The Blockchain-less Token IOTA is Ready to Take on the World

The Blockchain-less Token IOTA is Ready to Take on the World

IOTA, the decentralised Internet of Things tokens, is now going into beta version. IOTA is a micro-transaction crypto-token that will facilitate the architecture involved with IoT. The IOTA protocol runs off of Tangle, which has similar functionality to a blockchain yet acts more like an emulated version, giving it more versatility. IOTA tokens will be available for testing by a limited number of users outside the company starting early February, said its co-founder David Sønstebø. David Sønstebø had earlier talked to CoinTelegraph in October 2015 after the release of IOTA. We catch up....


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