Cryptocurrency firms look for a workaround after top court refuses to lift RBI ban

Shweta Sharma

Companies dealing in cryptocurrencies are desperately aiming to work around the banking ban after the Supreme Court virtually ....

4 July, 2018

Bitcoin falls below $6,000 to hit lowest level since November


Bitcoin's value slid to its lowest level since November on Friday, as waning investor interest and recent negative headlines ....

29 June, 2018

Cybercrime statistics suggest blockchain may not be as secure as once thought

Shweta Sharma

One of the primary drivers of the hype around blockchain technology has been its ability to bolster the security of transactions. ....

21 June, 2018

Bitcoin slides after hackers steal virtual coins worth $31.5 mn


South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb said 35 billion won ($31.5 million) worth of virtual coins were stolen by hackers, ....

20 June, 2018

Cryptocurrencies may suffer breakdowns as they scale, warns central banks' group


Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of ....

18 June, 2018

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies may have a future in India after all

Anirban Ghoshal

Amid the recent doom and gloom, there might be a glimmer of hope for the cryptocurrency community in the country.  According ....

14 June, 2018

Bitcoin prices manipulated by cryptocurrency tether, study finds


There is evidence that tether, a digital currency pegged to the U.S. dollar, may have been used to manipulate the price of bitcoin ....

14 June, 2018

Bitcoin slumps to two-month low as regulatory, security concerns persist


Bitcoin fell to a two-month low on Tuesday, sliding in three of the last four sessions on nagging regulatory and security concerns ....

13 June, 2018

Bitcoin slides as hackers attack South Korean exchange Coinrail


South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said it was hacked over the weekend, prompting an extended sell-off of bitcoin to ....

11 June, 2018

Cryptocurrency worth $1.2 bn has been stolen since last year: Report


Criminals have stolen about $1.2 billion in cryptocurrencies since the beginning of 2017, as bitcoin's popularity and the ....

25 May, 2018

RBI's clampdown on cryptocurrencies faces fresh legal challenge

Anirban Ghoshal

Industry lobby Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on the Reserve ....

17 May, 2018

Bitcoin traders move SC against RBI's directive on stamping out cryptocurrencies

Anirban Ghoshal

A group of bitcoin traders has moved the Supreme Court over the Reserve Bank of India's recent directive that required banks ....

14 May, 2018

Blockchain barrier: 99.75% Indian developers lack skills to work on new technology

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain may have emerged as one of the most promising technologies for the future but few Indian software developers are equipped ....

10 May, 2018

Warren Buffett equates bitcoin with rat poison


Billionaire investor Warren Buffett on Monday said buyers of bitcoin, which he has characterized as "rat poison squared," ....

7 May, 2018

Why cryptocurrency trading volumes have surged since RBI clampdown


A month after the Reserve Bank of India barred regulated lenders from facilitating cryptocurrency transactions, trading volumes ....

4 May, 2018

As frenzy settles down, is bitcoin going through an existential crisis?


After bouncing up, falling down and keeping investors on the edges of their seats, bitcoin may be maturing into a period ....

27 April, 2018

Indian bitcoin exchange Coinsecure reports $3 mn theft, suspects inside job

Anirban Ghoshal

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinsecure has suffered a hack leading to a loss of 438.318 bitcoins worth Rs 19 crore ($2.9 million), ....

13 April, 2018

Bitcoin at two-week high amid surge in broader crypto market


Cryptocurrency prices jumped on Thursday, led by a surge in bitcoin to two-week highs, with people active in the market citing ....

12 April, 2018

Cryptocurrency firms weigh shifting overseas, legal options after RBI crackdown

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are considering moving their operations outside the country and other options to carry on trading ....

9 April, 2018

ClearTax ties up with Zebpay to offer tax guidance on cryptocurrencies

Anirban Ghoshal

Income tax return filing platform ClearTax on Friday said it has tied up with virtual-coin exchange Zebpay to offer tax guidance ....

23 March, 2018

Exclusive: Cryptocurrency exchange CoinGeto raises pre-Series A funding

Debjyoti Roy

Delhi-based early-stage venture capital firm Impanix Capital has invested in a cryptocurrency trading platform, one person directly ....

16 March, 2018