Blockchain: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Digital Gurukul First Institute to Offer Blockchain-Powered Certificates in India

Indore based Digital Gurukul started in 2014, offers complete digital marketing training to students and working professionals, has become the first Digital institute in India to offer Blockchain-Powered Certificates. Digital Gurukul has partnered with German company ‘Certif-ID’ to issue blockchain-powered certificates in India. Digital Gurukul was awarded Asia’s Best Digital Marketing Institute 2019 by Indian ..

Data Security Council of India (DSCI) launches TechSagar

The Data Security Council of India (DSCI)  in partnership with  National Cyber Security Coordinator’s office has recently launched national repository ‘TechSagar’ to facilitate new opportunities for businesses and academia to collaborate, connect and innovate, in future. The TechSagar provides insights about capabilities of more than 4000 entities from industry, academia and research across 25 technology ..

Reliance Jio partners Microsoft to offer cloud infra for businesses

Reliance Jio has partnered with Microsoft to accelerate digital transformation in India. Under the deal, Microsoft will bring in the Azure Cloud on Jio Network targetting the enterprise and business users seeking a technological shift. Jio is the subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). The aim of both the companies is to enhance the adoption ..

Bitcoins

Bitcoin is one of the most well-known as widely used cryptocurrency in the world. Bitcoin is a global digital currency without the backing of any central bank or regulations of a single administrator. How do bitcoins work? Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining in which computing power is used ..

Subhash Chandra Garg heads Cryptocurrency panel that proposes ban on private digital currencies

The Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) set up to look into the legality of cryptocurrencies and blockchain has recently submitted its report to the Finance Ministry and recommended that private cryptocurrencies be banned completely in India. It has also drafted a law, the ‘Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019’, which mandates a ..

Reforming Higher Education in India

To improve the standard of education in the nation and further enhance the quality of students being trained by the technical institutes of the nation, the government plans to not allow conventional low employability potential disciplines from the academic year 2020-2021. What happened? Opposition members claimed that there is a mismatch between the demands of ..

Project Libra

Libra is the new cryptocurrency of the social media giant, Facebook. The digital currency Libra will be available to the users of Facebook services like Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. The Libra transactions will be recorded on a blockchain which offers a tamper-proof ledger that runs across multiple computers. The blockchain technology forms the backbone of ..

Telangana government to set up India’s first ‘Blockchain District’

The Telangana government has decided to set up the India’s first ‘Blockchain district’ in Hyderabad to create an ecosystem for all the start-ups and institutes working in the space. Though the Blockchain technology encompasses all domains, the district would focus on banking, financial services and insurance; pharma and healthcare; logistics and supply chain; and the ..