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  • All you need to know about front-running in crypto trading Oct 17, 2021 02:23 PM IST

    All you need to know about front-running in crypto trading

    Front running has fundamentally and unfortunately, evolved into multi-billion-dollar ethical malpractice of entering into an equity trade, option, futures contract, derivative, or security-based swap to capitalize on advance, non-public knowledge of a large pending transaction that will influence the price of the underlying security or coin.

  • Kerala Blockchain Academy offers two free courses Oct 12, 2021 07:15 PM IST

    Kerala Blockchain Academy offers two free courses

    Both courses are kept open for the public of any educational background including students, graduates and professionals. There is no distinction in the discipline of study.

  • Asia dominates CoinDesk list of ‘Top Universities for Blockchain 2021’ Oct 11, 2021 10:43 AM IST

    Asia dominates CoinDesk list of ‘Top Universities for Blockchain 2021’

    The National University of Singapore nabbed the top spot, followed by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Berkeley, University of Zurich and MIT

  • Cryptocurrencies have risks, but don’t overlook the opportunities they present Oct 07, 2021 03:42 PM IST

    Cryptocurrencies have risks, but don’t overlook the opportunities they present

    Cryptocurrencies are products of free markets. As long as we have ringfenced the stability of the financial system, and clearly communicated that all risk of innovation failing is on the participants, we should let the markets play 

  • CBSE introduces blockchain technology to go paperless, make documents tamper-proof Sep 26, 2021 05:37 PM IST

    CBSE introduces blockchain technology to go paperless, make documents tamper-proof

    The central education board collaborated with the Centre of Excellence for Blockchain Technology of National Informatics Centre under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to develop the ‘Academic (Blockchain) Documents’ software.

  • Solana faces 17-hour outage: What does it mean? Sep 21, 2021 10:13 PM IST

    Solana faces 17-hour outage: What does it mean?

    While the network was offline for 17 hours, no funds were lost, and the network returned to full functionality in under 24 hours.

  • Move over CBDCs, Atom Foundation introduces CBDSCs Sep 16, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    Move over CBDCs, Atom Foundation introduces CBDSCs

    CBDSCs are new, patent-pending stablecoin alternative technology that will allow governments and central banks to maintain a unique monetary policy on top of existing CBDCs.

  • How NFTs, DeFi are driving conversations around human values Sep 09, 2021 04:15 PM IST

    How NFTs, DeFi are driving conversations around human values

    In the game, Starchis, which thrive in the sun and have inhabited the earth for long, are now facing a crisis as darkness has gripped the world and humanity has lost its way. Too close to the truth?

  • Invesco's blockchain fund opens up new opportunities for Indian investors  Sep 09, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    Invesco's blockchain fund opens up new opportunities for Indian investors 

    Invesco’s success in raising funds may attract other asset management companies to offer theme-specific funds for investing in international themes such as Electric Vehicles, Green Energy, or companies at the cutting edge of specialised technology. 

  • ESG is here to stay and it will disrupt business models: Richard Rekhy Aug 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    ESG is here to stay and it will disrupt business models: Richard Rekhy

    The former CEO of KPMG India talks about biases hindering the wider adoption of ESG, why it's time for companies to walk the talk, and how the future valuation of firms will depend on their ESG report card.

  • Crypto space too large to ignore now: Experts  Aug 19, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Crypto space too large to ignore now: Experts 

    Some of the most pressing questions about India and its cryptocurrency stance, answered by experts on Moneycontrol's Twitter Spaces show- Crypto and India: The Way Ahead

  • Winds of Change: Cryptocurrency trends you absolutely need to know Aug 13, 2021 08:20 AM IST

    Winds of Change: Cryptocurrency trends you absolutely need to know

    Change manages to find its calling in philanthropy, building on a model that will donate 10 percent of each transaction for a noble cause, adding tangible value and impetus to each activity.

  • Ethereum's London Hard Fork upgrade: What's it all about? Aug 05, 2021 09:57 PM IST

    Ethereum's London Hard Fork upgrade: What's it all about?

    The change, notably, is a backward-incompatible upgrade, which means that post the activation of this protocol, downloading London would be mandatory if you wish to stay connected to the Ethereum network.

