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2017: A Defining Year for Cryptocurrency Regulation

This Year in Review article look at some of the major regulatory developments from 2017.Powered by WPeMatico

Where Are All the Quick Wins for Blockchain?

Was 2017 too long-term focused? Entrepreneur Tom Klein believes quick wins are what’s needed to bootstrap corporate blockchains in 2018.Powered by WPeMatico

China on a Blockchain? Maybe in 2018

China may have moved to ban crypto activities in 2017, but that doesn’t mean the country won’t be a major player in the year ahead.Powered by WPeMatico

What DAO? Charting Ether’s Epic 2017 Price Climb

Ether’s price began 2017 below $10, shooting to as high as $800 earlier this month.Powered by WPeMatico

Russian Crypto Expert Released After Allegedly Being Kidnapped

Pavel Lerner, the Russian IT specialist kidnapped by masked men near his Kiev office on Tuesday, has been released after reportedly paying a bitcoin ransom worth more than a million in USD. This sum and payment has not been confirmed....

Ripple Gains 1,000% in One Month – Now the Second Largest Cryptocurrency

Today, the total market capitalization of Ripple exceeded $100 billion for the first time ever. This milestone makes Ripple the first cryptocurrency other than bitcoin to break into the 12-figure threshold, and positions it as the second largest crypto by...

Australian Freeze: Big Aussie Banks Denying Bitcoiners

Bitcoiners in Australia claim banks are on purpose freezing their bank accounts, disallowing exchange transfers, and at least one exchange is over-reacting to the freeze. They’re so unnerved they’ve done what any good crypto enthusiast does: air it all on social...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Privacy Coins

With over 50 privacy coins on the market, purveyors of anonymous transactions are spoilt for choice. This smorgasbord of privacy-centric coins can be a little overwhelming though. To help you pick the best of the bunch, here’s our rundown of...

PR: Prediction Markets Delphy Announces International Expansion

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Thailand’s Year of Bitcoin Ends with Central Bank Education Push

This week the Kingdom of Thailand announced its major regulators would team up in order to better educate its people about the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin, openly worrying it might be a Ponzi scheme. This comes after its central...

Surveys: 73% of Russians Will Increase Crypto Investments

A recent survey shows that 49% of Russians want to receive cryptocurrency as gifts, with a large percentage specifying bitcoin. As cryptocurrencies grow in popularity, another survey reveals 73% of Russian investors expect to increase their cryptocurrency holdings next year....

Japan Approves New Bitcoin Exchange as Adoption Grows and Peers Expand Overseas

The Japanese financial regulator has approved one more cryptocurrency exchange, making it the 16th exchange to be licensed. As competition intensifies, some local exchanges are branching abroad in search for more volume and liquidity. Meanwhile, more merchants are embracing bitcoin....

Poloniex Now Requires Legacy Trading Accounts to Verify Identity

This week the popular cryptocurrency exchange based out of Delaware, Poloniex, has issued a notice to legacy account holders. According to the exchange, all traders who use the platform must verify their identity using the company’s upgraded verification portal. Also...

Singapore Judge Dismisses $43M High Profile Bitcoin Case

Recently Singapore had its first high profile legal case involving over 3,000 BTC in a dispute between the UK-based company B2C2 and the local cryptocurrency exchange Quoine. According to the Singapore Commercial Court documents, Judge Simon Thorley has dismissed the...

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 issued a warning for investors. India’s Ministry of Finance has claimed that Bitcoin and the other digital currencies are “like Ponzi schemes”...

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

How will the traditional banks adapt to a new Blockchain-based economy? 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...

Startup Seeks to Lower Costs, Improve Outcomes by Tokenizing Healthcare

sponsored Healthcare is a vital industry which requires transparency, accountability and scalable solutions, which one startup is seeking to provide. Healthcare is a political and social landmine. According to TechCrunch the average American spends close to $10,000 for healthcare, with...

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

Kidnapped EXMO Director released after paying a $1 mln ransom, The Financial Times reports. 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,...

Blockchain Revolution for the Art Industry

Danial Zhai talks about the next Blockchain revolution in the creative industry especially for artists. 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....

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

Ripple price has gained 35% within a day and now the currency occupies second place by market cap in the overall crypto market. Cryptocurrency Ripple (XRP) shot up by almost 35 percent over the past 24 hours, trading at an...