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How toRecharge Prepaid Phones using Crypto.com Airtime and Get 5% Cashback

Crypto.com recently launched the Pay “Airtime” feature allowing Mobile top ups at more than 100 countries worldwide. Users get 2.5%-5% CashBack using the native CRO token for payment. In India, the cost of Mobile data and calls for a year is worth a couple dinners at a fancy restaurant. Although the mobile operators recently doubled the costs, one can still make unlimited domestic calls and use 1-2 GB Mobile data…

Impossible to Allow Crypto Trading without SEBI, RBI Approval says Zerodha CEO

A user asked Zerodha if their tagline “Invest in Everything” means they will be looking into allowing Crypto Trading soon? India has over a dozen cryptocurrency exchanges and the number has been steadily growing since the Supreme court judgment that quashed RBI’s Banking restrictions. It is only a matter of time before the big brokers of stock market take note and get involved in the business, atleast one would assume…

Review: Prepaid Recharge and Buying Gift Card using Bitcoin Lightning Network on Bitrefill

Users can top up their prepaid mobiles or buy 100s of Gift cards using Crypto on Bitrefill. In this article we will look at both! It is almost impossible to spend cryptocurrency in India to buy anything. Most merchants shy away from it. Therefore, it is always best to spend your cryptocurrency to buy gift cards and then spend the gift cards at merchant outlets. In this article, we try…

RBI Clarifies: No Prohibition on Banks to Open Accounts for Crypto Firms

Despite the Supreme Court Judgment in March quashing the RBI restrictions on banks to serve Crypto firms, some banks have refused to provide services to exchanges and traders. Harish BV, co-founder on one of India’s oldest cryptocurrency exchange Unocoin, filed an RTI request with the Reserve Bank of India asking if RBI prohibits banks from dealing with businesses and individuals who trade/offer cryptocurrencies. RBI replied, “As on date (May 22,…

Paxful Mobile App Review: Buying Bitcoin from Phone

Paxful, one of the largest Peer to Peer Marketplace to buy and sell Bitcoin, also offers a mobile app for both iOS and Android Phones. We are reviewing Paxful’s app in this article. It is very likely that you’re reading this article on your smartphone. You probably clicked the link on Telegram, Twitter, Whatsapp or somewhere else and it popped open on your phone itself. We do everything on the…

I asked an Experienced Trader to grow $100 Bitcoin 10 times, lost it in hours

At one point the trading balance $100 in BTC was down to $30 then up to $120 and eventually ZERO, all within Seven hours. Trading is easy. You try to buy an asset at a price and then wait for the price to go up and sell it. That’s the expectation. There is a possibility that the price will tank instead of going up and you stand to lose money.…

“Private” Cryptocurrencies have no chance of Survival says Subhash Chandra Garg Advocating Digital Rupee

“Crypto-currencies created have fallen by the side as currencies. Most guys who launched crypto-currencies have shuttered their businesses. Bitcoin is the only real survivor.” – Former Finance Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg In his latest blog, former Finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg writes about the need for Digital Rupee as the new generation of Money. He explains the history of Indian Rupee, how digital currencies came into existence, why (private) crypto-currencies…

Bitcoin Evangelist Has a Solution to Help Migrant Workers Earn their Daily Wages

No it has nothing to do with Bitcoin. You might remember Dr. Tausif Malik from our articles dating back to 2018. Indian-American Dr. Malik had launched Maharashtra – Blockchain Fintech ICO and Cryptocurrency in 2018 to train Dalit youth in Bitcoin Mining. The RBI Ring fencing, a soft ban on Crypto trading, eventually put a halt on that plan. Under these unprecedented times of a pandemic, migrant workers are bearing…

Aeternity Starfleet Accelerator to back three Indian Blockchain Startups

The first edition of the Starfleet Program in India organised by blockchain investment firm, AE Ventures and IBC Media, an Indian innovation management company, announced the three startups – Drife, Hypermine, and Pontis as the winners at the Demo Day that proceed to receive a venture investment as well as go-to-market opportunities in the EU and EMEA region, support in technology implementation, business development, marketing, and legal affairs. AE Ventures…

Review: FTX Derivatives Exchange – Most Innovative Trading Platform

FTX Crypto Derivatives Exchange just turned One Year old. Their native token FTT is now trading on India’s WazirX exchange, and WazirX’s WRX token is now available on FTX exchange. What does that mean for Indian users? What products does FTX offer and is it worth trading on? Let us find out. The Beginning FTX exchange launched in May 2019, with the idea of an exchange “By the traders, for…