Cryptocurrencies

Crypto exchange firm Koinex eyes global market amid trading constraints in India

Anand J

To fuel its global expansion plans, multi-cryptocurrency trading platform Koinex has said it will offer blockchain-based solutions ....

5 December, 2018

Bitcoin slides over 7%, heads towards one-year low

Reuters

 Bitcoin fell as much as 7 percent on Friday, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. The ....

30 November, 2018
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Crypto-mining malware problem getting worse; mobiles affected too: McAfee

Anirban Ghoshal

Crypto-mining malware samples surged 86% in the second quarter of 2018 as the computing power of a wider variety of devices is ....

27 September, 2018

Nasscom’s blockchain hackathon seeks to revive tech amid cryptocurrency ban

Anand J

IT industry lobby National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) is organising the biggest ever blockchain ....

26 July, 2018

Uttar Pradesh govt wants to use blockchain for securing land, revenue records

Shweta Sharma

The Uttar Pradesh government is planning to implement blockchain technology to secure the state’s land registries and revenue ....

24 July, 2018

Why most Indian blockchain developers may be forced to hunt for jobs abroad

Shweta Sharma

Eight out of every 10 blockchain developers in India will be forced to move abroad or work exclusively on foreign projects if ....

18 July, 2018
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Bitcoin falls below $6,000 to hit lowest level since November

Reuters

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

29 June, 2018

Bitcoin slides after hackers steal virtual coins worth $31.5 mn

Reuters

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

20 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

Cryptocurrency set to power renewable energy in this tiny European country

Reuters

Moldova, a small, landlocked country in eastern Europe, imports three-quarters of its energy and has seen its energy prices rise ....

18 May, 2018
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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

Warren Buffett equates bitcoin with rat poison

Reuters

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

Reuters

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?

Reuters

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

27 April, 2018

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

Reuters

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

Crypto firm Alibabacoin cites folktale to show it isn't stealing Alibaba's thunder

Reuters

The Dubai-based cryptocurrency firm Alibabacoin Foundation on Tuesday said Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cannot monopolize the “magical” ....

11 April, 2018

Why bitcoin startups in Asia are betting on overseas money transfers

Reuters

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

Reuters

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