Exclusive: Telegram is holding a secretive second pre-ICO sale

You have to admire Pavel Durov’s audacity.

Over the past few months, the CEO of Telegram convinced 81 accredited investors, including Silicon Valley giants Sequoia Capital and Benchmark, to give him $ 850 million in a presale of his company’s cryptocurrency in advance of an initial coin offering, or ICO. Now he’s trying to raise even more money from accredited investors before the coin gets offered to the public in a secretive second presale.

This week, investors got an email explaining that Telegram is doing another private presale, four sources with knowledge of the deal told The Verge.

The exact amount to be raised is still being determined, according to one source, but two other sources said Telegram is estimating it will be around…

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[Update: It’s back] Telegram X just disappeared from the Play Store

Cash For Apps: Make money with android app

Last month, Telegram launched a new client for Android and iOS, named ‘Telegram X.’ It’s an experimental app based on ‘Challegram’ (which Telegram previously acquired), designed to be faster and smoother than the main app. But now, for reasons unknown, it has vanished from the Play Store.

It’s unclear why the app is now missing from the Play Store, but the iOS version remains live on the Apple App Store.

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[Update: It’s back] Telegram X just disappeared from the Play Store was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Telegram X just disappeared from the Play Store

Last month, Telegram launched a new client for Android and iOS, named ‘Telegram X.’ It’s an experimental app based on ‘Challegram’ (which Telegram previously acquired), designed to be faster and smoother than the main app. But now, for reasons unknown, it has vanished from the Play Store.

It’s unclear why the app is now missing from the Play Store, but the iOS version remains live on the Apple App Store.

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Telegram X just disappeared from the Play Store was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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Telegram adds streaming and auto-night mode on Android

Telegram has added streaming support on the Android app. Videos can now be watched without downloading them first. Clicking on the video will start streaming and you can watch it instantly. Telegram video streaming • auto-night mode The update also adds auto-night mode on Android. The app can now automatically switch to the night mode at night or in a dark environment. These changes are available in the latest v4.8 of the app. Telegram also announced a new login widget for websites. Websites can now have the Telegram widget to authenticate new users, similar to Facebook,…

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