SegWit2x Version 2.0 – a Farce?

If we are to believe what we are told - the Bitcoin Blockchain has forked once again after the revival of SegWit2x. The fork, which was abandoned in November due to a...

Top 10 Companies of the Blockchain Industry in 2017

2017 was definitely the year of Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has surged from more than $950 at the beginning of the year to as high as $20,000. The total market capitalization of...

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...