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05 May 2019India
How Facebook's secretive cryptocurrency might work
Since December, we have seen multiple reports about Facebook setting up a special division to explore the potential of blockchain technology and launch its own stable cryptocurrency, designed to minimize price volatility.
03 May 2019Microsoft
Apparently, hackers behind Microsoft outlook breach stole users' bitcoins
A few weeks back, we reported about the breach of Microsoft's primary consumer email service, Outlook.
25 Apr 2019Microsoft
Apparently, Samsung is working on its own cryptocurrency
After Microsoft and Facebook, Samsung could be the next big technology giant to jump on the bandwagon of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
25 Mar 2019Netflix
#TechBytes: 5 handy Chrome extensions for cryptocurrency investors
From blocking out ads to upgrading Netflix, Google Chrome's web store has an extension for everything.
10 Mar 2019Bitcoin
Now, you can auto-exchange cryptocurrencies: Here's how
In a major move, Revolut, a UK-based finance and payments app, has launched an 'auto-exchange' feature to prevent its users from volatile cryptocurrencies.
05 Feb 2019Canada
Rs. 1,363cr locked after Cryptocurrency boss dies with clients' passwords
Customers of Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange company, QuadrigaCX, are in a huge mess after the company said it cannot repay $190 million (Rs. 1,363 crore) to their clients because its founder died with the passwords.
29 Jan 2019Ethereum
Two hacker groups stole $1 billion in cryptocurrency: Details here
If you think cryptocurrency hacks are not that common, think again!
14 Dec 2018Samsung
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.
30 Oct 2018Global Warming
Bitcoins might destroy Earth as we know it: Here's how
Not many people associate bitcoins with climate change, but it seems like cryptocurrencies can hasten humanity's march towards climate catastrophe.
27 Oct 2018Ethereum
Want to protect your computer from hidden cryptomining? Try this
With the rise of Bitcoin, Monero, and other cryptocurrencies, we all entered the era of digital assets - their trading, ICOs et al.
20 Oct 2018North Korea
North Korean hackers stole half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency
North Korea's infamous hacking group Lazarus has stolen more than half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency over the last two years.
20 Oct 2018India
India gets its first cryptocurrency ATM: Here's how it works
Since the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed restrictions on the trading of cryptocurrencies in India earlier this year, Indians were left with no options to buy and sell cryptocurrencies.
13 Oct 2018Starbucks
Cryptocurrency mining malware found hidden in Adobe Flash updater
A windows installer carrying legit Adobe Flash update has been flagged as a potential source of cryptocurrency mining malware.
29 Sep 2018India
India's leading cryptocurrency exchange shuts down operations: Details here
One of India's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has shut down after being plagued by restrictions from the RBI.
12 Sep 2018Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain are launching their own cryptocurrency- Here're the details
French football giants, Paris Saint-Germain, have announced that they will be launching their own cryptocurrency.
20 Aug 2018Blockchain
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.
30 Jul 2018Malware
Businesses beware: New cryptomining malware infects corporate networks worldwide
In the latest instance of cryptojacking, researchers from Kaspersky Lab have found a new cryptomining malware that is spreading itself across corporate networks worldwide.
27 Jul 2018Google
Following Apple, Google bans cryptocurrency mining apps on PlayStore
Following in the footsteps of Apple, Google has now banned all cryptocurrency mining apps on PlayStore.
01 Jul 2018India
#AppStories: 5 apps for cryptocurrency trading in India
World's most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin's valuation has had some dramatic fluctuations over the past one year. It picked up the pace in May'17 from $2,000 to $20,000 in Dec'17 and plummeted to $6,046 in Feb'18.
28 Jun 2018Coinbase
Coinbase CEO launches charitable cryptocurrency fund
Brian Armstrong, the CEO of digital currency exchange platform Coinbase, has launched a new charitable cryptocurrency fund called "GiveCrypto."
