How cryptocurrency companies are using 'backdoor' listings to ease into mainstream


Several cryptocurrency exchanges have moved closer to mainstream markets by buying listed companies, looking to raise funds and ....

25 February, 2019

Why 3one4 Capital is keen on enterprise intelligence and automation

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based venture capital firm 3one4 Capital was founded by Pranav Pai and Siddarth Pai, sons of TV Mohandas Pai, former ....

14 January, 2019

Facebook developing cryptocurrency for WhatsApp payments in India: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Social networking firm Facebook Inc. is developing a crypto-based asset that will help users in transferring money for remittances ....

21 December, 2018

Why insurance is an obstacle for cryptocurrency industry's mainstream ambitions


Cryptocurrency exchanges and traders in Asia are struggling to insure themselves against the risk of hacks and theft, a factor ....

20 December, 2018

Why big money is staying away from bitcoin


Bitcoin's value has plunged by three-quarters this year, sending the original and biggest cryptocurrency back to levels not ....

17 December, 2018

Crypto exchange firm Koinex eyes global market amid trading constraints in India

Anand J

To fuel its global expansion plans, multi-cryptocurrency trading platform Koinex has said it will offer blockchain-based solutions ....

5 December, 2018

Bitcoin slides over 7%, heads towards one-year low


 Bitcoin fell as much as 7 percent on Friday, heading towards a recent one-year low in a broad-based selloff in cryptocurrencies. The ....

30 November, 2018

Bitcoin falls below $4,500 as cryptocurrency's value drops 30% in a week


Bitcoin tumbled as much as 10 percent on Tuesday to below $4,500, bringing the world's best-known cryptocurrency's ....

20 November, 2018

Google ex-chairman Eric Schmidt roots for Ethereum platform

Anirban Ghoshal

Former executive chairman of Google and billionaire Eric Schmidt has now publicly backed the Ethereum platform, which is a blockchain, ....

8 November, 2018

Hope regulators will bring innovation to bitcoin policy: Blockchain’s Nicolas Cary

Anand J

When American entrepreneur Nicolas Cary joined London-based bitcoin startup Blockchain as a co-founder about five years ago, the ....

5 November, 2018

Unocoin founder arrested for running Bitcoin trading kiosk

Anirban Ghoshal

Cryptocurrency firm Unocoin’s co-founder Harish BV has been arrested by sleuths from the central crime branch for running ....

24 October, 2018

Zebpay shuts downs cryptocurrency exchange in face of RBI ban

Anirban Ghoshal

Zebpay, a virtual-coin exchange platform and mobile wallet, on Friday, said that it was shutting down its cryptocurrency exchange ....

28 September, 2018

Bitcoin, other digital currencies worth $60 mn stolen in latest Japanese heist


Japanese cryptocurrency firm Tech Bureau Corp said about $60 million in digital currencies were stolen from its exchange, ....

20 September, 2018

Hackers ditching ransomware in favour of less attention-grabbing tactics: Report

Shweta Sharma

Cybercriminals are moving away from attention-grabbing ransomware attacks to more covert methods aimed at stealing money and valuable ....

31 August, 2018

RBI considers launching own virtual coins to tackle cryptocurrencies, minting costs

Shweta Sharma

The Reserve Bank of India has formed an inter-departmental group to explore the workability of a rupee-backed digital currency, ....

30 August, 2018

Why blockchain-based betting platform Augur is entering dangerous territory

Shweta Sharma

San Francisco-based Augur, which offers a blockchain-based platform to make predictions and bet on their outcomes, has raised ....

3 August, 2018

Bitcoin goes past $8,000 for the first time in two months


Bitcoin, the world's best-known cryptocurrency, shot past $8,000 on Tuesday for the first time in two months on signs of growing ....

24 July, 2018

Ransomware is passé as cybercriminals find a new weapon of choice

Shweta Sharma

Last year, ransomware malware such as WannaCry, Judy and NotPetya unleashed havoc as they crippled banks, hospitals and other ....

20 July, 2018

Cryptocurrency firms look for a workaround after top court refuses to lift RBI ban

Shweta Sharma

Companies dealing in cryptocurrencies are desperately aiming to work around the banking ban after the Supreme Court virtually ....

4 July, 2018

Bitcoin falls below $6,000 to hit lowest level since November


Bitcoin's value slid to its lowest level since November on Friday, as waning investor interest and recent negative headlines ....

29 June, 2018

Cybercrime statistics suggest blockchain may not be as secure as once thought

Shweta Sharma

One of the primary drivers of the hype around blockchain technology has been its ability to bolster the security of transactions. ....

21 June, 2018