Coins & Tokens

Dogecoin’s Rollercoaster: Navigating Price Hurdles, Elon Musk’s Testimony, and Regulatory Uncertainties

While Bitcoin is witnessing its breakthrough point after a gap of two years, Dogecoin has experienced a substantial drop of 4.5%. The massive drop is seen after Elon Musk’s urgency to testify once more for the complete acquisition of Twitter. DOGE’s price is highly influenced by Musk, making it vulnerable to his social media speculations. The price…

blockchain as a service
Blockchain in governance

California county to use blockchain wallet for citizen services

Small government services for citizens are slowly incorporating blockchain technologies to reduce paper work and increase efficiency. California’s Santa Cruz County has recently shared its decision to experiment with blockchain wallets to offer services such as user registrations for parking bikes and recreational vehicles, licensing of pets, and building permits given over the counter. The…

India CBDC e-Rupee
Articles & Features

UPI or CBDC: Which is better?

The pilot study of the CBDC has raised curiosity about the new digital currency. While the responses of participants are expectedly tepid and restrained, the question uppermost on everyone’s mind is – how is this better than UPI/Bhim/Paytm? The retail pilot of CBDC is planned on a limited scale, and currently only on invite basis….

India CBDC e-Rupee
News

e-Rupee used to buy fruits – watch

The e-Rupee is the CBDC or central bank digital currency of India, to be launched in the near future to keep the threat of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin at bay. The retail and wholesale pilots of the CBDC are the most recent stages of the digital rupee that will help test and improve upon the design…

cryptocurrencies
Crypto adoption India

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Cryptocurrency is “nothing but gambling”

At an event organized in New Delhi, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das shared his views on cryptocurrencies, their nature and the threat posed to India’s economy. According to him, the perceived value of cryptocurrencies is nothing and is “make-believe”. RB Governor Shaktikanta Das pointed to the fact that there is no underlying value in cryptocurrencies. He…