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  • IMF official suggests central banks to compete with cryptocurrencies Jun 04, 2018 06:06 PM IST

    IMF official suggests central banks to compete with cryptocurrencies

    His suggestion is important in case there is a wider adoption of the cryptocurrencies. In such a scenario, the central banks would lose their control over a large part of monetary economy

  • Japan's SBI Holdings launches first bank-backed crypto exchange Jun 04, 2018 01:50 PM IST

    Japan's SBI Holdings launches first bank-backed crypto exchange

    SBI Holdings first entered into cryptocurrency market in October 2016 with the launch of its wholly-owned subsidiary- SBI Virtual Currencies

  • Cryptocurrency addiction: It's for real and a Scottish clinic offers rehab as well Jun 01, 2018 08:05 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency addiction: It's for real and a Scottish clinic offers rehab as well

    Cryptocurrency traders get addicted to the volatility of prices which can create a ‘high’, especially when they buy or trade a winning currency

  • Within two weeks of launch, Chinese finance app removes crypto price tracking feature Jun 01, 2018 05:10 PM IST

    Within two weeks of launch, Chinese finance app removes crypto price tracking feature

    The app is used by 11 million daily active users, according to company’s financial statement filed with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange

  • Hackers demand $1m in Ripple coins after gaining access to sensitive bank data May 31, 2018 03:59 PM IST

    Hackers demand $1m in Ripple coins after gaining access to sensitive bank data

    It was not clear however if the hackers wanted the ransom equivalent in US dollar terms or Canadian dollars

  • Spanish central bank governor says cryptocurrencies pose 'more risks than benefits' May 25, 2018 06:25 PM IST

    Spanish central bank governor says cryptocurrencies pose 'more risks than benefits'

    Spain, like almost all European countries, does not recognise cryptocurrencies as legal tender

  • Australian investors lost over Rs 13 crore in cryptocurrency scams in 2017 May 22, 2018 05:03 PM IST

    Australian investors lost over Rs 13 crore in cryptocurrency scams in 2017

    The scale of scams grew in tandem with the price of cryptocurrencies

  • China uncovers $47m cryptocurrency ponzi scheme based on tea-backed tokens May 18, 2018 05:36 PM IST

    China uncovers $47m cryptocurrency ponzi scheme based on tea-backed tokens

    The authority had earlier fined the firms $20 million for disseminating false claims in advertisements

  • Amid ups and downs, $10K remains elusive for bitcoin May 14, 2018 12:44 PM IST

    Amid ups and downs, $10K remains elusive for bitcoin

    As it has been the trend, other leading cryptocurrency have followed the similar pattern of growth

  • Crypto miners hack 2,000 computers at Aditya Birla Group May 11, 2018 11:35 AM IST

    Crypto miners hack 2,000 computers at Aditya Birla Group

    The report suggests that more than 2,000 computers of various group companies were targeted by hackers for cryptojacking

  • Nearly 350 websites infected by in a mass cryptojacking campaign May 09, 2018 07:11 PM IST

    Nearly 350 websites infected by in a mass cryptojacking campaign

    All websites were infected using the same method. A malicious code was injected into the JavaScript library of the website

  • Delhi police raid cryptocurrency mining unit in Dehradun, seize equipment May 08, 2018 01:39 PM IST

    Delhi police raid cryptocurrency mining unit in Dehradun, seize equipment

    The 4,000 sq ft complex in Dehradun employed about 100 mining rigs minting Ethereum

  • Gujarat bitcoin case: Rs 25 lakh recovered from Ex-BJP MLA's aide May 08, 2018 07:30 AM IST

    Gujarat bitcoin case: Rs 25 lakh recovered from Ex-BJP MLA's aide

    Cash worth Rs 25 lakh was today recovered from former BJP MLA Nalin Kotadia's aide by Gujarat CID (crime) officials probing the case of alleged "looting" of 176 bitcoins worth over Rs 9 crore from a builder in apparent connivance with policemen, a senior officer said.

