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Hush, money

March 09, 2020 7:22 am

Supreme Court has rightly freed virtual currencies, and regulation would make it a strong element of Digital India.

Bitcoin plummets to a six-month low on China crackdown

November 22, 2019 6:15 pm

Bitcoin slumped to a six-month low on Friday after China's central bank launched a fresh crackdown on cryptocurrency

Five held in Roorkee for ‘torturing to death’ Bitcoin scam accused

September 01, 2019 4:54 am

According to police, Abdul Shakoor, who hailed from Kerala, had been on the run from investors for the past two months. On Wednesday night, the 24-year-old's accomplices tortured him till he died, and then left his body in the ward of a hospital in Dehradun and fled.

Terrorists are turning to Bitcoin for funding, and they’re learning fast

August 19, 2019 11:27 am

Terrorists have been slow to join other criminal elements that have been drawn to Bitcoin and have used it for everything from drug purchases to money laundering. But in recent months, government authorities and organizations that track terrorist financing have begun to raise alarms about an uptick.

Is bitcoin growing up? Regulated futures boom as investors seek a safer ride

June 13, 2019 3:30 pm

Between March and May, bitcoin more than doubled in price, an ascent peppered by double-digit price swings reminiscent of its 2017 bubble, which was driven by smaller retail investors.

Bitcoin holds above $7,000 after hitting 9-month high

May 14, 2019 8:54 am

Analysts and traders said the outsized move over the weekend did not appear to be the result of any immediate news factors.

Bitcoin soars 20% to highest level in 5 months thanks to major order by mystery buyer

April 02, 2019 6:07 pm

Bitcoin's surge sent smaller cryptocurrencies, known as "altcoins," trading higher. Ethereum's ether and Ripple's XRP, respectively the second- and third-largest coins, both jumped by more than 10 percent.

Mumbai: Dry fruit supplier’s server hacked, suspects demand bitcoins

March 24, 2019 7:28 am

Police have charged unidentified persons with extortion, damage to computer system, computer-related offences and failure to protect data, and transferred the case to Saki Naka police station Friday.

Gujarat: Suspended SP gets bail in Bitcoin extortion case

January 22, 2019 4:22 am

Superintendent of Police Jagdish Patel was accused of being part of a conspiracy of kidnapping the Surat-based “businessman” Shailesh Bhatt and others in Gandhinagar and extorting cryptocurrency Bitcoin worth crores of rupees.

Facebook to develop stablecoin for WhatsApp transfers: Report

December 21, 2018 11:43 am

The company is reportedly developing a stablecoin — a type of digital currency pegged to the US dollar — to minimize volatility.