Tag: israel

Jul 23 2021

Blockchain Technology Company Kirobo Introduces Atomic Safe Swap

The newly launched Atomic Safe Swap is the world's first secure peer-to-peer token swap service.

Jul 22 2021

Can Bitcoin Be Palestine’s Currency Of Freedom?

Bitcoin gives Palestinians a powerful avenue for peaceful protest, and the opportunity to find sovereignty among oppressive economic policies.One day last week I spoke to a Bitcoin user inside the Gaza Strip.He asked to remain anonymous and go by the name Uqab — the Arabic word for “eagle” — as he took a large personal risk to talk to me.We...

Jul 12 2021

The Truth Behind Israeli Consulate “$2.3B BTC Investment” Fake News

Jul 12 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

A news piece regarding an Israeli sovereign fund investing $2.3 billion in Bitcoin (BTC) turned out to be fake. The news gained a lot of mainstream attention due to Yahoo news sharing it. Later it was found that Yahoo used another Twitter source to broadcast the news, leading to the mix-up. Israeli Consulate of the The post The Truth Behind Israeli Consulate "$2.3B...

Jul 07 2021

Israel’s Incoming President to get Presidential Oath NFT

Jul 07 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  israel israel president news nft nft craze

NFT mania has hit the Israeli parliament as Isaac Herzog, the 11th President of Israel would receive the digital blockchain certified version of the first draft oath. Herzog is all set to take charge after 87 Knesset members voted for him. The incoming president would receive Non-Fungible Token (NFT) of the original Presidential oath signed The post Israel's Incoming President to get Presidential...

Jun 23 2021

Bank of Israel uses Ethereum blockchain for upcoming ‘digital shekels’

A report from Israel-based Globes today stated that the apex bank of Israel plans to internally test its upcoming digital shekel on the Ethereum blockchain. Issuing stablecoins on...

Jun 22 2021

Digital Shekel: Israel’s CBDC Project Is Well Underway

Israel is the latest country to admit it’s been working in a Central Bank Digital Currency for a few years now. While giving a conference in the Fair Value Forum, Bank of Israel Deputy Governor Andrew Abir said that the institution he represents already ran a pilot program for the digital shekel. More than that, he confirmed that the Israeli CBDC already exists....

May 11 2021

Bank Of Israel Bypasses Bitcoin With Plans For Digital Shekel

2020 brought Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to the forefront of finance. Corporations have been buying, hedge funds are swapping gold for BTC, and banks and brands have taken a "can't beat 'em, join 'em" stance against the emerging asset class. However, according to The Bank of Israel's plan, the central bank...

May 10 2021

Israeli Crypto Firm Silver Castle to Become Public with ICB Merger

Silver Castle shareholders will receive a 75 percent stake in the merged entity.

Apr 26 2021

Simetria Announces Partnership with Algorand

Both companies have collaborated to launch the first digital securities exchange in Israel.

Feb 18 2021

Dec 28 2020

Israeli Tax Agency Seeking Crypto Holding Disclosure

Crypto profits are taxed at 25 percent in the country as capital gains.

Dec 21 2020

Exclusive: Tezos Taps Hub Security to Secure Validators’ Stake

Proof-of-stake consensus requires network validators to stake digital currencies for validations.

Dec 15 2020

How Israeli VCs Are Doubling Down on DeFi Startups

Dec 15 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business defi israel news startups

The three co-founders of Collider Ventures agree Israel’s vibrant crypto industry waned, yet didn’t fizzle, throughout 2020.

Oct 07 2020

Draper Goren Holm Bets on Israeli Tech Startup Scene with Simetria Investment

Simetria's securities market will connect growth-stage tech companies in Israel with larger, global investors.

Oct 06 2020

Hackers Breached Telegram, Email Accounts of 20 Israeli Crypto Execs: Report

Cybersecurity firm Pandora says that the hacks were the result of an "SMSC spoofing attack."

Sep 25 2020

Israeli Lawmakers Want Bitcoin as Currency, Not Asset

The country’s tax authority see cryptos as assets and charge capital gains tax on them.

Sep 22 2020

Israeli Security Firm Curv Signs UAE Crypto Exchange HAYVN

It is the first commercial agreement between crypto-related firms in the two countries since they agreed to normalise ties.

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