Eric Mu

Eric Mu is a former chief marketing officer at HaoBTC, a China-based bitcoin mining. His three passions are the English language, writing and bitcoin. His work has previously appeared in Forbes.

China’s Bitcoin Miners See Profit in a Bigger-Block Blockchain

| Eric Mu

A bitcoin mining conference held by one of the network's largest miners saw what some have labeled an unscientific discussion of scaling the network.

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In China, Two Cities Mirror Blockchain-Bitcoin Divide

| Eric Mu

A central divide in the blockchain industry is being mirrored in the startup cultures of two major cities.

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My Life Inside a Remote Chinese Bitcoin Mine

| Eric Mu

Eric Mu, HaoBTC's chief marketing officer, speaks about life at the company's bitcoin mine in the Tibetan mountains.

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How One Startup Will Use Blockchain Tech to Disrupt Online Gaming

| Eric Mu

A Chinese startup called Play claims it can disrupt the incumbent online gaming industry by placing games' logic on a blockchain.

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Bitcoin Crowdfunding is Catching on in China

| Eric Mu

Bitcoin crowdfunding in China is taking off despite its uncertainties, thanks to a risk-taking culture and innovative ownership models.

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BTC China Hires Ex-Alipay Chief Analyst in Payments Push

| Eric Mu

BTC China has hired a former chief analyst from online payments giant Alipay, signalling a shift further into e-commerce.

Chinese Government-Backed TV Program Bashes Bitcoin

| Eric Mu

China Central Television (CCTV) has broadcast an overwhelmingly negative documentary on bitcoin, outraging viewers and even the program's…

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China’s Bitcoin Exchanges Survived the Crackdown and Did Battle in the Aftermath

| Eric Mu

China's bitcoin "ban" drastically affected the balance of power across its exchanges.

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China’s Answer to eBay Bans Sale of Bitcoins and Mining Gear

| Eric Mu

Taobao, China's largest online marketplace, has banned the sale of all cryptocurrencies and mining gear.

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Lesser-Known Chinese Bitcoin Exchange ‘Gox BTC’ Announces Closure

| Eric Mu

Gox BTC, a bitcoin exchange based in Mainland China, announced that it will cease trading on 18th January.