Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO for chat cryptocurrency

Encrypted messaging startup Telegram plans to launch its own blockchain platform and native cryptocurrency, powering payments on its chat app and beyond. According to multiple sources which have spoken to TechCrunch, the “Telegram Open Network” (TON) will be a new, ‘third generation’

Cryptocurrencies are plunging, led by ripple

Digital currencies fell broadly on Monday, with ripple and bitcoin leading the charge lower. Ripple traded 11.7 percent lower on the Bitstamp exchange. Coinmarketcap.com showed its price down nearly 27 percent, but it appeared that may be due to the site excluding

ETH Positive Despite Korean Exchange Blacklist

By Gaurav S. Iyer, IFC Published : January 8, 2018 Credits: istock.com/LEEDDONG Were you surprised at Ethereum prices this morning? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. The sudden drop in ETH prices (without a corresponding fall in market cap)

How blockchain will disrupt your business

Distributed cryptographically encrypted ledgers – aka blockchain – coming soon to your business. Source: Shutterstock.com ASK even the most technologically astute entrepreneur about blockchain, and she or he will probably have a hard time explaining it. This situation was neatly summed

CEO of porn cryptocurrency disappears with investor money

A cryptocurrency built for watching live-streaming porn is turning out to be a buzz-kill. Four investors in the digital currency, called Fantasy Market, claimed last week that its shadowy CEO disappeared with their money — and has not refunded all their investment

Blockchain Not Just For Bitcoin By James Blackman

Everyone has heard of Bitcoin more from the astronomical value it has gone up to. The digital currency which was born in 2008 is well known that the currency is virtually untraceable as it’s encrypted by in a way which makes Freud