As SEC regards tokens as a form of security, it must be registered. Telegram on the other hand doesn’t deem its Token Gram as security
it depends on dev team to choose a platform according to their needs , if they will go with popular or the one locally popular, one that is easy to program.
crypto news- 1.Coinbase Looks to Add Support for new digital assets.
2.IOTA Non-profit Foundation decentralized industry marketplace.