Finney, the first blockchain focused smartphone, is expected to begin shipping in late December. Created by Sirin Labs, the phone’s operating system is SirinOS, which is a fork of Android made with the intention of implementing blockchain technology at its core. The Finney will allow users to securely and reliably
The cryptomarket dynamics have certainly shifted in the last 12-months and never more so than in the last 6-weeks, with cryptomarket trading volumes seeing sizeable declines, with the lack of regulatory or sovereign crypto action leaving the majors flat, particularly since October.
While the cryptomarket’s largest by market cap continues to be Bitcoin, the growth of the cryptomarket has been an impressive one over the last 24-months, with the number of cryptocurrencies now sitting at 2,094, the continued rise in cryptocurrencies and tokens being fuelled by an ever-growing ICO market.
To date, Bitcoin continues to be the main target for the larger miners, but with the existing mining cartel commandeering a large proportion of Bitcoin hashrates, the barrier to entry is particularly high for individual miners, while not completely out of reach of the most ambitious.
Bitcoin Cash launched back in 2017 from a Bitcoin hard fork, came about as a result of a major disagreement between Bitcoin’s core development team and Bitcoin miners over blockchain capacity and how to address transaction times that had extended to as much as 10 minutes.