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  • CryptoTech industry has the potential to create 8 lakh jobs by 2030: Report Sep 24, 2021 02:53 PM IST

    CryptoTech industry has the potential to create 8 lakh jobs by 2030: Report

    The industry currently employs about 50,000 people. As the sector grows, it can create an economic value addition of $184 billion in the form of investments and savings by 2030, the report said.

  • Planning to buy Bitcoins through safe routes? Here are your options May 25, 2021 09:30 PM IST

    Planning to buy Bitcoins through safe routes? Here are your options

    Though traders looking for a safe path to make a bet on the future of cryptocurrency, the Securities and Exchange Commission is mulling to whether to approve exchange-traded funds that track Bitcoin.

  • Explained | Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin destroys 90% of his Shiba Inu holdings; here's what it means May 17, 2021 11:11 PM IST

    Explained | Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin destroys 90% of his Shiba Inu holdings; here's what it means

    Created in August 2020 by someone named Ryoshi, Shibu Inu is a joke coin or meme coin which was launched as a rival to Dogecoin, which is also a cryptocoin.

  • Bitcoins and NFTs continue to baffle even the well-informed Mar 17, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    Bitcoins and NFTs continue to baffle even the well-informed

    The advent of blockchain technology has lifted investor confidence to such an extent that collectables under the NFT and Bitcoin are heading for the stars 

  • Won't 'shut off' all cryptocurrencies, allow window for experiments on blockchain: Nirmala Sitharaman Mar 14, 2021 10:50 PM IST

    Won't 'shut off' all cryptocurrencies, allow window for experiments on blockchain: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said since financial technology (fintech) companies depend on blockchain, which are considered to be backbone of cryptocurrencies, they should have a window available.

  • DAILY VOICE | The second leg of current bull market likely to be driven by expansion of earnings: Hiren Ved of Alchemy Capital Mar 12, 2021 08:52 AM IST

    DAILY VOICE | The second leg of current bull market likely to be driven by expansion of earnings: Hiren Ved of Alchemy Capital

    Mid-caps and small-caps are the most geared to economic recovery. This is the reason why they have underperformed in the last 3-4 years as growth was missing, says Ved.

  • As pandemic rages, anything goes for bitcoin's third 'halving' May 09, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    As pandemic rages, anything goes for bitcoin's third 'halving'

    Investors are widely anticipating this so-called "halving," the third in bitcoin's 11-year history. The previous events fueled huge rallies in bitcoin's market value, but there is a wildcard this time in the form of the coronavirus pandemic, some analysts said.

  • Crypto exchange Binance offers a reward of Rs 2.03cr for info on blackmailer Aug 08, 2019 01:55 PM IST

    Crypto exchange Binance offers a reward of Rs 2.03cr for info on blackmailer

    The company said it is investigating the situation with the help of a third-party vendor

  • Cryptocurrency is 'ponzi scheme', should be banned in India: Govt official Apr 26, 2019 06:08 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency is 'ponzi scheme', should be banned in India: Govt official

    Cryptocurrencies are based on blockchain technology and there are concerns about its viability in the long-term and risk to investors, especially considering steep fluctuations in the prices.

  • US will forfeit $24 million worth bitcoin seized from drug dealers Jun 28, 2018 09:39 AM IST

    US will forfeit $24 million worth bitcoin seized from drug dealers

    The department of justice for the district of Maryland said they had indicted two men for allegedly manufacturing and distributing drugs through dark web marketplaces

  • RBI says all regulated entities will have to stop dealing in virtual currencies from July 6 Apr 06, 2018 08:42 PM IST

    RBI says all regulated entities will have to stop dealing in virtual currencies from July 6

    Services such as maintaining accounts, registering, trading, settling, clearing, giving loans against virtual tokens, accepting them as collateral etc have been barred by RBI.

  • What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know Jan 24, 2018 07:54 AM IST

    What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

    A list of important headlines from across news agencies that could help in your trade today.

