Israeli blockchain companies that shoot for the stars

Israeli blockchain companies that shoot for the stars

  • He’s aiming at nothing less than bringing down the monopoly that large internet companies such as Facebook and Google have in generating income from online content and its curation.
  • His aim is to, “completely liberate this economy from all these very centralized, very unfair centers of He argues that users are being treated merely as “cogs” in the wheels of the large internet companies that profit from the content that they upload and share.
  • “We’re not rewarded in any way for creating all this value, for organizing the information on the internet as it is He’s set to introduce his first product as a beta-release at the end of this month.
  • Called Wild Spark, the idea is to use a cryptocurrency issued by Synereo called AMP, for amplify, to attach value to “We’ve created this game where everything eventually flows up to the creator but anyone who’s part this value chain by being a curator by finding audiences that are interested, gets rewarded,” says Synereo conducted Initial Coin Offerings in 2015 and 2016, raising $5 million, he says.
  • Blockchain is important in several ways for the system he’s developing: “It’s a cryptocurrency, you can do micro-transactions, you can easily transfer amounts without a credit card or banks from person to person online.”

Three founder-CEOs of Israeli blockchain startups explain their often rather grand visions for the future of their companies.
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The Rising Price of Bitcoin and Ethereum Is Leading to More Hacking Attempts

  • Last week, hackers took over the cellphone number and email account of Cody Brown, the founder of a virtual reality production studio called IRL.
  • The attackers then logged into his account on the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and drained it, stealing around $8,000, according to Brown’s reconstruction of the heist.
  • You are out $8k and they tell you to text a Twitter account or send them an email,” Brown told Motherboard in an online chat.
  • “Due to a recent increase in sophisticated attacks targeting Coinbase users, we are taking extra precaution to protect your account,” Authy wrote.
  • “Coinbase strongly recommends using unique, strong passwords and 2-factor authentication like TOTP (e.g. Google Authenticator, Duo, etc) for both email and digital currency wallets.”

If you own bitcoin or ether, two-factor authentication (and not with SMS) is your friend.
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Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2,000 percent. Here’s why

Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2,000%. Here's why

  • Bitcoin has more than doubled in price this year alone, but it has been outperformed by its closest rival Ether, which is up over 2,300 percent.
  • On January 1, bitcoin was trading at the day’s high of $1,003.25.
  • On Wednesday, it broke through the $2,300 barrier for the first time to hit a fresh record high of $2,377.32, according to CoinDesk, marking a year-to-date rise of 137 percent.
  • Ether has risen from $8.24 on January 1, to a high of $203.30, according to data from Coinmarketcap.com.
  • This represents a 2,367 percent rise year-to-date.

Ethereum has been backed by major firms including JPMorgan, Microsoft and Intel.
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Bitcoin may have more than doubled this year, but rival Ethereum is up 2000 percent. Here’s why

  • Bitcoin has more than doubled in price this year alone, but it has been outperformed by its closest rival Ether, which is up over 2,300 percent.
  • On January 1, bitcoin was trading at the day’s high of $1,003.25.
  • On Wednesday, it broke through the $2,300 barrier for the first time to hit a fresh record high of $2,377.32, according to CoinDesk, marking a year-to-date rise of 137 percent.
  • Ether has risen from $8.24 on January 1, to a high of $203.30, according to data from Coinmarketcap.com.
  • This represents a 2,367 percent rise year-to-date.

Ethereum has been backed by major firms including JPMorgan, Microsoft and Intel.
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5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future

  • Blockchain technology offers a solution to many digital identity issues, where identity can be uniquely authenticated in an irrefutable, immutable, and secure manner.
  • Blockchain technologies make tracking and managing digital identities both secure and efficient, resulting in seamless sign-on and reduced fraud.
  • My hope is that Blockchain technologies will become the gold standard for all nations of the world shortly.
  • As mentioned above, most of these applications are still underdeveloped The future potential of the blockchain applications is still unraveling.
  • On the other hand with the Blockchain, this can become decentralized.

You probably have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by now. And as of late the term ”
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5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future

  • Blockchain technology offers a solution to many digital identity issues, where identity can be uniquely authenticated in an irrefutable, immutable, and secure manner.
  • Blockchain technologies make tracking and managing digital identities both secure and efficient, resulting in seamless sign-on and reduced fraud.
  • My hope is that Blockchain technologies will become the gold standard for all nations of the world shortly.
  • As mentioned above, most of these applications are still underdeveloped The future potential of the blockchain applications is still unraveling.
  • On the other hand with the Blockchain, this can become decentralized.

You probably have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by now. And as of late the term ”
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5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future

What are the #blockchain applications of the future?

  • Blockchain technology offers a solution to many digital identity issues, where identity can be uniquely authenticated in an irrefutable, immutable, and secure manner.
  • Blockchain technologies make tracking and managing digital identities both secure and efficient, resulting in seamless sign-on and reduced fraud.
  • My hope is that Blockchain technologies will become the gold standard for all nations of the world shortly.
  • As mentioned above, most of these applications are still underdeveloped The future potential of the blockchain applications is still unraveling.
  • On the other hand with the Blockchain, this can become decentralized.

You probably have heard of bitcoin and cryptocurrency by now. And as of late the term ”
Continue reading “5 Blockchain Applications That Are Shaping Your Future”