Bitcoin above $10,000 for first time in two weeks

Reuters

Bitcoin rose above $10,000 on Thursday for the first time in more than two weeks, as investors bought back the digital currency ....

16 February, 2018

At blockchain hackathon, startups propose system for decentralising Aadhaar data

Anand J

The Karnataka government has announced the names of 10 startups that won the state’s blockchain hackathon for ideas on protecting ....

16 February, 2018
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Ransomware will get bolder and AI will pose more security threats in 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

As data becomes the new oil driving the world economy, hackers will go after it more than ever before, spurring demand for professionals ....

16 February, 2018

Car rental platform Drivezy raises $5 mn by offering its own cryptocurrency

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based AS JustRide Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd, which operates peer-to-peer car and bike rental platform Drivezy, has raised ....

14 February, 2018

Pilot to production at last? Blockchain trends that could dominate 2018

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain technology — the digital, decentralised and publicly available ledger of transactions secured using cryptography ....

14 February, 2018

AI startup Hotify partners software maker for enterprise tech

Anirban Ghoshal

Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence (AI) startup Hotify Technologies Pvt. Ltd has partnered Chennai-headquartered enterprise ....

13 February, 2018
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Goldman Sachs says cryptocurrencies are doomed and most will fall to zero

Anirban Ghoshal

Bitcoin has already lost half its value in 2018 and a leading industry analyst thinks the worst is not over for the cryptocurrency ....

8 February, 2018

Hackers stole 10% of $4 bn raised in global ICOs: EY report

Anirban Ghoshal

Hackers have stealthily taken away as much as $400 million (10%) of the total $4 billion raised by startups all over of the world ....

8 February, 2018

Workday Ventures floats $250 mn fund for AI, blockchain startups

Anirban Ghoshal

Business-software maker Workday, Inc. announced it has set up a $250 million (Rs 1,606 crore) venture fund to invest in early-stage ....

8 February, 2018

Govt plans to make cryptocurrencies illegal as a payment system, appoint regulator

Reuters

India is planning steps to ensure cryptocurrencies are illegal within its payments system, while at the same time appointing a ....

5 February, 2018
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Startup creates chip that connects industrial IoT devices to blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

An American startup has developed a new software and chip called Blocklet which facilitates secure data transactions on industrial ....

5 February, 2018

Bitcoin sinks below $8,000 in worst week since 2013

Reuters

Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with several of the largest falling by more than 20 percent and bitcoin sliding below $8,000 ....

2 February, 2018

Budget 2018: Jaitley denounces cryptocurrency, welcomes blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian government doesn’t consider cryptocurrencies legal tender but will adopt the blockchain technology to encourage ....

2 February, 2018

JioCoin speculation spawns dozens of fake Android apps and websites

Anirban Ghoshal

Recent speculation that Reliance Jio Infocomm – the telecom arm of conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) – may ....

30 January, 2018

Beyond bitcoin: How blockchain can help secure IoT devices

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain can stave off security threats to Internet-enabled devices by providing a distributed ledger for their functioning, ....

30 January, 2018