Telegram, the messaging applications company become a chain of chains at startup, has released a first portfolio for its "gram" token.
Now users can download the test application for MacOS, Windows, and 64-bit Linux from Telegram's official website and get their keys on the TON test network. The wallet asks users to save 24 basic words and create a password for payments. The wallet is then ready to receive and send grams.
"Now you have a portfolio that you control – directly, without intermediary or banker," says the application to new users.
Users can also get testnet grams from a special Telegram robot, asking them to send 5 to 20 tokens. A test transaction took only a minute for this CoinDesk reporter, although the bot warned him that it might take longer during peak hours.
TON, an ambitious Telegram blockchain project that was expected to pay $ 1.7 billion last year, was due to be launched until October 31st. In September, the team released the code of a complete node, a validation node and a block explorer. , pointing out that the project was about to start.
However, the launch was postponed after the SEC filed a lawsuit against Telegram, which viewed the grams as unregistered, and asked the court to stop Telegram from handing out chips to investors. Telegram then obtained investor approval to postpone the launch until April 31, 2020, in order to gain time to resolve the situation with the SEC.
The company will meet the SEC in court on February 18 and 19, 2020 in New York.
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