The company said it is investigating the situation with the help of a third-party vendor
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.
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
Services such as maintaining accounts, registering, trading, settling, clearing, giving loans against virtual tokens, accepting them as collateral etc have been barred by RBI.
A list of important headlines from across news agencies that could help in your trade today.
Bitcoin developer Sergio Lerner estimates that almost 1 million unspent bitcoins belong to the cryptocurrency’s mysterious creator...
The government has been debating over the issues concerning bitcoins and in May had sought public opinion on allowing virtual currencies.
India has the world’s largest inward remittance market which is more than $70 billion per year
With virtual currency, the internet is fast bringing about change in the financial industry
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, S Ramadorai, Former Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) shared his readings and outlook on global cyber attack.
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.
Watch Manisha Gupta of CNBC-TV18 speaking about the current trend in currency market action.
The RBI had earlier warned that anyone dealing with virtual currencies would be doing so at his/her own risk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which is designed to operate like an exchange-traded fund, will initially sell $20 million worth of shares, with each share worth a fraction of a Bitcoin, a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Monday
Fareit, a malware emerging from a Russian porn site, uses the victims' computers to mine bitcoins and can be used to conduct DDoS attacks.
Bitcoin exchange BitFloor has announced that it is closing its trading operations and plans to return its remaining funds to its users...
Is it a scam? Is it a get-rich-quick-scheme? Demystifying bitcoin, the flavour of the season.