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Samsung is likely to develop its own blockchain-based smartphones

Proceeding on the assumptions of the Galaxy Club tech blog and CCN news, the South Korean giant probably looks forward to develop its own blockchain-based mobile technology as a response to HTC Exodus and Sirin Labs FINNEY. That is how one of the potential rivals, HTC Exodus, looks like The editorial note: It might be

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Yen-backed stablecoin supported by Chinese billionare

In early October Li Xiaolai, a Chinese billionaire and well-known crypto investor, seemed disappointed and blockchain nonbeliever, according to one of his posts on Weibo. Nevertheless, from 3th December he restored confidence in digital technologies with an appointment to the post of the executive Director and the co-chief executive officer in the Grandshores Technology Group

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OneGram project to be awarded twice as an Islamic fintech leader

In continuation to the theme of blockchain acceptance in Islamic countries, OneGram project from Dubai, according to Crypto Insider, is the one that received two awards in a week from two different non-intersecting parties. As the official webpage of OneGram states, each of its coins is backed by one gram of gold at launch. Each

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Three blockchain startups fighting for attention of Richard Branson

Richard Branson has continued demonstrating his interest towards blockchain technologies and startups. The previous year the victory appeared on the party of blockchain-based Australian project Power Ledger, specialized on the idea of renewable energy sources development. The core goal of the #XTC2019 is to make the world better and to make a positive impact on

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Patent boom: Xerox and Amazon coming up with new technologies

Last 24 hours has been rich in patents. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), two patents connected with blockchain technology solutions were received by Amazon, an e-commerce creation of Jeff Bezos, and another one now belongs to Xerox, American global company, specialized in selling solutions for print and digital documents. What are

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Original way of recruiting employees: Coinbase version

Coinbase, the cryptocurrency exchange, based in the USA, has taken an original and innovative step to attract new workers and to retain talent. Source The decision was to provide $5,000 a year for the following treatments as egg-freezing through the Carrot startup, specialized on fertility benefiting services. This option comes in addition to the basic

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Blockchain partnership of Microsoft and Nasdaq

According to Bloomberg, Microsoft and Nasdaq Inc. have entered into the following partnership. The Azure blockchain Microsoft services will be connected to Nasdaq’s Financial Network, a solution that provides software for traders, exchanges and clearinghouses to be coordinated and to operate with each other. Source Through this partnership the communication between buyers and sellers is

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Mastercard develops a system of partial banking cryptocurrency reservation

The payment giant Mastercard has applied for a patent for systems with a partial banking cryptocurrency reservation, which would reduce the time for conducting transactions to fractions of seconds. In patent application # 20180308092 Mastercard describes a system where cryptocurrency assets and Fiat are tracked — in fact, an online wallet for cryptocurrency and regular

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Blockchain smartphone for crypto enthusiasts waiting for release

Nearly half a year after the first announcement passed until the blockchain HTC smartphone, Exodus 1, can be now preordered on the official webpage. The device won’t ship around the world until early December, according to Wired. However, later it can be bought in 34 countries and regions from US to Norway. Check if your

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The fourth wave of grants from the Ethereum Foundation is in

Some blockchain-based startups and developers were awarded with approximately $3 million of support as a grant from the Ethereum Foundation, as it was announced in the official Ethereum blog. The grants are issued in certain areas, such as Scalability, Security, Usability (or DevEx), #BUIDL, Hackternships and Client Diversity. The “BUIDL” expression has a specific meaning

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Parity introduces an alternative to crypto hardware wallets

The developers of Parity Technologies have released the beta version of the Parity Singer 2.0 application, which allows  to store and sign cryptocurrency transactions using a private key offline. The updated version with an improved interface Parity Singer allows you to use the old phone as a hardware wallet. The company reports: Parity Signer lets

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Christie’s uses blockchain for the data storage system to sale art objects

One of the largest auction houses in the world Christie’s is introducing  a blockchain system to safely store data on transactions for the sale of art and antiques. Founded in 1766, Christie’s announced that it had signed a partnership agreement with Artory to test blockchain technology for recording transactions of auctions in an encrypted and

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