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UK Telecom Regulator Receives £700,000 Blockchain Grant for Managing Phone Numbers

UK national telecoms regulator Ofcom has received £700,000 ($912,000) to explore blockchain solutions in UK landline telephone management. The grant was issued by the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy. An Ofcom announcement states that between now and April 2020, industry participants will be invited “to trial the porting and management of millions of telephone numbers using blockchain and ...

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By Next Year, Almost 50% of Phone Calls in the US Will Be Scams

Even though mobile calls have been a popular invention, they also become an increasingly popular tool among criminals. A new report shows nearly half of cell phone calls in the US will be a scam by 2019. A very worrisome statistic, which also has major cryptocurrency-related implications. Beware of Cell Phone Call Scams It is quite interesting to note how technology ...

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Negligence of Major Phone Companies Is Crypto’s Biggest Threat

This interview has been edited and condensed. Michael Terpin is an American blockchain and crypto investor who has worked with over 100 projects running Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) since entering the blockchain space in early 2013. Terpin co-founded  BitAngels in 2013 and, more recently, founded blockchain PR firm Transform Group. The investor and entrepreneur recently hit mainstream and crypto media ...

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Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Confirms LTC Support for HTC Blockchain Phone

HTC Corporation has announced that Litecoin co-founder, Charlie Lee, will serve as an advisor to HTC Exodus, the native blockchain smartphone developed by the Taiwanese consumer electronics firm. One small step for @SatoshiLite. One giant leap for blockchain. Team @HTCExodus, @philchen913 @htc are honored to have Charlie Lee to join as our advisor. cc @litecoin @LTCFoundation @LitecoinProject #LetMyDataGo https://t.co/JWGI4b8yH0 — ...

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HTC Says Blockchain Phone Exodus Will Be Released Later This Year

Computer manufacturing company HTC says it is on the verge of releasing its upcoming blockchain phone, Exodus, which was first announced in May of 2018. Chief crypto officer at HTC Phil Chen leads the company’s blockchain and cryptocurrency initiatives. Speaking with Bitcoin Magazine, he commented that the phone should be available to digital currency enthusiasts by the end of the ...

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HTC Exodus Phone to Support Crypto Wallet, CryptoKitties, Instead of Native Blockchain

Electronics giant HTC will not be releasing a smartphone with a native blockchain network for crypto trading between users as previously announced, The Verge reported July 10. Instead, the company will introduce a smartphone containing a cryptocurrency wallet and CryptoKitties, the Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) game. On May 15, the Taiwan-based electronics firm had first unveiled its blockchain smartphone project, ...

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HTC Layoffs Won’t Impact Production of ‘World’s First Blockchain Phone’

Smartphone manufacturer HTC’s recently-announced round of layoffs will not affect the development or production of the HTC Exodus, which the firm has said will be the “world’s first native blockchain phone,” CCN has learned. This week, the Taiwan-based company announced that it would be laying off 1,500 employees – nearly 25 percent of its global workforce — as it seeks ...

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