126: Are banks banking on crypto in 2020?

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We. Are. Here. Today we bring you: Brave blasts past 10m active users, German banks banking on crypto in 2020, and what will Jack Dorsey find whilst living in Africa? All this and much more on today's Blockchain Insider!

Simon Taylor is back in the hosting seat again and this week he's joined by returning guest Aman Kohli, CTO of Banking & Capital Markets UKI at DXC. Together they talk about the latest news in blockchain, Bitcoin and Crypto including:

  • Brave Passes 10 Million Monthly Active Users and Sees 19% Growth since 1.0 Launch (02:15)
  • SEC Reveals Telegram’s Communications With Investors, Seeks to Question Advisor (09:45)
  • With parliament approval, German banks to sell and custody crypto in 2020 (13:01)
  • China begins Phase 2 of digital yuan roll-out (18:42)
  • Commerzbank, Credit Suisse and UBS execute first live transactions on the Deutsche Börse-HQLAx securities lending platform (25:28)
  • Huobi joins China telecom and finance giants to form state-backed blockchain alliance (34:16)

The Tweet of the Week comes from Twitter CEO @Jack about his upcoming move to Africa. Why not send us your best tweets? See if you can get a shout out on the show! (37:13)


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