26 Jun 2018US Department of Justice
Investment powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz launches $300 million dedicated crypto fund
Silicon Valley's leading venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has launched a new $300-million fund that is focused on cryptocurrencies.
22 Jun 2018South Korea
Hackers steal $32mn from South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, again
On Wednesday, South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, revealed that hackers had stolen $32mn worth of assets overnight.
21 Jun 2018Senegal
Rapper Akon to launch his own cryptocurrency 'AKoin'
Grammy-nominated artist Akon has announced that he is coming up with his own cryptocurrency which will be called AKoin.
14 Jun 2018San Francisco
Meet Erik Finman: The 19-year-old flamboyant bitcoin millionaire
19-year-old Erik Finman, currently based out of San Francisco, is one of the youngest Bitcoin millionaires in the world.
12 Jun 2018Apple
Apple just banned cryptocurrency mining on all its devices
Days after tech-giant Google and Facebook banned cryptocurrency ads, Apple has also updated its App Store policy to restrict cryptocurrency mining on all its devices.
12 Jun 2018South Korea
South Korea: Bitcoin hits 2-month-low after hackers steal one-third cryptocurrency
A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail said hackers have stolen about one-third of the coins traded on its market including Pundi X, Aston and NPER, an announcement that sent Bitcoin prices tumbling to a two-month low.
25 May 2018Russia News
Footballer James Rodriguez launches his own cryptocurrency
Bayern Munich's mid-fielder James Rodriguez has launched his own cryptocurrency ahead of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.
12 May 2018Facebook
Facebook might launch its own cryptocurrency in the future
According to reports, Facebook is contemplating creating its own cryptocurrency.
05 May 2018India
#FinancialBytes: 6 apps that help you buy/sell Bitcoins in India
World's most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin's valuation has had some dramatic fluctuations over the past one year. It picked up the pace in May'18 from $2,000 to $20,000 in Dec'17 and plummeted to $6,046 in Feb'18.
13 Apr 2018India
Biggest Bitcoin theft: Coinsecure's bitcoins worth Rs. 20 crore stolen
In arguably India's largest cryptocurrency theft so far, the wallets of a leading bitcoin exchange company in Delhi were hacked and 440 bitcoins worth Rs. 20 crore were stolen.
02 Apr 2018Telegram
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."
02 Apr 2018Ethereum
Bitcoin sinks below $7,000 to end a dismal Q1 2018
Bitcoin, the world's biggest cryptocurrency by market value, posted its second-worst first quarter ever since it started trading regularly in 2010.
22 Mar 2018Blockchain
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.
16 Mar 2018Malware
In 2017, Google removed 3.2 billion ads, 700k mobile apps
According to Google's latest annual "bad ads" report, the company's ads team removed 3.2 billion "bad ads" in 2017. Notably, this is an increase of 88 percent from 2016, when Google removed 1.7 billion "bad ads."
03 Mar 2018Uber
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp to launch his own cryptocurrency
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp has announced the launch of his own cryptocurrency called Eco.
22 Feb 2018Union Cabinet
Deposit schemes, return-offers from jewelers, realtors may soon be banned
The Union Cabinet has cleared the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018 to be introduced in Parliament; it seeks to ban dubious schemes and punish those running such scams.
17 Feb 2018San Francisco
Coinbase allegedly drains bank accounts, blames Visa for duplicate transactions
Coinbase, a popular cryptocurrency exchange, is allegedly charging its customers, without an authorization, multiple times for a transaction and this to an extent that some customers went broke.
14 Feb 2018India
Delhi Police organizes training session on cryptocurrencies
A fortnight after the Delhi Police announced a new individual unit for its cyber cell, it conducted a training session on digital currency for its officers on Tuesday.
14 Feb 2018Android
60 million Android users hit by cryptocurrency miner malware
A malvertising campaign is targeting Android users and forcing their smartphones to mine Monero or XMR cryptocurrencies for as long as it can keep them active on shady websites.