Bitcoin is in decline. Not its price, which has increased 900% this year and (at the time of writing) stands at over US$12,000 per unit, but its actual use as a currency. And this makes its rapid appreciation all the more puzzling.
JetSynthesys, a Pune-based gaming firm backed by Infosys co-founder Kris Gopalakrishnan, has built a mobile game on cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, hoping to tap millions of cricket fans of the former Indian captain and the game across the country.
The UIDAI, the authority which issues Aadhaar, on Thursday said that the notifications for verifying bank accounts, PAN cards and mobile SIM cards with the biometric ID are valid and there is no change in them.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud service unit of Amazon, has received a clearance from the IT ministry that will allow it to pitch to both to state and central government organisations for hosting their applications on its platform.
In a respite for Google, a judge has dismissed a gender discrimination lawsuit from former Google employees that accused the tech giant of paying male employees more than women.
In a warning for those who wish to invest in Bitcoins to make some big bucks, the cryptocurrency mining market NiceHash has revealed hackers wiped out its entire Bitcoin wallet, resulting in over $60 million loss.
Bitcoin surged past $17,000 on Thursday as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on major US exchanges.
Popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin on Thursday soared to a record high, surpassing $15,000, continuing its surge from below $1,000 at the beginning of this year. The surge was seen ahead of the launch of Bitcoin futures on Chicago-based CBOE coming Sunday.
Shares of Avenue Supermarts, which owns and operates D-Mart retail chain, and IT consulting & software company Tech Mahindra have moved higher by upto 6% on the bourses after the huge block deals executed on these counters.
Wearable devices could soon become part of the insurance policy framework, as the sectoral regulator Irdai has formed a working group seeking inputs to bring such gadgets under guidelines keeping in view interest of policyholders.