Archive for August 2018

Weekly Recap (7/30/18 – 8/5/18)

Starbucks’ New Crypto Venture Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange is pairing up with Starbucks and Microsoft to launch a new integrated platform called Bakkt. Bakkt is a bitcoin payment provider that will use Microsoft’s Azure cloud service to promote a open regulated platform for the exchange of digital…

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Project Spotlight – NuCypher

(NuCypher, 2018) Overview NuCypher is working to help secure private data on public blockchains by means of decentralized proxy re-encryption. Public-private key encryption has been used for decades to help secure information that is sent across networks. Decentralization and proxy re-encryption adds another layer to the public-private key encryption algorithms that have been trusted by…

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