Feb 07, 2018 08:10 PM IST
According to the complaint, the lack of adequate security on T-Mobile paved way for hackers to transfer his number to another carrier without his consent and steal virtual currency worth thousands of dollars
- Feb 07, 2018 11:47 AM IST
The largest cryptocurrency in the world opened at around USD 7,054 and had hit an intra-day high of USD 7,850.70 according to coinmarketcap.com.
- Feb 06, 2018 06:07 PM IST
The department has found that there is no clarity on investments made by many people, which means they have not declared them properly, CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra said.
- Feb 06, 2018 05:28 PM IST
In December, the income tax department issued few lakh notices to those who had invested in virtual currencies and had also conducted pan-India survey at their exchanges
- Feb 06, 2018 10:36 AM IST
The virtual currency fell to $6,190 for the first time since mid-November, according to Bloomberg News, and represents the latest hammering for a unit that saw a stratospheric 26-fold rise last year.
- Feb 06, 2018 08:07 AM IST
On the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange, bitcoin fell as low as $6,853.53 in early afternoon trading in New York. That marked a fall of more than half from a peak of almost $20,000 hit in December.
- Feb 05, 2018 06:13 PM IST
One of the motive of the project is to include those people who would otherwise be uncomfortable in donating but can do so by virtue of their devices
- Feb 05, 2018 05:36 PM IST
Samsung has already been in the industry of manufacturing GPU chips which are used not only in handling a computer’s graphics requirements but can also mine cryptocurrencies.
- Feb 05, 2018 04:42 PM IST
On December 18, Bitcoin had reached a record high of $19,511 and experts predicted that it would cross $20,000. However, it lost more than half of its value since then.
- Feb 05, 2018 02:58 PM IST
The moves were outlined in a report Sunday by Financial News, a publication under the People's Bank of China, which said the aim was to snuff out the "dying cinders" of cryptocurrency trading and initial coin offerings "which are glowing once more".
- Feb 05, 2018 02:02 PM IST
In last seven days, the currency has dropped by 26 percent. On January 29, Bitcoin was trading at USD 11,300 level which is now at USD 8,200 level
- Feb 05, 2018 10:58 AM IST
"North Korea sent emails that could hack into cryptocurrency exchanges and their customers' private information and stole (cryptocurrency) worth billions of won," said Kim Byung-kee, a member of South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee.
- Feb 02, 2018 06:30 PM IST
Experts feel that the Government should calibrate proposed regulation on cryptocurrency industry in a manner that it does not stifle innovation in an emerging sector.
- Feb 02, 2018 03:55 PM IST
The Income Tax Department has issued "few lakh" notices to those who have put their funds in bitcoins and it is working to obtain taxes that are due on these investments, the CBDT chief said.
- Feb 02, 2018 03:32 PM IST
As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley came down strongly on cryptocurrency in his Budget 2018 speech, here is what lies in store.
- Feb 02, 2018 01:22 PM IST
The Coincheck hack follows at least three multi-million dollar heists in 2017 including USD 63 million at NiceHash
- 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.
- Feb 01, 2018 03:30 PM IST
While the government will come down heavily on transactions through cryptocurrencies, allocation for Digital India is proposed to be doubled.
- Feb 01, 2018 12:38 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said all crypto currencies, which include bitcoins, are illegal and the government will take all measures to eliminate their use.
- Feb 01, 2018 12:14 PM IST
There have been reports that several banks have frozen account cryptocurrency exchanges in India, while the registrar of companies (ROC) has stopped registering companies intending to act as such exchanges
- Feb 01, 2018 09:33 AM IST
Cryptocurrencies has made millionaires, even billionaires of the people who invested in in its early years, but the economy regulatory bodies of India are still wary.
- Jan 31, 2018 09:51 AM IST
The statement said domestic investors bought 1.7 billion won worth of cryptocurrencies, which they sent to overseas partner companies through virtual wallets. The transfers were then converted back into fiat currencies, which amount to unrecorded capital outflows.
- Jan 30, 2018 10:07 PM IST
The location of the account was not yet known and McDonald could not yet confirm how much of the stolen coins had been spent.
- Jan 30, 2018 01:55 PM IST
The most famous among all, bitcoin has been seeing a huge traction lately even as its prices have been extremely volatile, surging to close to USD 20,000 per unit a few weeks ago but only to fall below USD 10,000 soon after.
- Jan 29, 2018 07:39 PM IST
The robbery happened on January 22 at the couple's home in the village of Moulsford in southeast England, according to the Daily Mail, which said the cryptocurrency crime was the first of its kind.