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HTC to make blockchain-powered phone called the Exodus

HTC to make blockchain-powered phone called the Exodus

According to Chen, the functionality of a blockchain friendly phone would extend beyond cryptocurrencies, though it would support those, but it would also support decentralised applications (Dapps). Sirin Labs announced a $999 Dollars blockchain phone a year ago, a device reportedly being made by Foxconn. While the Exodus phone maintains a crypto-connection, its important to understand the basics of blockchain outside of cryptocurrencies to see how revolutionary this device could be.


The Royal Wedding Drama Around Meghan Markle's Dad, Explained

The Royal Wedding Drama Around Meghan Markle's Dad, Explained

Thomas Markle Snr. was accused of secretly working with Los Angeles based photographer Jeff Rayner on several staged shoots, showing him looking at news reports about Meghan's upcoming wedding to British royal Prince Harry on Saturday (19May18), working out and getting fitted for a suit for the big day.


Google Pixel Buds get 2 new gestures and easy Bluetooth switching

Google Pixel Buds get 2 new gestures and easy Bluetooth switching

They're obviously primarily for listening to music, but they also support the Google Assistant and the wide range of features it offers too. Google Pixel Buds let you do a lot with just a quick touch. You'll need to turn that on in the Google Assistant application on your phone though. Finally, Google has made it easier to switch between Bluetooth devices.


WhatsApp Introduces New Group Chat Features, Improved Admin Controls

WhatsApp Introduces New Group Chat Features, Improved Admin Controls

You can download WhatsApp Messenger from the App Store for free. Lastly, WhatsApp says that users can not repeatedly rejoin groups that they have previously left. "When a new person joins a group, the description will show up at the top of the chat", the company said in a blog post on Tuesday. Group description is available for both iOS and Android users.


Damaged Picasso withdrawn from auction

Damaged Picasso withdrawn from auction

The masterpiece, which belongs to former casino mogul Steve Wynn, was expected to fetch a whopping $70 million in Tuesday's auction. Wynn, who was forced to sell his shares of Wynn Resort because of sexual misconduct allegations , was personally responsible for damaging another Picasso painting several years ago.


Cardi B deletes Instagram account after beef with Azealia Banks

Cardi B deletes Instagram account after beef with Azealia Banks

Asked to explain herself during an interview with USA radio show The Breakfast Club , Banks referenced Beyoncé's 2016 album Lemonade , which Banks claimed had marked an "all-time high" in the "conversation surrounding black women's culture".