Bitcoin approaches $12,000 mark as South Korean regulator eases stance

Reuters

Bitcoin hit a three-week high on Tuesday and has surged nearly 100 percent from its lowest level this year, as its recovery continued ....

21 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
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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

Bitcoin slips below $6,000 as cryptocurrency loses half its value in 2018

Reuters

Bitcoin slid another 13 percent to below $6,000 on Tuesday, bringing the world’s best-known cryptocurrency’s losses ....

6 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
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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

IDG Ventures and Axilor Ventures partner to fund frontier tech startups

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

India-focused technology venture capital fund IDG Ventures India and Bangalore-based startup accelerator Axilor Ventures have ....

6 March, 2017

Bitcoin startups come together to regulate India's cryptocurrency market

Arti Singh

Bitcoin startups Zebpay, Unocoin, Coinsecure and SearchTrade have come together to form Digital Asset and Blockchain Foundation ....

27 February, 2017
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Exclusive: Bitcoin startup Zebpay in talks to raise funds

Priya Prasad

Zebpay, a bitcoin exchange platform and mobile wallet, is in talks to raise $4 million to upgrade its servers and enhance its ....

11 November, 2016

Weekly startup funding tracker: Non-metro firms steal the show

Keshav Sunkara

The week gone by saw eight startups being funded, of which three are based in non-metros, including Jaipur, Indore and Ahmedabad. Interestingly, ....

1 October, 2016

Bitcoin startup Unocoin raises $1.5 mn from Blume Ventures, others

Priya Prasad

Bitcoin exchange Unocoin has raised $1.5 million (Rs 10 crore) in a pre-Series A funding round led by early-stage investor Blume ....

30 September, 2016

ZebPay's Sandeep Goenka on what makes bitcoins so popular

Priya Prasad

Bitcoins are increasingly being used for online transactions. In India, too, there is a surge of interest for this virtual currency ....

24 May, 2016

Mt. Gox gets temporary US bankruptcy protection

Reuters

Mt. Gox, once the world's largest bitcoin exchange, received U.S. bankruptcy protection on Monday to temporarily halt U.S. legal ....

11 March, 2014

Bitcoin bank Flexcoin shuts down after theft

Reuters

Bitcoin bank Flexcoin said on Tuesday it was closing down after it lost bitcoins worth about $600,000 to a hacker attack. Flexcoin ....

5 March, 2014

Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox files for bankruptcy, blames hackers for losses

Reuters

Mt. Gox, once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan on Friday, saying it may have lost ....

28 February, 2014

First US bitcoin ATMs to open soon in Seattle

Reuters

Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let ....

18 February, 2014

Bitcoin hit by denial of service attacks as regulators prepare clampdown

Reuters

Bitcoin is being hit by attacks from unknown computer hackers who are sending "mutated" lines of code into the program that runs ....

12 February, 2014

Bitcoin plunges after marketplace indefinitely halts withdrawals

Reuters

The price of the digital currency bitcoin slid to its lowest level in nearly two months on Monday after bitcoin digital marketplace ....

11 February, 2014

Russian authorities say Bitcoin illegal

Reuters

Russian authorities have issued warnings against using Bitcoin, saying the virtual currency could be used for money laundering ....

10 February, 2014