Episode 161 – A Costly Lesson for the DAO

The British Exit from the European Union is rife with news about fear, uncertainty and doubt. The DAO suffers a fatal attack and loses 3.5 million ether in an exploit. The Federal Reserve keeps rates unchanged.

 

 

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Episode 160 – In Crypto: Stand Still Too Long and Fade Away

Bond yields around the world at lows. China economy woes while a Chinese bitcoin mining company is sold for nearly half a billion dollars. Sir Richard Branson hosts his 2nd blockchain summit. Cisco has released a Tool for those suffering from TeslaCrypt. The Jaxx wallet innovates and integrates. Ethereum news and information.

 

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Episode 159 – Bitcoin Halving Concerns and the DAO

Nation states are looking at creating their own digital assets. Bitfinex is ordered to pay $75,000 by CFTC. The bitcoin halving could have some issues but a halving event has happened before. the DAO and a need for leadership. Ethereum news and information.

 

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Episode 156 – Crowds Love A Sale

Darren and JJ celebrate their 3 years of doing Neocash Radio! Venezuela looks to seize and jail factory owners who do not keep the machines running. Donald Trump thinks the US can print money to avoid a default forever. Mycelium wallet looks to grow with a crowd sale. News and views from Bitcoin Core. Ethereum news and the DAO crowdsale keeps climbing to $106 Million.

 

 

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Episode 155 – The FBI Hates TOR Users and Other State Shenanigans

Neocash Radio was right about Dr. Craig Wright last December. BitPay offers a bitcoin based pre-paid VISA card. 21 Inc. wants to make everything a bitcoin machine but that may have issues. The DAO has been the 3rd most successful crowdfunding operation so far. TOR users beware, the FBI will target you. Liberty Reserve founder sentenced to 20 years. Saudi Oil Chief fired by Saudi King. Venezuela and Zimbabwe round out the international news.

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Episode 154 – The Ethereum DAO Is Now Live

Puerto Rico is facing dark times at their debt crisis grows more dire. Valve’s Steam video game platform now accepts Bitcoin for their more than 125 million users. CoinDesk’s Consensus 2016 Conference looks to have a few surprises. A Russian bill seeks to outlaw bitcoin use and jail users. Japan unveils their first blockchain consortium. Plutus combines bitcoin and ethereum as they offer their initial crowd sale. A look at the Ethereum Project’s The DAO. Finally a review of Dash.

 

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Traditional Markets

Gold up $1293

Silver up $17.82

Oil down $39.59

DOW down 17,773

30Y UST down 2.6796%

 

Crypto Markets

BTC down $449

LTC  up $3.69

Dash up $6.77

Ether up $8.60

Doge 50 satoshis

 

News

Puerto Rico on the brink of default

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/business/dealbook/washington-still-haggling-as-puerto-rico-debt-deadline-looms.html?_r=0

Steam now accepts bitcoin

http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/28/11525482/bitcoin-steam-valve-bitpay

CoinDesk’s Consensus 2016 Conference starts on Monday.

http://www.coindesk.com/10-must-see-moments-consensus-2016/

Russian bill will jail bitcoin users

http://qz.com/672780/russia-is-considering-legislation-that-would-send-bitcoin-users-to-jail-for-up-to-7-years/

Japan’s first Blockchain Industry Consortium is formed

https://www.cryptocoinsnews.com/japan-sees-new-blockchain-industry-consortium-established/

Plutus announces crowd sale

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/ethereum-bitcoin-payment-provider-plutus-announces-token-crowd-sale-1557525

Ethereum DAO is now live

http://themerkle.com/ethereum-project-the-dao-is-now-live/

A look at DASH

http://bravenewcoin.com/news/dash-the-anonymous-evolution-of-bitcoin/

Episode 153–FOMC, QE4, and Shapeshift Hack

Bitcoin NG white paper, Federal Reserve meeting next week, is QE4 on the horizon?  BTCC deploys more nodes,  ShapeShift Hacked is it an inside job?

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Traditional Markets

Gold: 1232.20
Silver:  16.95
Oil 43.75
DJIA 18003
30 year.  2.70

Crypto Markets

Bitcoin  462 up over 10%
Litecoin 3.51
Ether 8.09
Dash 6.59

News

ShapeShift an inside job?

http://news.softpedia.com/news/shapeshift-bitcoin-trader-hack-was-inside-job-says-ceo-503057.shtml

Bitcoin NG

http://hackingdistributed.com/2015/10/14/bitcoin-ng/

FOMC meeting

http://www.bidnessetc.com/67733-federal-reserve-bank-april-meeting-expect/

WSJ

http://www.wsj.com/articles/streetwise-markets-putting-faith-in-qe4-1455581461

Node Centralization

http://themerkle.com/btcc-deploys-more-servers-and-announced-bilingual-mining-pool-website/

Episode 152–Legal Conference and Brazil Prime Minister Impeached?

Lisa reports on a Digital Currency and Blockchain Technology National Institute conference out of Washington DC.  Brazilian prime minister might be impeached today.  IMF will try to spur more economic growth.  Can they really outlaw math?

 

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Show Notes:

Traditional Markets

Gold: 1234.10
Silver:  16.22
Oil 40.40
DJIA 17897
30 year.  2.56

Crypto Markets

Bitcoin  427
Litecoin 3.24
Ether 9.57
Dash 6.44

News

Mycelium Pulled from Apple

http://bitcoinx.io/news/articles/mycelium-removes-their-wallet-from-the-app-store-temporarily-stops-support-for-ios/

Lisa Reports on DC

Impeach Brazil’s Prime Minister

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/36ba7be6-02f9-11e6-af1d-c47326021344.html#axzz467D1IR00

IMF to Spur Economic Growth?

http://www.reuters.com/article/imf-g20-lagarde-idUSS0N17400X?feedType=RSS&feedName=usDollarRpt

Outlaw Math?

https://rietta.com/blog/2016/04/08/feinstein-burr-encryption-bill/