  • Government to take decision on IMC’s report on cryptocurrencies, may present a legislative proposal: MoS for Finance Aug 02, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Government to take decision on IMC’s report on cryptocurrencies, may present a legislative proposal: MoS for Finance

    A High-Level Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) in its report had recommended that all private cryptocurrencies, except any cryptocurrency issued by the State, be prohibited in India.

  • JP Morgan hiring for audit, marketing among other positions for blockchain division Jul 20, 2021 10:24 AM IST

    JP Morgan hiring for audit, marketing among other positions for blockchain division

    For engineer related roles, the bank requires the understanding and knowledge of Open source blockchain platform, Proof of Stake and “experience with Bitcoin and Ethereum.”

  • After Dogecoin founder’s rant against crypto, Ethereum founder says leaving industry – cites ‘personal security concerns’ Jul 19, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    After Dogecoin founder’s rant against crypto, Ethereum founder says leaving industry – cites ‘personal security concerns’

    Anthony Di lorio said he will “sever ties” with crypto startups he’s involved in and will not invest in any more blockchain projects.

  • Countries, Regulations, and Cryptocurrencies: Why adopting Bitcoin is difficult for many countries Jun 30, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    Countries, Regulations, and Cryptocurrencies: Why adopting Bitcoin is difficult for many countries

    Like any technological innovation, blockchain too may follow the gradual path of adoption over the coming years.

  • Is it safe to buy cryptos in India? Here's what exchanges say after RBI's clarification May 31, 2021 10:07 PM IST

    Is it safe to buy cryptos in India? Here's what exchanges say after RBI's clarification

    Cryptocurrencies India: This clarification comes in the light of recent investor communication by various banking entities like HDFC, SBI, which cited 2018 circular and intended to alert them of the “uncertain regulatory landscape” of this space.

  • DubaiCoin cryptocurrency 'never approved', website promoting it is 'elaborate phishing campaign': Dubai Government May 28, 2021 07:34 PM IST

    DubaiCoin cryptocurrency 'never approved', website promoting it is 'elaborate phishing campaign': Dubai Government

    The clarification from the Dubai government comes days after a fake press release claimed that DubaiCoin has been approved as the 'de-facto digital currency' of the city. A website, included in the press release, asked users to book the virtual currency at a price of $0.17 per coin.

  • Hong Kong media relies on blockchain to secure 2019 pro-democracy protest archives May 28, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    Hong Kong media relies on blockchain to secure 2019 pro-democracy protest archives

    A decentralised publishing infrastructure on the Cosmos blockchain, LikeCoin, is being used to preserve the archives after public broadcaster Radio Television Hong Kong said it will erase content over a year old.

  • Maharashtra govt onboards blockchain tech for issuing COVID-19 test certificates May 26, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    Maharashtra govt onboards blockchain tech for issuing COVID-19 test certificates

    The Maharashtra government, not the onboarded startup, will own and control the data and hardware.

  • Crypto 101: Why Bitcoin, Dogecoin & other Cryptocurrencies are falling May 24, 2021 07:34 PM IST

    Crypto 101: Why Bitcoin, Dogecoin & other Cryptocurrencies are falling

    Crypto 101 series aims to demystify concepts and developments about cryptocurrencies. In this video, we decode the factors that fueled the massive sell-off in the world of cryptocurrencies since last week.

  • An urgent need for India to enable cryptocurrency regulation May 24, 2021 08:18 AM IST

    An urgent need for India to enable cryptocurrency regulation

    With the right checks and balances, combined with the fast-growing Indian consumer Internet economy, India can become a home to blockchain innovations that could drive India faster towards becoming a $10 trillion economy 

  • Paul Krugman: Technobabble, libertarian derp and Bitcoin May 21, 2021 09:20 AM IST

    Paul Krugman: Technobabble, libertarian derp and Bitcoin

    Gold suffers from a lot of the same problems as cryptocurrencies - you can't actually use it to buy anything.

  • Instagram to host panel for NFT creators May 20, 2021 12:24 PM IST

    Instagram to host panel for NFT creators

    The inaugural creators week will take place from June 8th to June 10th and will help NFT creators on the platform grow their businesses

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