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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.

Bitcoin investments under I-T dept's radar; CBDT sends out notices, says profits from crypto currency trading taxable
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Bitcoin investments under I-T dept's radar; CBDT sends out notices, says profits from crypto currency trading taxable

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech earlier this month that all crypto currencies, which include bitcoins, are illegal

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 could become a new asset class like gold or stocks and not just a cryptocurrency, claims Chairman of CME Group
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Bitcoin could become a new asset class like gold or stocks and not just a cryptocurrency, claims Chairman of CME Group

Melamed said he expects major investors to take part in bitcoin futures, which the exchange plans to start by the end of year.

China bans companies from raising money via initial coin offerings, could curb cryptocurrency valuation
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China bans companies from raising money via initial coin offerings, could curb cryptocurrency valuation

China on Monday banned and deemed illegal the practice of raising funds through launches of token-based digital currencies.

Chat platform Kik to launch Kin crypto currency sale; company expects to raise $125 million
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Chat platform Kik to launch Kin crypto currency sale; company expects to raise $125 million

Global chat platform Kik said on Tuesday it will launch in two weeks the sale of its own crypto currency which is expected to raise $125 million.

Survey claims that bitcoins can boost digital economy but need to be properly monitored
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Survey claims that bitcoins can boost digital economy but need to be properly monitored

The survey study said that though there is a lot of awareness about bitcoins in the system, there are hardly any users of this currency.

Wall Street regulator says initial coin offerings should be subjected to same safeguards as traditional securities sales
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Wall Street regulator says initial coin offerings should be subjected to same safeguards as traditional securities sales

Wall Street's main regulator said that initial coin offerings (ICOs) should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales.

Blockchain based digital currencies are offering a new source of funding for US startups
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Blockchain based digital currencies are offering a new source of funding for US startups

Some of the hottest tech startups that sell the coins just don't need the venture capitalist money.

India's growing economy and digital push is getting the attention of hackers: Experts
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India's growing economy and digital push is getting the attention of hackers: Experts

India's growing economy and digital push have caught the attention of hackers and an increasing wave of cyber attacks could soon badly impact the country.

Kik Interactive is planning to launch digital currency called 'Kin'
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Kik Interactive is planning to launch digital currency called 'Kin'

Kik is a free chat and messaging application founded in 2009 and built for teenagers, with about 300 million registered users.

Bitcoin has hit a record high at $2,400
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Bitcoin has hit a record high at $2,400

Bitcoin hit a record of $2,409 on the BitStamp platform and was last up 4.3 percent at $2,363. So far this year, the price of bitcoin has more than doubled.

How long can RBI ignore and shy away from recognising and regulating Bitcoin
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How long can RBI ignore and shy away from recognising and regulating Bitcoin

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin are all the rage in FinTech, and could potentially transform global commerce in the years ahead. Users are adopting them in the thousands each day and the value of trade in these currencies is witnessing unparalleled growth.

Top 10 trends to watch out for in the banking and fintech space in 2017
Biztech

Top 10 trends to watch out for in the banking and fintech space in 2017

Following the successful demonetization exercise as well as the ongoing transition to digital payments and a less-cash economy, the Fintech space assumes significantly larger importance.

Security threat increases for bitcoin after the recent bitcoin exchange hack
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Security threat increases for bitcoin after the recent bitcoin exchange hack

When hackers penetrated a secure authentication system at a bitcoin exchange called Bitfinex earlier this month, they stole about $70 million worth of the virtual currency.

Ratan Tata makes another investment; this time in digital currency start-up Abra
Business

Ratan Tata makes another investment; this time in digital currency start-up Abra

Founded in 2014 by serial entrepreneur Bill Barhydt, Abra is based in Silicon Valley, California.