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  • Y Ventures Group becomes first public firm to launch an ICO in Singapore Aug 13, 2018 04:26 PM IST

    Y Ventures Group becomes first public firm to launch an ICO in Singapore

    Other public firms in Singapore have started acquiring firms and projects dealing with ICOs to break ground into the cryptocurrency space.

  • Bitcoin dominance surges above 50% for the first time in 2018 Aug 13, 2018 04:03 PM IST

    Bitcoin dominance surges above 50% for the first time in 2018

    Currently, the market capitalisation of bitcoin is 109 billion, about $4.3 billion more than all other cryptocurrencies combined

  • Centre may launch crypto tokens for financial transactions: Report Aug 10, 2018 10:42 AM IST

    Centre may launch crypto tokens for financial transactions: Report

    Unlike cryptocurrencies, a crypto token does not impact the country's monetary policy as one will have to pay physical money to buy a token

  • Opera mulls adding cryptocurrency wallet on desktop browser Aug 09, 2018 10:26 PM IST

    Opera mulls adding cryptocurrency wallet on desktop browser

    Using the smartphone’s in-built fingerprint reader, the user will be able to send payments, which eliminates the need to type long passcodes that come with a threat of being compromised.

  • ShapeShift acquires crypto tool Bitfract Aug 09, 2018 07:23 PM IST

    ShapeShift acquires crypto tool Bitfract

    Bitfract has developed a tool that makes it easier for cryptocurrency users to trade a bitcoin for multiple altcoins, thus giving them "exposure to diversified digital asset portfolios".

  • Bitcoin takes another plunge, XRP and Litecoin at year's low Aug 09, 2018 01:03 PM IST

    Bitcoin takes another plunge, XRP and Litecoin at year's low

    After a long gap, bitcoin had touched $8,000 last month. However, all hopes of its meteoric rise like last year were dashed as it tumbled in the subsequent fortnight

  • Ukraine: Election officials launch voting trials using blockchain Aug 08, 2018 11:27 PM IST

    Ukraine: Election officials launch voting trials using blockchain

    For the commission, a 'test vote' in association with NEM Foundation was created in July.

  • Cryptocurrency scam botnet discovered on Twitter Aug 08, 2018 11:21 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency scam botnet discovered on Twitter

    "We don’t consider the problem solved as research showed botnets to be still functioning and could be unravelled by straightforward analysis," researchers said.

  • Japanese crypto-exchange group submits a proposal to form a self-regulatory org Aug 07, 2018 03:06 PM IST

    Japanese crypto-exchange group submits a proposal to form a self-regulatory org

    The suggestions shared by Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) are aimed at preventing a repetition of theft and hacking incidents

  • CoinMarketCap says data-related glitch which artificially inflated price resolved Aug 06, 2018 12:24 PM IST

    CoinMarketCap says data-related glitch which artificially inflated price resolved

    The portal had acknowledged the “issue with the data” which caused the prices to show inflated as much as 1000%

  • First cryptocurrency company listed on London Stock Exchange raises Rs 224 crore Aug 06, 2018 11:28 AM IST

    First cryptocurrency company listed on London Stock Exchange raises Rs 224 crore

    A total of 156,250,000 ordinary shares were placed at 16 pence per share, valuing Argo at a market capitalisation of 47 million pound

  • Korean financial watchdog calls for use of blockchain in stock market Aug 03, 2018 01:58 PM IST

    Korean financial watchdog calls for use of blockchain in stock market

    Many stock operators across the world have unveiled blockchain based system for transacting scrips

  • Sony applies for patents for blockchain related hardware Aug 03, 2018 01:55 PM IST

    Sony applies for patents for blockchain related hardware

    Sony has been filing patent applications in the past for the use of the blockchain technology

  • Most crypto exchanges feel regulation will stave off market crash fears Aug 02, 2018 05:30 PM IST

    Most crypto exchanges feel regulation will stave off market crash fears

    The study was conducted to determine crypto exchanges' attitudes towards regulation and how the industry could move toward a more mature market

  • Cryptocurrency has set the monetary system back by 300 years: Paul Krugman Aug 02, 2018 12:45 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency has set the monetary system back by 300 years: Paul Krugman

    Krugman who has been a vocal critic of the digital currency gave a two-fold explanation pertaining to the usefulness and future of cryptocurrencies.

  • US lawmakers seek to utilise blockchain to fight spread of fungal disease Aug 01, 2018 03:58 PM IST

    US lawmakers seek to utilise blockchain to fight spread of fungal disease

    The establishment of the blockchain pilot program is one of the short goals outlined in the bill

  • Ripple partners with pop star Madonna's non-profit to raise funds for orphans in Malawi Aug 01, 2018 01:17 PM IST

    Ripple partners with pop star Madonna's non-profit to raise funds for orphans in Malawi

    Ripple, a cryptocurrency payment service, will match will match all public donations in support of the cause received from Facebook Donations page for the non-profit Raising Malawi

  • Korean police investigating $53 million ICO token scam based on a gold-rich shipwreck Aug 01, 2018 12:33 PM IST

    Korean police investigating $53 million ICO token scam based on a gold-rich shipwreck

    Despite the lack of evidence, the group attracted over 60 billion won ($53 million) in investments from around 100,000 people

  • Bears on a roll at cryptostreet as bitcoin tumbles by over $600 Aug 01, 2018 12:18 PM IST

    Bears on a roll at cryptostreet as bitcoin tumbles by over $600

    Bitcoin, during its fall, broke the crucial support price of $7,800 at around 1700 UTC and proceeded towards a free fall

  • Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase hires first chief compliance officer Jul 31, 2018 05:01 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase hires first chief compliance officer

    For the past three years Horowitz has served as global head of compliance for Pershing LLC, a subsidiary of Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Pershing handles approximately $1.8 trillion in client assets.

  • CEO of cryptocurrency mining firm absconded with $35 million investor funds Jul 31, 2018 03:57 PM IST

    CEO of cryptocurrency mining firm absconded with $35 million investor funds

    The scam came to surface when a group of investors visited the firm's facility last Friday only to find it empty with all the crypto mining machines missing

  • Poll reveals that 75% of the US investors believe bitcoin is 'very risky' Jul 31, 2018 12:58 PM IST

    Poll reveals that 75% of the US investors believe bitcoin is 'very risky'

    The study also revealed that the perception of the investors regarding cryptocurrencies changes with gender and age

  • South Korean government may cut tax sops for crypto exchanges Jul 30, 2018 05:49 PM IST

    South Korean government may cut tax sops for crypto exchanges

    The government justified this move by saying that cryptocurrency brokerage is not effective in generating added value

  • New cryptomining malware attacks corporate networks; India most affected: Kaspersky Jul 30, 2018 04:38 PM IST

    New cryptomining malware attacks corporate networks; India most affected: Kaspersky

    The malware named PowerGhost by Kaspersky Lab which unearthed it uses fileless techniques to establish the illegal miner within the victim system

  • Crypto investment firm Pantera Capital records more than 10,000 percent lifetime return: Report Jul 30, 2018 10:59 AM IST

    Crypto investment firm Pantera Capital records more than 10,000 percent lifetime return: Report

    Billed as the first bitcoin investment fund, Pantera, which also launched its own hedge fund to invest in blockchain startups, further shared their plans to travel across the US to discuss Venture Fund III and the blockchain disruption

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