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CDCROP: Telegram app on smartphone (Shutterstock)
Messaging App Telegram to Auction Usernames on TON Blockchain
Toncoin, the native coin of the TON blockchain, is up nearly 9% at $1.34.
CDCROP: Telegram app on smartphone (Shutterstock)

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Telegram Founder Teases Marketplace for Address Auctions
Since founder Pavel Durov discussed the feature Monday afternoon, the price of TON – the native token behind The Open Network – increased 15%.
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TON Foundation raised $90M for a new ecosystem fund (Shutterstock)
TON Foundation Sets Up $90M Ecosystem Fund
The fund's aim is to establish projects on TON and promote its user as a layer 1 blockchain through advisory services and financial backing.
TON Foundation raised $90M for a new ecosystem fund (Shutterstock)

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Final Toncoin Mined Ahead of Transition to Proof-of-Stake
From now on, new toncoins will only enter circulation by PoS validation, resulting in a decrease of new TON entering the network by about 75% to 200,000 daily.
CDCROP: Farm Mining The Ethereum Market Digital Blockchain

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Crypto Added to Telegram by TON Stewards, Opening Path to Payments
Users can use a bot to buy bitcoin and toncoin within the app, and can send the latter to other users.
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Huobi, Kucoin, Others Lead $250M Toncoin Ecosystem Fund
Toncoin is independent from Telegram, though does have the messaging service's endorsement.
CDCROP: Stack of cash $100 dollar bills (Shutterstock)

Andrew Rogozov, a VP at VK, is joining the TON Foundation. (Andrew Rogozov)
Andrew Rogozov, Former Exec at VK, the 'Facebook of Russia,' Joins Telegram’s Spin-Off Blockchain Project
Toncoin will be integrated into the Telegram messaging app, Rogozov says.
Andrew Rogozov, a VP at VK, is joining the TON Foundation. (Andrew Rogozov)

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov (TechCrunch/Wikimedia Commons)
Telegram CEO Endorses TON Blockchain Spin-Off Toncoin
For the first time since Telegram abandoned TON in 2020, CEO Pavel Durov has backed one of the competing spin-off projects.
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov (TechCrunch/Wikimedia Commons)

Telegram CEO Pavel Durov
Aggrieved Investors Mull Suing Telegram Over Canceled TON Blockchain Project
Some backers of the now-shelved TON blockchain project are in talks to sue Telegram over their refund structure.
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Telegram's TON Was Built on Sand. Its Failure Isn't All Bad For Crypto
Telegram's Pavel Durov rails against the SEC's "ossification." But his TON project was always on shaky ground legally-speaking, says Preston Byrne.
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