Orbs: World Economic Forum, letter from the president Daniel Peled, progressing towards Mainnet
Biweekly update 17th January — 31th January
This is not financial advice
- January Update — Letter from the President, launch announcement, partnerships, dev updates, new releases and special events.
- Smart Contracting: The Fine Print — How the element of economic innovation is the final puzzle piece for blockchain smart contracts? Solid explanation about how the missing element in smart contracting is likely economic innovation. It is unclear, at this stage, whether that can work out but it does present some interesting new opportunities.
- Orbs at World Economic Forum! Clearly, the logo is incredibly inspiring.
- “Even the most centralized, for-profit companies such as Google and Facebook have realized that to get strong integration into their system, its worth while to open source their technology.” — watch a video of the discussion here.
- Orbs President Daniel Peled on stage at World Economic Forum with Yaniv Altshuler of @EndorProtocol on facebook Live — The ICE House @hubculture: “MIT Future blockchain and AI Systems” — watch how it was.
- Randomized proof-of-stake? Virtualization? Orbs’ @MaHotta was interviewed in Japanese by @venturetimes_jp as we gear up for @japan_bcc, check it here.
- Orbs on Japan Blockchain Conference
- The future is looking strong for S.Korean cryptocurrency. In 2018, the government of a South Korean province partnered with Israeli blockchain start-up @orbs_network to create its very own currency […] set to be accepted by merchants across the region.” — more info via link.
- Orbs is a winner at Japan Blockchain Conference Contest!
- Hub Cultuer Davos 2019 — Daniel Peled, Co-Founder of ORBS.
- 28 January — DevCon Korea — Seoul
- 29 January — Crypto Pro Expo — San Francisco CA, US
- 30 January — Stanford Blockchain Conference 2019 — Stanford CA, US
(Waiting for a Mainnet.)
Next Roadmap will be included in the update, that coming on Tuesday 05.02.2019
- Progressing towards the Mainnet
- Major focus on supporting the amazing teams, that are seeking to build on Orbs
Partnerships and team members
- Read the letter from Daniel Peled, Orbs President and Co-Founder, where he describes the perspectives for the future 2019. “There is a tendency in any movement to let the ideals run wild and to lose touch with the very elements that will help make the dream a tangible reality.”
- 5 companies disrupting ad tech with blockchain right now by Nate Simanov from Orbs — Smarter and more secure advertising is closer than it appears. Here are some projects who are on the path to turn the ad world on its head.
Amino Payments developed a blockchain-based payment system to helps advertisers and publishers transfer money instantly (and according to real-time data) using smart contracts.
As a decentralized, peer-to-peer market for programmatic advertising, AdShares removes the middleman of the advertising world (usually an ad exchange) by using blockchain to connect between publishers and advertisers directly.
AdChain is a MetaX project meant to help curate a list of ad-supported websites.
The computing giant in concert with Salon Media are piloting a blockchain-based project meant to prevent fraud in advertising.
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