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Opera adds anti-Bitcoin mining feature to mobile browsers

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST

Opera Internet browser on Monday launched Bitcoin mining protection feature in its mobile browser to protect users from "cryptojacking" or "cryptocurrency mining" which makes secret use of their compu

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title="U.S. SEC questions prospects of bitcoin ETFs" data-text="U.S. SEC questions prospects of bitcoin ETFs" dir="auto" class="headline">US SEC questions prospects of bitcoin ETFs

Jan 18 | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has questioned the prospects of bitcoin exchange-traded funds saying there are a significant number of investor protection issues about cryptocurren

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Bitcoin use under scrutiny in Indonesian island of Bali

JAKARTA/KUTA | Friday, Jan 19 2018 IST

- Indonesian authorities are investigating the use of bitcoin in the holiday island of Bali, amid warnings by the central bank in Southeast Asia's biggest economy over the risks posed by virtual curre

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title="Old hands in South Korea Bitcoin market unfazed by threats of ban" data-text="Old hands in South Korea Bitcoin market unfazed by threats of ban" dir="auto" class="headline">Old hands in South Korea Bitcoin market unfazed by threats of ban

* Threat of ban in South Korea has shaken cryptocurrency market * But experienced investors keep calm | Thursday, Jan 18 2018 IST

Threats of a potential cryptocurrency trading ban in South Korea have scared many investors away, but some veterans of the young market are defiant, saying restrictions would be relatively easy to cir

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Asian shares dip as commodities ease, bitcoin licks wounds

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Asian stocks stepped back from a record high on Wednesday as the region's resource shares were dented by falling oil and commodity prices while digital currencies tumbled on worries about tighter regu

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Bitcoin falls 25 pct to $10,200 on Bitstamp exchange

SYDNEY | Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 IST

Bitcoin had lost a quarter of its value in early Asian trading on Wednesday as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister said banning trading in cryptocurr

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Bitcoin falls over 20% in Asia over new restriction fears

Tokyo |Wednesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

The price of Bitcoin fell by more than 20 per cent over the last 24 hours in major markets in Asia over fears of fresh restrictions in South Korea and China.

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Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies tumble on govt crackdown worries

By Jemima Kelly and Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss LONDON/NEW YORK | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Bitcoin slid as much as 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week low, as worries about a regulatory crackdown on the market spread after reports suggested it was still possible that South Korea could ban

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Bitcoin slides 18 percent on crackdown fears; crypto rivals also plunge

By Jemima Kelly LONDON | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Bitcoin tumbled 18 percent on Tuesday to a four-week trough close to $11,000, after reports that a ban on trading of cryptocurrencies in South Korea was still an option drove fears grew of a wider reg

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Bitcoin slides 14 percent on crackdown fears, hits 4-week low

LONDON | Tuesday, Jan 16 2018 IST

Bitcoin slid as much as 14 percent on Tuesday to hit a four-week low below $12,000, as fears grew of a regulatory crackdown after reports that South Korea's finance minister had said banning trading i

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