What’s a chain fork? The IRS claims only 802 people claimed Bitcoin on their 2015 taxes, and we explore the difficulty BTC users face with IRS compliance. Numerous Bitcoin exchanges issue joint letter regarding Bitcoin ticker tag in the face of the chain fork. Darren talks about what to expect from a Bitcoin Unlimited / Bitcoin Core hard fork and elaborates on what a chain fork is. Bitcoin Core explores a new Bitcoin Proof-of-Work algorithm that would render current ASICs obsolete for Bitcoin mining. Pedro shares a new website that monitors and optimizes Ethereum transaction gas prices. Darren has a scam alert and a cautionary tale about CoinTelegraph’s article credibility. China demands explicit details from Bitcoin exchange users, including receipts that will be verified against Chinese National Archival records. The Zcash Company announces the creation of the Zcash Foundation which will be rewarded with part of the Zcash Founder’s Reward. We talk about methods used by the Zcash team to create the initial public and private keys. Charlie Shrem is looking for funding to create a Dash based debit card. Prediction markets are a big part of the crypto space, can they actually predict the future? Matchpool looks to link up people for a variety of reasons including dating.
All this and more on the Neocash Radio podcast, episode 199 — Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017!
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|Traditional Financial Markets||Cryptocurrency Markets|
|Gold $1,248||Bitcoin (BTC) $1,015|
|Silver $17.51||Ethereum (ETH) $40.57|
|Oil $48.13||DASH $99.00|
|Dow Jones 20,661 points||Zcash (ZEC) $65.40|
|30Y UST Yield 3.017%||Monero (XMR) $20.70|