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NewsBTC India Arrests Bitcoin

Six Bitcoin Thieves get Arrested in India No Comments

Criminals have always been attracted to cryptocurrency for obvious reasons. This new form of money is rather valuable and can be considered to be pseudonymous as well. In India, some criminals tried to scam users by posing as Bitcoin traders. Thankfully, they were apprehended by the local police. It is not the first nor the last time we see this type of crime involving Bitcoin either. Six peopl...


IndiCOin

Indicoin – India’s first ICO to begin on 1st October No Comments

Indicoin is an autonomous cryptocurrency and a social service platform built on top of Ethereum Blockchain that enables users to provide social proof to the blockchain community through a decentralized and transparent voting process thereby incentivizing and encouraging the user to create an inclusive community of people who are incentivized to do social tasks. It is the first ever social platform...


NewsBTC Interviews ZebPay Co-founder Sandeep Goenka No Comments

NewsBTC recently had a chance to sit down with ZebPay's Sandeep Goenka. With a major blockchain conference taking place in Mumbai, it was a good time to meet up. India is quite an intriguing region when it comes to Bitcoin, as there is a strong focus on digital payment solutions already. NewsBTC's Editor-in-Chief Gautham Narasimhamurthy had a good discussion with Goenka regarding the future of Bit...


Ripple, India

Ripple Tackles India’s Digital Economy by Opening a new Mumbai Office No Comments

India is one of the more innovative regions in the world when it comes to digital finance. Various mobile payment applications are competing with one another. Cryptocurrency has also cemented its own legacy in the country as we speak. Ripple is the latest company to try and stake their claim in the country. A new Mumbai office has been opened, which will bring Ripple's technology to India for the ...


india, regulations, bitcoin

Bitcoin Economy Needs a Self-Regulatory Organization, Not Mainstream Regulators No Comments

India is going through a Bitcoin revolution, as the interest in the cryptocurrency continues to increase. At the same time, the Bitcoin ecosystem is currently at the crossroads due to the government's interest in regulating the digital currency. Following the creation of an inter-ministerial committee to evaluate cryptocurrencies and potential regulatory steps, there are speculations that Secur...


india, regulations, bitcoin

India Plans to Include KYC Norms for Bitcoin Transactions No Comments

The rising cryptocurrency usage in India, combined with Bitcoin's rising price recently increased the government's interest in the cryptocurrency market. In order to regulate the market, a committee was set up by the country's Finance Ministry, which has been analyzing the cryptocurrency market, usage trends and the technology itself for few months. According to reports on leading media outlets...


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India Registers a Rise in Demand for Blockchain Courses and Experts No Comments

The blockchain segment in India is off to a good start. As more companies are looking forward to exploring the use of blockchain technology within their organizations, the demand for blockchain experts is on the rise. The trend, which until now was visible in the European and American markets has now made its way into the Indian job market as well. With blockchain and cryptocurrency technology ...


Coinsecure Has Big Plans For Bitcoin In India And Hires Elizabeth Ploshay McCauley. newsbtc

The Indian Government Still Undecided About Bitcoin’s Regulatory Status No Comments

India has emerged as a strong cryptocurrency market, thanks to increased adoption among the people in the past few months. It has also influenced the government to consider cryptocurrency regulations. Recently, an inter-ministerial committee was set up to explore the type of regulations that might be required to govern the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. As the committee continues t...


blockchain, biometrics, payments, authentication

Microsoft Azure Signs Up as Exclusive Cloud Service for Indian Blockchain Project No Comments

The Redmond-based tech giant, Microsoft is not new to blockchain technology. The company has been offering its Blockchain as a Service product to various blockchain initiatives for a while now. Recently, it has further expanded its reach in the Asian market by entering into an exclusive partnership with the Indian blockchain initiative for the banking sector. Earlier this year, few leading Indi...


Coinsecure Has Big Plans For Bitcoin In India And Hires Elizabeth Ploshay McCauley. newsbtc

The Present Scenario of Bitcoin Market in India No Comments

The Indian Bitcoin community, which initially had only a handful of people saw a sudden influx of new members following the government's overnight decision to demonetize certain high-value currency notes. With two of the largest denominations, INR 1000 and INR 500 losing their value, many people decided to minimize their dependency on the country' legal tender which is subject to the whims and fan...


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