Review: HTC’s Exodus 1 Is an Impressive Phone With a Basic Crypto Wallet

HTC's Blockchain Smartphone Can Be Ordered With BitcoinAfter weeks of delays and hundreds of frustrated customer messages in its Telegram channel, HTC finally shipped its “blockchain phone” on Jan. 14. The HTC Exodus 1 promises an array of features for cryptocurrency users, but the manufacturer couldn’t keep its promise to ship the devices in December. With the phones finally rolled out, news.Bitcoin.com […]

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Samsung Files UK Trademark for Smartphone Crypto Wallet

Samsung Files UK Trademark for Smartphone Crypto WalletElectronics manufacturer Samsung has filed a trademark that suggests it may be considering integrating a cryptocurrency wallet into its smartphones. The filing, submitted to the U.K.’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on Dec. 27, reinforces reports that emerged earlier this month claiming that cryptocurrency integration was on Samsung’s agenda. Also read: Influential Politicians Are Advocating Crypto Around […]

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Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process

USPTO Grants Intel a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining ProcessOn Nov. 27, the world’s second-largest semiconductor chip maker, Intel, was granted a patent for a processing system that mines Bitcoin but utilizes more “energy-efficient hardware accelerators.â€� According to the patent called the “Optimized SHA256 Datapath,â€� the newly invented “high-performanceâ€� Bitcoin mining process could reduce overall power consumption by 15 percent. Also read: Sirin Labs Launches […]

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