Julia Wood covers technology news and views from CNBC's Asia headquarters in Singapore. Prior to joining CNBC, Julia was a producer, reporter and presenter for the Sky News and Sky News Business Channel in Australia. Julia graduated from the University of Sydney in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and first class honors in history. Follow her on Twitter @JuliaCNBC
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A surge in Chinese demand underlies bitcoin's astronomical rise over the past few months, but the question lingers: is it only a matter of time before the government steps in?