May 08, 2021 12:30 AM IST
With a jump of more than 350 percent in its price this year, ethereum has the second-largest market capitalization after bitcoin, but not as much cache and perhaps more operational challenges that could prevent it from eclipsing its major rival.
- May 04, 2021 09:16 PM IST
Born in 1994, Vitalik Buterin is a Russian-Canadian programmer and author who founded Ethereum in 2014.
- May 04, 2021 07:25 PM IST
The new indexes, S&P Bitcoin Index, S&P Ethereum Index and S&P Crypto Mega Cap Index, will measure the performance of digital assets tied to them.
- May 04, 2021 03:19 PM IST
Dogecoin was up more than 14 percent and was being traded at $0.4389 at 8.30 am in London, while ethereum went past $3,400.
- May 04, 2021 07:56 AM IST
The ether/bitcoin cross rate stood at its highest in more than two-and-a-half years on Tuesday while bitcoin was steady at $57,295.
- May 03, 2021 10:42 AM IST
Ether, the token transacted on the ethereum blockchain, rose 3% on the Bitstamp exchange to $3,051.99 by lunchtime in Asia. It is up more than 300% for the year so far, easily outpacing a 95% rise in the more popular bitcoin.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Following Elon Musk's previous tweet, Bitcoin witnessed another surge, as the prices peaked to $56,581.57 in Singapore, in the early hours of February 20. Ethereum rate reached a high of $2,041, according to Bitstamp.
- Apr 30, 2019 12:03 PM IST
Musk is not the only top executive of a company to see potential with Bitcoin.
- Aug 23, 2018 07:31 PM IST
Restrictions aimed at straitjacketing virtual currencies have had the reverse impact. Despite a correction in the price of most cryptocurrencies, transactions have gone up substantially in both volume and value after the RBI’s April circular
- Aug 08, 2018 04:47 PM IST
There is no separate statute in the law book detailing tax norms for cryptocurrencies, but the law is clear on taxing income irrespective of the form in which it is received
- Jul 10, 2018 07:34 PM IST
Brin's admiration for cryptocurrencies comes even as Google, in March, announced a ban on cryptocurrency related advertising.
- May 08, 2018 01:39 PM IST
The 4,000 sq ft complex in Dehradun employed about 100 mining rigs minting Ethereum
- Mar 23, 2018 04:19 PM IST
The now solved bug could have been disastrous for Coinbase
- Feb 21, 2018 12:25 PM IST
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
- Feb 05, 2018 06:13 PM IST
One of the motive of the project is to include those people who would otherwise be uncomfortable in donating but can do so by virtue of their devices
- Dec 05, 2017 02:30 PM IST
The market cap of Ethereum — the second most valued cryptocurrency is smaller than just four Indian companies—Reliance Industries, TCS, HDFC Bank and ITC
- Nov 02, 2017 05:47 PM IST
If you had bought even 25 bitcoins at the start of the year, you would have become a crorepati by now!
- Jun 15, 2017 05:01 PM IST
Following a spectacular rally this year, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin have witnessed what some say is a 'healthy' correction.
- Jun 13, 2017 05:07 PM IST
Ether, bitcoins closest rival, has appreciated over 5,000 percent since the start of the year and was faring at levels of USD 404, while this report was being filed.
- Jun 07, 2017 04:59 PM IST
Like bitcoin, ether is a blockchain based asset (similar to a security, like a bond, issued in physical form) which acts as a fuel operating the distributed application platform Ethereum.
- May 09, 2017 10:23 PM IST
Sandeep Goenka, co-founder of Zebpay predicts bitcoin prices to be in the range of USD 2,500 to USD 3,500 by the end of 2017.
- May 04, 2017 12:19 PM IST
The price of ether -- the fuel that operates the distributed application platform Ethereum -- peaked at USD 83 and now is faring at levels of USD 80 on the CoinDesk price index.
- Mar 17, 2017 11:55 AM IST
Unocoin partners with Shapeshift to allow its users to convert blockchain based assets like Ethereum, Zcash into bitcoin.
- Dec 14, 2016 06:35 PM IST
Co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, tells us the secret behind the success and the rise of cryptocurrencies and explains its benefits and how it deals with security threats.