Why bitcoin startups in Asia are betting on overseas money transfers


Bitcoin, battered by warnings about volatility and bubble-like appreciation, may have found a way to play a niche role in a big ....

13 March, 2018

Virtual currencies like bitcoin are commodities, says US judge


Virtual currencies like bitcoin can be regulated as commodities by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a ....

7 March, 2018

ICO vs IPO: US firms face scrutiny for taking cryptocurrency route to raise funds

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech companies and advisors dealing in Initial Coin Offerings of cryptocurrencies have been served notices by the US markets regulator ....

1 March, 2018

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten set to launch its own cryptocurrency

Anirban Ghoshal

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency - Rakuten Coin - which will combine blockchain ....

28 February, 2018

Ransomware attacks will become more vicious in 2018: Quick Heal

Anirban Ghoshal

There was a 300% jump in the number of ransomware attacks with over 930 million Windows malware detected in 2017 compared with ....

27 February, 2018

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


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

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

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

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


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

2 February, 2018