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

Blockchain technology can reduce transaction costs: Ficci-PwC report

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain technology could substantially reduce cost of transactions in different schemes run by the Centre, says a joint report ....

21 February, 2018
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Insurance industry may adopt blockchain technology

Anirban Ghoshal

The increasing focus on blockchain has prompted top executives and associations from the banking, financial services and insurance ....

20 February, 2018

Travel booking site Webjet unveils 'blockchain-as-a-service' for hospitality sector

Anirban Ghoshal

Australia-based travel booking portal Webjet Ltd will start deploying blockchain technology as a service to root out accounting ....

19 February, 2018

IBM bats for greater use of blockchain technology in governance

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM has advocated greater use of blockchain technology in US governance processes to help make services more secure. According ....

19 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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Opportunities aplenty for cloud adoption in India: Oracle's Shailender Kumar

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Oracle Corp is bullish on cloud adoption in India as it feels companies across sectors such as banking and telecom ....

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

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
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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

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

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

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

Blockchain-enabled gifting platform Easter Egg raises $400K seed investment

Arti Singh

Easter Egg, a blockchain-enabled gifting platform, has raised $400,000 in its initial round of funding from Singapore-based early ....

7 March, 2017

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 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

Fin-tech startup uTrade rolls out blockchain powered solution for stock exchanges

Priya Prasad

Chandigarh-based fin-tech startup uTrade Solutions Pvt. Ltd has launched a blockchain powered solution that enables real-time ....

15 June, 2016

How fin-tech startups are changing India's financial services sector

Priya Prasad

India's financial services sector is set for a transformation in coming years thanks to the emergence of fin-tech startups that ....

8 June, 2016