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Bitcoin Regulation

India Reportedly Proposes 10-Years In Prison For Holding Bitcoin

Well, India obviously feels it has something to prove. Purportedly, its latest draft bill on bitcoin and cryptocurrency is the most draconian yet. [Editor’s note: The Bloomberg...

Emilio Janus | Jun 07, 2019 | 13:00
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Legislation

India Cryptocurrency Ban Unlikely, Says CEO Of Exiled Zebpay

The CEO of Zebpay, which left India due to banking restrictions, says the rumored cryptocurrency blanket-ban is unlikely to happen. Ajeet Khurana was talking as the company announced...

Emilio Janus | May 08, 2019 | 14:00
Breaking News

Indian Crypto Companies Are Now Helping Thailand’s Banks...

Indian tech multinational, Wipro, has developed a blockchain-based solution for banks in Thailand to settle dues. This comes as Indian government and banking authorities look to...

Emilio Janus | May 07, 2019 | 14:00
Bitcoin Regulation

India is Preparing a ‘Banning of Cryptocurrencies’ Bill

Bitcoin stakeholders in India are decrying the decision by the country’s central bank to exclude cryptocurrency-related businesses in its recently released regulatory sandbox for...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Apr 26, 2019 | 05:00
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Bitcoin

Zebpay Becomes First Exchange to Add Lightning Payments for All Users

App-enabled cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Zebpay, has announced that it is enabling Lightning Network payments for all its users. The best part of the news? Zebpay claim...

Emilio Janus | Mar 28, 2019 | 09:00
India's Supreme Court to Issue Final Ruling on RBI Cryptocurrency Ban in September
Bitcoin Regulation

India Likely To Lift Cryptocurrency Ban in 2019

India’s long-running saga regarding the legality of cryptocurrency is likely to see a lifting of the current ban in 2019. Indian Flip Flops Reports suggest the Gov’t...

Emilio Janus | Dec 27, 2018 | 08:00
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Facebook Wants to Mint Its Own Stablecoin for WhatsApp

Facebook, the world’s largest social media website has been reportedly working on a stablecoin to allow WhatsApp users to transfer money. The company’s initial focus is...

Georgi Georgiev | Dec 21, 2018 | 05:00
G20
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G20 Summit: We Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies ‘In Line with FATF...

G20 countries have agreed to regulate cryptocurrencies in line with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards at the second session of the summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina...

Allen Scott | Dec 02, 2018 | 09:00
Supreme Court of India Gives Two Week Deadline for Gov’t to Clarify Position on Crypto
Bitcoin Regulation

India Ready to Unveil Cryptocurrency Law Next Month

The government of India may provide clarity on cryptocurrency regulation as soon as next month with a new draft bill now in the works. Clarity Soon Citing a counter-affidavit issued...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 20, 2018 | 08:00
HSBC Executes India’s First Overseas Blockchain Payment for Major Company
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HSBC Executes India’s First Overseas Blockchain Payment for Major...

The British banking giant HSBC has reportedly executed the very first overseas financial transaction of Reliance Industries (RIL) to a US-based client using blockchain technology...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 06, 2018 | 03:00
Supreme Court of India Gives Two Week Deadline for Gov’t to Clarify Position on Crypto
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Supreme Court of India Gives Two Week Deadline for Gov’t to Clarify...

The Supreme Court of India has formally set a deadline of two weeks for the government to officially clarify its position on cryptocurrencies. Urging for Clarity After having delayed...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 26, 2018 | 22:00
Cryptocurrency Scam Case Reaches a Dead End in Mumbai
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Cryptocurrency Scam Case Reaches a Dead End in Mumbai

Roughly a year ago, Mumbai police accused the founder of ATC Coin Ltd. of running a cryptocurrency scam. Now the case has gone cold after police remain unable to locate any of the...

Kevin O’Brien | Oct 16, 2018 | 05:00

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