Simon Taylor is away this week, but Pet Berisha hosts this episode in his place! Of course he is not alone, but joined by some fantastic guests:
Aman Kohli, CTO Banking & Cap Markets @ DXC
Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie, CEO BCB Group
Together they talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:
Facebook Open to Currency-Pegged Stablecoin for Libra Project (02:56)
A Republican senator just gave Libra its first voice of support in Congress after its rocky start with regulators and partners (12:31)
Bitcoin Has Failed But Global Stablecoins a Threat, Say BIS & G7 (15:43)
Circle to Spin out Poloniex Less than 2 Years After $400m Takeover (21:27)
Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product (27:57)
The Tweet of the Week comes from @patio11 about . Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (34:58)
We also bring you a very special panel discussion straight from Corda Con, where Simon Taylor and Colin G Platt caught up with Todd McDonald form R3! (38:26)
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Special Guests: Aman Kohli and Oliver von Landsberg-Sadie.
Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project – Reuters
Sen. Mike Rounds voices support for Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra – Business Insider
Bitcoin Has Failed But Global Stablecoins a Threat, Say BIS and G7 – CoinDesk
Circle to Spin Out Poloniex Less Than 2 Years After $400 Million Takeover – CoinDesk
Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product
Tweet of the week