Telegram’s Secretive Crypto Project is Now Just a Few ‘Minor Changes’ from Launch

Telegram’s crypto platform is now 20% further along than it was at the end of last year. According to an investor update cited in The Block, it is about 90% completed. The most important part, the Telegram Virtual Machine, is reportedly complete. “Only minor changes will be necessary,” the investor update reads. It’ll process computations in the same way the Ethereum Virtual Machine does. Telegram completed its first pre-sale round about a year ago, followed by a second round in March. Between the two rounds, $ 1.7 billion was raised. This places high expectations on the platform that is intended to

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‘Final Testing’ Phase: Fidelity Nears Launch of Cryptocurrency Trading & Custody Platform

Much excitement has been building since the large American financial services firm Fidelity Investments first announced back in October that they were building a cryptocurrency trading and custody platform. They are now almost ready to launch their Fidelity Digital Assets Exchange. Fidelity Investments is an investment management company that was established back in 1945 as a mutual fund company. Over the years, they have become synonymous with providing a vast plethora of financial services in regards to wealth management and fund distribution, alongside offering solid investment advice. They are now getting closer to diversifying into the digital assets industry. Fidelity Digital

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Ready for Liftoff: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Custody Service is Just Weeks away from Launch

Big news today from Bloomberg‘s Matthew Leising and Alastair Marsh: “Fidelity Investments is targeting a March launch date for its Bitcoin custody service, according to three people with knowledge of the matter, as the mutual-fund giant moves forward with a plan that could help ease fears of trading cryptocurrencies.” “We are currently serving a select set of eligible clients as we continue to build our initial solutions,” the company said in a statement. Over the next several months, we will thoroughly engage with and prioritize prospective clients based on needs, jurisdiction and other factors. A source familiar with the new

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UAE, Saudi Arabia Launch Cryptocurrency Pilot for Cross-Border Payments

By CCN.com: UAE and Saudi Arabia — two countries that have the world’s second-largest combined sovereign wealth funds — have launched their pilot cryptocurrency. According to UAE’s official news agency, Emirates News Agency, the Saudi-Emirati cryptocurrency is one of the seven initiatives that will be implemented in both countries. Saudi-Emirati Cryptocurrency Restricted to Banks Only Formed in

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