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.

GET THE APP HERE: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.andromo.dev519296.app474972&hl=en

 

Direct Download

Continue reading

Episode 123 – Patents, Licenses, and LBRY.io

Jeremy Kauffman joins us to talk about LBRY.io. The first New York BitLicense is issued. 21 Inc. releases their first bitcoin miner. Bitcoin is ruled as a commodity. An international market update. Bitcoin patents are being applied for.

Direct Download


SHOW NOTES:

Traditional Markets

Gold $1147

Silver $15.13

Oil $45.34

Dow 16,314

30 year US treasury 2.9596%

Crypto Markets

BTC $232

LTC $2.85

ETH $0.72

News

First company to be issued a bitlicense

http://www.saratogian.com/general-news/20150922/regulator-issues-first-bitcoin-license-to-company

21 releases first bitcoin miner

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/87327/20150922/bitcoin-bitcoin-miner.htm

Bitcoin as a commodity

http://panampost.com/panam-staff/2015/09/22/us-financial-regulators-tighten-their-grip-on-bitcoin/

International markets update:

Bartering in Greece

http://fortune.com/2015/09/21/greece-bartering-economy-tsipras/

and http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/22/business/international/trading-meat-for-tires-as-bartering-economy-grows-in-greece.html?_r=0

Venezuela worse than media portrays

https://www.reddit.com/r/vzla/comments/3m1crr/whats_going_on_in_venezuela_economically_outsider/cvb6vd5

Brazilian Real weakens to 4 per US dollar

Peso weakens to 9.41 per US dollar

Private blockchain bad for bitcoin

http://www.coindesk.com/barry-silbert-private-blockchains-will-capitulate-to-bitcoin/

Bank of America files Patent for Bitcoin wire transfer

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/22/bank-of-america-files-patent-for-bitcoin-wire-transfer-system/

Coinbase files for 9 Bitcoin patents

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/22/coinbase-files-for-nine-patent-bitcoin-applications-with-the-us-patent-and-trademark-office/

Amagi Metals bought

http://www.newsbtc.com/2015/09/24/bitcoin-to-bullion-retailer-amagi-metals-purchased-by-anthem-vault/

Episode 105 – Gold Bits and 21 Inc

Altcoins have seen a jump in value this week. Bitcoin Pizza Day celebrated by Darren. NYSE to add a Bitcoin index. Venezuela’s Bolivar loses another 30% of it’s value this week. BitFinEx hot wallet hacked and about 1600 BTC lost. BitGold buys GoldMoney for $52 Million. Energy subsidies may backfire. 21 Inc is indeed looking to put a bitcoin miner in your toaster, and your router, and your phone, and your…. Roger Ver and OKcoin have a contract dispute.

 

Direct Download