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 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

Global cryptocurrency sales jump in 2018 but monthly trend slows


Virtual currency sales ballooned to $9.1 billion so far this year, exceeding the $6.6 billion total for all of 2017, a financial ....

5 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

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

Nvidia is minting money from cryptocurrency mining chips — but for how long?


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


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

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

Why tech companies are clamping down on cryptocurrency ads


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


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