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PBOC aims to develop digital currency

Nov 16, 2016

8BTCNews

China's central bank is recruiting blockchain experts to step up efforts to develop an official digital currency. The People's Bank of China's institute of printing science is offering six positions for the design and development of digital currency-related software and hardware framework, a...

Chinese Investors Turn to Bitcoin Amid Yuan Depreciation

Nov 8, 2016

DianaNgo

The continuous devaluation of the Yuan has increased demand for bitcoin and new asset classes in China. Today, the country counts some 2 million bitcoin users; among them, 80 percent are speculating for short-term profit and about 14 percent are holding long-term, recognizing the value of the di...

OKLink Launches Blockchain Remittance Network in Korea

Nov 7, 2016

8BTCNews

In October 2015 Bitcoin Magazine covered the launch of OKLink , an open digital wallet created by Chinese Bitcoin exchange OKCoin, designed to allow national and digital currencies to instantly transact across borders and currencies, with no fees. "We can hide Bitcoin technology i...

China Sacks Finance Minister Amid Bitcoin Regulation Rumors

Nov 7, 2016

8BTCNews

Big changes are coming the China’s financial ecosystem. A top official has been removed from his seat of power effective immediately. Interestingly enough, the finance minister was an active proponent of economic reforms in the country. China has been suffering from mounting debt, and addressi...

Miner Guide: How to Safely Hard Fork to Bitcoin Unlimited

Oct 17, 2016

8BTCNews

by viabtc note: This article was originally published in Chinese on my personal blog. Because Bitcoin Unlimited contains no built-in mechanism for the activation of a hard fork, a hard fork to Bitcoin Unlimited consensus rules requires participating miner nodes to be in agreement with o...

Andreas Antonopoulos AMA with the 8BTC Community

Jul 31, 2016

Gautham

The Chinese Bitcoin community is one of the major stakeholders in the digital currency ecosystem. Thanks to their active participation in mining and trading related activities. One of the leading Chinese Bitcoin community, 8BTC.com had a chance to interact with Andreas Antonopoulos in ...