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Foxconn Signs on to Manufacture $1000 Blockchain Phone

Taiwanese electronics behemoth Foxconn is reportedly getting onboard to develop and manufacture ‘Finney’, a blockchain phone from Sirin Labs. Codenamed the Finney, Swiss startup Sirin Labs first announced its Android-based open-source ‘blockchain’ smartphone with features including a built-in cold storage cryptocurrency wallet, encrypted communications and peer-to-peer resource sharing late last year. The startup raised $158 million for the Finney project, which includes a desktop, in an initial coin offering in December. Continue reading Foxconn Signs on to Manufacture $1000 Blockchain Phone

Cryptocurrency: India’s Dilemma Versus Japan’s Partisanship

Everyone is aware about finance minister Arun Jately’s vociferous and pandemonium budget speech, which could be another reason of uproar in the national press and bitcoins plummeting price from $19,343 to $8,800 few days back…   Continue reading Cryptocurrency: India’s Dilemma Versus Japan’s Partisanship

Canada’s TD Bank Wants US Patent

The Canadian parent conglomeration of the 9th largest bank in the United States, Toronto-Dominion Bank, has had a blockchain patent submitted to the US patent office since September of 2016. The patent covers a “virtual draft system and method” and includes the words “block chain” in such combination exactly 10 times. Continue reading Canada’s TD Bank Wants US Patent