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Indian govt sets up high-level committee to study virtual currency

By : CIOL Writers

As digitisation penetrates deeper into the country’s economy, the spotlight has now shifted to virtual or cryptocurrency. The Central government has set up an inter-disciplinary committee to look at the framework of virtual or digital/cryptocurrencies, in order to keep a check on

Paytm, Freecharge and MobiKwik seek opportunity in adversity

By : CIOL Writers

Though PM Narendra Modi’s latest move of demonetizing Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes gave sleepless night to many across the country, there is a coterie of digital payment and wallet companies who see a big opportunity in this adversity.

Unocoin releases API for Bitcoin wallets

BANGALORE, INDIA: India’s popular bitcoin company, Unocoin has implemented its first-ever, easy-to-access Application Programming Interface (API) allowing companies from around the world to access the world’s largest potential market for Bitcoin. Unocoin’s API allows individuals and companies in India to

Blockchain: Made of Steel, Copper or Mercury?

Pratima H INDIA: Whenever something new happens, people first ask ‘why’ until they slowly move to

Blockchains and Banks: The Blind Date has begun

Pratima H INDIA: When one first stumbles upon the words – hard fork and soft fork,

Bank of Canada testing digital currency bitcoin

By : CIOL Writers

In what can be called the first known test by a major central bank for alternate

Tech This Week: Bobbing up – Bitcoins, Missing-Plane signals and Whistleblowers at Oracle

By : Pratima Harigunani

INDIA: No matter if what happened this week was cryptic or clear, one thing is for sure;

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright is the Bitcoin Creator

By : CIOL Writers 1

Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has publicly identified himself as Bitcoin creator,ending years of speculation about

Bitcoin under threat?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bitcoin which took the market by storm is under threat. According to a new

Bitcoins and Home Routers – the new chinks in security armor?

MUMBAI, INDIA: As wearable technology becomes more widespread in the next year, expect to see the first

New page in MtGox controversy and bitcoin potboiler

SAN FRANCISCO:  Kraken, a San Francisco-based bitcoin exchange, announced that it has been selected to support

Bitcoins better for donations?

WASHINGTON, D.C. , USA: The Bitcoin Foundation, BitGive Foundation and Bitcoin Black Friday have teamed up

American Red Cross opens up to bitcoins

ATLANTA: BitPay, a bitcoin payment processor, is supporting the American Red Cross by helping the organization