Post Tagged with: "DAO"

As Decision Nears, Ethereum Community Still Torn Over DAO Attack Fix

As Decision Nears, Ethereum Community Still Torn Over DAO Attack Fix

by July 11, 2016 at 5:48 pm 1 comment

For a brief moment on Friday, it seemed that the Ethereum development community was (almost) unanimous in their decision to “hardfork,” with 97% of voters in favor. Hardforking means changing the code of Ethereum to make previous valid transactions invalid. The motive in this case would be to turn back theRead More

Fintech & Brexit, DAO, Final, and Fintech5

by June 24, 2016 at 9:21 am 1 comment

Host Sam Maule outlines the DAO hack and what can happen next for Ethereum with guests Simon Taylor, John Lilic of Consensys, and Casey Kuhlman of Eris Industries.Other topics include payment security with the CEO of Final, Aaron Frank, then a double dose of the Fintech5 with Jesse Podell from Startupbootcamp Fintech NYCRead More

$60 Million Hack Raises Questions About DAO’s Viability

$60 Million Hack Raises Questions About DAO’s Viability

by June 17, 2016 at 12:37 pm 3 comments

This morning, the US woke up to a financial meltdown. But not the kind you’d expect. Early this morning, cryptocurrency exchange operators got urgent orders to halt trading activity on ethers, the cryptocurrency behind the blockchain platform Ethereum. The reason: nearly $60 million of ethers were hack (i.e. stolen). The hack hasRead More

Breaking Banks: Fintech Future — Cyborgs and Digital Currency

Breaking Banks: Fintech Future — Cyborgs and Digital Currency

by May 30, 2016 at 10:00 am 1 comment

In this episode, Brett King is hosting one of the leaders in global technology revolution, David Orban. David is a fierce proponent of financial and government transparency. He is a founder/trustee of the Network Society Research, member and advisor of Singularity University, as well as the founder of Dotwords. Today,Read More