  • Bubble or not! Facts you might not know about bitcoin rally Jan 17, 2018 03:03 PM IST

    Bubble or not! Facts you might not know about bitcoin rally

    Bitcoin developer Sergio Lerner estimates that almost 1 million unspent bitcoins belong to the cryptocurrency’s mysterious creator...

  • Outgoing NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Panagariya holds meeting to take stock of bitcoin risk Aug 07, 2017 08:32 PM IST

    Outgoing NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Panagariya holds meeting to take stock of bitcoin risk

    The government has been debating over the issues concerning bitcoins and in May had sought public opinion on allowing virtual currencies.

  • Potential of virtual currency for a developing nation like India Jul 17, 2017 12:22 PM IST

    Potential of virtual currency for a developing nation like India

    India has the world’s largest inward remittance market which is more than $70 billion per year

  • Financial inclusion can be a reality with virtual currency Jun 17, 2017 01:08 PM IST

    Financial inclusion can be a reality with virtual currency

    With virtual currency, the internet is fast bringing about change in the financial industry

  • Global cyber attack: Here's how experts are analysing it May 15, 2017 09:45 AM IST

    Global cyber attack: Here's how experts are analysing it

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, S Ramadorai, Former Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) shared his readings and outlook on global cyber attack.

  • History of bitcoin across the globe and how have countries accepted it May 05, 2017 11:53 AM IST

    History of bitcoin across the globe and how have countries accepted it

    In most of the cases, the currency's anonymity and decentralized nature has been a major bone of contention for all Governing bodies to approve it as legal.

  • Here's round up on currency market Mar 31, 2017 12:34 PM IST

    Here's round up on currency market

    Watch Manisha Gupta of CNBC-TV18 speaking about the current trend in currency market action.

  • Modi govt warns against use of Bitcoins, says can attract anti-money laundering law Mar 28, 2017 07:07 PM IST

    Modi govt warns against use of Bitcoins, says can attract anti-money laundering law

    The RBI had earlier warned that anyone dealing with virtual currencies would be doing so at his/her own risk.

  • Bitcoin may be in a bubble but it's about to disrupt the concept of money. Here's why Mar 27, 2017 07:31 PM IST

    Bitcoin may be in a bubble but it's about to disrupt the concept of money. Here's why

    Global bitcoin expert Andreas M Antonopoulos spoke in length with Moneycontrol News on the philosophy and need of a currency which is decentralized, deregulated and not under the control of any government.

  • In a 1st, NCB to seize 500 Bitcoins used in drug trafficking Oct 23, 2016 12:52 PM IST

    In a 1st, NCB to seize 500 Bitcoins used in drug trafficking

    After cracking down on drug trafficking being conducted through the 'darknet' recently, the NCB is set to freeze about 500 Bitcoins in the accounts of traffickers, the first ever seizure of the virtual, unregulated currency in a criminal probe in the country.

  • Winklevoss twins use bitcoins to book space trip Mar 06, 2014 08:48 AM IST

    Winklevoss twins use bitcoins to book space trip

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who famously accused Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing their idea, said they used bitcoins to buy tickets for a high-altitude voyage on billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial spaceflight venture.

  • Do you really know bitcoin? Here are 11 myths Dec 28, 2013 01:43 PM IST

    Do you really know bitcoin? Here are 11 myths

    For all the talk and hype, bitcoin is tiny with a total value of just USD 10.8 billion. That compares to the total stock of US dollar at USD 800 billion, Colas said in a report. There's also about USD 4 trillion in global currency traded every day.

  • UK's National Crime Agency moves against Silk Road website Oct 09, 2013 01:59 PM IST

    UK's National Crime Agency moves against Silk Road website

    The National Crime Agency, which went live on Monday, said that "many more" arrests of users of Silk Road, a semi-secretive site through which people could buy illegal goods and services using the Bitcoin virtual currency, were expected in the coming weeks.

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