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GameCredits will release its free to use API

Gamecredits Inc wants to change the cryptocurrency market, by releasing its free to use API.

Gamecredits is a digital currency payment solution that can be used within any videogame.

Developers who want to accept gamecredits payments can decide to reduce fees by up to 20%, eliminating chargebacks and increasing user deposit limits and payments speed.

Gamecredits provides all these benefits and takes 10% of game developers revenues, instead of the usual 30% charged by Apple, Google or Steam.

In order to avoid the current issue and let users change their habits starting to use digital currencies, Gamecredits offers several features, so gamers can find coupon codes for the cryptocurrency just by playing their videogames.

The announcement of the release of Gamecredits API comes after the recent announcement of Gamecredits Mobile Store that is set to launch this spring with more than 300 games that will receive instant access to the API.

You can buy or exchange your Gamecredits by using our wallet, as we at HolyTransaction recently integrated this digital currency into our platform.

By using HolyTransaction wallet, you will be able to:

  • Send Gamecredits to any address, even to addresses of other cryptocurrencies with instant conversion on the fly;
  • Receive transactions;
  • Exchange Gamecredits with any supported coins;
  • Make instant transactions between HT users;
  • Get real time exchange rates on the website;
  • Set OTP for additional protection.

Open your Gamecredits wallet here. You just need an email account and the process can be done in only 1 minute.

 

Open your free digital wallet here to store your cryptocurrencies in a safe place.

Amelia Tomasicchio

MasterCard Releases Blockchain API

 

 

MasterCard releases Blockchain API, an experiment to work on an emerging technology such as the distributed ledger.

So Visa won’t be the only credit card company to work on the blockchain.

But while Visa is releasing a B2B blockchain, MasterCard releases blockchain API with more collaborative objectives.

The MasterCard website now contains 3 APIs connected to its internal blockchain platform, including offerings based on smart contracts and payment settlement. Those APIs were created by MasterCard Labs, the innovation program of the credit card giant.

MasterCard blockchain lead Justin Pinkham explained that the company created the API platform in October to stoke interest among banks and merchants.

Pinkham explained to CoinDesk magazine:

“This is part of our initiative to publish experimental APIs from Mastercard Labs and give developers the chance to work on emerging technologies that haven’t yet been commercialized by us.”

Also, Pinkham explained that MasterCard company is continuing to work on technology use cases and it is looking for new partnerships that can be useful for the MasterCard’s business.

“We believe that there is a role of blockchain in the future of commerce. This future needs to be developed in partnership with banks, merchants and industry participants,” Pinkham commented.

This news is one of the most important for MasterCard company, who used to criticize bitcoin in the past.

But if MasterCard releases Blockchain API, this means that it is beginning to push some of the work done by its tech lab.

According to Pinkham it won’t be the last, as he said that the company is creating a new foundation for blockchain tech that will be focused on the distributed ledger use cases including inter-bank payments, trade finance, digital identity and also the exchange of know-your-customer information.

This work was possible also thanks to the new partnership between MasterCard and startups through its Start Path Global program, as well as 30 more blockchain-related patents that Pinkham explained the company submitted.

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Open your free digital wallet here to store your cryptocurrencies in a safe place.

Amelia Tomasicchio

Gemalto joins Symbiont to use the Blockchain

Recently we talked about several companies all around the world, like Microsoft or IBM, that are conducting tests about the blockchain and how to introduce it on their business.
Well, today is the turn of Gemalto, a digital security multinational who announced today its interest in the bitcoin technology.
Gemalto has in fact started a new partnership with Symbiont, a well-known blockchain startup that aims at “bridging the gap between the emerging blockchain ecosystem and Wall Street, with the first issuance and trading platform for Smart Securities™”.
According to a new interview with Gemalto’s vice president of business strategy Mark Yakabuski, the blockchain has two potential applications within the market.
These are his words:
“We believe that the first generation of blockchain is going to be driven by the financial services industry. The second generation, we believe the blockchain has the ability to be adopted within the Internet of Things. […] From what I’ve seen, security within the bitcoin and blockchain solutions is certainly in its infancy and there’s a lot of room for growth and improvement. […] But we believe that the solutions built on blockchain will expand quite rapidly, and we want to be a leading security option for our customers as that expands.”
So Gemalto – together with Symbiont – wants to find all the possible applications of the blockchain (like smart and programmable contracts, for example) and also wants to use the Bitcoin technology to improve Gemalto’s existing hardware and APIs.
“Our partners are looking for the level of assurance we provide on our products, and that leads us to believe that these ledgers are going to be adopted by those institutions”, he continued during an interview with Coindesk.
However, it is important to remember that Gemalto already works with some bitcoin exchanges, using its HSMs for cryptographic security.
Furthermore their techs can “adopt to new use cases, and we’re doing what we’ve done across financial industries, which is protecting identities and the transactions they perform”, continued Yakabuski.

About the author: Amelia Tomasicchio is a writer and a journalist of Bitcoin-related news and articles. She started writing about Bitcoin in 2014 and she graduated in Rome with an essay about movie industry related to Bitcoin.

Open your free digital wallet here to store your cryptocurrencies in a safe place.

Amelia Tomasicchio

HolyTransaction Telegram Bot for Crypto Conversion

We are excited to announce several new developments that have recently launched at HolyTransaction, in our continued effort to make digital currency easy and accessible for all.
Firstly, full conversion between Tether and our other supported cryptocurrencies is now available.
Tether is blockchain-based smart property built on top of Omni Layer that is backed backed 1-to-1, by traditional currency held in Tether reserves. One TetherUST, for instance, equals one dollar. The value of each Tether never changes, meaning that there is no fear of volatility. Tethers can also be withdrawn and held in any Bitcoin wallet where you control the private key.
Secondly, we are pleased to introduce our new HolyTransaction Telegram Bot, available to users on both the Telegram and GetGems messaging platforms. The HolyTransaction Bot allows users to view up-to-date exchange rates, and get the most recent cryptocurrency news, without ever leaving their chat client. In many countries, a strong and reliable internet connection is not always available.
Our bot will allow users to conduct transactions and inquire about their favorite currencies quickly and without difficulty, all from a single chat. The HolyTransaction bot is available to users on both desktop and mobile platforms. Simply send a message to @HolyTransactionBot via either Telegram or GetGems to begin.
Bot Commands:
/exchange

  • ●  Conduct a trade between any of our supported currencies on the HolyTransaction
    platform.
    /getnews
  • ●  View the most recent cryptocurrency news.
    /rate
  • ●  Receive details on the current price of any of our supported currencies.
    /currencies
  • ●  List currencies available on the platform.
    /help

            ●  List of BOT commands
Lastly, as part of the technology behind the HolyTransaction Telegram Bot, we have released a custom HolyTransaction API. Developers around the world are invited to use this new API to integrate the functionality of the HolyTransaction platform into their own projects. You will find more info to start developing.
HolyTransaction is a multi cryptocurrency wallet that allows you to use Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, Dash, Blackcoin, Tether, Omni Layer and RibbitRewards. We are committed to our users both near and far. Cryptocurrency is international, and so are we. Stay tuned for more news from HolyTransaction!

Open your free digital wallet here to store your cryptocurrencies in a safe place.

Amelia Tomasicchio