Feb 19, 2021 09:42 PM IST
Chandra R Srikanth, the Tech, Startup and New Economy editor in conversation with Balaji S Srinivasan, Investor and Entrepreneur; R Gandhi; former Deputy Governor, RBI; Rashmi Deshpande, Partner, Khaitan & Co; Sumit Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CoinDCX; and Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO, WazirX.
- Feb 19, 2021 09:01 PM IST
While talks of a bitcoin ban have been swirling around, experts stressed that regulation is far more important and welcome, and everyone would lose from a bitcoin ban.
- Feb 19, 2021 04:45 PM IST
When asked which technological advancement the world could do without, Bill Gates responded saying: “The way cryptocurrency works today allows for certain criminal activities. It would be good to get rid of that.”
- Feb 19, 2021 02:01 PM IST
A-list panel to discuss and debate the topic ‘Cryptocurrencies Ban-Will India Lose Out?’ Balaji S Srinivasan, Investor and Entrepreneur; R Gandhi; Former Deputy Governor, and Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO, WazirX, among speakers.
- Feb 17, 2021 10:35 PM IST
Despite the flurry of mainstream acceptance this year, some analysts warned that bitcoin was still far from becoming a widely used form of payment.
- Feb 16, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Bitcoin hit a new high of $50,000, and was last up 3.9 percent at $49,891. It has risen around 72 percent so far this year.
- Feb 15, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Bitcoin isn’t so much a bubble as “the last functioning fire alarm” warning us of some very big geopolitical changes ahead
- Feb 15, 2021 08:55 AM IST
Elon Musk, the world's richest person, has frequently praised meme-inspired digital currency Dogecoin in his tweets.
- Feb 15, 2021 08:11 AM IST
Bitcoin recently stood at $48,800 on Sunday morning, up 3.2%. It had traded as high as $49,714 earlier in the day. The cryptocurrency is up around 70% year to date.
- Feb 14, 2021 01:23 PM IST
On February 8, Tesla said in a filing it had purchased $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and might start accepting it as a form of payment in the "near future".
- Feb 14, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Automaker Tesla recently said it had bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin, and might start accepting it as a form of payment for its products in the "near future".
- Feb 13, 2021 06:35 PM IST
The author of 'The Black Swan' says the reason why he feels bitcoin 'is a failure (at least for now)' is that a currency is never supposed to be more volatile than what you can buy or sell with it.
- Feb 12, 2021 07:31 PM IST
Bitcoin is now the talk of every global financial market as the digital currency is seeing a huge trading frenzy. With Tesla acquiring $1.5 billion of the cryptocurrency and planning to use the digital currency as their payment method, is the demand here to stay? How can you buy bitcoin and is it even legal in India? What are the risks associated? Have your questions answered in this special chat with Blockchain Lawyer Varun, Unocoin CEO Sathvik Vishwanath, and WaxirX founder Nischal Shetty.
- Feb 12, 2021 05:37 PM IST
There is more to cryptocurrency market than Bitcoin. Take a look…
- Feb 11, 2021 08:30 PM IST
The new unit at BNY Mellon, called the Digital Assets unit, is expected to roll out the offerings later this year, the bank said.
- Feb 11, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Parekh's comments come at a time when there is a lot of uncertainty on the future of cryptocurrencies and Bitcoins in India.
- Feb 10, 2021 10:53 PM IST
Bought some dogecoin for lil X, so he can be a toddler hodler, said the Tesla and SpaceX CEO on Twitter.
- Feb 10, 2021 04:58 PM IST
'The attacks orchestrated by this criminal gang targeted thousands of victims throughout 2020, including famous internet influencers, sport stars, musicians and their families,' the agency said in a statement.
- Feb 10, 2021 01:56 PM IST
They believe it makes sense to regulate rather than proscribe one of the fastest growing sectors in fintech globally; to consider a draconian piece of legislation will deprive investors and entrepreneurs of participating in a great wealth creation opportunity
- Feb 09, 2021 08:12 PM IST
Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in popular cryptocurrency bitcoin. Amid reports that India may prohibit cryptocurrencies, we take a look at Tesla’s bitcoin investment, India’s stand on cryptocurrency, reasons for the government’s scepticism, and more.
- Feb 09, 2021 04:54 PM IST
Replying to a question in the Upper House, Anurag Thakur said regulatory bodies like RBI and SEBI do not have any legal framework to directly regulate crypto currencies as they are not currencies, assets, securities or commodities issued by identifiable users.
- Feb 09, 2021 09:49 AM IST
This year's Traders Carnival will also focus on the hottest trend in trading: Cryptocurrency. The asset class which had outsmarted every other asset class in 2020 has got most of us excited.
- Feb 09, 2021 08:00 AM IST
Experts said they would not be surprised by a closer look from regulators given Musk's bumpy past with watchdogs.
- Feb 08, 2021 07:34 PM IST
The cryptocurrency is up around 50 percent since the start of the year.
- Feb 06, 2021 07:20 AM IST
The fraudster had been sentenced to more than two years in jail for covertly installing software on other computers to harness their power to "mine" or produce bitcoin.