Feb 06, 2018 09:40 AM IST
A panel set by the government to look into issues relating to cryptocurrencies is expected to submit its report in the current fiscal year, ending on March 31, S.C. Garg, Economic Affairs Secretary, told CNBC TV18 news channel.
- Feb 02, 2018 11:00 AM IST
Exchange platforms dealing in controversial cryptocurrencies like Bitcoins today asserted that it's "business as usual" hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley declared such instruments as illegal.
- Jan 25, 2018 05:54 PM IST
Gold is less volatile, has a more liquid market, traded in an established regulatory framework and has little overlap with cryptocurrencies on sources of demand/supply, says WGC.
- Jan 16, 2018 06:00 PM IST
The hackers on Saturday hijacked the server that hosts BlackWallet, a web-based wallet application that stores lumens, and stole 669,920 from users' accounts, the BBC reported.
- Jan 15, 2018 03:45 PM IST
The Bitcoin value, that had rose up to 1500 percent by the end of last year, has fallen drastically since then
- Jan 12, 2018 04:34 PM IST
The story of the meteoric rise in Bitcoin's valuation was punctuated by a steep decline in its dominance. This coincided with the rise of Ether, Ripple and Bitcoin Cash. Moneycontrol presents an analysis of the trend
- Jan 11, 2018 05:54 PM IST
By 10 o'clock in the morning the loss was over USD 200 billion. The total market cap dropped to USD 628 billion before climbing
- Jan 10, 2018 06:15 PM IST
He said that people are investing in the currencies which are unregulated. They hope that their investment will grow manifold in a short span of time
- Jan 10, 2018 05:49 PM IST
In a tweet on Monday, the founder of an eponymous cybersecurity firm, McAfee said that he has used crypto currencies for weed, illegal drugs, porn and prostitutes, besides food and clothing
- Jan 10, 2018 01:15 PM IST
Post the announcement, the price of shares of the Eastman Kodak Company rocketed to post 117 percent rise in Tuesday’s trade
- Jan 09, 2018 06:26 PM IST
In last two days, the exchange prices of Bitcoin has dropped by over USD 2,300, from a high of USD 17,172 to USD 14,871
- Jan 05, 2018 01:17 PM IST
As per an estimate, in the world, over 37 TWh electricity is being consumed every year. This is more than the annual electricity used by about 160 countries in the world
- Jan 05, 2018 11:32 AM IST
For the most part of the last year, Ether was the second most valued cryptocurrency in the world. It was recently replaced by Ripple which has seen about 50,000 percent rise in last 12 months
- Jan 03, 2018 11:55 AM IST
About 4,700 bitcoins were stolen from wallets on its server in a hacking attempt on December 6 and the services were stopped for over 24 hours
- Dec 20, 2017 09:09 AM IST
Noting that the market was being monitored, a senior administration official said that he was not prepared to say if it needed regulations.
- Dec 15, 2017 09:06 AM IST
The Korea Blockchain Industry Association said in a statement users would only be allowed to trade virtual currency through one account after their identity has been confirmed via traditional financial institutions like banks.
- Dec 14, 2017 06:52 PM IST
This is over Rs 34,000 crore more than India's total allocated defence budget (Rs. 2.74 lakh crore) for 2017-18!
- Dec 14, 2017 12:24 PM IST
There are no dearth of naysayers but yet the cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are rocketing like never before
- Dec 12, 2017 11:09 AM IST
Though, on an average, 12.5 bitcoins are being added to the supply but this will not be constant. By design, at some point in future, the generation of anymore bitcoins will not be practically feasible
- Dec 11, 2017 11:24 AM IST
Bitcoin which has not much of a value five years back is trading at over Rs 10 lakh per bitcoin in cryptocurrency exchanges
- Dec 08, 2017 12:27 PM IST
The Solvenia based company has been active since 2014 and handed out over a billion dollars in payment to its customers, the founders said
- Dec 08, 2017 10:59 AM IST
Bitcoin's story in India has been punctuated by cautions from the apex bank and finance ministry. They have become more frequent now when prices have touched meteoric heights
- Dec 05, 2017 02:30 PM IST
The market cap of Ethereum — the second most valued cryptocurrency is smaller than just four Indian companies—Reliance Industries, TCS, HDFC Bank and ITC
- Nov 29, 2017 07:56 AM IST
Created in 2009, bitcoin uses encryption and a blockchain database that enables the fast and anonymous transfer of funds outside of a traditional centralized payment system.
- Nov 02, 2017 05:47 PM IST
If you had bought even 25 bitcoins at the start of the year, you would have become a crorepati by now!