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One Coin to Play Them All: A Startup to Make In-game Digital Currency Available on Multiple Platforms

A brand new startup The Tap Project plans to change the existing world of online games by introducing an innovative cryptocurrency, the Tap Coin. It’s a utility token that can traverse multiple platforms and be converted to any cryptos or fiat money.  With the Tap Coin, gamers will be literally getting (more…)

When IaaS Meets Blockchain

With data circulation increasing exponentially, a new solution for a more effective and safer storage is necessary. Recent news of faulty widely-used Intel, AMD and ARM chips has sparked growing concerns over cybersecurity and data protection. With costs of having a physical server to store data being often unbearable, the cloud is (more…)

Central Bank of Indonesia Warns Against All Cryptocurrency Use, Cites High Risk

Bank Indonesia issued a press release on Jan. 13, warning its citizens against the use of selling, buying or trading cryptocurrency and reiterating that virtual currency is not legitimate within Indonesia. This statement comes after the September reassertion that Bank Indonesia will not accept Bitcoin (BTC) as payment, leading to the voluntary (more…)

FUDsters, Not Misinterpreted Microsoft Partnership, Responsible For IOTA Decline, Clarifies CEO

Two years ago, in January 2016, Cointelegraph published an interview with David Sonstebo, the CEO of IOTA, who listed out his vision for a Blockchain-less cryptocurrency and explained about the technology behind IOTA. From its humble beginnings, IOTA is now ranked in top-10 world’s cryptocurrencies. Cointelegraph caught up with David again for a (more…)

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, NEM, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 12

The South Korean government has confirmed that it has no plans to ban cryptocurrency trading in the short-term. This is a major relief to the markets, which were reeling under selling pressure. Warren Buffet’s warning that the cryptocurrencies will have a “bad ending” also did not have any noticeable effect on the (more…)

Russian Ministry of Labor: Gov’t Workers Exempt From Declaring Cryptocurrency Gains

The Russian Ministry of Labor’s updated income, expenses and property declaration guidelines for government employees for reporting on 2017 includes a point about cryptocurrency, local media outlet Izvestia reports. The updated regulations state that government employees do not have to declare “virtual currencies” they obtained. The note about cryptocurrency was added to (more…)

Equipping Youth: South African Business School Accepts Bitcoin

Red & Yellow, a well-known business and creative school in South Africa, believes it is pioneering its payment methods by allowing their student to enroll on a bankroll of Bitcoin. There have been rumblings around universities and other tertiary education centers globally when it comes to Bitcoin and payments, and this instance (more…)