Karan Balwani

Karan is a writer who shares an undying passion for technology, books and pets. For the past 7 years, he has worked in Business Development and PR before discovering his love for the written word. He regularly posts on his blog (www.kbthewriter.wordpress.com) and is working on his debut novel.

Binance Announces Launch of Research Division
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Binance Announces Launch of Research Division

Binance, the cryptocurrency exchange has announced the launch of Binance Research. This project will investigate and relay objective as well as in-depth information on upcoming tokens and the tokens that are already listed on the exchange. Binance Research will serve as a new pillar for Binance’s overall eco-system. This will …

eToro Debuts Mobile Crypto Wallet
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eToro Debuts Mobile Crypto Wallet

eToro, the social trading platform has officially launched its cryptocurrency wallet on both iOS and Android platforms. This wallet features enhanced security and an easy-to-use interface. In the beginning, the wallet will support Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum and Litecoin. More currencies will be added to the portfolio in due time. …

Bithumb Plans to Become Asia's Amazon
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Bithumb Plans to Become Asia’s Amazon

Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in South Korea has started the cryptocurrency payment service. This service is being offered through Qoo10, an online marketplace that regards itself as “Asia’s Amazon”. Korean users can avail this service by using their cryptocurrencies to pay for purchases made on the Qoo10 …

Principal Fired for Mining Crypto | Coindelite News
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Principal Fired for Mining Crypto

China’s local media outlets have reported a failed cryptocurrency mining scheme. A middle school principal was penalized after the school staff discovered that he was using school computers for mining cryptocurrencies. According to BBC, Lei Hua was fired from Hunan Middle School after it was found that he had installed …

OKEx Awarded Crypto Exchange of the Year
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OKEx Awarded Crypto Exchange of the Year

OKEx has been making headlines for the past few weeks. The most recent achievement of this exchange is being crowned as the Cryptocurrency Exchange of the Year at the Malta Blockchain Awards. It’s refreshing to see that the blockchain industry has started recognizing the hard work of companies in blockchain …

Crypto Mining Uses More Energy Than Mining Metals
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Crypto Mining Uses More Energy Than Mining Metals

The mining of cryptocurrencies uses a lot more energy than required to mine such as copper, platinum or gold. A research was published on this by the Nature Sustainability journal. It seems that cryptocurrencies are rapidly becoming a major contributor towards the already alarming pace of global warming. Thanks to …

Bank of America Hold over 50 Blockchain Patents
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Bank of America Holds over 50 Blockchain Patents

At the end of last month, the Bank of America (BofA) added another patent pertaining to cryptocurrencies to its already exhaustive list of filed patents. Bank of America is the second largest bank in the United States and has been the leader in the informal blockchain patent race. There seems …

AMD Looks to Expand Crypto Mining Business
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AMD Looks to Expand Crypto Mining Business

Ever since the inception of cryptocurrencies, there has been an ongoing craze behind mining your own digital currencies. In the past few years, crypto mining at home has become increasingly difficult due to heightened mining complexities. There was a time when a user could mine dozens of Bitcoins daily using …

Malicious App Phishing Crypto Login Details
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Malicious App Phishing Crypto Login Details

Even though Google has been cracking down on malicious cryptocurrency apps for years, it seems that another cryptocurrency app has been able to slip through the review process. Lukas Stefanko, a security and malware researcher published a video about this malicious app and explained how it was distributed through Google’s …

BlackRock Waiting for Crypto To Be Legit
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BlackRock Waiting for Crypto To Be Legit

BlackRock, the largest asset manager in the world is putting a hold on Bitcoin ETF for now. The company says that it is waiting for cryptocurrencies to become legitimate. BlackRock manages around $6.4 trillion in assets for its clients. Larry Fink, CEO, BlackRock like most of his Wall Street counterparts …