Argentine Football Superstar Lionel Messi is the marketing Face of a new Israeli Crypto smartphone
Dec 13, 2017 Posted / 1536 Views
Moshe Hogeg a prominent businessman and Bitcoin Advocate announced on Thursday that one of his companies, Sirin Labs had signed up soccer superstar Lionel Messi as the main face for promoting the company’s first Cryptophone. The phone will feature a new operating system designed specifically targeting paranoid cryptocurrency users. The company hopes that signing the popular footballer from the Spanish football club Fc Barcelona will command a global audience during the promotion campaign across the world and attract more people to cryptocurrency.
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Lionel Messi reached out to his more than 90 million fans on Facebook telling them about the deal in a fancy style, the transcript of the text on his Facebook page went as follows,
“I am busy most of the Time attempting to decentralize defenses and after forking deeper into blockchain and decentralized environments, I am very excited to join SIRIN LABS as an ambassador to make Blockchain more friendly with the introduction of Sirin Labs’ Upcoming Crypto Operating system for smartphones”
The facebook post got over 200,000 reactions and likes with more than 2000 shares at the time off writing this article an indication that Sirin Labs choose the right superstar for a global outreach of their new Operating system and smartphone series.
Messi is a big earner from FC Barcelona earning about $650,000 in just one week and has received an additional bonus of about $100 million. This signifies the level Sirin LABs is vowing to reach by signing is an expensive superstar as an ambassador for its upcoming products.
Sirin Labs Claims the Phone is built to Take Data security through Cryptography to the next level
A lot of cybersecurity threats had marred the cryptocurrency world with successful hacks alone accounting for several hundred million dollars of lost fund via cryptocurrency majorly Bitcoin and Ethereum. There are much security concerns among the Bitcoin cryptocurrency communities in general. With threats from anonymous hackers, malware and worst still government agencies, the reason to enforce absolute privacy while dealing with cryptocurrency has become a demand for safely with the new kinds of money.
The new open source operating systems being developed by Sirin LABS could become one of the answers the cryptocurrency ecosystem has long been waiting for. The developers add that the operating system will feature a built-in support for secure applications like cryptocurrency wallets, encrypted data communication, peer to peer sharing ecosystem and a secure access to exchanges. Other amazing features of the mobile operating system will include Trust Display technology, VPN snippets that allow IP address spoofing, Automatic MAC address dynamic changing all spiced up with a physical security switch to keep the device off when a hack attempt is detected.
However existing smartphone majorly running the Android applications and IOS operating system from Google and Apple respectively offer similar services that Sirin labs plan to offer. Although the IOS operating system is not open source the Android OS is with capabilities of amazing apps to run on it. Several wallets and cryptocurrency exchanges like blockchain.info, Bitfinix, local Bitcoin already have applications available for free download on the google play online appstore.
Although these leading Smartphone brands like Samsung, LG, Lenovo, iPhone and others are not using an operating system specifically designed for the cryptocurrency, they are achieving a fairly good user rating running cryptocurrency and exchange applications.
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