A group of 30 independent developers launched the test network for NewTON Blockchain, one of the projects aiming to continue the cause of Telegram’s TON project after the conflict with the SEC. One of the developers behind NewTON, Anatoly, shared some details about the project with ForkLog.
Telegram Open Network developers have rolled out a few final updates to the source code and will no longer actively participate in the project. The announcements came on May 24th via TON’s test portal page.
Crypto-projects have been facing some skepticism before the hype of 2017–2018. As money started flowing into the nascent industry, so did people aiming to exploit the liberties and naivety there. That period has passed and some of the former liberties aren’t there any more thanks to regulations.
Recalling some of the last year’s events, Erik Voorhees says the community is already deeply split and, unfortunately, there were no winners in the stand-off between the Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash proponents.
A campaign aimed at popularization of cryptocurrencies kicked off in Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, on February 10.