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Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult
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Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was identified as the mastermind of a scheme that commandeered prominent Twitter accounts and scammed people

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says will go through Supreme Court order on cryptocurrency
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says will go through Supreme Court order on cryptocurrency

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said she will go through the Supreme Court order allowing banks and financial institutions to provide services related to cryptocurrencies

Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report
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Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report

Banks spent last decade pulling out their economies from 2008 financial crisis, might spend next decade dealing with climate change.

Cryptocurrency usage to become mainstream soon; China launching own state-backed digital coins
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Cryptocurrency usage to become mainstream soon; China launching own state-backed digital coins

Just like smartphones quickly eliminated most old cell phones, no countries will be able to reject blockchain payments for long.

Facebook, Google, Amazon and other Big Tech could be forced to share data on fintech services customers
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Facebook, Google, Amazon and other Big Tech could be forced to share data on fintech services customers

The FSB said players including Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Baidu, Apple, Facebook and Tencent, have massive databases, while some offer asset management, payments and lending.

Case registered against Bitcoin company in Jammu and Kashmir for duping people
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Case registered against Bitcoin company in Jammu and Kashmir for duping people

The complainants invested the Bitcoins, but the company failed to repay what they had promised.

HTC's blockchain-powered phone Exodus is now up for pre-orders at 0.15 Bitcoin
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HTC's blockchain-powered phone Exodus is now up for pre-orders at 0.15 Bitcoin

Customers will have to buy Exodus in cryptocurrency, at 0.15 Bitcoins or 4.78 Etherium.

RBI data localisation norms: A step in the right direction, but shouldn't harm innovation
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RBI data localisation norms: A step in the right direction, but shouldn't harm innovation

Data is the new commodity taking the center stage as an immediate by-product of economic activities.

Reserve Bank of India cracks down on bitcoins, plans to introduce central bank digital currency
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Reserve Bank of India cracks down on bitcoins, plans to introduce central bank digital currency

An interdepartmental group has been constituted to study and provide guidance on the "desirability and feasibility" to introduce a "central bank digital currency" and will submit its report by June

Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report
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Hackers prefer cryptojacking and India is second most attacked nation in Asia-Pacific and Japan region: Symantec Report

According to Symantec's "Internet Security Threat Report", detection of coin miners on endpoint computers increased by a whopping 8,500 percent in 2017.

HDFC Bank bans the purchase of Bitcoins, cryptocurrencies and virtual currencies through its credit, debit and prepaid cards
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HDFC Bank bans the purchase of Bitcoins, cryptocurrencies and virtual currencies through its credit, debit and prepaid cards

Before HDFC, Citi Bank had banned its customers from buying cryptocurrencies using credit and debit cards in mid-February.

Setback to Bitcoin? Govt sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors; trading hits $3.5 bn
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Setback to Bitcoin? Govt sends tax notices to cryptocurrency investors; trading hits $3.5 bn

Tech-savvy young investors, real estate players and jewelers are among those invested in bitcoin and other virtual currencies

Bitcoin rally: Why the cryptocurrency's crash could be more dramatic than all market falls until now
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Bitcoin rally: Why the cryptocurrency's crash could be more dramatic than all market falls until now

It is the anonymity of bitcoins, minted through complex computer algorithms, that has made them so famous, but has also increased the risks

Bitcoins cannot be ignored, govt in talks with RBI, Sebi for to what to do about it: Ajay Tyagi
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Bitcoins cannot be ignored, govt in talks with RBI, Sebi for to what to do about it: Ajay Tyagi

On bitcoins, Ajay Tygai said there should not be any regulatory oversights on blockchain technology as it was useful which should be encouraged

Bitcoin cannot be ignored and blockchain technology should be encouraged: SEBI chairman
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Bitcoin cannot be ignored and blockchain technology should be encouraged: SEBI chairman

Currently, bitcoin and any such cryptocurrencies, are not an approved product by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) or any other regulator.

Bitcoin rally: Sebi to crack down on illicit coin offers, ponzi schemes but not to take on regulator mantle
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Bitcoin rally: Sebi to crack down on illicit coin offers, ponzi schemes but not to take on regulator mantle

Sebi is not keen to take on the mantle of a regulator for such 'trading' -- currently being offered on a number of so-called exchanges despite there being no rules in this regard -- as the underlying product

Bitcoin frenzy continues unabated; futures surge past $17,000 on first day of trading in US
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Bitcoin frenzy continues unabated; futures surge past $17,000 on first day of trading in US

The futures are cash-settled contracts based on the auction price of bitcoin in US dollars on the Gemini Exchange, which is owned and operated by virtual currency entrepreneurs Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss.

Bitcoin shoots up by 60 percent in over one week to settle at $16,000; debate over bubble-burst intensifies
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Bitcoin shoots up by 60 percent in over one week to settle at $16,000; debate over bubble-burst intensifies

Bitcoin climbed as high as $15,995 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange BTC=BTSP, up more than 14 percent on the day.

Bitcoin rally: RBI again warns users of risks, says huge recent volatility increases possibility of losses
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Bitcoin rally: RBI again warns users of risks, says huge recent volatility increases possibility of losses

Exchange platforms on which the Bitcoins are traded are set up in various jurisdictions whose legal status is also unclear.