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Rockminer New R-Box 100-140 Gh/s Bitcoin Miner Operational Guide (Chinese Language)
This video will teach you how to setup the Rockminer New R-Box. Everything you need to know. Language is in Chinese with English subtitles.

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Chinas appears to have made headway in the so-called reclamation of disputed areas in the South China Sea, a project to create new land masses using reefs in areas claimed by both Beijing and its neighbors. According to Taiwan and Hong Kong news sources, Chinas naval chief has been surveying islands located in disputed maritime territories, angering nations locked in territorial disputes with China such as the Philppines.

According to Taiwans Want China Times, which cited briefing given in Taipei by Lee Hsiang-chou, the director general of Taiwans National Security Bureau, Chinese admiral Wu Shengli, the commander of the Peoples Liberation Army Navy, completed a survey of five islands in the archipelago known as Spratly Islands. The Spratlys are claimed by multiple Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia. Lee called Wus visit to the islands unprecedented even for China, a nation that continues to assert claims in the area by setting up oil rigs, military outposts and other structures.

Hong Kong news source Takungpao wrote that Wu spent a week surveying the islands and reported that the approval for the mission came directly from Chinas President Xi Jinping. Chinas government has been actively developing its presence in the area. A BBC report in September revealed Chinas efforts in churning out island masses in the disputed waters with factory-like efficiency, turning many of the reefs in the area into new pieces of land to claim. Aerial photographs taken by the Philippine Navy show the massive amount of development that has been done since January, with millions of tons of rock and sand being dredged up from the seafloor. Chinas presence has made other countries in the area worried that new land masses could signal attempts at developing air bases and other military facilities.

During the briefing, Lee also reported that admiral Wu was also overseeing troop drills on a part of the Spratly archipelago the Chinese call Yongshu Island. Known by the Philippines as Fiery Cross Reef, the site is home to about 100 Chinese troops and is the countrys home base for their efforts in the area.

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Bitcoin Group hopes to raise $20 million. Photo: Reuters

Melbourne-basedBitcoinGroup is hoping to list on the Australian Securities Exchange in November, making it one of the firstbitcoincompanies to float on an official stock exchange as governments across the world crack down on the largely unregulated digital currency sector.

BitcoinGroup, which currently manages an arbitrage fund, is hoping to raise $20 million at 20 a share from investors as part of its plan to morph the company into a consolidated payment network.

BitcoinGroup boss and founder Sam Lee currently manages a fund that capitalises onbitcoinmarket inefficiencies.

The company built an automated cyptocurrencytrading engine that moves money between majorbitcoinexchanges when prices deviate from the historical average, and has rewarded investors with 704 per cent gains since June 2013.

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Twenty-six-year-old Mr Lee has netted the support of Chinese millionaire Allan Gao, who made his fortunes through manufacturing, supplying and fitting fire-safety equipment in China.

Mr Gao has funded the lion’s share of the company’s pre-initial public offering expenses, including legal and broking fees.

Bitcoin’s listing plans come at a critical time in the digital currency industry, as a Senate inquiry into the regulation ofbitcoinchaired by senator Sam Dastyari opens for submissions to develop a regulatory framework around the cryptocurrency.

Thebitcoinindustry is still seen as highly speculative and fraught with investor risk. The currency has soared as high as more than $US1000 a unit from less than $US1 just two years ago.

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BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for free speech in Hong Kong to be protected and criticized the harsh sentence recently handed to a Chinese Muslim scholar.

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For many analysts, the idea that one might link China and ethics in the same breath in talking of information freedom might seem strange. In cyberspace, it is a country known more for its i-dictatorship rather than its e-democracy.

Yet, as surely as China has moved from peoples communes in agriculture to private household production or from banning private property to embracing it, China is also well down the path toward information freedom.

It may yet have several very big obstacles to cross, not the least continued censorship and punishment for dissemination of politically unorthodox ideas. But China is on that path, even if it would be a brave person who might predict the arrival time for the journeys end. Will it be in this decade or the next one?

As long as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) remains in power, its default position would appear to be one of information dictatorship and continued suppression of ideas that challenge key CCP orthodoxies.

