Pavel Durov is paying network administrators in bitcoin to bypass a Russian ban on Telegram.
The first leaks about Telegram Open Network's "grams" token indicated a $600M public sale. Today, insiders say the public will get no sale at all.
Iran's president has spoken out against aired plans to ban Telegram's messaging app over fears its new token may undermine the national currency.
Messaging app provider Telegram has raised a second $850 million in its ongoing token sale, according to a new filing with the SEC.
CoinDesk has identified several websites claiming to sell Telegram's gram token, but the sale is known to be a private placement effort.
From tech flaws to regulatory interventions, a document sent to prospective investors in Telegram's $2.5 billion token sale spells out the risks.
Scammers masquerading as "the Telegram Foundation" are trying to defraud users through a fake public ICO.
Encrypted chat app Telegram hasn't formally announced an initial coin offering, but that isn't stopping a flurry of information about the deal.
Messaging app provider Telegram has raised an initial $850 million in its controversial initial coin offering (ICO), according to a public document.
A cybersecurity firm says Telegram has been exploited for crypto mining by hackers, but the messaging app's founder says it is not to blame.