04-24-2018: Week In Review

Special thanks to our Patreon sponsor UnicornGo LPT Limited. This episode was sourced by mrwhal3. Help support this podcast on Patreon. JP Morgan has been slapped with a lawsuit after they upped their fee’s for Crypto related purchases back in January, and did not notify customers of the change. They …

GUEST: MacLane Wilkison, CEO & Co-Founder at NuCypher

MacLane Wilkison is the CEO & Co-Founder at NuCypher. Wilkison is also a software engineer and former investment banker at Morgan Stanley, where he provided M&A and financing services to enterprises in technology, media, and telecommunications. He holds CISSP, CFA, and FRM designations. Special thanks to our Patreon sponsor UnicornGo …

04-12-2018: Bithumb Exchange Rolls Out Cryptocurrency Kiosks For In-Store Payments

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has successfully rolled out kiosks accepting cryptocurrency across the country, within local restaurants, shopping centres and stores. They have partnered with local mobile payment service provider “Pay’s”, to make this a reality in more than 6,000 stores for the launch. This allows consumers to …

04-11-2018: SuprNova Drops XVG Mining Pools

OCminer, maintainer of the suprnova mining pool, has officially dropped support for verge mining pools from the service. This comes after the 51% attack and code exploit against the verge blockchain last week. The attack netted the attackers 20 million verge tokens (approximately $1 million USD). Verge developers do not …

GUEST: Kleros, Decentralized Arbitration Dispute Resolution via Smart Contracts

Federico Ast, Ph.D is a lecturer and researcher at the University of Buenos Aires. Federico was early team member at MATERIABIZ, one of Latin America’s online media pioneers. Federico researched deliberative democracy and collective decision making. Federico pioneered the concept of Crowdjury, the use of blockchain and collective intelligence to …