Microsoft rolls out update for its IT infra designed for building apps using blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered tech firm Microsoft in a blogpost said that it is rolling out its Azure Blockchain Workbench 1.7.0 update ....

2 July, 2019

Wipro to offer blockchain for payments solutions firm Travacoin

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian information technology (IT) services provider Wipro has said that it has partnered Dublin-based payment solutions provider ....

23 May, 2019

Wipro partners R3 to build blockchain for interbank settlements in Thailand

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian information technology (IT) services firm Wipro has partnered enterprise blockchain software company R3 to develop a blockchain-based ....

7 May, 2019

EY rolls out new blockchain solutions for India

Anirban Ghoshal

Professional services firm EY on Tuesday said that it was launching a series of new blockchain-based solutions and services for ....

23 April, 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

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

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

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

What’s behind Microsoft Azure’s new Ethereum-based feature

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has added a new Ethereum-based feature called Proof-of-Authority (PoA) to its Azure cloud platform as ....

8 August, 2018

How Tech Mahindra is stepping up its blockchain play

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra is banking on a couple of newly-struck partnerships to scale up its presence ....

7 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

This startup is using blockchain to pirate-proof music and films

Anirban Ghoshal

Imagine your most-anticipated indie movie debuting securely on a blockchain-powered app. And then add the virtual credits you ....

25 July, 2018

Cryptocurrencies may suffer breakdowns as they scale, warns central banks' group


Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of ....

18 June, 2018

Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies may have a future in India after all

Anirban Ghoshal

Amid the recent doom and gloom, there might be a glimmer of hope for the cryptocurrency community in the country.  According ....

14 June, 2018

Bitcoin slumps to two-month low as regulatory, security concerns persist


Bitcoin fell to a two-month low on Tuesday, sliding in three of the last four sessions on nagging regulatory and security concerns ....

13 June, 2018

Steve Wozniak thinks Ethereum could become as influential as Apple

Anirban Ghoshal

Steve Wozniak thinks blockchain platform Ethereum has the potential to become as influential as Apple, the tech giant he co-founded ....

21 May, 2018

Amazon has just made its biggest push into blockchain yet

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing firm Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered a startup incubated by Ethereum co-founder’s firm, in order ....

16 May, 2018

How blockchain firm Lucidity is trying to make digital advertising more transparent

Anirban Ghoshal

Blockchain firm Lucidity has launched its marketing analytics protocol on the Ethereum blockchain with the aim of bringing transparency ....

11 April, 2018

Blockchain startup Nuo Bank gets $250K from PayU India execs

Shweta Sharma

Mumbai-based blockchain startup Nuo Bank has raised $250,000 (Rs 1.6 crore) from payment gateway firm PayU India's chief executive ....

23 March, 2018