The degree and character of censorship has changed massively in the last three decades. In spite of this widespread liberalization, the CCP is not giving up easily on this last bastion of dictatorship the control of information. In fact, since Xi Jinping came to power in November 2012, the screws have been tightened further.

One of the best indicators of this has been the issue of regulations concerning re-registration of all journalists in China dependent on their familiarity with CCP ideology. The regulations on journalists couple with a prohibition on Chinese news outlets from carrying news items from any other media source, especially foreign ones, without special dispensation.

So what basis is there for any hope that the CCP might tear down the remaining obstacles to information freedom in this secret state? One answer lies in understanding the trajectory of Chinas innovation policy and the related policy of CCP control of education, especially the universities.

The countrys leaders have staked the future of the CCP on a promise of national resurgence and leadership in science and technology. The trajectory of innovation policy in China has been impressive, as have been the necessary enabling departures from Communist orthodoxy.

One of the most significant was official recognition beginning in the middle of the first decade of this century that the private sector, not the government, was the key to establishing a thriving national innovation system.

A second evolution was the recognition that such a system depends on a vibrant and creative relationship between university-based research and the private sector.

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Ai Weiwei a symbol of free speech in Hong Kong
Kristie Lu Stout speaks to Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei about the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. More from CNN at To license this and other CNN/HLN. Kristie Lu Stout…

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What if activists from the Free Speech Movement 50 years ago had been able to use Twitter? One could imagine the real-time alerts drawing an even bigger crowd faster as student Jack Weinberg was being arrested on Oct. 1, 1964, for setting up a table at Sproul Plaza despite the ban on on-campus political activities. And people near and far would have surely seen the videos recorded by smartphones, uploaded to YouTube and spread via Facebook of Mario Savio standing on top of a police car, calling on students to stand up for their First Amendment rights.

Kweku Opoku-Agyemang, a Development Impact Lab Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeleys Blum Center for Developing Economies, explains how the use of mobile technology that automates survey-taking can help expand the political power of the general public in Ghana. (UC Berkeley video produced by Roxanne Makasdjian and Phil Ebiner)

The communication tools of today have changed social movements since the Free Speech Movement. Whether it is an online petition via Change.org or survey software that makes it easier for users to register their opinions for elected officials, more options are available for expressing views than ever before.

Reported efforts by Chinese officials to censor news of the current pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong by disrupting access to Instagram and removing references to the demonstrations illustrate the degree to which social media is seen as a threat.

How technology aids social change

Social media, purely as a logistical organizing mechanism, has transformed the ability of people to congregate and protest because of the speed and ease with which information is shared, said Camille Crittenden, director of the Data and Democracy Initiative at the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS). Compared with the 1960s, youre going to be able to organize more quickly, and youre going to be able to document the event more comprehensively.

Clay Shirky, professor of new media at New York University and author of Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations, wrote a 2011 policy paper in the magazine Foreign Affairs about the political power of social media. Shirky used as an example the 2001 impeachment trial of Philippine President Joseph Estrada for corruption. Less than two hours after news was announced that Estrada might escape punishment, text messages summoned thousands of Filipinos to gather in Manila.

Over the next several days, the crowd swelled to more than a million people. The publics ability to coordinate such a massive and rapid response close to 7 million text messages were sent that week so alarmed the countrys legislators that they reversed course and allowed damning evidence against Estrada to be presented, Shirky wrote. Within days, Estrada was ousted.

The event marked the first time that social media had helped force out a national leader, wrote Shirky.

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Global Bitcoin-Gold platform DigitalTangible, Inc expands its offerings into Asia with new partner Melotic. Global customers can now trade their Bitcoin and gold on the new Chinese crypto-gold trading platform.

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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is pledging to bring a pro-free-speech message with her when she visits China later this month.

As Beijing took a harder line on pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday, Ms. Wynne came out on the side of the protesters. When she leads a trade mission to China Oct. 25 to Nov. 1, she said, she will not shy away from telling Chinese officials that they must allow peaceful protests to go ahead.

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No matter where I am, I will reinforce my belief and our commitment to freedom of speech and peoples ability to gather and express themselves peacefully, she said at a Queens Park press conference reannouncing the trade mission. I will say that anywhere and I will continue to reinforce it.

