“Now developers and community members interested in the messaging app provider’s blockchain can start kicking the tires of a full node, a validator node and the blockchain explorer.
‘TON Labs will release Public Beta of its developer tools suite on Monday.’ The mainnet launch for the Telegram Open Network is set to happen no later than Oct. 31.”
“Jerome Powell said that the United States Federal Reserve is monitoring digital currencies carefully, but not working on its own at the moment.
When asked about Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin, Powell said that the project would need to comply with higher standards and regulatory and supervisory expectations specifically due to the social media company’s large user base. Powell added that it is not clear how this would happen under the current regulatory system.”