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  • Dogecoin: Origin, future; can it overtake bitcoin? Jun 02, 2021 08:19 PM IST

    Dogecoin: Origin, future; can it overtake bitcoin?

    Almost everyone has heard of Dogecoin, the cryptocurrency which was created as a joke, but went on to have some value and took the crypto world by storm. But why was it created, who holds it, and is it a challenger to bitcoin? Let’s find out

  • Watch: Ethereum, the Bitcoin killer? May 31, 2021 09:06 PM IST

    Watch: Ethereum, the Bitcoin killer?

    Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin. Offering much more services than bitcoin, it is fast becoming a huge player in the crypto market. So what is Ethereum and how is it different from bitcoin? Let’s find out

  • Crypto 101: Bitcoin's origin, use and other interesting facts explained May 26, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    Crypto 101: Bitcoin's origin, use and other interesting facts explained

    Bitcoin, the first and most famous cryptocurrency is making headlines almost every day. From its skyrocketing valuations to its extremely volatile nature, the cryptocurrency has had everyone talking. So what is it? How is it created? What do you do if you own one? Let’s take a look.

  • Crypto 101: Why Bitcoin, Dogecoin & other Cryptocurrencies are falling May 24, 2021 07:34 PM IST

    Crypto 101: Why Bitcoin, Dogecoin & other Cryptocurrencies are falling

    Crypto 101 series aims to demystify concepts and developments about cryptocurrencies. In this video, we decode the factors that fueled the massive sell-off in the world of cryptocurrencies since last week.

  • Bitcoin is at a "tipping point," Citi says Mar 01, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    Bitcoin is at a "tipping point," Citi says

    Bitcoin was trading 3.9 percent higher at $46,980 on Monday, up nearly 63 percent so far this year.

  • India will make a trillion-dollar mistake by banning cryptocurrencies: Balaji Srinivasan Feb 20, 2021 03:50 PM IST

    India will make a trillion-dollar mistake by banning cryptocurrencies: Balaji Srinivasan

    "It would be a shame if India, which is looking up on so many other dimensions such as UPI, Aadhaar etc, were to make a trillion-dollar mistake by banning cryptocurrencies or by regulating it too harshly, sending its best & brightest overseas, This is a trillion-dollar decision either way", Dr Balaji S. Srinivasan, Investor & Entrepreneur at Moneycontrol Masterclass

  • Moneycontrol Masterclass | Approve of Cryptocurrencies as an investment: Former RBI DG R Gandhi Feb 20, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Masterclass | Approve of Cryptocurrencies as an investment: Former RBI DG R Gandhi

    Former RBI Deputy Governor R Gandhi said he approves of Cryptocurrencies as an investment or asset so long as it is accounted for and declared. "The problem comes if it becomes a payment instrument or a currency," he said at #MCMasterclass.

  • Moneycontrol Masterclass | 75 lakh people in India invest in cryptocurrencies Feb 20, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Masterclass | 75 lakh people in India invest in cryptocurrencies

    There are 75 lakh people in India who invest in cryptocurrencies. There are 350 startups operate in blockchain and crypto. Indians hold billions of dollars in bitcoins in their portfolio. Rs 10K-15K crore worth crypto is held by Indians today. Watch Sumit Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CoinDCX and Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO, WazirX decode the scale & scope of Crypto in India

  • Watch: The first edition of Moneycontrol Masterclass; Should India buy or ban Bitcoins? Feb 19, 2021 09:42 PM IST

    Watch: The first edition of Moneycontrol Masterclass; Should India buy or ban Bitcoins?

    Chandra R Srikanth, the Tech, Startup and New Economy editor in conversation with Balaji S Srinivasan, Investor and Entrepreneur; R Gandhi; former Deputy Governor, RBI; Rashmi Deshpande, Partner, Khaitan & Co; Sumit Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, CoinDCX; and Nischal Shetty, Founder & CEO, WazirX.

  • Debunking the myths associated with cryptocurrencies Feb 12, 2021 07:31 PM IST

    Debunking the myths associated with cryptocurrencies

    Bitcoin is now the talk of every global financial market as the digital currency is seeing a huge trading frenzy. With Tesla acquiring $1.5 billion of the cryptocurrency and planning to use the digital currency as their payment method, is the demand here to stay? How can you buy bitcoin and is it even legal in India? What are the risks associated? Have your questions answered in this special chat with Blockchain Lawyer Varun, Unocoin CEO Sathvik Vishwanath, and WaxirX founder Nischal Shetty.