The Premier said she, along with International Trade Minister Michael Chan, met with the Chinese consul-general Tuesday and gave him exactly this message.

Ms. Wynne, however, refused to go a step further and say whether the Chinese government should grant the aims of the protesters fully democratic elections that dont require candidates be vetted by Beijing.

Asked if the people of Hong Kong should have the right to elect their leaders, she said: For me, its very important that we defend the right of people to express their opinion in Canada, in China or in the world.

Ms. Wynne on Wednesday also attended a flag raising to mark Chinas National Day, which commemorates the day Mao Zedong proclaimed the Peoples Republic in 1949.

Provincial politicians typically shy away from raising issues of human rights and democracy during overseas visits, preferring to focus purely on trade and leave larger political questions to the federal government. But Ms. Wynne indicated she would line up behind Canadas Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird, who has also called for China to respect the protesters.

We support the ability of people in whatever country they reside to be able to express freely their opinions in a peaceful environment, Ms. Wynne said. We certainly follow the lead of and work with the federal government in terms of those relationships. Our commitment to supporting people to express themselves freely in a peaceful setting, that is absolutely firm.

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On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea.

Cheers erupted on board at the sight of the distant land, and Zhang and the other passengers scurried to take pictures of each other at the railing holding China’s bright red flag. A few miles away, a Chinese navy frigate cruised by silently, part of the country’s continuing watch over the tiny islands it has long claimed as part of its territory.

“This is the southern frontier of China,” Zhang, a policeman, said when he had reached one of the islands. “As a Chinese, I feel proud to come here and declare sovereignty.”

With the Tangshan resident and 167 other Chinese tourists on board, the ship had traveled more than 200 miles south of Hainan Island off China’s southern coast to what they said was an indisputable outpost of their country.

Each had waited months for permission to join the five-day tour, and spent from $1,200 to about $2,000 to visit these barren patches of sand, making do with the bland cabbage and noodles on board and blackouts of cellphone service.

The passengers came to celebrate China’s growing power in the region, and to help press its claim to the 130 coral islands and reefs of the Paracels, known to the Chinese as the Xishas.

China is locked in disputes with Vietnam, the Philippines and other neighbors over much of the strategically crucial South China Sea, which holds important shipping lanes, rich fishing waters and possibly billions of barrels of oil. Patriotic tourists have become the region’s latest territorial chess pieces.

China has stationed hundreds of troops on the Paracels and even built a massive government headquarters in the northern islands, though Vietnam and Taiwan also claim the territory.

The tour company that Zhang used visits the southern Paracels. Since starting the tours in May 2013, it has ferried some 3,000 people to the islands, which are no bigger than a square mile. Videographers from The Associated Press were the first foreign journalists to join one of the tours.

The cruises are useful to China because under international law, it must prove a civilian and not just a military use for the islands to claim sovereignty, said Kang Lin, a researcher at China’s National Institute for South China Sea Studies.

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A fleet of 32 Chinese fishing boats has arrived in waters off Nansha Islands in the South China Sea, after a 7-day voyage. The boats are expected to start op.

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Chinese unlawful interference on islands in the South Sea
What does Chinese say, they are lying the world.

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BEIJING, Sept. 10 (UPI) — China justified its reclamation of disputed islands in the South China Sea Wednesday by claiming it has sovereignty over the entire area.

China and several of its neighbors are disputing ownership of islands and reefs in the South and East China Seas.

At a press briefing Wednesday, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying responded to a question about a report by the BBC. The report noted the reefs in the South China Sea’s Spratly Islands, claimed by both the Philippines and China and named the Nansha Islands in China, were being enlarged by Chinese construction crews who are dredging rocks and sand from the sea floor to increase the land mass of the reefs.

“We have answered this question many times before, and I suppose you must be fully aware of China’s position. China asserts indisputable sovereignty over the Nansha Islands and the adjacent waters, and China’s activities on relevant islands and reefs of the Nansha Islands fall entirely within China’s sovereignty and are totally justifiable,” Hua said.

