01 May 2021
Disaster Girl has sold her viral meme for $500,000
Although you might not remember Zoë Roth by her name, you would have probably seen her in the legendary meme that came to be known as "Disaster Girl".
28 Mar 2021
Million-dollar NFTs could disappear with time if they aren't maintained
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are all the rage these days with completely virtual entities such as Jack Dorsey's first tweet, the world's first virtual house, famous memes, and digital art being sold for millions of dollars online.
25 Mar 2021
World's first digital (virtual) house has been sold for $500,000
Not long after NFT or Non-Fungible Tokens took the art world by storm with the sale of a JPG file for $69 million, now someone has sold a virtual house for half a million dollars.
17 Mar 2021
#NewsBytesExplainer: How the Blockchain technology is shaping the future
The term "blockchain" is thrown around with cryptocurrency and Bitcoin quite often. Blockchain is a type of database, which is essentially an organized collection of information that can be accessed and manipulated simultaneously by multiple users.
07 Mar 2021
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is auctioning off the first-ever tweet
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has put up his first-ever tweet for sale as a non-fungible token (NFT). The tweet reads "just setting up my twttr" and was posted on March 22, 2006.
13 May 2020
Telegram shutters its cryptocurrency project: Here's why
Telegram, one of the biggest messaging platforms in the world, has decided to shutter its blockchain and cryptocurrency project - the Telegram Open Network (TON).
30 Apr 2020
Soon, HTC's blockchain phone will let you mine cryptocurrency
HTC's Exodus line of smartphones, aimed at cryptocurrency users, is set to get the ability to mine digital coins.
04 Mar 2020
Supreme Court allows cryptocurrency trading, quashes RBI's ban
In a major development, the Supreme Court of India has allowed cryptocurrency trading in the country.
29 Jan 2019
Two hacker groups stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency: Details here
If you think cryptocurrency hacks are not that common, think again!
14 Dec 2018
Patent suggests Samsung could be working on a blockchain smartphone
Samsung, one of the world's biggest electronics company, could be working on a blockchain-based smartphone.
04 Sep 2018
Japan tests its first blockchain-based voting system
We've all heard enough about the potential of blockchain technology, and now, Japan has deployed a blockchain-based voting system.
27 Aug 2018
Tech Mahindra, Microsoft to use blockchain technology against spam calls
In a bid to crack down on spam marketing calls and SMSes, Tech Mahindra, on Monday, announced a partnership with Microsoft that will use blockchain technology to fight the spam call menace.
20 Aug 2018
Pornhub wants to pay cryptocurrency to users for watching porn
The adult entertainment industry has long been an early technology adopter. And now, Pornhub subsidiary Tube8 is looking to reward porn-watching with cryptocurrency.
13 Jul 2018
Sirin Labs' Finney: World's first blockchain smartphone launching this November
Finney, the world's first blockchain-powered smartphone, will reportedly launch in select markets in November this year.
23 Jun 2018
6 innovative smartphones with extraordinary features you should know about
Smartphone technology is evolving rapidly, and device makers are constantly striving to bring the best smartphones not only with high-end specs but also unique features.
19 Jun 2018
BitTorrent is being sold for $140mn to blockchain start-up Tron
BitTorrent, one of the most recognizable brands in the world, is reportedly being bought by blockchain-based start-up Tron for a whopping $140mn, according to TechCrunch.
07 Jun 2018
7 start-ups that are currently hiring in Bengaluru
The tech capital of India, Bengaluru, is home to some of India's best companies to work for.
12 May 2018
Sirin Labs unveils Finney, the world's first blockchain smartphone
Switzerland-based Sirin Labs has introduced the world's first blockchain smartphone.
12 May 2018
Facebook might launch its own cryptocurrency in the future
According to reports, Facebook is contemplating creating its own cryptocurrency.
02 Apr 2018
Telegram raises $1.7 billion from two pre-ICO sales
Secure messaging app Telegram has raised a total of $1.7 billion from two pre-sales prior to an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for creating its own Blockchain platform "Telegram Open Network" (TON) and native cryptocurrency "Gram."
22 Mar 2018
Bitcoin will be world's only currency in 10yrs: Twitter CEO
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said in an interview that bitcoin will become the world's "single currency" within the next 10 years.
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: What does India Inc think of Budget 2018?
At 11am, India Inc tuned in to watch FM Arun Jaitley present the government's last full-fledged Budget before 2019.
01 Feb 2018
#DecodingBudget: Announcements for Digital India made by FinMin Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has presented the much-awaited Budget for 2018-19. While it's largely focused on agriculture, rural development, and healthcare, Jaitley also made key announcements for Digital India, giving a push to usage and development of technology.
12 Jan 2018
This app lets users enter legal contracts for consensual sex
Dutch company LegalThings has created a new app called LegalFling that formulates legally binding contracts for consensual sex.
20 Nov 2017
SBI to integrate "Blockchain" for Smart Contracts, KYC next month
State Bank of India has announced that it would soon start using "Blockchain Technology" for its products.
07 Sep 2017
Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain enters India via Unocoin tie-up
New York-based Bitcoin wallet provider and software developer Blockchain will now enter the Indian market via a strategic partnership with Bengaluru-based crypto-currency exchange Unocoin.
05 Jun 2017
Litecoin can be your first cryptocurrency investment
While cashless transactions via mediums like Paytm and MobiKwik are quite popular now, the acceptance of digital currencies or cryptocurrencies is also on a rise; some parts of the world will now even accept them instead of cash.