G7 leaders believe digital payments could improve access to financial services, cut inefficiencies and costs, but such services need to be appropriately supervised.
Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts
Hackers accessed Twitter’s internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Elon Musk and former president Barack Obama
G20 sets out a rulebook for a common, international approach to regulating digital currencies like Facebook's Libra
The recommendations propose flexible, cross-border cooperation to avoid a stablecoin playing off one jurisdiction against another.
To tackle the menace of coronavirus that has claimed over 21,000 lives worldwide, Binance Charity has said that it is aiming to raise $5 million in cryptocurrency to be distributed to countries worst affected by the pandemic.
Interim clarity from the RBI is an urgent necessity, as services from banks and service providers are yet to resume in full swing.
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
The government though is yet to act on these recommendations and is yet to finalse regulations around cryptocurrencies.
SC lifts total ban on cryptocurrency trade; quashes 2018 RBI circular banning banks from providing services
According to the 6 April 2018 circular, the entities regulated by the RBI are prohibited from "providing any service in relation to virtual currencies.
North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime
North Korea has vastly expanded its use of the internet in ways that enable its leader, Kim Jong-un, to evade a “maximum pressure” US sanctions campaign and turn to new forms of cybercrime to prop up his government, according to a new study
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Cryptocurrency transactions opposed to protect integrity of banking system; no formal ban issued: RBI tells SC
The RBI said it had not banned cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin in India, but only ringfenced regulated entities like banks from risks involved in the trading of virtual instruments.
Collaboration using blockchain technology is key to solving a lot of systemic issues in banking sector says IBM's Jitan Chandanani
In the first phase of this network, the banks set up a live network for supply-chain vendors across India to register themselves
Facebook Libra is to be backed by a reserve of assets such as bank deposits and government debt.
Just like smartphones quickly eliminated most old cell phones, no countries will be able to reject blockchain payments for long.
Virgil Griffith travelled to North Korea to attend the Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference
The rule requires cryptocurrency firms to share information about their customers.
China's digital currency will not seek full control of individuals' transaction details, says central bank official
China is preparing to be the first country to roll out a digitised domestic currency, a development that is being closely watched by the world's financial services industries
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The Bank Nifty has been a stellar outperformer in the past one year.
Mark Zuckerberg tried to project Libra as a boon for the unbanked, but failed to build even a remotely coherent case
On being asked why major partners such as Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, eBay had exited the original Libra consortium, Zuckerberg simply said that Libra is a risky project
Facebook CEO was questioned on election interference, free speech, hate groups and fake news.