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The Ethereum Foundation’s lead developer for the Casper upgrade, Vlad Zamfir, uploaded the first version of the protocol’s code to GitHub on Tuesday.

Recently, two high-profile executives, Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma and Overstock.com’s Patrick Byrne, have publicly discussed their perspectives on bitcoin and blockchain technology. Ma came off as lukewarm toward the former and optimistic about the latter, while Byrne appears enthusiastic across the board.

The individual or group behind the alleged Tether attack may have been involved in a previous well-known hack in the bitcoin space.

Chaincode Labs Founder Alex Morcos joined us to discuss his journey, the role of the company in Bitcoin’s development and the views that drive his work.Topics discussed in this episode:Alex’s background in high frequency trading as a founder of Hudson River TradingHow Alex first learned about BitcoinThe vision of Chaincode LabsWhy Bitcoin represents our only chance of creating digital goldWhy Bitcoin’s resistance to change is one of its core featuresWhy the NYA & SegWit2x approach was misguidedHow getting consensus around a hard fork blocksize increase could workWhy Alex is not excited about the efforts to use blockchains in banksSupport the show, consider donating: BTC: 1CD83r9EzFinDNWwmRW4ssgCbhsM5bxXwg (https://epicenter.tv/tipbtc)ETH: 0x8cdb49ca5103Ce06717C4daBBFD4857183f50935 (https://epicenter.tv/tipeth)This episode is also available on :Epicenter.tvYouTubeSouncloudWatch or listen, Epicenter is available wherever you get your podcasts.Epicenter is hosted by Brian Fabian Crain, S?ƒbastien Couture & Meher Roy.

On Monday, the president of the European Central Bank shrugged off the implications of digital currency adoption, continuing the institution’s blasé public attitude toward increasingly popular non-fiat cryptocurrencies.

Another phishing site has emerged impersonating the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase.

Tether’s treasury wallet was robbed of over $30 million worth of tokens.