The company has signaled that it is making good progress on plans to launch a blockchain-powered phone, betting the technology can help it disrupt the status quo in the smartphone sector as the world prepares for 5G. It will represent the company's first push towards creating a decentralized app store.
HTC also plans to tie up with Bitmark and other developers to develop related products for the build-up of the blockchain ecosystem, Chen said.
It's not the first time we hear about HTC's upcoming blockchain smartphone, also known as Exodus, and not to be confused with the Exodus cryptocurrency wallet.
CryptoKitties is now only available on desktop operating systems, and HTC's downloadable app would be the world's first mobile version of the collectible game, a company spokesperson said.
The smartphone, which was announced in May without a timeline for release, now has more details published on its dedicated website, including a confirmation of its arrival in the third quarter of this year.
Latest IDC numbers revealHTC shipped around 630,000 units in Q1 this year, versus around 2 million the year before.
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Back in May, Phil Chen, HTCChief Crypto Office said, "We envision a phone where you hold your own keys, you own your own identity and data, and your phone is the hub". I'm excited about the opportunity it brings to decentralize the internet and reshape it for the modern user.
While HTCsaysThe Exodus will have a "cold storage wallet", The Block was more interested in the company's focus on facilitating the distribution of dapps (decentralised applications), which it rationally believes, will find their place on mobile.
The partnership with CryptoKitties will see the game "available on a small selection of the company's handsets starting with the U12+".
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Originally announced in May without a price, date or specs, the Exodus phone sounded a bit like a desperate last effort to make HTC, which laid off 22 percent of its workforce earlier this month, relevant in the smartphone business again.
Sarri could be followed by midfielder Jorginho from Napoli, with Chelsea willing to pay £50m, plus £7m in bonuses, for the pair. Gianfranco Zola could also return to Chelsea as part of the backroom or technical staff.
Terming her decision to marry the PTI chairman a "huge mistake", she said that she also found it hard to forgive herself. The accusations echo those made by former prime minister Sharif, who was convicted of corruption last week.
President Donald Trump argued Wednesday that the new natural gas pipeline venture with Moscow has left German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government "totally controlled" and "captive to Russian Federation ".
In order to accommodate the significantly wider front and rear tracks, the carbon composite flared extensions were made. It's a seven-speed Sportshift II transmission, sending power to the rear wheels through a tiny torque tube.
Friday's five-set match between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the longest semifinal in Wimbledon history. Given the length of this match, it may well prove hard for Djokovic and Nadal to complete their contest on Friday.
Iran does not plan on reducing its involvement in the Syrian conflict despite heightened US pressure to remove their forces. On Wednesday, a drone traveled about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) inside Israeli territory before it was shot down.
Last week, the United States and China introduced tariffs of 25 percent on $34 billion of each other's exports. Its trade surplus with the U.S. over the same period was $133.76bn, up from $117.51bn past year .
They are working on the theory that Mr Rowley and Ms Sturgess found a discarded batch, which then contaminated them. Today's discovery has been called "significant and encouraging" by Wiltshire Police.
Higher numbers of other mosquito species are being detected in areas that received rainfall over the past two weeks. The public is also encouraged to report any suspected mosquito-breeding sites and/or any mosquito activity.
The 32-year-old Anderson triumphed 7-6 (8/6), 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 26-24 after six hours and 36 minutes on Centre Court. The eighth seed will face either twice champion Rafael Nadal or three-times victor Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final.
Chelsea's incredibly short send off to Antonio Conte
He also clashed with senior players such as Diego Costa and David Luiz while others had begun to grow tired of his methods. Conte's relationship with the Chelsea hierarchy had soured in the final year at the helm of the club regarding transfers.
Israel Is on Track to Be Fourth Country to Land on Moon
On July 21, 1969, Armstrong excellently articulated the words: "For humans this is a small step but a huge leap for mankind". This project closed in 2011 as part of the Google Moon XPrize Contest, which offered $ 20 million to check on the Moon.