Samsung has refuted rumors that it’s plans to provide a cryptocurrency cold wallet onto its Galaxy S10 smartphone. The tech giant had recently filed 3 E.U. logos for blockchain and cryptocurrency-software, earlier on 10th Dec., this year. As per Samsung community news sharing ‘web-site‘ SamMobile, the trademark requests are a part of alleged plans to provide a crypto cold wallet on the Galaxy S10 smartphone, however this suggestion was fleetly refuted by Samsung.
The 3 E.U. trademark requests seem in ‘searches‘ on the EUIPO [European Union Intellectual Property Office] web-site, and are titled “Blockchain KeyStore,” “Blockchain key box” and “Blockchain Core” considerably.
All 3 are filed underneath the trademark section of ‘Smartphones; software applications to be used with mobile devices; computer code platforms; Application,” however a very few details on the projected services or applications has been still revealed by the company.
SamMobile additionally “confirmed” that the logos are a part of the event of a Samsung proprietary cold wallet, that “may be launched” within the company’s Galaxy series 10 smartphone. Notably, a previous ‘exclusive’ news article from SamMobile 2 years agone –– that ‘alleged‘ Samsung would be ditching its 3.5mm phone jack from its Galaxy S8 model –– transpired to not be true.
As ‘reported‘ earlier by EtherDesk, Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer HTC proclaimed the launch of the ‘first native blockchain phone,’ this May, with a recent news within this week that web-browser Brave is to be the native browser on the firm’s blockchain phone, called “HTC Exodus one.”
Samsung SDS –– the conglomerate’s IT and tech subsidiary –– has in the meantime created inroads into the blockchain phase via a partnership with major Dutch bank ABN AMRO to employ the technology for the shipping sector. This summer, Samsung SDS launched its own blockchain platform for finance-related businesses, yet as an extra blockchain implementation that targets the logistics trade.