Taiwanese manufacturing firm HTC and blockchain firm Sirin have both laid claims that their products are the first, the brightest, and the best: Sirin describes its ‘Finney’ as “the first-ever blockchain smartphone”; not to be outdone, HTC has described its own ‘Exodus’ as the “world’s first major blockchain phone.”

However, there are some key differences between these products–namely, one is making its technology and journey onto store shelves highly public; the other is shrouded in mystery.

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Sirin successfully raised $158 million to fund the development of the Finney, in December of 2017. The company announced ... (read more)