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120. China takes a swing at libra

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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Special Guests: Amber Baldet, Mike Dudas, and Will White.
Links:

Huobi Japan raises $4.6M in new funding to expand in the country – The Block
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey says ‘hell no’ to joining Libra Association [Video]
CCIEE Vice Chairman Says PBOC Will Be First to Roll Out Digital Currency – Pandaily
Bitcoin Jumps 12% as China’s Xi Embraces Blockchain, Boosting Crypto Sentiment – CoinDesk
China state paper urges calm after blockchain stocks, bitcoin soar – CNA
Visa-backed crypto custodian Anchorage launches governance voting platform for Maker holders; support for more coins coming – The Block

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