  • New chief of South Korean financial watchdog to go softer on cryptocurrency market May 07, 2018 06:27 PM IST

    New chief of South Korean financial watchdog to go softer on cryptocurrency market

    Suk-heun has a reputation of a reformist in South Korea and hence is expected to come with changes which will have a positive impact on the industry.

  • A malicious Chrome extension is using Facebook Messenger to target cryptocurrency users May 04, 2018 06:15 PM IST

    A malicious Chrome extension is using Facebook Messenger to target cryptocurrency users

    Trend Micro said they had also detected one bitcoin transaction compromised by FacexWorm

  • India's cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban May 04, 2018 03:00 PM IST

    India's cryptocurrency investors bet trading will survive bank ban

    Exchange operators, investors and analysts say people are rushing to take advantage of a three-month window the RBI has given banks to sever ties with cryptocurrency traders and exchanges.

  • Crypto-exchange Coincheck had earned profits of $490m before massive heist Apr 27, 2018 03:30 PM IST

    Crypto-exchange Coincheck had earned profits of $490m before massive heist

    Incidentally, the Japanese company lost NEM coins, a token used on NEM blockchain platform, worth over $500 million in a hacking incident in late January

  • Japan's Coincheck posts $433 million writedown in year to March Apr 26, 2018 11:06 AM IST

    Japan's Coincheck posts $433 million writedown in year to March

    Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc recorded an estimated writedown of 47.3 billion yen (USD 432.56 million) for the year ended March, its parent Monex Group Inc said on Thursday.

  • We are planning for an ICO of $25 million soon: Akash Aggarwal, CEO, Alluma Apr 24, 2018 04:58 PM IST

    We are planning for an ICO of $25 million soon: Akash Aggarwal, CEO, Alluma

    The company was launched in 2017 and has raised seed funding of around USD 1 million for its operations

  • British finance expert sues Facebook for publishing fishy cryptocurrency ads Apr 24, 2018 03:45 PM IST

    British finance expert sues Facebook for publishing fishy cryptocurrency ads

    Lewis said that the adverts have links to fake news articles which look like the reputed news portals such as BBC

  • Bitcoin, Ripple rise sharply again: Is there a way to invest despite RBI clampdown? Apr 24, 2018 11:19 AM IST

    Bitcoin, Ripple rise sharply again: Is there a way to invest despite RBI clampdown?

    Crypto players say that there is still a possibility of taking positions in India without making or receiving payments in actually currency.

  • Bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP arrested by Gujarat CID Apr 23, 2018 10:50 PM IST

    Bitcoin extortion case: Amreli SP arrested by Gujarat CID

    Jagdish Patel, the SP of Amreli district, was arrested by the CID-Crime after he was questioned throughout the day at the department's office in Gandhinagar, he said.

  • Bitcoin rises again! USD10K in sight as cryptocurrency surges 36% in April Apr 23, 2018 01:33 PM IST

    Bitcoin rises again! USD10K in sight as cryptocurrency surges 36% in April

    If the steady rise in its price continues, by the end of the month, bitcoin is expected to climb to $10,000 which it last touched on March 8

  • Court seeks RBI, govt response after crypto exchange challenges central bank circular Apr 23, 2018 11:35 AM IST

    Court seeks RBI, govt response after crypto exchange challenges central bank circular

    The Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Centre, the RBI and the GST Council on a plea challenging a circular which prohibits banks and financial institutions from providing any service in relation to virtual currencies such as 'cryptocurrencies'.

  • Philippines boxer Manny Pacquiao to launch his own cryptocurrency Apr 20, 2018 05:12 PM IST

    Philippines boxer Manny Pacquiao to launch his own cryptocurrency

    The Filipino senator is also the 20th highest paid athlete of all time, according to a list released by Forbes last year

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