India’s Ministry of Finance Compares Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies to ‘Ponzi Schemes’

India’s Ministry of Finance has claimed that Bitcoin and the other digital currencies are “like Ponzi schemes” and investors should take extra caution when investing in them, in a statement issued...

Bitcoin: Income tax department in tough spot as investors go all tech

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD: Crypto currencies appear to be living up to their cryptic reputation.Days after the income-tax department issued about 5 lakh notices to high net-worth individuals (HNIs) who own bitcoins or any...

The Most Popular Ripple Insights Posts of 2017

Ripple punched above its weight class in 2017. We successfully launched our first blockchain conference, announced a new collaboration with the Gates Foundationand increased the number of RippleNet members to more than 100. And...

Ripple Become Second-Largest Cryptocurrency, Queen of Cryptocurrency

Ripple's XRP token climbed more than 50% today, becoming the world's second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization (market cap).The digital currency rose to as much as $2.20, climbing more than 50% in...

Banks of Future Will Face Digitally-Empowered Customers: Expert Blog

Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become...

Startup Seeks to Lower Costs, Improve Outcomes by Tokenizing Healthcare

Healthcare is a political and social landmine. According to TechCrunch the average American spends close to $10,000 for healthcare, with the entire industry being worth $3 trln. The World Health Organisation...

FT: EXMO Director Released From Kidnap After Paying $1 Mln Ransom

Pavel Lerner, the managing director of the cryptocurrency exchange EXMO kidnapped in Kiev Dec. 27, was released today after paying a $1 mln ransom in Bitcoin, The Financial Times (FT) reports. Lerner...

Blockchain Revolution for the Art Industry

Soon after wrapping up BlockShow Asia 2017 main conference, Cointelegraph has been updating you about the companies that made some significant efforts at the event. This time let's discover a company...

Ripple Breaks $2 and Keeps Pushing in Week-Long Bull Run

Cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) shot up by almost 35 percent over the past 24 hours, trading at an average of $2.20 and occupying second place by market cap in the overall crypto...

Our Top 5 Bitcoin “Good News” Stories of 2017

When the history of Bitcoin and blockchains is written, 2017 will be the year tagged as the “turning point” when Bitcoin and “red hot” blockchain technology went mainstream. The steadily rising...