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Elon Musk wants Dogecoin fees reduced to make purchases cheaper

TRENDS

Elon Musk wants Dogecoin fees reduced to make purchases cheaper

A Dogecoin enthusiast, Musk has been the most popular crusader of the meme cryptocurrency whose tweets are known to contribute to the price volatility of the coin.

These underdog cryptocurrencies surged upto 450% in last 24 hours

BUSINESS

These underdog cryptocurrencies surged upto 450% in last 24 hours

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin are among the cryptocurrencies that have seen a steep price volatility.

EXCLUSIVE | 10 mobile apps using Razorpay payment gateway expose transaction keys

TECHNOLOGY

EXCLUSIVE | 10 mobile apps using Razorpay payment gateway expose transaction keys

CloudSEK said leaked API details can be exploited to gain personal details of users, like phone numbers and email addresses, and also to initiate unauthorised refunds. Mobile applications of companies like Isha Foundation, Zify and Ruptok named in the report.

Sony battling leaked trailer of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', Twitter breaks into Tom Holland meme fest

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Sony battling leaked trailer of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', Twitter breaks into Tom Holland meme fest

The leaked video of the trailer of 'Spider-Man: No Way Home' is a poor quality recording of a recording on a mobile phone with a watermark across the screen.

Why is everyone talking about Cardano?

BUSINESS

Why is everyone talking about Cardano?

At the current price of $2.82, Cardano’s market capitalisation stands $90.60 billion, according to CoinMarketCap. Its price has gone up by nearly 11.3 percent in the last 24 hours.

First blockchain merger: MATIC, HEZ to integrate into Polygon ecosystem

BUSINESS

First blockchain merger: MATIC, HEZ to integrate into Polygon ecosystem

As part of the deal, Hermez will be fully merged with Polygon with the new name “Polygon Hermez” along with its 26 members of staff who will join the Polygon’s team.

Use Bitcoin to buy Domino's Pizza, Baskin Robin ice creams and more in India: Know how

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Use Bitcoin to buy Domino's Pizza, Baskin Robin ice creams and more in India: Know how

Unocoin is providing its users with a diversified option of brands across sectors like travel, restaurants, lifestyle companies, clothes, accessories, hotels, and much more to use their Bitcoins as an alternative cash commodity.

Profiteering, fraud, inequality — Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer reveals dark side of cryptocurrency

BUSINESS

Profiteering, fraud, inequality — Dogecoin co-founder Jackson Palmer reveals dark side of cryptocurrency

Palmer in a series of tweets terms cryptocurrency “an inherently right-wing, hyper-capitalistic technology.”

Flight ban, quarantine policies add to students' woes: Is Canada losing its charm?

INDIA

Flight ban, quarantine policies add to students' woes: Is Canada losing its charm?

Travelling through transit countries not only increases the travel time by several days but also substantially increase the cost of one-way travel to Canada.

Zomato’s IPO: A look at how companies, startups celebrated

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Zomato’s IPO: A look at how companies, startups celebrated

BigBasket, among others, congratulated the food aggregator and used the moment for marketing with a pun saying “We're here if you ever want to 'stock' up".

After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban?

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After PUBG, Shein set to make a comeback; is it an attempt to circumvent govt's ban?

While Amazon does have a 'conditions of use' policy that binds the sellers with its privacy policy, it sheds responsibility in cases where the seller uses a third-party vendor.

This Indian brand now accepts payment in crypto, do cryptocurrencies benefit companies?

BUSINESS

This Indian brand now accepts payment in crypto, do cryptocurrencies benefit companies?

The first approach is simply accepting payments in cryptocurrency using third party systems and converting it into fiat currency.

Explained | Impact of SEBI amendments on norms for Independent Directors

BUSINESS

Explained | Impact of SEBI amendments on norms for Independent Directors

SEBI has revised guidelines for the appointment and removal of independent directors and strengthened their position in the remuneration and audit committees.

Questions over a billion dollars as Bitcoin owner dies: Here's how you can protect your cryptocurrency assets

CRYPTOCURRENCY

Questions over a billion dollars as Bitcoin owner dies: Here's how you can protect your cryptocurrency assets

To solve this problem, cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet services have come up with services to help access the coins in case of the death of the owner.

Meme Cryptocurrencies | All you want to know: From hot favourites in crypto world to miffed regulators

BUSINESS

Meme Cryptocurrencies | All you want to know: From hot favourites in crypto world to miffed regulators

While both meme currencies have the face of a canine, dogecoin operates on its own blockchain, Shiba Inu is on the Ethereum blockchain.

Bitcoin Mining Council officially open now, calls energy consumption 'feature, not a bug'

BUSINESS

Bitcoin Mining Council officially open now, calls energy consumption 'feature, not a bug'

Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk tweeted in May that he had "potentially promising talks" with North American Bitcoin miners on the energy conservation efforts in mining the cryptocurrency.

Government rectifies 'no country vaccinating its children' remark after uproar

INDIA

Government rectifies 'no country vaccinating its children' remark after uproar

Dr Vinod Kumar Paul revised the statement to say, "The release mentions that 'no country in the world is giving vaccines to children'. It should read 'no country in the world is giving vaccines to children under 12 years'..."

New SEC chief raises questions over investor protection with SPACs and Cryptocurrency

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New SEC chief raises questions over investor protection with SPACs and Cryptocurrency

Speaking on the 'highly volatile and speculative asset class', Gensler noted the significant growth in the valuation of such assets in the last five years.

2nd tranche of sovereign gold bonds open today: All you need to know

BUSINESS

2nd tranche of sovereign gold bonds open today: All you need to know

SGBs bear interest at the rate of 2.50 percent (fixed rate) per annum on the amount of initial investment.

Top 5 companies that have 'diamond hands' even after Bitcoin crashed

BUSINESS

Top 5 companies that have 'diamond hands' even after Bitcoin crashed

Square Inc., a financial services company owned by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, holds 8,027 Bitcoins worth $220 million.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce COVID relief centre in Mumbai on third wedding anniversary

INDIA

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce COVID relief centre in Mumbai on third wedding anniversary

Mumbai will be the third location in a series of four Community Relief Centers that the organisation has committed to develop in regions of the world disproportionately affected by natural disaster.

Crypto exchanges go down across the world as bitcoin, ethereum prices plunge

BUSINESS

Crypto exchanges go down across the world as bitcoin, ethereum prices plunge

Exchanges gave a mix of reasons for outages after angry users and traders reported difficulty in trading their digital assets.

WazirX announces compensation for users who lost money amid 'Doge killer' trading frenzy

BUSINESS

WazirX announces compensation for users who lost money amid 'Doge killer' trading frenzy

Nischal Shetty, Founder and CEO of WazirX India, took to Twitter to announce the WRX Airdrop program for those "who bought SHIB at an exceptionally-high price and did not sell"

SBI invites bids for sale of NPAs worth Rs 217 crore

BUSINESS

SBI invites bids for sale of NPAs worth Rs 217 crore

The reserve price for the assets has been fixed at Rs 15 crores and Rs 27.5 crores for Khare and Tarkunde Infrastructure and Heavy Metal and Tubes respectively, indicating a total haircut of 80 percent.

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