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Will Telegram’s Decentralized Platform OutSmart WeChat?

By David Drake There are reports that Telegram is launching a landmark initial coin offering (ICO) in ¬†upcoming months. The company plans to set up a blockchain platform, known as Telegram Open Network (TON), to facilitate payment via its messaging app. Some industry players view the integration of blockchain into a messaging app as an attractive model that users will […]

Can Telegram’s Blockchain-Powered Payment System Contend with Ripple?

by David Drake Telegram, the messaging startup with an estimated 180 million users, has announced plans to run an initial coin offering (ICO). The ICO will enable the startup to raise funds to develop its own blockchain platform and cryptocurrency to facilitate payments via its messaging app. Telegram plans to roll out the biggest ICO in the market with its […]