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Want to leave crypto? Here’s a quick guide to quit cryptocurrency world safely

August 27, 2022 2:41:16 pm

Here are the steps you need to follow if you plan to exit the world of cryptocurrency.

NFTs worth $100 million stolen in past year, Elliptic says

August 27, 2022 12:11:39 pm

NFTs are blockchain-based assets that represent digital files such as images, video or text.

CoinDCX launches ‘Okto’ to give users easy access to hundreds of DeFi apps

August 26, 2022 2:59:14 pm

Okto will enable users to securely navigate DeFi and access thousands of tokens from multiple decentralised exchanges across chains with its in-built wallet.

Reddit is giving away free NFTs: Here’s how to avail

August 31, 2022 7:48:52 am

Qualifying Redditors will be able to choose from four distinct new styles of Collectible Avatars.

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El Salvador’s President keen on ‘Bitcoin City’, but residents say plan is not working

August 26, 2022 3:08:52 pm

El Salvador became the first country to recognise Bitcoin as a legal tender. But residents say using Bitcoin as currency does not help, call Chivo Wallet the 'biggest failure'.

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Hackers are making deepfakes to scam crypto community, says Binance executive

August 25, 2022 9:14:03 am

Deepfake is a video of a person in which their face is usually altered so that they appear to be someone else. This is typically used maliciously or to spread false information.

Nearly 15 per cent of Indians traded in cryptocurrency in last six months: KuCoin Survey

August 23, 2022 6:28:55 pm

The KuCoin report comes hot on the heels of the latest developments in India, which have seen a surge in local demand for cryptos.

Telegram co-founder plans to launch an NFT marketplace, wishes to add ‘little bit of web3’

August 24, 2022 5:39:37 pm

The Telegram co-founder wants to create a platform where username holders could sell these usernames to interested parties through blockchain via NFT-like smart contracts.

Ethereum overhaul risks creating a new class of kingpins

August 23, 2022 1:25:42 pm

While there are already more than 416,000 validators lined up to order transactions, there are only a handful of participants committed to serving as builders.

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Bitcoin’s average transaction fee drops below $1, after two years

August 22, 2022 7:31:15 pm

Gas fee or transaction fee is what you pay for using the Blockchain, following which you can transfer cryptos from one address to another.

Tornado Cash: What are coin mixers and why are privacy advocates against their ban?

August 22, 2022 7:30:58 pm

We explain the technology behind coin mixers and how these mixers are used for money laundering purposes.

Bengaluru-based startup GoSats is rewarding Indians in Bitcoin for online purchases

August 20, 2022 5:55:05 pm

Mohammed Roshan and Roshni Aslam, founders of Bitcoin rewards platform GoSats, are incentivising Bitcoin to Indians for simply making purchases online.

‘What happens to our GPUs?’: Indian crypto miners worried as Ethereum moves to Proof-of-Stake

August 20, 2022 5:37:31 pm

"What happens to our GPUs?" asks 23-year-old Pawan Hegde, a Mumbai-based crypto miner who only mines Ethereum on his NVIDIA and AMD graphic cards. "This is a matter of concern, after all, it is a $19 billion question," he says.

Solana-based crypto wallet will allow burning NFTs to protect users from scammers

August 19, 2022 5:08:12 pm

NFT scammers usually trick users into using a misleading site, users are asked to approve a transaction to “mint” or “claim” a free NFT, but instead, they lose their funds.

Bursting five common myths surrounding Ethereum’s Merge

August 20, 2022 4:50:36 pm

As controversy and confusion surround the project, today we bust some common misconceptions about The Merge.

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KFC BuckETH: An NFT that comes with a year’s supply of chicken

August 18, 2022 3:00:39 pm

KFC BuckETH will be the first NFT from the quick service restaurant chain. It is up for grabs in a social media contest where the winner will also get a year's supply of KFC.

Bitcoin’s top developer confirms resignation plan, cites ‘social media spats’ as reason

August 17, 2022 5:57:37 pm

It should be noted that Van der Laan is the second successor to Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous individual who created Bitcoin.


Losses from crypto hacks surged 60% to $1.9 billion from January to July, Chainalysis says

August 17, 2022 12:59:27 pm

Chainalysis noted that the trend is not likely to reverse any time soon, given the $190 million hacking of cross-chain bridge Nomad and $5 million hacking of several Solana wallets already in the first week of August.

Crypto romance scams: ‘Asian women’ on Twitter are coming for your ‘crypto-wallets’ 

August 20, 2022 7:54:30 am

Welcome to the world of crypto romance scams, where you're weaved with all sorts of believable stories and affection just to take hold of your crypto wallets.

Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of Merge

August 16, 2022 6:02:38 pm

Ether has seen six consecutive weeks of gains, pushing it up from a 1-1/2-year low of $880 in mid-June to levels closing in on $2,000, even though it's way off its November 2021 peak of $4,868.79.

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Only 50 out of 7000 Binance employees on LinkedIn are real, says Binance CEO

August 16, 2022 12:21:23 pm

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao criticised the lack of a real-ID authentication system on Linkedin, saying: "I wished LinkedIn had a feature to let the company verify people. So, many "hey, I am responsible for listing" scammers on LinkedIn. Be careful."

Here’s how Indians are celebrating 75th Independence Day in the metaverse

August 14, 2022 8:05:01 pm

MapMyIndia, a made-in-India indigenous map app has launched the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign on India’s 2D  and 3D Metaverse Maps.

5G could change the blockchain and metaverse industry forever, experts say

August 16, 2022 1:30:52 pm

While the previous generations of cellular technologies (2G to 4G) were all about faster data speeds, 5G promises to alter the DNA of the user experience.


Crypto derivatives volumes surge to $3.12 trillion in July: Crypto Compare

August 13, 2022 2:07:48 pm

The derivatives market now makes up 69% of total crypto volumes, up from 66% in June, and helped push overall crypto volumes on exchanges to $4.51 trillion in July, CryptoCompare said.

WazirX users eye other Indian cryptocurrency exchanges after ED probe

August 16, 2022 1:33:32 pm

A source close to WazirX told that "withdrawals at WazirX were high as the news of ED probing WazirX surfaced, but it is slowly now tapering off."