Category: Smartphones

Samsung Mulls Collaboration with Blockchain and 6G Firms to Stay Competitive

According to a Bloomberg report published June 16, 2019, South Korean tech giant Samsung is seeking to collaborate with next-generation platform firms to stay competitive in the rapidly advancing technological industry. Keeping Pace with Time Since the dawn of the Internet age, the pace of development in the tech space […]

India’s Third Largest Telecom Firm Partners with IBM to Block Pesky Calls, Messages

Smartphone users in India can soon say goodbye for good to unsolicited pesky calls and messages as one of the country’s largest telecom companies, Bharti Airtel in partnership with IBM plans to deploy a blockchain-powered pan-India network. This according to a report by Economic Times Telecom, May 23, 2019. Adios, […]

Crypto Milestone: Telecom Giant AT&T Now Accepting Bitcoin (BTC) Payments

AT&T has just become the first major telecommunications company in the US to accept Bitcoin payments. Customers can pay with BTC online by navigating to MyAT&T and choosing the option for BitPay, a platform that allows merchants to accept Bitcoin. Says Kevin McDorman, vice president, AT&T Communications finance business operations, […]

HTC Pulls Smartphone from Two Major Chinese E-Commerce Platforms

HTC has disintegrated sales of its smartphones from major Chinese e-commerce stores after being edged out by new domestic smartphone producers in the market, as reported by South China Morning Post, May 13, 2019. Long-Term Business Strategy The Taiwanese electronics firm HTC that designed the first-ever Android phone in 2008, […]

HTC Has Added In-Wallet Crypto Swaps to Its EXODUS Phone

HTC’s blockchain phone, the EXODUS 1, now allows users to directly swap between some cryptocurrencies within its native wallet, the Taiwanese electronics giant announced Tuesday. The new feature comes thanks to a new partnership that sees HTC add the liquidity protocol from decentralized exchange startup Kyber Network to its Zion Vault wallet app. The […]