May 17, 2021 06:53 PM IST
Musk has boosted crypto markets with his enthusiasm for the asset class, but has lately roiled trade by appearing to cool on bitcoin in favour of its one-time parody, dogecoin.
- May 17, 2021 01:53 PM IST
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"
- May 17, 2021 12:04 PM IST
These apps are designed to steal the victim's financial information
- May 17, 2021 09:13 AM IST
Following the tweet, bitcoin prices fell sharply to $44,000, their lowest levels since February 2021.
- May 16, 2021 02:00 PM IST
Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is up 77.9 percent from the year's low of $27,734 on January 4, and down 24 percent from the year's high of $64,895.22 hit on April 14.
- May 14, 2021 10:12 PM IST
The relief fund currently accepts donations in the form of cryptocurrencies which include Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Solana, Tezos, Cosmos, Dogecoin, etc. Co-founder of Polygon Sandeep Nailwal even mentioned their addresses via a tweet series.
- May 14, 2021 05:32 PM IST
Following Musk's tweets, Dogecoin’s value jumped by as much as 18 percent, with its market cap spiked by $10 billion. Compared to a day earlier, Dogecoin’s value is still coasting about 11 percent higher.
- May 14, 2021 04:18 PM IST
There are vocal critics on both sides that make some solid arguments
- May 14, 2021 03:24 PM IST
In February, after reading a Reddit thread about Dogecoin’s potential, Glauber Contessoto decided to go all in.
- May 14, 2021 10:46 AM IST
"To be clear, I strongly believe in crypto, but it can't drive a massive increase in fossil fuel use, especially coal," Elon Musk tweeted on May 13.
- May 14, 2021 09:15 AM IST
Shiba Inu coin or SHIB, the self-proclaimed "dogecoin killer", was created in August 2020 by somoene who uses the name Ryoshi.
- May 13, 2021 04:39 PM IST
What has captured the fantasy of prominent figures around the world, from Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to artist Grimes is the promise of permanence, originality, ownership, singularity and uniqueness attached with these NFTs.
- May 13, 2021 11:47 AM IST
Here are some of the steps that have pushed the world's largest cryptocurrency closer to the mainstream this year.
- May 13, 2021 11:21 AM IST
We are concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of any fuel, Musk said.
- May 13, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Buterin, who recently became the world’s youngest crypto billionaire at the age of 27, donated 500 ETH and over 50 trillion Shiba Inu, a meme coin, worth around $1.14 billion at the time of the transaction, to India COVID-Crypto Relief Fund, set up by Indian tech entrepreneur Sandeep Nailwal.
- May 13, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Musk said Tesla would not sell any bitcoin and intends to use bitcoin for transactions as soon as mining transitions to more sustainable energy.
- May 11, 2021 12:26 PM IST
Since the advent of the parody cryptocurrency in 2013, it has witnessed various bouts of pump-and-dump, a scheme to boost prices of a security based on false, misleading, or greatly exaggerated statements. And this time it seems no different.
- May 11, 2021 11:34 AM IST
SpaceX and Tesla chief Elon Musk's favourite cryptocurrency Dogecoin has gone up more than 130 times this year.
- May 11, 2021 09:04 AM IST
Top comments under the post joked about the possibility of Zuckerberg “selling 1 Bitcoin”, while others began commenting on the value of Bitcoin at the time of the tech mogul’s post.
- May 10, 2021 09:04 PM IST
- May 10, 2021 07:20 PM IST
Ripple is just one of a long list of cryptocurrency companies scrambling for influence in Washington
- May 10, 2021 05:25 PM IST
Ethereum, the second-largest coin by market capitalisation, jumped more than 6 percent to just below $4,175, and was last up around 2 percent.
- May 10, 2021 10:09 AM IST
Ether, traded using the ethereum blockchain, has soared almost 450% in 2021. It last bought $4,038 on the Binance exchange.
- May 10, 2021 09:29 AM IST
In response, WazirX said that the delay in accepting funds was due to a "network issue at our banking partner's end," adding that the money that was debited from traders' accounts would be credited back ASAP. "Your funds are safe," assured the exchange.
- May 09, 2021 11:19 AM IST
Dogecoin is trading at $0.55, according to Coindesk. The price is down 23% on a 24-hour basis.