Ishan Garg

Ishan Garg
Bangalore, India

Ishan Garg

Contributor
Bangalore, India
Ishan is a cryptocurrency journalist. Prior to working for Crypto Briefing, he co-founded Blockmanity, a cryptocurrency blog.
  • India, Sri Lanka Five-Times More Vulnerable to Crypto Hacks

    India, Sri Lanka Five-Times More Vulnerable to Crypto Hacks

    Microsoft has published its annual security report, which talks about the latest cybersecurity threats in the world. In its findings, Microsoft notes that India and Sri Lanka are five times more likely to experience crypto mining hacks, even though the number of such attacks has decreased by 34% from the previous year of 2018-19, notes

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  • Filecoin Hype Returns as Mainnet Launch Nears

    Filecoin Hype Returns as Mainnet Launch Nears

    After 36-months of dormancy, Filecoin is finally getting ready to launch its mainnet, resurrecting attention around Filecoin IOUs.  After an enormous fundraise through an ICO back in 2017, Filecoin went quiet on its plans. But in July 2020, Filecoin’s developers announced that the mainnet will launch before August 21, reigniting hope for the project. Filecoin

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  • Paxos Beats Out Coinbase to Become PayPal’s Bitcoin Custodian

    Paxos Beats Out Coinbase to Become PayPal’s Bitcoin Custodian

    Emerging reports indicate that PayPal will ditch Coinbase and instead integrate with Paxos’s newly-launched crypto brokerage service. The partnership would place PayPal in direct competition with Coinbase. PayPal Picks Paxos PayPal will soon launch its own cryptocurrency buying and selling service for its 325 million customers. This decision now puts it directly in the path of

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  • Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple’s Twitter Accounts Hacked in Massive Bitcoin Scam

    Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple’s Twitter Accounts Hacked in Massive Bitcoin Scam

    Official Twitter accounts across the cryptocurrency space have been compromised. Accounts for Binance, Justin Sun, Changpeng Zhao, Gemini, and KuCoin all appear to have been hacked. Even Elon Musk’s account was compromised. All four of the compromised accounts have pinned a similar tweet at the same time on their profile, which says, “We have partnered

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  • PayPal Confirms Cryptocurrency Integration Effort in Letter to EU

    PayPal Confirms Cryptocurrency Integration Effort in Letter to EU

    Online payments giant PayPal has confirmed that it is working on bringing cryptocurrency capabilities to its platform. The news was confirmed via a letter sent to the European Commission seeking clarity on various cryptocurrency-related activities. In the letter to the European Commission, PayPal said that it is continuously “monitoring” and “evaluating” the developments in the

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  • 5 developments that will cause Ethereum to rule supreme as King of the dApps

    More Delays? Ethereum 2.0 Developers Expect 2021 Launch, Vitalik Buterin Pushes for 2020

    Ethereum developer Justin Drake said the earliest ETH 2.0 could launch is January 2021. Vitalik Buterin disagrees and is pressing ahead with a November 2020 launch date. According to Justin Drake in a Reddit AMA, the Ethereum network is not yet prepared for a successful ETH 2.0 launch. After the public testnet goes live, developers

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  • Teens Touting  Dogecoin Trigger Buying Frenzy

    Teens Touting $1 Dogecoin Trigger Buying Frenzy

    Overnight, Dogecoin has become the tenth-most traded coin by daily trading volume. The Shiba Inu-powered cryptocurrency had its 24-hour trading volume surpass the one billion mark, with DOGE prices doubling in a single week.  The sudden surge in interest was triggered by a viral TikTok video urging people to invest in the cryptocurrency. The meme

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  • India’s Biggest IT Services Company TCS Dives Into Cryptocurrency

    India’s Biggest IT Services Company TCS Dives Into Cryptocurrency

    India’s largest multinational IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), has announced the launch of a new product to help banks offer cryptocurrency-related services. The new product is called Quartz and was announced via an official press release by Tata Group. Quartz marks the first entry of TCS into the world of cryptocurrencies. According to

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