By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 04:25 PM IST
- The UN experts believe that cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that power them could actually improve their "stewardship of the environment."
By , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 04, 2021 11:40 PM IST
The active addresses on a crypto network show the total number of senders and receivers for a particular token.
Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 30, 2021 12:36 PM IST
Binance too came under the capping rule, due to Natwest's concerns over investment scams and fraud.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 08:02 AM IST
Bitcoin has lost more than 50% from its mid-April high of almost $65,000. The coin started 2021 trading around $29,000 following a fourfold increase in 2020.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2021 06:29 PM IST
At about 1230 GMT, bitcoin sank nine percent to as low as $29,624, attaining a level last seen in January, with analysts citing Chinese efforts to crack down on trading and mining operations.
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2021 06:12 PM IST
Sotheby's said it would be first time a pear shaped flawless diamond of 101.38-carat has been offered for public purchase with cryptocurrency. It carries a pre-sale estimate of $10 million - $15 million and will be sold on July 9 in Hong Kong with bitcoin, ether or traditional money as payment.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 05:06 PM IST
China has ordered payment platform Alipay and domestic banks to not provide services linked to trading of virtual currencies.
Reuters | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 01:05 PM IST
- Cryptomining is big business in China, accounting for more than half of global bitcoin production.
ANI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 09:01 AM IST
The accused has been identified as Makarand Pardeep Adivirkar, popularly known as the 'Crypto King'.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 06:31 PM IST
The poll, which captures the view of 207 investors with $645 billion in assets, said “long Bitcoin” is the second-most crowded trade after commodities.
By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Anonymous shared the video about Tesla CEO Elon Musk from their YouTube channel and ended the recording with ‘We are Anonymous. We are Legion. Expect us’.
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2021 03:11 AM IST
The transactions will start back up “when there’s confirmation of reasonable (~50%) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend.”
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2021 08:40 PM IST
El Salvador’s congress approved a law this week requiring businesses to accept Bitcoin in exchange for goods and services.
Written by Kunal Gaurav | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 06:04 PM IST
- The meteoric rise of Bitcoin has minted scores of crypto millionaires, and the report suggests that US investors have benefited the most from the 2020 boom, followed by Chinese traders who gained $1.1 billion.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 02:17 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 10:42 AM IST
- Bitcoin plunged almost six per cent on Asian trading and was at $32,770, as of 11am in Hong Kong (around 8.30am IST) on Tuesday, according to Bloomberg.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2021 03:38 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2021 04:29 PM IST
In all its internet notoriety, Dogecoin is up more than 14,000% in the past year. The cryptocurrency is establishing itself prominently on the mobile userbase, with the Coinbase Android and iOS apps making Dogecoin more accessible now than ever.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 05:38 PM IST
- Elon Musk has been slowly breaking away from cryptocurrency after being one of its biggest backers
Reuters | , Singapore
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 09:23 AM IST
Musk has been a major promoter of cryptocurrencies but has turned critical of bitcoin since suspending Tesla plans to take it in payment for cars owing to concerns about its energy use.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 08:43 PM IST
“It’s certainly not what we were expecting,” Police Sergeant Jennifer Griffin, said in a statement Friday. “It had all the hallmarks of a cannabis cultivation set-up.”
Reuters | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 02:24 PM IST
Bitcoin jumped as much as 6.5% to $40,904. Smaller coins, which tend to rise and fall with the largest cryptocurrency, also gained, with ether climbing over 7.5% to over $2,906.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Bitcoin hovered near the $40,000 mark and Ether rebounded in early US trading as investors tried to make sense of the crash that wiped away billions and shattered the notion of crypto as a maturing asset class.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2021 07:48 AM IST
At one point during the meltdown, nearly $1 trillion was wiped off the cryptocurrency’s market capitalisation. In late morning trading, the market cap was at $1.65 trillion, according to data tracker CoinGecko.com
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2021 06:04 PM IST
Prices for the digital asset dropped 12% to about USD 38,000 as of 7.38 am in New York. It is now down around 40% from its record of almost USD 65,000 set in April.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 11:22 AM IST
- The Tesla boss' tweets, which had helped drive some of the gains in bitcoin in recent months, last week triggered a 17% slide in the value of the cryptocurrency
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 05:02 PM IST
- The price of the world's largest cryptocurrency dropped 17% from around $54,819 to $45,700, its lowest since March 1, in just under two hours following Musk's tweet on Wednesday.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 08:48 AM IST
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PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 08:25 AM IST
Mining Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could leave adverse impacts on the environment, some fear. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, "We are concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of any fuel."
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Bidding at Sotheby's auction for Banksy's iconic artwork 'Love is in the Air' is estimated at $3 million to $5 million with the buyer having the option to pay with cryptocurrency (bitcoin and ethereum)