Government will review stand regarding use of cryptocurrency and other technologies: Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur  

Government will review stand regarding use of cryptocurrency and other technologies: Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur  

New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed that the government is willing to evaluate the use of newer technologies including cryptocurrency. A few months ago, the government had appointed a high-level Inter-Ministerial Committee, presided over by the Economic Affairs Secretary. The committee has submitted its report to the government and it […]

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Cryptocurrency being misused for terror funding: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Cryptocurrency being misused for terror funding: US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen

Washington: – Janet Yellen, US Secretary of the Treasury, warned that Cryptocurrency is increasingly used for terror funding and this is a major problem. Only last week, the United Nations published a vital report regarding terrorist activities. The report said that terrorist organisations like IS and Al Qaeda are using Cryptocurrency. It was recently exposed […]

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European Union institutes inquiry against Facebook, over the issue of Libra cryptocurrency

European Union institutes inquiry against Facebook, over the issue of Libra cryptocurrency

Brussels: The troubles for Libra cryptocurrency, being launched by the social media company Facebook, seem to be increasing. Following the action initiated by the countries like the United States and Australia, now the European Union has instituted an inquiry against ‘Facebook Libra’. The spokesman of the Union informed that independent notices had been sent to […]

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Cryptocurrency a national security issue for US, warns Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

Cryptocurrency a national security issue for US, warns Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin

Washington: Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin warned regarding cryptocurrency saying that Cryptocurrency and Bitcoins are used for the transaction of billions of dollars for Cybercrime, tax evasion, ransom demands, narcotics trade and human trafficking. Many people have tried to use cryptocurrency to raise funds for misconduct and carrying out criminal acts. Therefore, cryptocurrency has […]

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World Bank and International Monetary Fund launch experimental Cryptocurrency

World Bank and International Monetary Fund launch experimental Cryptocurrency

Washington: The world is moving from currency to cryptocurrency. The economists are claiming that cryptocurrency will be the future of the world. Reports of some countries moving towards cryptocurrency, also have been published. It has also been revealed that leading financial institutions and banks are seriously considering the use of cryptocurrency. But now the World […]

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RBI sets up a special ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Blockchain’ technology research unit

RBI sets up a special ‘Cryptocurrency’ and ‘Blockchain’ technology research unit

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India has established an independent unit for research on Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. This particular unit is reportedly responsible not only for keeping an eye on the new emerging technologies of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain but also for drafting rules and regulations regarding the same. RBI has issued a […]

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Australian ‘Perth Mint’ announces gold-based ‘Cryptocurrency’

Australian ‘Perth Mint’ announces gold-based ‘Cryptocurrency’

Canberra: The popularity of ‘Bitcoin’ among investors world over has prompted some main countries along with banks and some big financial institutions to make moves to start their own cryptocurrency. With this background, the largest ‘Gold Refinery’ in Australia, ‘Perth Mint’ has announced its own cryptocurrency. Richard Hayes, the chief executive of the ‘Perth Mint’ […]

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