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How is the growth of bitcoin affecting the environment?

Here, we look at how the currency's growth is effecting the environment.

12 Feb 2018 8:55 AM

Bitcoin skids to lowest since November after worst month in three years

It slid more than 26 per cent in January, in its worst monthly performance since January 2015.

01 Feb 2018 6:59 PM

Bitcoin wallet devices vulnerable to security hacks: study

Researchers in the UK carried out an in-depth security analysis of the communications system used in popular models of Bitcoin wallet.

25 Jan 2018 9:12 AM

Virtual currency risks

The jury is still out on what exactly is cryptocurrency.

21 Jan 2018 1:21 AM

Fears of global crackdown fail to dampen cryptocurrency interest

Bitcoin soared more than 1,700 per cent last year, hitting a record high just shy of $20,000.

19 Jan 2018 7:54 AM


Cryptocurrencies not legal tender in India: Arun Jaitley

Committee under chairmanship of secretary is deliberating over all issues related to crypto-currencies.

02 Jan 2018 4:54 PM

Bitcoin and its effect on the environment

Here, we look at how the currency's growth is effecting the environment.

02 Jan 2018 2:59 PM

Bitcoin falls 30 percent, posts worst week since 2013

Friday’s fall bled into the US stock market, where shares of companies that have lashed their fortunes to bitcoin or blockchain.

23 Dec 2017 9:24 AM

Bitcoin suffers fresh plunge, losing a third since start of week

Bitcoin dropped to $13,048 briefly from around $16,500 in late trading on Thursday

22 Dec 2017 1:12 PM

Indian authorities weighing how to regulate cryptocurrencies: SEBI chief

India has no regulation for cryptocurrencies and like other global policymakers, it is seeking to understand how to supervise a market.

21 Dec 2017 8:22 AM


Multi-stage cyber attacks net North Korea millions in virtual currencies: study

The attackers access the user’s bitcoin wallet either on the computer or on the bitcoin exchange’s server researcher says.

20 Dec 2017 9:17 AM

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

Bitcoin has drawn attention for its eye-popping price gains, but it is also notoriously volatile.

18 Dec 2017 7:38 AM

Bitcoin hits new record high as warnings grow louder

A study released on December 15 suggest that bitcoin could pose a threat to the financial stability of traditional currencies and markets.

16 Dec 2017 10:34 AM

Bitcoin fever exposes crypto-market frailties

Bitcoin went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.

14 Dec 2017 3:53 PM

I-T dept conducts surveys at Bitcoin exchanges country-wide

Bitcoin is not regulated in country and its circulation has been a cause of concern among central bankers.

13 Dec 2017 12:55 PM


Bitcoin hits another record high in march towards $20,000

Earlier bitcoin hit a record high of $17,428.42, registering a roughly 20-fold increase in its price for the year.

13 Dec 2017 12:09 PM

Hotly anticipated bitcoin futures surge 21 percent on debut

Central bankers and critics of the cryptocurrency have been ringing the alarm bells over the surge in the price.

11 Dec 2017 12:51 PM

Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns

The concerns about its volatility have led some banks and trade groups to raise concerns about the implications of trading bitcoin.

09 Dec 2017 7:45 AM

Things you might not know about ballistic Bitcoin

Here are some facts that you might not know about the largest and best-known cryptocurrency.

08 Dec 2017 4:47 PM

How is a Bitcoin mined? a look at the virtual currency.

Bitcoins are basically lines of computer code that are digitally signed each time they travel from one owner to the next.

08 Dec 2017 8:46 AM