Telegram fined $18.5 million by US SEC for offering illegal “Grams” digital tokens

Telegram, a popular messaging app, has been found in violation of US federal securities laws by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and has been fined a civil penalty of $18.5 million. The complaint was focused on their blockchain based Telegram Open Network (TON) and their cryptocurrency called “Grams”.

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Telegram v6.2.0 update brings video editing tools, easier GIF discovery, improved video player and more

Telegram has a released a new update for their messaging client, bringing the version to 6.2.0. The update adds a few new features like support for editing videos and adding animated stickers in the media editor, new tabs in the GIF panel for easier discovery, etc. along with a few UI animations throughout the app.

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