120. China takes a swing at libra

Episode 127 · October 30th, 2019 · 53 mins 51 secs

About this Episode

Simon Taylor and Will White are coming to you from New York this week, and of course they is not alone but joined by some amazing guests:

  • Amber Baldet, Co-founder at Clovyr (pronounced Clover)
  • Mike Dudas, CEO and co-founder at The Block

Together they talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Zuckerberg: Facebook would leave Libra if US regulators don't approve the project (01:35)
  • Twitter’s Jack Dorsey says Hell No to joining Libra (16:20)
  • CCIEE Vice Chairman Says PBOC Will Be First to Roll Out Digital Currency (25:41)
  • Bitcoin Jumps 12% as China’s Xi Embraces Blockchain, Boosting Crypto Sentiment (30:51)
  • Visa-backed crypto custodian Anchorage launches governance voting platform for Maker holders; support for more coins coming (37:06)

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