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

Reuters

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

25 May, 2018

HTC is working on a blockchain-powered Android smartphone

Anirban Ghoshal

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is working on a new Android smartphone that will be powered by blockchain technology. According ....

16 May, 2018
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Nvidia is minting money from cryptocurrency mining chips — but for how long?

Reuters

Too many cryptocurrency clients and fewer cloud computing orders than expected underwhelmed Nvidia Corp investors on ....

11 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

US judge rejects Alibaba plea to block cryptocurrency firm from using similar name

Reuters

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd’s bid for a preliminary injunction to block the Dubai cryptocurrency ....

1 May, 2018

CoinRecoil moves court against RBI clampdown on cryptocurrencies

Anirban Ghoshal

The operator of cryptocurrency exchange CoinRecoil has moved the Delhi High Court against the Reserve Bank of India’s recent ....

17 April, 2018
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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

Singapore blockchain firm ZPX raises $1.3 mn from SeedPlus, others

Anirban Ghoshal

Singapore’s blockchain firm ZPX on Thursday said it has raised $1.3 million (Rs 8.4 crore) in a fundraising round led by ....

5 April, 2018

Banks can’t deal with bitcoin exchanges, payment firms must store data in India: RBI

Anirban Ghoshal

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday barred banks, non-bank lenders, digital wallets and any other entities it regulates from ....

5 April, 2018

Times Group-backed Inmusik plans initial coin offering to start music streaming service

Binu Paul

Los Angeles-based music streaming company Inmusik is seeking to raise about $20 million (Rs 130 crore) through its upcoming initial ....

29 March, 2018
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Why tech companies are clamping down on cryptocurrency ads

Reuters

A growing number of internet companies are banning cryptocurrency advertising, fearing reputational damage if their users are ....

28 March, 2018

Twitter follows Facebook and Google in banning cryptocurrency ads

Reuters

Twitter Inc will start banning cryptocurrency advertising from Tuesday, joining Facebook and Google in a clampdown that seeks ....

27 March, 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

Blockchain startup Nuo Bank gets $250K from PayU India execs

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based blockchain startup Nuo Bank has raised $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore) from payment gateway firm PayU India's chief executive ....

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

HDFC Bank blocks cryptocurrency transactions on credit, debit cards

Anirban Ghoshal

Just one month after Citibank issued an advisory barring all transactions for cryptocurrencies on debit or credit cards issued ....

14 March, 2018

After Facebook, Google to now ban ads on cryptocurrencies

Reuters

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related content starting in ....

14 March, 2018

Poor security exposes medical data to cybercriminals: McAfee

Anirban Ghoshal

The healthcare sector experienced a dramatic 210% increase in incidents involving digital security breach in 2017 even as the ....

13 March, 2018

Belfrics, Ethereum co-founder's ConsenSys boost Andhra Pradesh's blockchain initiatives

Anirban Ghoshal

Vizag, or Visakhapatnam, is set to become India’s first blockchain hub, if everything goes according to plan. And, a bunch ....

7 March, 2018

Mumbai startup uses a loophole (and jugaad) to let you buy used cars with bitcoin

Anirban Ghoshal

While delivering his Budget speech last month, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it clear that the Indian government considers ....

6 March, 2018

Goldman Sachs-backed blockchain startup Circle buys crypto exchange Poloniex

Reuters

 Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency startup Circle has acquired digital token exchange Poloniex, Circle said on Monday, ....

27 February, 2018