Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say

Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say

Read More

Telegram has put out its first app since its ICO, but that identity play has security researchers reeling.

Telegram Launches Passport Service for ICO Verification

Telegram Launches Passport Service for ICO Verification

Read More

Messaging service Telegram launched a new crypto-oriented feature on Thursday. Telegram Passport is a “unified authorization method for services that require personal identification”. KYC for ICOs in other words, which the Russian chat platform names as one of its intended use cases for Passport. Documents will be secured by end-to-end encryption, and Telegram has promised…

Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto

Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto

Read More

Cryptocurrency has its place in the world and Russia should carefully consider when and how to take part in the process of its development, Vladimir Putin said in his annual Q&A session with Russian citizens. The president noted that “by definition” neither Russia, nor any other country could have a national cryptocurrency. Putin also mentioned the…

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Coinbase Goes After Big Money as Nomura Creates Komainu

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Coinbase Goes After Big Money as Nomura Creates Komainu

Read More

The rush of big money into the cryptocurrency market is continuing at full pace and reshaping the global investment landscape. Two recent examples are Coinbase’s new institutional focus and Nomura’s new venture. These stories, and much more, are in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Also Read: NY Regulator Approves Bitcoin Cash, Zcash and Litecoin…

Telegram Rakes in Over $1.5 Billion, Ditches ICO for an Open Network & Token

Telegram Rakes in Over $1.5 Billion, Ditches ICO for an Open Network & Token

Read More

The Wall Street Journal reported Telegram has raised $1.7 billion in anticipation of an initial coin offering (ICO). However, the company has instead decided to scrap its much publicized ICO in favor of beefing up its popular messaging service and expanding into tokenization. Also read: Microsociety Fort Galt in Chile Uses Bitcoin to Build Anew…