The Philippines, in May, released photos of the reef in question that suggested an airstrip was under construction. The country’s Department of Foreign Affairs said it regards the construction work as destabilizing and contrary to both international law and a 2002 treaty between nations bordering the sea.

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The impact of the Diaoyu Islands dispute on China-Japan ties is diminishing, but pessimism over future relations remains, the latest public opinion poll in both countries showed.

A majority of the public continued to see the significance of the relationship but “the proportion of such people is shrinking to a record low on both sides” – 65 per cent of those polled in China and 70.6 per cent in Japan.

The 10th Public Opinion on China-Japan Relations 2014 survey, co-sponsored by China Daily and the Japanese nonprofit think tank Genron NPO, was released in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The latest poll follows two years of global attention on security policies and territorial disputes between Asia’s two largest economies, as well as Tokyo’s official positions regarding its wartime atrocities.

The annual poll, conducted in July and August this year, gathers responses from a wide spectrum of society.

In China, the survey included 1,539 Chinese residents in the major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Shenyang and Xi’an, 201 international relations scholars from around the country and 813 university students and faculty members at five top Beijing universities. In Japan, respondents included 1,000 members of the public and 628 intellectuals, mostly with experience of China.

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The disputed islands known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo: Responding to the prolonged friction between Japan and China over the Senkaku Islands in Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture, the National Police Agency has decided to boost security capabilities of the Okinawa prefectural police, sources said.

The Senkaku are known as the Diaoyu in Chinese. The NPA will increase the number of officers in the prefectural police headquarters by as early as fiscal 2015. The officers will be assigned to prevent illegal landing on the Senkakus and other related problems.

In August 2012, a Hong Kong-based private organisation that claims China’s sovereignty over the Senkakus landed illegally on the islands. Since Japan’s nationalisation of some of the islands in September the same year, Chinese government vessels have intruded into Japan’s territorial waters around the islands at least 300 times.

Under the circumstances, the NPA has been beefing up security around the islands by continually dispatching officers from prefectures outside Okinawa, including those from the Metropolitan Police Department. Monitoring territorial waters around the Senkakus on Japan Coast Guard patrol boats, the dispatched officers keep a lookout for people trying to illegally land on the Senkakus, aiming to land ahead of the intruders and take them in custody.

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But those dispatched to Okinawa from other prefectural police headquarters usually leave Okinawa within about 10 days, as the patrol shifts require performing an around-the-clock watch aboard a vessel. As this creates a steady stream of police officers who are inexperienced at such work, cultivating police officers who are familiar with the site and have the appropriate problem-solving skills has emerged as a challenge.

Given these challenges, the NPA decided that increasing the number of police officers in Okinawa, who can regularly engage in such patrol duties, is more effective in enhancing the capability to cope with problems related to the Senkakus.

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More than 70% of bitcoin transactions done over the last 30 days came from trades denominated in the Chinese yuan. Chinese bitcoin exchange BTC China said in a tweet that about 71% of bitcoin trades last month came from the Chinese market. The website, which cautions its data is "unfinished" and "may change its form completely", says the Chinese yuan claimed a 71.35% share of total bitcoin …

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Freedom Foods is looking for Asian partners to launch its allergy-free cereal business to bolster exports in the region.

Managing director Rory Macleod said the company hoped its cereals arm can replicate its Pactum Dairy operation which produces long-life milk for one of China’s biggest dairy companies, Bright Foods.

Freedom posted an 11.6 per cent slide in net profit to $12.1 million in the 12 months to June 30. Mr Macleod attributed the decline to booking a pre-tax profit of $11.8 million the year before from reducing its stake in a2 Milk from 25 to 17.9 per cent.

While Freedom’s profit eased, its net sales grew 5.97 per cent to $104.6 million. Investors warmed to the result, the company’s shares jumping 2.8 per cent to close at $3.25.

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Mr Macleod expected more sales growth in the next two years as it increases exports in the US and Asia.

But he said he didn’t want to rush the expansion.

“We want to be quite thoughtful about what we’ll do,” Mr Macleod said. “It’s not a case of taking the whole range over there and see who will bite.

“You have to be very careful about what products you are going to take up there and sell.”

Mr Macleod said working with a Chinese company was therefore more preferable than relying on distributors.

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