Tag: Cryptocurrency

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'Brilliant' Indian Origin Cryptocurrency Expert Found Dead In New York River

New York: The body of a “brilliant” Indian origin cryptocurrency expert has been found floating in the Hudson River in this city, according to media reports. Shuvro Biswas, 31, was…

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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Twitter Hack: 367 Users Lost Over Rs 90 Lakh In Just 2 Hours

New Delhi: As Twitter went through the worst-ever cyber attack on any social media platforms on Thursday, at least 367 users transferred around $1,20,000 (over Rs 90 lakh) to hackers in Bitcoins before the Twitter teams swung into action to stop the cryptocurrency scam that hit several top-notch public profiles. According to the cybersecurity firm […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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Twitter Says ‘Phone Spear Phishing Attack’ Led To High-Profile Hacks

San Francisco: The massive Twitter hack earlier this month that spread a cryptocurrency scam by hijacking accounts of high-profile celebrities, politicians and businesses was a result of a phone spear phishing attack, the social media platform has revealed. “A successful attack required the attackers to obtain access to both our internal network as well as […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Bitcoin-Crazy Rich Indians Falling Prey To Fake Crypto Wallets

New Delhi: With the Supreme Court striking down the curb on cryptocurrency trade in India in March this year, there has been a surge in Indians investing in Bitcoin and with this, cybercriminals have started mobile-based fake Blockchain-based crypto wallets to lure and con the rich and the wealthy in the country. These Blockchain-based wallets […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Facebook Libra's First Digital Coin To Launch In January
Facebook Libra's First Digital Coin To Launch In January

New Delhi: The Libra Association, which manages Facebook’s cryptocurrency project, will launch a single coin backed by one dollar as early as January, The Financial Times reported on Friday. The Libra Association would launch other currencies and a “digital composite” of all of its coins at a later date. However, according to critics, moving to […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
Bitcoin Sets New Record, Price Trades At $19,900
Bitcoin Sets New Record, Price Trades At $19,900

New Delhi: There is good news for bitcoin investors as the leading cryptocurrency rose as high as $19,900, breaking the previous intraday record of $19,783.21 set three years ago, according to data and news provider CoinDesk. Bitcoin breached the record on Monday and year to date, the cryptocyurrency has gained 167 per cent, according to […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021
Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX Raises Rs 100 Cr
Cryptocurrency Exchange CoinDCX Raises Rs 100 Cr

New Delhi: Cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX on Tuesday said it raised Rs 100 crore ($13.9 million) in its series B round led by Block.one. The funding round also saw the participation of DG, Jump Capital, Uncorrelated Ventures, Coinbase Ventures, Polychain Capital, Mehta Ventures and Alex Pack, CoinDCX said. This makes for the third round of funding […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Bitcoin Set To Rule 2021 Despite Ups And Downs
Bitcoin Set To Rule 2021 Despite Ups And Downs

New Delhi: The world’s most well-known cryptocurrency Bitcoin has witnessed a sharp rise and fall over a couple of days and on Monday, it fell sharply, losing ground from a record high of $34,800 to almost $30,000, with traders citing volatility in the highly leveraged futures markets. Earlier, the world’s most well-known cryptocurrency smashed through […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Official Digital Currency, Other Crypto Assets Can Coexist: IAMAI
Official Digital Currency, Other Crypto Assets Can Coexist: IAMAI

Mumbai: With the government planning to introduce an official digital currency, industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Monday said that the move need not necessarily lead to a “ban” on other crypto assets. Fiat digital currency serves a totally different purpose than the other crypto currencies in India and both of […]

  • Monday, 05 April 2021
FM Sitharaman's Comment On Cryptocurrency Brings Relief To Industry
FM Sitharaman's Comment On Cryptocurrency Brings Relief To Industry

New Delhi: With Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying that all windows on cryptocurrencies will not be closed down, industry stakeholders on Monday said that a positive move at this point can unleash a host of opportunities for the country. Her comments at an India Today conclave last week came amid speculation that the government […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
RBI Flags Major Concerns Over Cryptocurrency
RBI Flags Major Concerns Over Cryptocurrency

New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said that the central bank has flagged major concerns over cryptocurrency to the government. Speaking at the Times Network India Economic Conclave, the Governor said that digital currency is one thing and the cryptocurrencies which are being traded in the market is something else. […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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