cripple bitcoin exchanges Bitcoin exchanges have been crippled ... Antonopoulos, who first made the discovery, was not sure how many were involved in the attack or where it originated. Top exchanges Bitstamp and BTC-e, which control more than half of bitcoin ...

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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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    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 ...

  8. Business - Banking & Finance - TRADING

    PBOC signals rattle Chinese bitcoin exchanges

    Posted May 07th 2014, 01:08am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Shanghai Leading operators including BTC China to skip global conference amid regulatory uncertainties PBOC signals rattle Chinese bitcoin exchanges Several of China's largest bitcoin exchanges pulled out of a global conference in Beijing this weekend after the central bank signalled further curbs on speculative trading of the virtual currency. BTC China said ...

  9. Business - Banking & Finance - DIGITAL CURRENCIES

    Bitcoin firm Hong Kong Crypto Exchange mum on backers' identities

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:23am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com New bitcoin exchange silent on who backers are Hong Kong's latest bitcoin exchange is set to become the city's best funded even amid questions about ... of the digital currency. The city's third bitcoin exchange cited non-disclosure agreements for its refusal to reveal its owners' identities. "It is no secret nowadays there are several ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Company offers bitcoin instead of cash in lai see packets

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 06:58pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Bitcoin gains currency as lai see gift Lunar New Year tradition was turned on its head yesterday with lai see packets filled with bitcoin coupons instead of cash being handed out to the public. In the biggest bitcoin giveaway in the world, 50,000 red packets are being distributed all over Hong Kong. But people thinking they have struck it rich ...




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