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  • Cryptocurrency exchange Binance offers $250K bounty for a tip off about hackers Mar 13, 2018 04:59 PM IST

    Cryptocurrency exchange Binance offers $250K bounty for a tip off about hackers

    The company had reported a hacking attempt, though it said that all funds were safe and no funds had been stolen

  • French company launches heater which warms the room while mining cryptocurrencies Mar 13, 2018 11:16 AM IST

    French company launches heater which warms the room while mining cryptocurrencies

    The company, along with the heater, also provides a smartphone app which keeps track of the cryptocurrencies mined by the device as well as the market

  • Hacked Japan crypto exchange refunds customers Mar 13, 2018 09:50 AM IST

    Hacked Japan crypto exchange refunds customers

    The company said it used its own funds to reimburse about 46.6 billion yen ($440 million) to all 260,000 customers who lost their holdings of NEM, a leading cryptocurrency.

  • Japan punishes cryptocurrency exchanges after hack Mar 08, 2018 09:10 AM IST

    Japan punishes cryptocurrency exchanges after hack

    The Financial Services Agency (FSA) said in a statement it had ordered FSHO and Bit Station, exchanges based in Yokohama and Nagoya, to temporarily halt their operations for a month from today.

  • Lawsuit filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase over BCH insider trading Mar 07, 2018 04:27 PM IST

    Lawsuit filed against cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase over BCH insider trading

    The lawsuit alleges that Coinbase customers lost millions as the exchange tipped off its employees and a few customers about the impending launch of bitcoin cash (BCH) trading before the formal announcement

  • Shady Chinese ICO puts actor Ryan Gosling's image as team member, claims to have raised USD 830K Mar 06, 2018 04:54 PM IST

    Shady Chinese ICO puts actor Ryan Gosling's image as team member, claims to have raised USD 830K

    Scamming is an art. It takes a lot of effort and brain to rob people of their money. Well, does it?

  • Security expert says North Korea may have raked up to USD 200m in bitcoin transactions last year Mar 06, 2018 01:08 PM IST

    Security expert says North Korea may have raked up to USD 200m in bitcoin transactions last year

    The former NSA expert said that North Korea was obtaining digital currencies either by mining or hacking

  • Blockchain in India: Moving beyond the rhetoric Mar 05, 2018 05:18 PM IST

    Blockchain in India: Moving beyond the rhetoric

    India is keen to work on innovative solutions to promote inclusion, to empower masses and to do so at a faster pace.

  • Cryptocurrency rules will be done country-by-country at first: Mark Carney Mar 03, 2018 08:05 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency rules will be done country-by-country at first: Mark Carney

    Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that rules for governing cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin were likely to be introduced on a country-by-country basis before any international push.

  • Put Aadhaar on blockchain, use tech to revolutionise industry: Expert Mar 01, 2018 06:47 PM IST

    Put Aadhaar on blockchain, use tech to revolutionise industry: Expert

    Don Tapscott feels blockchain is the “second era of the Internet.

  • Here's what Bill Gates has to say about cryptocurrencies Mar 01, 2018 02:00 PM IST

    Here's what Bill Gates has to say about cryptocurrencies

    Gates alluded to the use of cryptocurrencies for buying illegal drugs like fentanyl and said that the anonymity it provides is not a good thing

  • Lawsuit alleges self proclaimed 'Satoshi' Craig Wright stole $5bn worth of bitcoins from his partner Feb 28, 2018 07:03 PM IST

    Lawsuit alleges self proclaimed 'Satoshi' Craig Wright stole $5bn worth of bitcoins from his partner

    The plaintiff, Ira Kleiman, David Kleiman’s brother and the personal representative of his estate sought the return of those bitcoins which could be worth over USD 10 billion as of now

  • Venezuela raises USD 735m on first day of pre-sale of its cyptocurrency, to launch another based on gold Feb 22, 2018 12:41 PM IST

    Venezuela raises USD 735m on first day of pre-sale of its cyptocurrency, to launch another based on gold

    Despite the encouraging claims, the investors are wary of Venezuela's ability to manage the cryptocurrencies

  • Liberland: The newly formed ‘nation’ running on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Feb 21, 2018 03:01 PM IST

    Liberland: The newly formed ‘nation’ running on Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

    The finances of the nation depend on cryptocurrency donations chiefly in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

  • ‘Cryptocurencies could drop to near-zero any time’: Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin Feb 21, 2018 12:25 PM IST

    ‘Cryptocurencies could drop to near-zero any time’: Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin

    Buterin is not the first person to give such advice. A similar bugle was sounded by Berkshire Hathaway’s chairman Warren Buffet earlier this year

  • Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency Feb 21, 2018 10:33 AM IST

    Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency

    A total of 100 million Petros will go on sale, with an initial value set at USD 60, based on the price of a barrel of Venezuelan crude in mid-January -- but subject to change.

  • South Korea's cryptocurrency industry welcomes regulator's dramatic change of heart Feb 21, 2018 08:52 AM IST

    South Korea's cryptocurrency industry welcomes regulator's dramatic change of heart

    The regulator said on Tuesday that it hopes to see South Korea -- which has become a hub for cryptocurrency trade -- normalise the virtual coin business in a self-regulatory environment.

  • SBI Card cautions customers against Bitcoin investment Feb 20, 2018 04:19 PM IST

    SBI Card cautions customers against Bitcoin investment

    SBI Card today cautioned customers of risks associated with bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, but did not ban use of its credit card for such investments.

  • BoE's Mark Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency Feb 20, 2018 11:07 AM IST

    BoE's Mark Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency

    Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday.

  • US Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules Feb 19, 2018 08:30 PM IST

    US Congress sets sights on federal cryptocurrency rules

    Even free-market Republican conservatives, normally wary of government red tape, said regulation could be needed if cryptocurrencies threaten the US economy.

  • Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility Feb 15, 2018 07:50 PM IST

    Number of crypto hedge funds soars amid bitcoin volatility

    The firm recorded a record high of 226 global hedge funds with such a strategy, up from 110 global hedge funds as of Oct. 18. That itself was up from 55 funds at Aug. 29 and just 37 at the start of 2017

  • Are Cryptocurrencies right mode of investment for Indian investors? Feb 13, 2018 09:47 AM IST

    Are Cryptocurrencies right mode of investment for Indian investors?

    India’s central bank, The Reserve Bank of India, has a group studying whether digital currencies backed by global central banks can be used as legal tender.

  • Cryptocurrency traders to file lawsuit against Coincheck on Thursday: Lawyer Feb 13, 2018 08:46 AM IST

    Cryptocurrency traders to file lawsuit against Coincheck on Thursday: Lawyer

    The ten traders will file a lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court over Coincheck freezing withdrawals of cryptocurrencies, Hiromu Mochizuki, a lawyer representing the plaintiffs, told Reuters.

  • Japan in rush to create cryptocurrency rules after $530 mn Coincheck heist Feb 12, 2018 01:16 PM IST

    Japan in rush to create cryptocurrency rules after $530 mn Coincheck heist

    After the Mt. Gox cryptocurrency exchange was stung by a half-billion dollar theft in 2014, Japanese regulators swung into action.

  • US, UK government websites infected with Crypto-Mining malware: Report Feb 12, 2018 08:06 AM IST

    US, UK government websites infected with Crypto-Mining malware: Report

    More than 4,200 sites were infected with a malicious version of a widely used tool known as Browsealoud from British software maker Texthelp, which reads out webpages for people with vision problems, according to The Register.

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