Author: Gautham N

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Brock Pierce on Bitcoin and Financial Inclusion in India No Comments

Bitcoin doesn't get featured much in the Indian mainstream media. Is because of low adoption, or lack of understanding or just the don't care attitude one can't be sure. However, whenever there is a chance to have to report anything in an Indian context or get some interviews with those from the industry who are visiting the country, we can the newspapers to fall in line. We have seen that example...


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Are We Ready for Gold 2.0, i.e. Bitcoin? No Comments

India is the second most populous country with a large mobile and internet user base. It is also one of the countries receiving the highest foreign remittance. On the other hand, India also has a considerable number of unbanked population. All these conditions are ideal for the implementation of bitcoin based financial services and products to meet the requirements. However, in spite of having ...


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IBM Blockchain Tech Might Help Upgrade Indian FinTech Industry No Comments

The century old tech firm, IBM has been at the forefront of almost all the technological revolutions to date. The company doesn't want that to change now. After realizing the potential of bitcoin and its underlying blockchain technology, the company forayed into crypto-tech and it has been working with governments and other institutions in this regard. Recently, IBM has decided to make use of i...


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Phishing and Ransomware Attacks on Indian Banks Increasing No Comments

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The earning and spending power of Indians growing strong which also translates to fatter bank balances than it used to be before. Also, with people increasingly becoming more tech-savvy combined with penetration of internet and smartphones, an average Indian consumer is most likely to make use of online banking services. While this is goo...


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Europol Teams up with Chainalysis to Fight Cyber Crime No Comments

Europe has had mixed feelings about Bitcoin since the terrorist attacks in Paris. Soon after the attacks, there were unconfirmed reports stating the use of bitcoin by terrorists. One of the hacktivist groups went a step further claiming to have successfully accessed the systems belonging to the terrorists containing terrorist funds. Following these claims, ministers from European Union nations ...


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Increase in Mobile Wallet Payments Pave Way for Bitcoin Payments No Comments

The fiat currency and payment systems are increasingly going the Bitcoin way. The digital currency revolution started by Bitcoin has encroached upon the conventional fintech industry which is increasingly trying to copy various features which were so far unique to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The benefits of bitcoin over fiat currency is a well-documented list of facts. The feature-rich dig...


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Linux Security Flaw May Hurt Bitcoin Businesses If Servers Aren”t Updated No Comments

The computers and servers running on Linux and its various flavors are not as secure as people believed it to be. A recent analysis by Google's engineers has shown a serious security flaw in the operating system which leaves all the Linux based at risk. In order to overcome the potential risks of this vulnerability, users should update their servers. The security vulnerability was found in the ...


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Bitcoin Classic May Have Met Its End in the Hands of Bitcoin Roundtable No Comments

Bitcoin Classic became the latest Bitcoin Improvement Proposal targeted towards block-size increase to get shot down by the community. This time, it was the bitcoin Roundtable, a consortium of Bitcoin mining community, wallet providers, exchanges and other businesses which announced its withdrawal of support to Bitcoin Classic. According to the announcement, the Bitcoin Roundtable is not ready ...


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India Now Has Its Own Edition of NewsBTC No Comments

NewsBTC, the well-known bitcoin news and resource website is proud to announce the launch of the Indian edition of its publication. The new edition is part of the NewsBTC Global Franchise Program. The Indian edition of NewsBTC will be committed to reporting the latest news from Bitcoin and cryptocurrency sector across the world, targeted more towards the Indian audience. The Indian edition will...


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