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Investors of TON launched a lawsuit against Telegram

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As many experts expected, investors in the TON crypto project initiated a lawsuit against Pavel Durov’s team. Oleg Zhelezko, representing the investment fund Da Vinci Capital, told RBC that the claim will be considered by a London court. The fund manager emphasized that the plaintiffs consider...

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Pavel Durov denied rumors about the sale of Telegram

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After Pavel Durov's team refused to implement the Telegram Open Network cryptocurrency project, reports appeared in the media that the sale of this popular messenger was allegedly being prepared. Recall that the project to launch the Gram token and the TON blockchain network was stopped due to...

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Telegram will disconnect TON test network by August 2020

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Even though in May 2020, Telegram stopped working on TON blockchain, the TON test network has been working for almost a year. On July 6, an official group of developers of the TON test network announced that it would stop supporting it. By August 1, the remaining validators of the TON test network...

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American TON investors won't get 110% refund in 2021

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The team of Pavel Durov decided to ban American investors from participating in the TON crypto project for another year. In specific, it was stated that Telegram sent a letter to American investors, in which it stated that they could not remain for another year in the TON project. Thus, US players...

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Telegram can't sell Gram to investors of other countries

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The Southern District of New York State Federal Court dismissed Telegram Group Inc’s request for clarification of a temporary ban on the transfer of Gram digital tokens to customers. The decision was received on Wednesday in the electronic database of the court. Judge Kevin Castel, who is...

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New York court recognizes Gram tokens as securities

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A court in the Southern District of New York recognized Gram tokens as securities and forbade transferring them to buyers who acquired IPO rights at the beginning of 2018. A preliminary court decision was made on Tuesday, March 24, and can be appealed. The court agreed with the position of the US...

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User lost more than $11.000 in bitcoins due to SIM swapping

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A resident of Moscow turned to the police because of the theft of cryptocurrency committed through the substitution of a SIM card. This was reported by the city news agency "Moscow" with reference to the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia...

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Telegram investor confirms SEC's arguments against platform

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission has taken evidence from former Telegram investment adviser John Hyman. He said that in 2018 Telegram sold investment contracts for Gram tokens not only to TON platform investors but also to underwriters who were involved for wider distribution of tokens....

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Telegram reveals details about Catchain consensus mechanism

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Telegram co-founder Nikolai Durov published a description of the TON consensus protocol called Catchain. According to the document, Catchain is a Byzantine generals task algorithm (BFT) executed on the PoS blockchain, which generally resembles the protocols adopted in NEO or Cosmos. BFT provides a...

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Amid legal controversy, TON explorers are already available

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Operating blockchain explorers are ready for TON's testnet, notwithstanding the SEC's lawsuit that made Telegram delay the mainnet start. Blockchair declared the construction of a user-oriented option to Telegram's version. Telegram Open Network gathered over $1.7B in a private ICO in 2018. It...

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Pavel Durov was interrogated in Dubai for two days

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It was supposed that Pavel Durov is going to be interrogated in Dubai on January 7 and 8, and it actually happened. The transcript of the interrogation follows from the document in which Durov explains to the lawyers of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how much money he spent on...

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Russia, Israel, Pavel's Fan Club: who are TON's investors

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeatedly appealed to the court with a request to receive evidence from John Hyman, whom Pavel Durov Telegram CEO called the chief investment adviser of the company and the person “involved in the distribution of Gram tokens”. It is reported by...

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Telegram will pay $235000 to developers of solutions for TON

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Representatives of the Telegram messenger reported that a prize fund of $235,000 will be distributed among 41 participants in the TON project solution developers contest. The largest winnings $28,750 will be received by Sexy Chameleon, who worked on asynchronous payment channels and a multisig...

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Despite SEC lawsuit, Telegram released test crypto wallet

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Telegram, a popular messenger which decided to turn a blockchain corporation, has issued a test version of a desktop crypto wallet for its “gram” token. From the official website users of Windows, Mac OS and Linux can download the wallet and get their keys on TON testnet. The wallet...

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Telegram may delay the launch of Gram

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Securities and Exchange Commission got a controlling plan to prevent the trade of Gram in the US. After this, Telegram is thinking about changing the day of the crypto launch. As to SEC accusation, investors purchased rights for Telegram’s token at a significant premium, with the prospective to...

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Coinbase custody adds TON's GRAM token support

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The custodial division of Coinbase announced its readiness to add support for GRAM tokens of the upcoming Telegram Open Network project. In addition to GRAM, Coinbase Custody is going to add Solana (SOL) and Orchid (OXT) coins after launching the respective networks. Company representatives...

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New virus replaces cryptocurrency wallets using Telegram

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Specialists at Juniper Threat Labs have discovered new malware that steals users' personal data and replaces cryptocurrency wallets with their own. The virus functions using the Telegram messenger. Masad Stealer is a new Trojan-delivered spyware that uses Telegram to exfiltrate stolen information....

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Coinbase named new listing candidates: GRAM, DOT and others

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American exchange Coinbase is considering listing 17 new tokens on its platform, including Gram from Telegram. In addition to Gram, the list of candidates included digital currencies of Avalanche, Celo, Chia, Coda, Dfinity, Filecoin, Handshake, Kadena, Mobilecoin, NEAR, Nervos, Oasis, Orchid,...

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