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WazirX restored, huge panic selling led cryptocurrency exchange app's crash, says CEO Nischal Shetty
Business

WazirX restored, huge panic selling led cryptocurrency exchange app's crash, says CEO Nischal Shetty

Taking to his Twitter handle, Shetty addressed the new incoming legislation with a hashtag reading #Indiawantscrypto.

Operation Dark HunTOR: Police arrest 150 in joint US-Europe dark web sweep spanning 10 months
World

Operation Dark HunTOR: Police arrest 150 in joint US-Europe dark web sweep spanning 10 months

Europol and US authorities said they had seized tens of millions of euros in cash and virtual currencies besides arresting major counterfeit drug dealers

The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Everyone Must Know About
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The Top 10 Cryptocurrencies Everyone Must Know About

To stay afloat on the cryptocurrency boat, it is necessary to stick to a few tried and tested ones before you begin to look at other relatively unknown cryptocurrencies.

RBI has 'major concerns' about cryptocurrencies, but no change in position, says Shaktikanta Das
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RBI has 'major concerns' about cryptocurrencies, but no change in position, says Shaktikanta Das

The RBI governor's clarification on cryptocurrencies comes less than a week after it set aside a 2018 circular banning their trade

Will NFT trend in art prove to be next frontier in trading, or merely a new form of 'tulip mania'?
Arts & Culture

Will NFT trend in art prove to be next frontier in trading, or merely a new form of 'tulip mania'?

Since the 17th century, tulip mania has become a byword for the irrationality of financial bubbles.

Decoding the allure of crypto art: Manufactured scarcity, the social construct of value drive demand for NFTs
Arts & Culture

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.

RBI concerned over impact of cryptocurrencies on India's financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das
Business

RBI concerned over impact of cryptocurrencies on India's financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das

The RBI governor said: 'We have certain major concerns about cryptocurrencies. We have communicated them to the government. It is under consideration in the government and I do expect and I think sooner or later the government will take a call and if required Parliament also will consider and decide'

Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling
Sports

Asian Football Confederation says match-fixing has seen sharp decline in last six years, though cryptocurrencies help illicit gambling

Swiss-based Sportradar has been a key ally in the AFC’s fight against corruption since 2013 and the tie-up will run through to the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China after being renewed last month

Facebook's Libra is largely untested and has a tough regulatory approach: Report
News & Analysis

Facebook's Libra is largely untested and has a tough regulatory approach: Report

Facebook Libra has a destabilising effect on the global financial system, say critics.

IBM and Tata join governing council of US blockchain platform Hedera Hashgraph
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IBM and Tata join governing council of US blockchain platform Hedera Hashgraph

All members of the Hedera governing council have equal say in approving updates to the platform codebase.

Cryptocurrency still does not have a blanket ban in India but a draft is being worked upon
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Cryptocurrency still does not have a blanket ban in India but a draft is being worked upon

A ban on crypto had come into effect on 6 July last year via a circular issued by the RBI.

Donald Trump not 'a fan of bitcoin', says Facebook will need a new banking charter
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Donald Trump not 'a fan of bitcoin', says Facebook will need a new banking charter

Trump criticized cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies like Facebook seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to the US and global regulations.

Govt. panel looking into pros, cons of introducing an official digital currency in India
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Govt. panel looking into pros, cons of introducing an official digital currency in India

An inter-ministerial committee has been set up to examine the issue of permitting trade in cryptocurrencies.

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidised power
News & Analysis

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidised power

The bitcoin mining machines in two factories were spotted after a spike in the consumption of government-subsidised electricity.

China says it wants to ban bitcoin mining as pressure on cryptocurrency grows
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China says it wants to ban bitcoin mining as pressure on cryptocurrency grows

China wants to ban bitcoin mining, according to a draft list of industrial activities.

Nvidia sales forecast tops Wall Street expectations, shares rise by 8 percent
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Nvidia sales forecast tops Wall Street expectations, shares rise by 8 percent

NVIDIA said it expected revenues for its fiscal 2020 year to be “flat or down slightly”.

Facebook appoints new Director of Engineering at its Blockchain division
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Facebook appoints new Director of Engineering at its Blockchain division

Facebook had set up a group within the company to explore blockchain technology

SC upholds RBI circular prohibiting banks and financial institutions from providing services in cryptocurrencies
Business

SC upholds RBI circular prohibiting banks and financial institutions from providing services in cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies, in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of the currency units and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb hacked; $31.51 million stolen
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South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb hacked; $31.51 million stolen

Bithumb said it will “make up for the lost cryptocurrencies” with the exchange’s own coins

Enforcement Directorate summons Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra in connection with 'Bitcoin scam'
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Enforcement Directorate summons Shilpa Shetty's husband Raj Kundra in connection with 'Bitcoin scam'

Kundra has reportedly been summoned by ED for his alleged links with fraudster Amit Bhardwaj