HTC U12 Plus gets into virtual cat games ahead of Exodus blockchain phone

CNET | 7/10/2018 | Jessica Dolcourt
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Phonemaker HTC intends to breed new attitudes about data privacy, with a little help from some feline friends.

The company announced on Tuesday that a game called CryptoKitties will come to HTC devices starting with the HTC U12 Plus. The game, which lets you collect and even "sire" one-of-a-kind virtual cats, is based on blockchain technology.

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CryptoKitties is based on blockchain principles.

Normally, blockchain is used to form the backbone of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, but the technology can also create a trustworthy digital paper trail of who owns what. That chain of custody can potentially help verify the identity of priceless artifacts or works of art -- or, in the case of the CryptoKitties game, digital furballs.

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But here's the interesting thing: Although HTC is the first major brand to announce a phone based around the blockchain technology that makes Bitcoin and cryptocurrency red-hot, the first...
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