Epic Upheaval, China Collapse, Greek Referendum Exit nears, Bitcoin reflux and Litecoin goes on a bubble pop, Dogecoin rocks around

What a crazy week. First it started with Greek rumbling along with a successful Oxi! (No) referendum which sent bitcoin shooting up over the weekend, being the only overweekend market. China, with a correction long overdue, continued its slump to enter a digital bloodbath as the week opened, bringing their indexes like shanghai comp and hsi down 30%. China heaped defensive QE after defensive QE into capital controls, trading freezes and short bans, as the china market became a rout and people started fleeing. Also in china was…
Continue Reading »

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Chinese New Year draws closer: The China Trust Crisis and Bitcoin Deadline

Update: Reports are out that ICBC Credit Trust arranged restructuring pact, details unknown, China watch The Best of Times, The Worst of Times, Chinese New Year draws closer: The China Trust Crisis and Bitcoin Deadline The TL;DR for those who have not hear of the China trust issue. ICBC (Industrial & Commercial Bank of China), the largest bank IN THE WORLD (and china of course) () had peddled a Shadow Banking Instrument (banking activities such as loan taking place outside the usual banking system) China Credit Trust. The…
Continue Reading »
[sc:cm]

Incredible Silicon Valley Explanation of the Case for Bitcoin: Why Bitcoin Matters – Marc Andreessen on NYT Dealbook, Andreessen Horowitz has under 50 mil in

Incredible breakdown of the case for the bitcoin and its immense potential in the sparkles to come. Now we have an idea of how much they have put in too, just under $50 million. (zerohedge also talked about it: ) ;_type=blogs&_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=1& Editor’s note: Marc Andreessen’s venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, has invested just under $50 million in Bitcoin-related start-ups. The firm is actively searching for more Bitcoin-based investment opportunities. He does not personally own more than a de minimis amount of Bitcoin. A mysterious new technology emerges, seemingly…
Continue Reading »

Bitcoin and the common law: an exploratory perspective from Singapore

The writer is a final year law student at Singapore Management University who may or may not have graduated by the time of print. The views expressed here are his own and do not represent any body or institution, it is also not to be taken as any form of legal advice or opinion. It is merely an exploratory piece of work by a student exploring the study of law and the phenomenon that is bitcoin. This is not a legal work. Bitcoin and the common law: an…
Continue Reading »
[sc:prepost]

Have Bitcoin, will Travel, local english and chinese coverage on Life on Bitcoin’s Bitcoin World Tour and final pitstop in Singapore and roundup

(want to read about the bitcoin conference in Singapore?) Just a few days ago on the friday that has passed (1st of November), the Craig couple (or bitcoin couple) have spent the past 100 days, crossing continents, countries, sovereigns, jurisdictions without spending dollars or fiat. They've made their way from Utah, America to Stockholm, Sweden to Berlin, Germany to Singapore, Singapore. The bitcoin couple's blog: The kickstarter was to pay for the film crew, where they will be handling the documentary of their pretty incredible journey. Proof of…
Continue Reading »

DK v IG WPC Ace League Bo2 2 Oct 2013

What a way to open October! The highly anticipated matchup between the two china teams DK and IG just took place! Both teams are the only ones to have not dropped a match in the league until today. --- Updated with Post Match Interview   They begun with how they got into gaming, with Burning having started early on (2008 debut), and going through the team. Mushi on China, he loves everything but isn't used to the food Iceiceice on China, he finds crossing the roads very dangerous,…
Continue Reading »
Litecoin: LLnSyo8rqbJng11b3whVUXSr6nWMtmT1zU
Bitcoin: 158MikZVM8yQviLcvxu1aahTysSxDUaePr
Dogecoin: DRCm4QFStzSKRsPMk6EE1VCJGE78BGZWnn