8 must-read tech stories in China this week

It’s been a busy week in China as everyone hammered out their last-minute business before the start of Chinese New Year. Here’s the biggest stories from the past seven days.
1. Bitcoin exchange BTC China starts accepting deposits again
Since then, what was once the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange by transaction volume has been scraping by on a voucher system.


Staff picks: 8 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

Here’s our favorite stories to kick off the year of the horse. Happy Chinese New Year!
Steven’s pick: It looks like there really has been a mass exodus of Sina Weibo users
An in-depth survey analyzed the activity of 1.6 million Sina Weibo users from January 2011 through December 2013. It turns out that China’s top Twitter-esque service is seeing its users becoming much less active. This could be due to messaging app WeChat, which has something like a Facebook Timelines that’s a popular place for Chinese people sharing links and content.