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...

Lyn Ulbricht: Ross’s Latest Appeal About “Constitutional Protections and Freedoms for Us All”

In May of 2015, Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in operating the dark web site Silk Road. Exactly two years later, the Court...

Ivy Playground for Bitcoin: Experimenting With the Future of Bitcoin Smart Contracts

Blockchain developer Chain is releasing an open-source compiler and development environment for writing Bitcoin smart contracts using Ivy, a smart contract language developed in-house.Chain is best known for the open-source Chain...

Vector, Nexus Join the Space Race With Plans for Satellite-Based Blockchain Network

Space company Vector and blockchain developer Nexus announced a partnership to host Nexus’s decentralized cryptocurrency on a satellite orbiting the Earth, using Vector’s GalacticSky platform.According to the developers, Nexus technology offers...