This week we debunk Hermicity, talk medicine and politics, and discuss how cryptocurrency could work during the end times.
- Diginomics has announced the release of the Ethereum Programming Course for digital money professionals and smart contract developers. The course is designed to allow students to gain a deep understanding of the Ethereum network and how to program smart contracts in the shortest amount of time possible.
- International Business Times reported that criminals stole 1.4 billion yen ($13 million USD) from over 1,400 ATMs in Japan in under three hours. The teller machines from where the cash was withdrawn simultaneously were located in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Aichi, Osaka, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Hyogo,Chiba, Nigata and more, according to the Japanese police, who suspect more than 100 people to be involved in the heist.
- Following Hermicity’s recent website upgrade, visitors are questioning whether the project is a mean spirited joke or a true reflection of the creator’s beliefs.
- The United States Postal Services’ Office of inspector general released a report detailing four Blockchain technology use cases. USPS is looking at the potential of a Postal Blockchain App in Financial Servies, Device Managemnt, Identity Services, and Supply Chain Management.
- Sydney Stock Exchange (“SSX”) and Bit Trade Labs have announced the establishment of a joint venture to develop a blockchain based equities market settlement and registration system, initially for SSX’s equities and private markets platforms, but also available for other market and market operators.