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Samsung Continues Support for Crypto with New Flagship Smartphone

Samsung Electronics’ newly launched Galaxy smartphone will come with the same crypto storage facilities found on previous models. Unveiling the Samsung Galaxy S20 range recently, the Korean tech giant said the phone’s security system includes a new “secure processor dedicated to protecting your PIN, password, pattern and Blockchain Private Key.” Although Samsung gave much more …

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Samsung appoints Roh Tae-moon as its new smartphone CEO

Sponsored Links Samsung Electronics Samsung Electronics has named Roh Tae-moon CEO of its key smartphone division, according to Bloomberg. He’ll take over the position from DJ Koh, who will continue to head up Samsung’s IT and mobile and communication arms. Roh is Samsung’s third CEO in the last dozen years, as Koh was appointed in …

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Hardware Is Hard: Two Blockchain Devices Win Plaudits at CES 2020

LAS VEGAS – In tech there’s an old adage: “hardware as hard.” It’s much easier to prototype and test a product when a mistake can be fixed by deleting and rewriting a few lines of code. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, though, two crypto companies are leading with atoms …

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Samsung may name its next flagship the Galaxy S20 because 2020

Sponsored Links Engadget When Samsung releases the successor to the Galaxy S10 next year, it may call the phone the Galaxy S20. The rumor comes from frequent Samsung tipster Ice Universe, who tweeted this week that the company will skip S11 for its next flagship. Next year is 2020, and 20 is a new beginning. …

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Fewer than 10% of Americans are buying $1,000 smartphones, report says

Enlarge / The Samsung Galaxy Note10. Ron Amadeo We’ve already seen indications that American consumers are holding onto their smartphones longer than before, posing challenges for companies like Apple and Samsung for whom mobile phone sales are important to the bottom line. A new NPD report reiterates that point but adds that fewer than 10 …

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Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware

Sponsored Links Stephen Lam / Reuters Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was embedded in fully functioning photography and gaming apps that were installed over 8 million times. The apps exploited common Android functions …

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Samsung Galaxy S10 – What’s Up With the Crypto Wallet?

</header> <strong>Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, had one of the most anticipated premieres this year. The launch of the high-end lineup, comprising three models, marked the 10th anniversary of the Galaxy S series, considered a benchmark in the Android world. A slew of new features were introduced for the latest model. However, the …

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HTC Says Its Next Smartphone Will Run a Full Bitcoin Node

Mobile phone manufacturer HTC wants to let its smartphone customers plug into the bitcoin blockchain. Speaking on Saturday at the Magical Crypto Conference in New York, HTC’s Phil Chen revealed a new low-cost version of its blockchain phone, the EXODUS 1s, announcing that the device will be capable of acting as a full node for …

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Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones

Enlarge Google/Screenshot Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the “next-generation” Assistant and that it will first become available on Google’s “new Pixel phones” later this year. (Not to be confused with the …

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HTC Plans to Launch Another Blockchain Phone This Year, Exec Says

Taiwanese consumer electronics firm HTC is doubling down on its mission to offer blockchain features to its cellphone customers. HTC decentralized chief officer Phil Chen said at a recent event in Taipei that the company is preparing to release a second generation of its blockchain phone, the EXODUS, by the year’s end, Taiwan News reported …

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