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What’s the Future of Blockchain In China?

What’s the Future of Blockchain In China?

Much as the 800-year-old Magna Carta provided the framework for modern-day governance through the rule of law, the nine-year-old Bitcoin…

Jan 16, 2018
Layla Dong
Pyramid Schemes in China Are Hiding Behind Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

Pyramid Schemes in China Are Hiding Behind Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Expert Says

The number of recently established multi-level marketing platforms in China cloaking themselves with blockchain or cryptocurrencies has surpassed 3,000, and…

Jan 16, 2018
Dou Shicong
Tungkong Inc., Blockchain Technology Firm Team to Better E-Invoices, E-Bills

Tungkong Inc., Blockchain Technology Firm Team to Better E-Invoices, E-Bills

Bill-printing firm Tungkong Inc. will collaborate with a blockchain technology company to ply e-invoice and e-bill businesses, it announced.

Jan 15, 2018
Tang Shihua
Xunlei Shares Dive 27% After Regulator Slams Its Blockchain Product

Xunlei Shares Dive 27% After Regulator Slams Its Blockchain Product

Xunlei Ltd.’s share price plummeted after China’s online finance regulator condemned its blockchain product OneCoin in a public statement, labeling it an initial coin offering in disguise.

Jan 15, 2018
Dou Shicong
Bitcoin Mining Rig Maker Canaan Posts USD185 Million in 2017 Sales

Bitcoin Mining Rig Maker Canaan Posts USD185 Million in 2017 Sales

Chinese bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan Creative Co. recorded sales of over CNY1.2 billion (USD185.2 million) and profits of CNY300…

Jan 12, 2018
Dou Shicong
Ant Financial Puts Money Into Small Loan Units Despite Increased Scrutiny

Ant Financial Puts Money Into Small Loan Units Despite Increased Scrutiny

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Services Group, a provider of asset-backed securitization products, put money into two affiliated small loan companies…

Jan 10, 2018
She Qingqi and Xu Yanyan
360 Introduces Blockchain-Based Shared Cloud Platform

360 Introduces Blockchain-Based Shared Cloud Platform

China’s leading network security company Beijing Qihoo 360 Technology Co. (360) has instituted the world’s first shared cloud platform based…

Jan 10, 2018
Dou Shicong
China Will Extend Blockchain Uses Despite Anti-Cryptocurrency Campaign, Sources Say

China Will Extend Blockchain Uses Despite Anti-Cryptocurrency Campaign, Sources Say

There will be more applications for blockchain technology this year, despite China’s efforts to spur virtual currencies and their miners…

Jan 8, 2018
Zhou Ailin
ChinaNet Shares Soar After Tie-Up With Blockchain Firm

ChinaNet Shares Soar After Tie-Up With Blockchain Firm

Shares of ChinaNet Online Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:CNET], an integrated online advertising, precision marketing and data-analysis and management services platform, surged…

Jan 5, 2018
Liao Shumin
China’s Regulators Freeze Multiple Bitcoin OTC Accounts in Latest Crackdown on Cryptocurrency

China’s Regulators Freeze Multiple Bitcoin OTC Accounts in Latest Crackdown on Cryptocurrency

China’s financial regulators froze a number of Bitcoin over-the-counter, also known as OTC, trade accounts across the country, among which,…

Jan 4, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Regulators Act to Ensure Enterprises’ Orderly Withdrawal From Bitcoin Mining, Says Report

China’s Regulators Act to Ensure Enterprises’ Orderly Withdrawal From Bitcoin Mining, Says Report

China’s regulatory authorities have issued a notice to local governments, requiring them to actively guide enterprises within their respective jurisdiction…

Jan 4, 2018
Dou Shicong
Insiders Rebut Rumors PBOC Met to Shut Down Bitcoin Mines

Insiders Rebut Rumors PBOC Met to Shut Down Bitcoin Mines

Insiders have refuted rumors that China’s central bank held a closed-door meeting yesterday with the aim of shutting down bitcoin mines and issuing relevant regulations in the following days.

Jan 4, 2018
Xu Wei

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