109. Not crypto, but cryptography

39min listen

We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: China’s Digital Currency, Mastercard make more blockchain moves, Kakao go Cuckoo for Crypto, and so much more!

On today's episode, Simon Taylor is joined by Anthoney Macey, Head of Emerging Tech at Barclays to talk about the latest and greatest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Allianz's payment token is in ‘advanced stages’ (0:47)
  • Kakao go Cuckoo for Crypto (7:46)
  • China’s Digital Currency (12:06)
  • Mastercard make more blockchain moves (20:05)
  • Lawsuit claims XRP is an unregistered security (24:07)
  • We hear from Samantha Emery, FCA Innovate's Interim Head of Department (26:29)

The Tweet of the Week comes from Todd McDonald (@Mcdtv) about how Daimler and Commerzbank are piloting digital cash for machine payments. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show!

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Special Guest: Anthony Macey.