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Govt panel recommends cryptocurrency ban in India, jail term of up to 10 years, heavy fines
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Govt panel recommends cryptocurrency ban in India, jail term of up to 10 years, heavy fines

The panel was set up in 2017 by Arun Jaitley following reports of money laundering via the currencies

SC to hear final arguments on petitions challenging RBI's ban on cryptocurrency today
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SC to hear final arguments on petitions challenging RBI's ban on cryptocurrency today

The RBI insists that cryptocurrencies cannot be currently considered valid currency.

Bitcoin mining uses as much energy as the entire country of Denmark: Study
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Bitcoin mining uses as much energy as the entire country of Denmark: Study

Hidden environmental cost of mining is rarely measured & conveniently not taken into account: Study.

Bitcoins: Why there is a case for Indian govt, regulators to embrace cryptocurrency market
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Bitcoins: Why there is a case for Indian govt, regulators to embrace cryptocurrency market

The treatment for bitcoins would be ideal if the government were to legalise the trading of these currencies.

Twitter to lock unverified accounts if their display names are Elon Musk
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Twitter to lock unverified accounts if their display names are Elon Musk

In order to regain access, you need to pass a CAPTCHA test and provide a phone number as well for verification.

Digital currency sales soar for the first time in 2018 to $13.7 bn so far: Report
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Digital currency sales soar for the first time in 2018 to $13.7 bn so far: Report

The overall sense of the report is that ICOs are increasingly beginning to register with the US SEC

A mosque in London is accepting bitcoin as Zakat donation in the form of bitcoins during Ramzan
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A mosque in London is accepting bitcoin as Zakat donation in the form of bitcoins during Ramzan

A mosque near London has decided to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in a bid to widen its donor base and cut down on currency conversion fees

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that blockchain will the next big technological revolution
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that blockchain will the next big technological revolution

Wozniak said that he has a positive outlook on blockchain and virtual currencies due to the fact that they can change many different areas and industries.

Ethereum is the best public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space with bitcoin ranking at 13 in China's new index
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Ethereum is the best public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space with bitcoin ranking at 13 in China's new index

According to the Chia's Global Public Chain Assessment Index, Ethereum is the top blockchain while Bitcoin stands at number 13 in the cryptocurrency space

Bitcoin to consume about 0.5 percent of the world's total electricity by 2018-end: Study
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Bitcoin to consume about 0.5 percent of the world's total electricity by 2018-end: Study

If the price of Bitcoin continues to increase it is believed that the network could someday consume five percent of the world's electricity.

HTC working on blockchain-powered smartphone called 'Exodus' to support cryptocurrency transactions: Report
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HTC working on blockchain-powered smartphone called 'Exodus' to support cryptocurrency transactions: Report

HTC is settling for the name Exodus for the phone and has roped back, Phil Chen, to take charge of it's blockchain and cryptocurrency related research.

Financial policymakers at G20 summit decide to keep an eye on the development of cryptocurrencies
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Financial policymakers at G20 summit decide to keep an eye on the development of cryptocurrencies

One reason for the G20’s inaction is that they see cryptocurrencies as too small to jeopardize financial markets.

Elon Musk's followers fall victim to a cryptocurrency scam which promised Ethereum coins
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Elon Musk's followers fall victim to a cryptocurrency scam which promised Ethereum coins

The tweet reportedly asked the followers to send a small amount ether to his/her address in return for a larger amount of ether coins.

Cryptocurrency in India: A robust, comprehensive framework is a must to regulate crypto space
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Cryptocurrency in India: A robust, comprehensive framework is a must to regulate crypto space

While the government is focused on mitigating all possible illegal financing activities around Bitcoin it is also important to build a robust and comprehensive framework to regulate cryptocurrency space.

Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab
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Telegram Desktop targeted by cryptomining malware: Kaspersky Lab

It was designed to trick users of Telegram’s desktop computer software into enlisting their machines to mine cryptocurrencies.

Arun Jaitley needs to consider all sides of the story before dismissing cryptocurrencies in India
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Arun Jaitley needs to consider all sides of the story before dismissing cryptocurrencies in India

It is important to highlight the importance of decentralisation in the world of blockchain and how cryptocurrencies are a result of that.

Reliance Jio clarifies that they have no app called 'JioCoin'; advises people to avoid downloading such app
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Reliance Jio clarifies that they have no app called 'JioCoin'; advises people to avoid downloading such app

Recently, news reports were floating in the media about Jio's investment in cryptocurrency and JioCoin is their app.

Samsung working on dedicated chips aimed for cryptocurrency mining; can used to mine bitcoin, ethereum and others
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Samsung working on dedicated chips aimed for cryptocurrency mining; can used to mine bitcoin, ethereum and others

It is not clear on why Samsung has decided to enter this market but this sure makes the company, the first big name to enter into mining hardware.

Hacker steals nearly $150,000 by tricking people into participating in a cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offering
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Hacker steals nearly $150,000 by tricking people into participating in a cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offering

The cyberattacker targeted ICO, also known as a token sale, designed to raise funds for a "Skype-like voice and video application".

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