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Facebook Developing A Cryptocurrency For WhatsApp Transfers: Reports

Between its myriad of privacy disrepute, Facebook is reportedly launching its private cryptocurrency. According to a report, Facebook is expanding a cryptocurrency that would allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. The report reveals that the WhatsApp feature will primarily focus…

How To Assemble Your Own Cryptocurrency Mining Rig

It is highly unlikely that any human with a smartphone must not have come across the buzzwords like Bitcoin, blockchain or cryptomining, over the past few years. Currently, there are more than 1,500 altcoins in the market and the market…

Rise Of Cryptojacking & How Users Can Prevent It

As the name signifies, crypto jacking is the unauthorized use of a computer, tablet, mobile phone by cybercriminals to mine for the cryptocurrency. According to Norton, in the last few years, crypto jacking has gained ground as cybercriminals are able…

As Cryptocurrency Pump & Dump Schemes Grow, Here’s How To Avoid The Scam With Machine Learning

In February 2018, with increased complaints of virtual currency exchange scams, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an advisory note for the public to create awareness. This was crucial because the incentives were so alluring that it is almost…

All You Need To Know About The 2018 Cryptocurrency Slump

Earlier this March, the cryptocurrency market took a massive hit in terms of price. The total market capitalisation went from $372 billion to $309 billion in just one day. Bitcoin was the most affected in this $60 billion variation. Although…

The Potential Of Blockchain In India Is Undeniable. Here Are The Hard Facts

While many countries are embracing the blockchain phenomenon, India is yet to finalise its stand on this technology. Although there is a stern stand against cryptocurrencies by the Indian government, the same cannot be said for blockchain technology itself. Industries,…

India And China Are Adopting Blockchain In A Big Way. Here’s Why It’s Significant

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently hailed blockchain’s transformative potential and emphasised the need for “rapid adaptation,” a rare instance of a head of state publicly praising the technology during the inauguration of the 22nd edition of World Congress on…

How Blockchain Plays An Important Role In AI Development

Blockchain is bringing about a major transformation in the financial sector. It is a global phenomenon — in fact banks and fintech companies in India are applying a test and scale approach to blockchain technology in a controlled environment. According…

Big Blow for Bitcoin: Google To Ban All Cryptocurrency-Related Ads Starting June

Come June, you will see no ads on cryptocurrencies on YouTube and on other Google platforms. The tech giant just announced that they will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related products that can raise millions of dollar from investors. The…

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency: Where The Future Lies & Where The Govt Should Intervene

Some of the noted personalities from the Indian tech world discussed one of the most nagging questions of the recent times: why are the two technologies, blockchain and cryptocurrency, regarded in such different light? Delivering a special address at the…

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