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  • Winklevoss brothers grab another crypto investment patent Jun 22, 2018 09:05 PM IST

    Winklevoss brothers grab another crypto investment patent

    Winklevoss brothers had won a patent last month for a system that settles transactions for ETPs tied to cryptocurrencies.

  • Now, travellers can swap leftover euros at Amsterdam airport for crypto Jun 22, 2018 08:51 PM IST

    Now, travellers can swap leftover euros at Amsterdam airport for crypto

    Schiphol airport in Amsterdam has introduced a whole new service which has given the fellow travellers a solution and an ease of access to the whole leftover money exchange chaos.

  • Bithumb to partner with cryptocurrency exchanges to recover losses due to hack Jun 22, 2018 05:44 PM IST

    Bithumb to partner with cryptocurrency exchanges to recover losses due to hack

    The South Korean exchange suffered a security breach in their exchange resulting in losses of around 35 billion Korean Won, equivalent to $31.5 million.

  • US Supreme Court judge: As how we view money changes, perhaps one day employees will be paid in bitcoin Jun 22, 2018 05:12 PM IST

    US Supreme Court judge: As how we view money changes, perhaps one day employees will be paid in bitcoin

    Though the opinions expressed by a Supreme Court judge may not affect the validity of bitcoin, it certainly gives a glimmer of hope, given the stature of the institution

  • France issues a warning to citizens against using unauthorised cryptocurrency platforms Jun 21, 2018 06:46 PM IST

    France issues a warning to citizens against using unauthorised cryptocurrency platforms

    Presently, France is creating a legal framework for initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalised next year.

  • Grammy award winner Akon to launch cryptocurrency 'Akoin' Jun 21, 2018 03:50 PM IST

    Grammy award winner Akon to launch cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

    Akon plans to build his own 'Crypto City', where all the transactions will be carried out in cryptocurrencies, in order to improve Africa's living condition.

  • Bitcoin is 'not for me', says Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Jun 20, 2018 08:25 PM IST

    Bitcoin is 'not for me', says Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

    Blankfein, however, did not want to dismiss cryptocurrencies completely.

  • SEC threats prompt John McAfee to refrain from promoting ICOs Jun 20, 2018 04:27 PM IST

    SEC threats prompt John McAfee to refrain from promoting ICOs

    Earlier in April, McAfee had revealed that he charges $105,000 per tweet to promote cryptocurrency projects and products.

  • TRON's Justin Sun to buy BitTorrent for $140 million Jun 20, 2018 03:52 PM IST

    TRON's Justin Sun to buy BitTorrent for $140 million

    TRON is a blockchain based startup founded by Justin Sun, who has previously worked for Ripple.

  • Use of blockchain for retail transactions would cripple the Internet: Central Bank overseer Jun 19, 2018 06:02 PM IST

    Use of blockchain for retail transactions would cripple the Internet: Central Bank overseer

    The report also blamed the electricity use in bitcoin mining as one of the hindrances for its scalability

  • Nishiawakura, a Japanese village is turning to cryptocurrencies to strengthen its economy Jun 19, 2018 04:41 PM IST

    Nishiawakura, a Japanese village is turning to cryptocurrencies to strengthen its economy

    The village unveiled its plans to launch a regional initial coin offering last week as a way to secure funding.

  • Rich people become cryptocurrency fans, want better advice: Survey Jun 19, 2018 11:40 AM IST

    Rich people become cryptocurrency fans, want better advice: Survey

    Rich people's enthusiasm for digital currencies swelled last year, with 29 percent of millionaires expressing a high degree of interest in buying or holding cryptocurrencies and nearly 27 percent somewhat interested.

  • Bank of International Settlements to publish two chapters on cryptocurrency Jun 18, 2018 11:24 PM IST

    Bank of International Settlements to publish two chapters on cryptocurrency

    The report will follow the bank's most recent quarterly review, which warned that "many cryptocurrencies are ultimately get-rich-quick schemes."

  • Thailand may approve 5 initial coin offerings this month Jun 15, 2018 10:29 PM IST

    Thailand may approve 5 initial coin offerings this month

    The token sales, however, might have to wait until a royal decree finalised last month comes into force

  • Market manipulation by Tether created the 2017 Bitcoin spike: Reports Jun 15, 2018 03:27 PM IST

    Market manipulation by Tether created the 2017 Bitcoin spike: Reports

    According to their analysis, half of the cryptocurrency value spike took place within hours after a batch of Tether coins began hitting cryptocurrency exchanges.

  • Apple restricts apps from handling and sharing user's information including contact lists Jun 14, 2018 03:18 PM IST

    Apple restricts apps from handling and sharing user's information including contact lists

    The new guidelines now ask the developers to get user consent for any information access from the phone, and selling user data to a third party is completely prohibited.

  • No committee was set up to explore risks behind crytptocurrency technology: RBI Jun 13, 2018 06:45 PM IST

    No committee was set up to explore risks behind crytptocurrency technology: RBI

    The RTI application was filed after the central bank passed a diktat banning entities under its regulation to cease dealing in the cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin drops below $6500, stone’s throw from 2018 low Jun 13, 2018 12:43 PM IST

    Bitcoin drops below $6500, stone’s throw from 2018 low

    At the time of reporting, Ethereum was trading at $496 and Ripple was exchanging hands at $0.55

  • Little-known Estonian firm informs SEC about raising $180 million in token sale Jun 12, 2018 06:05 PM IST

    Little-known Estonian firm informs SEC about raising $180 million in token sale

    According to initial reports, the company will be distributing GoWeb tokens to their pre-investors.

  • Ethereum Classic spikes 25 percent on Coinbase listing news Jun 12, 2018 05:27 PM IST

    Ethereum Classic spikes 25 percent on Coinbase listing news

    This is an interesting decision by Coinbase, especially since in January and March they had declared that they were not considering adding any new assets.

  • South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hacked, bitcoin prices drop Jun 11, 2018 09:10 PM IST

    South Korean cryptocurrency exchange hacked, bitcoin prices drop

    Coinrail said that its system was hit by "cyber intrusion" on Sunday, which caused a loss of around 30 percent of the coins traded on the exchange.

  • Cryptocurrency market will soon be over $20 trillion in size: Former Goldman Sachs trader Jun 11, 2018 09:01 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency market will soon be over $20 trillion in size: Former Goldman Sachs trader

    For the former trader's assumption to prove true, the cryptocurrency market will need to see a 20-fold increase from its all-time capitalisation of $900 billion

  • Cryptocurrency has its place; no state can have its own cryptocurrency: Putin Jun 11, 2018 08:47 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency has its place; no state can have its own cryptocurrency: Putin

    Putin also pointed out how cryptocurrency cannot be a means of payment or saving because digital money is basically not backed by anything

  • Binance best cryptocurrency exchange, security major concerns for traders: Survey Jun 11, 2018 01:12 PM IST

    Binance best cryptocurrency exchange, security major concerns for traders: Survey

    The survey highlighted that security was a major concern for traders while dealing with crypto-exchanges

  • Bitcoin drops to two-month low, trading below USD 7,000 Jun 11, 2018 12:22 PM IST

    Bitcoin drops to two-month low, trading below USD 7,000

    The total market capitalisation of cryptocurrencies also plummeted to $296 billion on Monday from $344 billion on Sunday

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