  • Bitcoin part 1: Here’s how the cryptocurrency works Jan 27, 2021 10:18 AM IST

    Bitcoin part 1: Here’s how the cryptocurrency works

    The Bitcoin is back. People world over have been wanting a piece of Bitcoin. Moneycontrol’s special two-part series explains how it works and why Central Banks are worried about it

  • 3-Point Analysis | Bitcoin surges past $20,000 for the first time; will the rally sustain? Dec 17, 2020 04:02 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | Bitcoin surges past $20,000 for the first time; will the rally sustain?

    The price of bitcoin rose above $20,000 for the first time on December 16 as the speculative digital currency topped its previous peak. Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to find out whether the rally will sustain or is it just a bubble.

  • Explained | How Bitcoin works and what affects its price Nov 09, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Explained | How Bitcoin works and what affects its price

    Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not controlled by any governing body or financial institution. Find out what affects its price.

  • Bitcoin climbs 8% to $13k after PayPal allows using cryptocurrency on its network Oct 22, 2020 01:11 PM IST

    Bitcoin climbs 8% to $13k after PayPal allows using cryptocurrency on its network

    On a year-to-date basis, Bitcoin prices are up over 77 percent.

  • PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network Oct 21, 2020 07:07 PM IST

    PayPal to allow cryptocurrency buying, selling and shopping on its network

    The company, based in San Jose, California, has 346 million active accounts around the world and processed $222 billion in payments in the second quarter.

  • Explained | How India plans to regulate its cryptocurrency trade? Sep 18, 2020 07:02 PM IST

    Explained | How India plans to regulate its cryptocurrency trade?

    In this edition of the Explained series, find out all about the possible digital currency trading ban.

  • 3-Point Analysis | How soon can we expect law banning cryptocurrencies? Sep 16, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    3-Point Analysis | How soon can we expect law banning cryptocurrencies?

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to find out how soon can we expect the law and what will be the impact when it gets enforced.

  • Bitcoin hits highest in 13 months as 2020 rally gathers steam Aug 17, 2020 09:33 PM IST

    Bitcoin hits highest in 13 months as 2020 rally gathers steam

    The biggest cryptocurrency gained 4.4 percent to $12,424, its highest since July 2019. Bitcoin has soared over 70 percent this year, making it one of the strongest performing assets.

  • India to ban trade in cryptocurrency, government working on a law Aug 04, 2020 11:58 AM IST

    India to ban trade in cryptocurrency, government working on a law

    In 2018, the RBI prohibited regulated entities from providing services to any individual or business dealing in digital currencies but the circular was overturned by the Supreme Court in March 2020.

  • Editor's Take | SC lifts RBI curbs on crypto trading in India Mar 05, 2020 08:12 PM IST

    Editor's Take | SC lifts RBI curbs on crypto trading in India

    Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra talks to Deputy Executive Editor Gaurav Choudhury on the lifting of the ban and its impact on the virtual currency industry.

  • 10-year jail for buying, selling cryptocurrency in India: Report Jun 07, 2019 03:09 PM IST

    10-year jail for buying, selling cryptocurrency in India: Report

    Selling, buying and/or mining cryptocurrencies will be considered a non-bailable offence, according to the new bill.

  • Elon Musk tweets about Ethereum after praising Bitcoin and Dogecoin Apr 30, 2019 12:03 PM IST

    Elon Musk tweets about Ethereum after praising Bitcoin and Dogecoin

    Musk is not the only top executive of a company to see potential with Bitcoin.

  • Bitcoin continues its surge, trades near $5,000 Apr 03, 2019 01:11 PM IST

    Bitcoin continues its surge, trades near $5,000

    It had surged over 13 percent on April 2. At some exchanges, it even crossed $5,000 mark

  • While cryptocurrency prices plummeted in 2018, number of wallet users increased Mar 06, 2019 03:33 PM IST

    While cryptocurrency prices plummeted in 2018, number of wallet users increased

    Cryptocurrency market cap fell nearly 85 percent through 2018 after its peak at the start of the year, but the number of blockchain wallets users during this period went up

  • Unocoin launches ATM to bypass RBI diktat on cryptocurrencies Oct 22, 2018 12:31 PM IST

    Unocoin launches ATM to bypass RBI diktat on cryptocurrencies

    Using the ATM, Unicoin users can deposit and withdraw cash in legal currency from their respective Unocoin account. The company said it will open more such kiosks in Mumbai and Delhi in a couple of weeks

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