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  • CFTC official says cryptocurrencies are here to stay; could transform economic landscape Jun 07, 2018 06:34 PM IST

    CFTC official says cryptocurrencies are here to stay; could transform economic landscape

    Benham also warned talking about the flip-side of cryptocurrencies if they are not properly regulated.

  • Coinbase says it's 'on track' to become a regulated securities firm Jun 07, 2018 03:52 PM IST

    Coinbase says it's 'on track' to become a regulated securities firm

    Chief Operating Officer and President Asiff Hirji wrote, "if approved, Coinbase will soon be capable of offering blockchain-based securities, under the oversight of the US SEC and FINRA."

  • Sherpa dies on Mount Everest during a cryptocurrency promotion stunt Jun 06, 2018 09:34 PM IST

    Sherpa dies on Mount Everest during a cryptocurrency promotion stunt

    A Sherpa, who helped lead a team up Mount Everest as a part of an cryptocurrency publicity stunt for ASKfm has been presumed dead.

  • Bitfinex briefly halts trading after cyber attack Jun 06, 2018 09:14 PM IST

    Bitfinex briefly halts trading after cyber attack

    Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency trading platform briefly halted all its operations following a cyber-attack on the trading platform.

  • Russian court overturns cryptocurrency media ban Jun 06, 2018 06:26 PM IST

    Russian court overturns cryptocurrency media ban

    Russia is in the process of drawing up and passing a regulatory framework to control and govern the cryptocurrency industry

  • Cryptocurrency Ponzi scam worth Rs 500 crore busted in Mumbai Jun 05, 2018 05:08 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency Ponzi scam worth Rs 500 crore busted in Mumbai

    The fraud was carried out by Flinstone Group, where its employees, posing as innovators, lured in customers

  • Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple: Here are the top 10 cryptocurrencies at the moment Jun 05, 2018 01:37 PM IST

    Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple: Here are the top 10 cryptocurrencies at the moment

    Top three tokens are based on sound and promising products. Bitcoin and Ethereum are blockchain platforms, whereas Ripple is a payment protocol

  • Apple co-founder Wozniak backs Jack Dorsey's views on Bitcoin as web's native currency Jun 05, 2018 12:00 PM IST

    Apple co-founder Wozniak backs Jack Dorsey's views on Bitcoin as web's native currency

    The Woz also said that other cryptocurrencies lack one or the other aspect of bitcoin.

  • Cryptocurrency may soon be considered a commodity on Indonesia’s Stock Exchange Jun 05, 2018 11:57 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency may soon be considered a commodity on Indonesia’s Stock Exchange

    The Indonesian government plans to issue supporting regulations that will enable them to manage taxation as well as prevent money laundering, currency exchange companies and terrorism financing

  • 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.

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