Mining requires enormous computing power, which translates to huge energy consumption and, in many areas, greater greenhouse gas emissions at older power plants
While celebrating the transformation of agriculture, we must also evaluate each tech intervention through two lenses: scalability and sustainability
The finance minister's remarks come ahead of the launch of the budgetary announcement of CBDC which is based on the blockchain technology and billed as being similar to paper currency
“The digital age is a reality, and sooner or later, NFT will make a strong impact but the only thing which needs to be seen is the regulation, consumption pattern, and the impact it will bring in the fashion space. Will it be a disruptor or a supporter, that time will tell."
The number of active internet users in India is expected to increase by 45 per cent in the next five years and touch 900 million by 2025 from around 622 million in 2020
The Hellsbay Fight League (HFL) is planned to be held outside India in August, and will run on a "unique concept of people's ownership".
With real-time banking capabilities getting enhanced by Fintechs, it has led to higher visibility of cash flow making banking services more effective
Next year's I-T return to have separate column for crypto income, says Revenue Secretary Tarun Bajaj
Bajaj said gains from cryptocurrencies were always taxable and what the Budget proposed is not a new tax but providing certainty over the issue
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon introduce digital currency based on blockchain technology.
Let us consider a few things that make it look like India is on the upswing, while sounding a few notes of caution
E-voting to become reality soon? Here’s what Election Commission should do before going for blockchain polls
Countries such as the United States, Argentina, Russia, Estonia, Thailand and South Korea in the past have utilised the blockchain methods for conducting voting processes for their citizens
The Spanish league is the first of the top five football leagues to sign a major NFT partnership, according to Sorare, which has Griezmann as an investor and Gerard Pique as an strategic adviser.
Mining is a central operation in the Bitcoin universe as it not only facilitates the creation of new Bitcoin but also keeps the entire Bitcoin system of recording transactions running
While browsing through the Instagram handles of galleries and museums publicising online viewing rooms and socially distanced preview evenings, Mrs Q stopped at this wordy headline: A non-fungible token by American artist Beeple sold for $69 million at Christie’s — the most expensive ever sold at an auction.
LVMH, Prada use blockchain to let consumers access product information, in a bid to promote transparency
Luxury groups have long worried about fake copies of their products, and they are keen to let customers know about how they are made in order to build their brands.
Since the 17th century, tulip mania has become a byword for the irrationality of financial bubbles.
Vignesh Sundaresan and Anand Venkateswaran describe the nerve-racking final moments of the online auction for a collage of 5,000 images by the artist known as Beeple.
Decoding the allure of crypto art: Manufactured scarcity, the social construct of value drive demand for NFTs
Some crypto artists, who have felt excluded by the mainstream art world, say they have found more support in the crypto community and can now earn a living making art.
India Today Conclave: India will not 'shut off all windows' for cryptocurrency, says Nirmala Sitharaman
Speaking at the India Today Conclave on 14 March, Sitharaman said that a Cabinet note is being prepared on the issue of formulation of cryptocurrency in India