China’s Inner Mongolia to Drive Out Cryptocurrency Miners

Authorities in China’s autonomous region of Inner Mongolia released a notice requiring local cryptocurrency mining firms to stop their operations, according to ChainNews. Is Inner Mongolia Starting a Trend Among China’s Authorities? China has enjoyed that status of the world’s hub for cryptocurrency mining since it hosts a good share of crypto miners who’re looking […]

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Three Things To Know About China’s Digital Yuan (Not a Cryptocurrency)

China’s central bank is reportedly making strides towards launching a digital currency (not a cryptocurrency) tied to the yuan. Here are three things to know about the proposed central bank digital currency (CBDC). Financial Monitoring and Control Anyone remotely familiar with China knows that electronic payments are already a huge part of the country’s socio-economic […]

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China Ready to Roll out State-Backed Digital Currency

According to an announcement from an official for the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the country is nearly ready to unveil its new central bank digital currency (CBDC). Centralized Crypto-Currencies There’s been much talk recently in the Bitcoin space about digital payment technology getting picked up by centralized powers. Facebook Libra’s coin has been all […]

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Tether Finds Real-World Use Case In China-Russian Grey Market –

The grey market flow of cheap Chinese goods into the Russian market has established a real-world use case for Tether. Millions of dollars worth of USDT are being used every day to sidestep strict capital controls for remittances back to China. The Flow Of Rubles Into Tether OTC trading desks in Moscow are doing a roaring […]

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Bitcoin Price Wobbles As Trump China Trade Dispute Hits Asian Markets

Bitcoin price was displaying fresh volatility May 6 as global political and economic factors sparked broad uncertainty across markets. Bitcoin Comes Down From Weekly High Data from cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp, which tends to act as a lower benchmark for Bitcoin markets, put the cryptocurrency trading around $5600 at press time. Bitcoin is down around 1.8 […]

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Chinese Company Lost $23 Million Allegedly Mining Cryptocurrency in Secret

A subsidiary of Chinese firm Huatie has been sold off at 10 percent of its initial value following losses from suspected secret cryptocurrency mining activities amounting to about $23 million. 90 Percent Value Plunged Probably Due to 2018 Bear Market According to Chinese crypto media outlet 8BTC, Huatie HengAn, a subsidiary of Huatie has been […]

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Gov’t Indecision on Cryptocurrencies Helps China, Says Former Congressman

Reporting in The Hill, Washington’s top political news source, former Republican George Nethercutt says it’s time for policymakers to allow cryptocurrencies and innovation to flourish. Fighting for U.S. Intellectual Property As trading negotiations concluded in Beijing, U.S. intellectual property was top of the list. For far too long Chinese companies have infringed on U.S. IP, […]

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China Quietly Makes It Illegal to Run a Node Without Gov’t Approval

China has introduced new regulations intended to promote the ‘healthy development’ of blockchain technology. However, the new law also entitles the Cyberspace Administration of China to supervise node operators, as well as to request private information.  New Blockchain Regulations China’s Office of Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CAC) issued new regulations dubbed “Regulations on the Management […]

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New Survey Finds 40% of Chinese Want To Invest In Bitcoin

A new survey asked nearly 5000 Chinese people about their familiarity and interest in cryptocurrency. The results of the survey show that two in five or 40 percent wanting to invest in bitcoin, despite the current bear market. Subject Knowledge The survey found that 98 percent of the respondents had heard of at least one concept related to cryptocurrency […]

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Study: Asia Has More Impact on Bitcoin Price Than America and Europe

With events like SEC approval for Bitcoin ETFs and the introduction of cryptocurrency derivatives, it is easy to imagine the market being driven by news out of the United States. However, new research suggests that Asia, and not the West, is the dominant driver of Bitcoin price and cryptocurrency markets. Western Focus Might be Misleading […]

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