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Just one-in-ten per cent understand how cryptocurrencies work

The rate in which cryptocurrencies are being adopted by global consumers is slowing down.

23 Jun 2019 3:25 PM

Mozilla releases patch to fix another zero-day in Firefox

The security loophole was being exploited to attack cryptocurrency organisations including Coinbase.

23 Jun 2019 10:41 AM

Global money-laundering watchdog launches crackdown on cryptocurrencies

Countries will be compelled to register and supervise cryptocurrency-related firms such as exchanges and custodians.

22 Jun 2019 11:26 AM

Central bankers claim oversight over Facebook’s cryptocurrency

Facebook drew worldwide interest this week when it announced plans to introduce a cryptocurrency called Libra.

22 Jun 2019 10:26 AM

Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project after US lawmaker calls

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire called for more regulation of tech companies.

19 Jun 2019 1:24 PM


Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns

The whole system is scheduled to launch in the first half of 2020.

19 Jun 2019 12:09 PM

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals

Facebook has linked with 28 partners in a Geneva-based entity called the Libra Association.

18 Jun 2019 5:36 PM

Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency

Facebook has already sought blessings from the US Treasury and the Bank of England, the BBC reported last month.

17 Jun 2019 4:19 PM

Facebook's cryptocurrency-based payments system gets big backers

Visa Inc, Mastercard Inc, PayPal Holdings Inc and Uber Technologies Inc to back Facebook’s new cryptocurrency.

14 Jun 2019 11:59 AM

Facebook in talks with US derivatives regulator over digital currency plans

Facebook set up a financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments.

03 Jun 2019 12:58 PM


Top cybercriminal money laundering service taken offline

Crypto currency laundering service, bestmixer.io, taken down by law enforcement.

23 May 2019 3:11 PM

UK watchdog says currency and crypto scams hit 27 million pounds

Reports of scams more than tripled in the year that ended in April to 1,800.

21 May 2019 10:23 AM

Facebook building its cryptocurrency

The social networking service has reportedly started working on its virtual money.

19 May 2019 10:22 AM

Bitcoin sinks abruptly after seven weeks of recovery

After many lackluster months, the price of bitcoin started to rally from early April, hitting a 10-month high earlier this week.

17 May 2019 3:09 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 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

Cryptocurrency thefts, fraud hit USD 1.2 billion in first quarter

The value of losses from crime in the digital currency sector in 2018 hit USD 1.7 billion.

01 May 2019 1:20 PM

Jaguar Land Rover planning 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 12:57 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