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Programmer has two guesses left to unlock $240mn-worth Bitcoin fortune

13 Jan 2021

Programmer has two guesses left to unlock $240mn-worth Bitcoin fortune

Stefan Thomas, a San Francisco-based programmer, has only two guesses left to figure out a password that will let him gain access to his fortune of $240mn in Bitcoin.

Bitcoin goes through third 'halving': Here's what it means

12 May 2020

Bitcoin goes through third 'halving': Here's what it means

For the third time in its 11-year history, Bitcoin has gone through a much-hyped event called 'halving'.

Sirin Labs' Finney: World's first blockchain smartphone launching this November

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.

Ripple co-founder now richer than Oracle, Google co-founders!

05 Jan 2018

Ripple co-founder now richer than Oracle, Google co-founders!

The meteoric rise of Ripple cryptocurrency, XRP, made Ripple Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Chris Larsen one of the US's top five richest people.

Bitcoin craze hits entrepreneurs: Companies name themselves after Bitcoins

27 Dec 2017

Bitcoin craze hits entrepreneurs: Companies name themselves after Bitcoins

As Bitcoin's value continues to skyrocket (after a brief stumble recently), the number of people doing "crazy" things to cash in on the Bitcoin craze is also surging.

Venezuela to launch new cryptocurrency 'Petra' amid economic crisis

04 Dec 2017

Venezuela to launch new cryptocurrency 'Petra' amid economic crisis

In a bid to revive Venezuela's economy, President Nicolas Maduro has announced the creation of a new virtual currency.

Bitcoin breaks $10,000-barrier: Know how you can invest in Bitcoin!

29 Nov 2017

Bitcoin breaks $10,000-barrier: Know how you can invest in Bitcoin!

The value of Bitcoin, the world's oldest and largest cryptocurrency, has soared above $10,000 yesterday (28 November) - a remarkable rise from a mere $0.003 price seven years ago.

What would $1,000 in Bitcoins in 2010 be worth today?

27 Nov 2017

What would $1,000 in Bitcoins in 2010 be worth today?

Lately, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the world's oldest and biggest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin; its value has been growing at a rapid pace.

Bitcoin wallet provider Blockchain enters India via Unocoin tie-up

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.

This New York pre-school is accepting bitcoins as tuition fees

01 Jul 2017

This New York pre-school is accepting bitcoins as tuition fees

While the UNICEF is still working to provide education to school going children in each and every part of the world, a futuristic school in New York has already leapt further and has introduced bitcoin as the mode of payment for its tuition fees.

The little eatery in Bengaluru which accepts bitcoin payments

20 Jun 2017

The little eatery in Bengaluru which accepts bitcoin payments

A little known fact about a rather popular Maharashtrian cuisine eatery in Bengaluru called Suryawanshi Restaurant is that it accepts bitcoin payments.

World's largest bitcoin exchange crashes due to traffic

26 May 2017

World's largest bitcoin exchange crashes due to traffic

The world's most used cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has seen a sustained rise since April'17, but over the last few days, it went wild.

Initial currency offering (ICO), bypassing traditional hiccups with modern-day currency

14 May 2017

Initial currency offering (ICO), bypassing traditional hiccups with modern-day currency

More often than not, modern-day enterprises seeking funds for projects tend to get embroiled in the tedious regulations and cumbersome procedures mandated by the banks or venture capitalists.