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Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to Bitcoin

Collectively, “altcoins” are gaining ground on their bigger cousin.

15 May 2019 5:05 PM

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin

Bitcoin now accounts for around 60 per cent of the USD 240 billion crypto market, down from nearly 90 per cent.

15 May 2019 1:08 PM

Bitcoin tops USD 8,000 as it hits highest since July 2018

There is no real fundamental explanation as to why bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, hit a 10-month high.

14 May 2019 10:43 AM

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

Bitcoin has almost doubled in price this year, underscoring its volatility after a bruising 2018.

13 May 2019 3:19 PM

Hackers steal $41 million worth of bitcoin

This is the latest in a string of thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges around the world.

09 May 2019 9:26 AM


Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 per cent to new six-month high

Bitcoin climbed more than 6 percent to briefly break USD 5,700, its highest since November 14.

04 May 2019 11:29 AM

Hackers demand 6 Bitcoins ransom for Telangana, AP power websites restoration

Previous history of ransomware attacks proved they originated from Central Europe and some African nations and so far no link is traceable.

03 May 2019 12:16 PM

Jaguar Land Rover to allow helpful car drivers to earn cryptocurrency

Drivers could also earn rewards if the car participates in a ride-sharing program, Jaguar said.

29 Apr 2019 10:10 AM

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks

The Gaza-based Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades has been calling on its supporters to donate using the digital currency.

28 Apr 2019 2:23 PM

Big corporate back crypto 'plumbing' despite currency caution

Bitcoin slumped by three-quarters last year after nearing a record of USD 20,000 in its frensied 2017 bubble.

18 Apr 2019 4:27 PM


China wants to ban Bitcoin for wasting resources

The process of mining is indeed a complex and resource hungry procedure.

11 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

China to ban bitcoin mining?

China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

10 Apr 2019 9:27 AM

China says it wants to eliminate bitcoin mining

China is the world’s largest market for computer hardware designed to mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

09 Apr 2019 12:29 PM

Bitcoin trading volume hits two-year low in March

Bitcoin volume in the top five digital currency exchanges totaled USD 2.14 billion last month.

05 Apr 2019 2:22 PM

Bitcoin jumps 20 percent, mystery order seen as catalyst

The original cryptocurrency soared as much as 20 percent in Asian trading, breaking USD 5,000 for the first time since mid-November.

03 Apr 2019 1:19 PM


Samsung Galaxy S10 comes with built-in cryptocurrency wallet

It comes with the built-in cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to store bitcoin Ethereum and cryptocurrency Cosmo Coin.

27 Feb 2019 11:12 AM

Crypto bear market threatens to last as potential token supply weighs

Bitcoin, the original cryptocurrency, has dropped more than 80 percent since hitting an all-time high of nearly USD 20,000.

10 Feb 2019 10:43 AM

Canadian crypto exchange may have lost USD 145 mn after its CEO suddenly died

Cotten's sudden death has plunged Quadriga into crisis and left it struggling to figure out how to refund more than 100,000 of its users.

06 Feb 2019 2:13 PM

Millions in cryptocurrencies frozen after Canadian founder's death

Gerald Cotten died aged 30 from complications with Crohn’s disease while volunteering at an orphanage in India.

05 Feb 2019 4:11 PM

Daily bitcoin transactions on darknet markets doubled throughout 2018

Bitcoin transaction volumes on darknet markets rose throughout 2018 to an average of USD 2 million daily.

20 Jan 2019 10:25 AM