Telegram’s TON Blockchain Is on Track for Late-October Launch Date
Telegram Open Network (TON) is on track for its planned launch, according to an email from the company sent to TON investors on Wednesday.
Questions over price plunge in hours before Horizon State collapse
Horizon State lost a fifth of its market cap in the hours before the company officially announced it will cease operations due to a legal case in Australia.
The expert explained what will make cryptocurrencies get their recognition
Samsung creates additional value for its smartphones at the expense of third-party developers. That’s what in a comment for LetKnow.News said Alexander Bespalov, a member of the board of the Russian National Association Blockchain.
‘Moderation Bot’ Blacklists Telegram Users to Tackle Crypto Scams
Blockchain advisory firm AmaZix is opening up access to its “moderation bot” to help stamp out cryptocurrency scams on popular messaging app Telegram.
Sergey Sevantsyan: Facebook and Telegram cryptocurrencies will blow up the micropayment market
Sergey Sevantsyan, a crypto-evangelical and blockchain technology adviser in his interview for LetKnow.News told about the impact of crypto-projects from Facebook and Telegram on the money transfering market, and how blockchain and cryptocurrency changed the financial world.
Telegram’s crypto tokens are (kind of) going on sale to the public for the first time
Telegram, the most hyped ICO in the history of ICOs, is finally making its tokens available to retail investors through a limited listing that will precede a full sale later this year — but there are a lot of catches.
Sources: Telegram investor note reveals TON to launch in Q3
Telegram is planning to launch its Telegram Open Network (TON) in Q3, according to an internal note sent to the company’s investors.
Top 4 Cryptocurrencies to Bet on in 2019
The crypto winter ended and Bitcoin is breaking through the $5000 resistance barrier and leading a general charge in bullishness among cryptocurrencies has seen more positivity in the market than ever before. However, before any talk of a crypto spring should start, we need to look at what happened during the winter.
Will Telegram Make Crypto Go Mainstream?
Telegram is a hugely popular messaging app with over 200 million monthly users, available across a large range of platforms and countries.
‘Aiding Gram cryptocurrency constitutes criminal act’
Secretary of Criminal Content Definition Task Force has said any cooperation with Telegram messaging app to launch Gram, the messaging app’s cryptocurrency, in Iran constitutes an action against national security and will be dealt with as a disruption to national economy.
Iran Declares Telegram Crypto Aspirations an Act Against National Security
The Iranian government has taken further steps against Telegram’s cryptocurrency development, the Tehran Times reports Dec. 31.
Telegram’s blockchain project 70% done
Investors earlier this year received an update on one of the hottest projects in the cryptocurrency space — and it could mean it’s close to being finished.
WSJ: ‘Pump Groups’ Using Telegram and Discord for Manipulation of Crypto Markets
According to the most recent analysis by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published in a report on 5 August 2018, dozens of "pump groups" on messaging apps such as Telegram are manipulating crypto prices on several major digital asset exchanges, generating over $825 million in trading activity in the first half of 2018.
Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say
With $1.7 billion in the bank following its initial coin offering (ICO), Telegram has released its first crypto-friendly feature – but security researchers are skeptical.
Telegram Takes Alleged Trademark Squatter to Court over Cryptocurrency Naming Rights
Encrypted messaging company Telegram has filed a trademark suit against a Florida company that also intends to create a cryptocurrency named “gram.”
After Telegram, Viber May Be Blocked, Russian Minister Says
Viber may be treated like Telegram if security services are not able to obtain its encryption keys, Russia’s telecom minister said. The app offers end-to-end encryption, and is the most popular messenger in several Eastern European countries. Recently, its COO, Michael Shmilov, said the company would not be able to hand over the keys.
Telegram Cancels Public ICO After Raising $1.7 Billion in Presale
Encrypted messaging app Telegram has decided against holding a public initial coin offering (ICO) to fund the development of its “third-generation blockchain.”
Six Alternatives to Telegram for Cryptocurrency Communities
Telegram is great…when it works. Unfortunately, the crypto world’s favorite messaging app is prone to periodically going down due to technical failures and what seems like repeated attempts by the Russian security services to meddle. Over-reliance on Telegram is a classic case of over-centralization. For cryptocurrency projects seeking a fallback alternative, the following options are worth a look.
Iran Government Bans Telegram, Accuses App of Causing Widespread Unrest
Iran’s judiciary banned the Telegram Monday, accusing the popular messenger app of allowing armed opposition groups to fuel unrest, according to Mizan Online, the judiciary’s news agency, AFP-Services reported.
$6.3 Billion: 2018 ICO Funding Has Passed 2017's Total
Initial coin offerings (ICOs) raised more money in the first three months of 2018 than the whole of 2017, according to data collected by CoinDesk.