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.
BitPay presents a BIP to solve the blocksize debate. Japan has bills in process to recognize bitcoin and tax it. The NSA will be giving warrantless wire-tapped communication data to Domestic policing agencies for non-terrorism related cases. Venezuela tells workers to stay home in order to conserve power. Ethereum updates and a first look at Expanse.
Bitcoind users ought to restart their nodes. Ingenico works with BitPay to integrate bitcoin payments into their POS terminals. The Dow Jones subscriber list has been hacked. Identabit looks to provide a terrible alternative to bitcoin. BitFury and more secret meetings. Is the United States headed for a recession or another QE.
Darren is in the studio and JJ joins the show from the road. Darren talks about his experience at PorcFest and how bitcoin was once again a major currency for buying products and services. Also Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne gave a keynote speech at the event and later announced on Free Talk Live his desire to give special deals to vendors that accept payment in bitcoin as well as possibly paying his employees in bitcoin. Venture Capitalist Tim Draper wins the US Marshall Auction for seized Silk Road funds. There ain’t no such thing as an ASIC resistant mining algorithim. Chicago Sun Times makes history. Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF moved forward. Both Coinbase and BitPay are offering enhanced security features. NewEgg accepts bitcoin.
Fox News interviews our very own Darren at the bitcoin meetup. Dogecoin, is it really a thing? Coinye being sued. Overstock C.E.O. critical of Paul Krugman. Is Overstock accepting bitcoin a turning point in bitcoin market evolution? Bitcoin API from our BitPay allows your paycheck to be in bitcoin. Ethereum is this the next step for cryptocurrencies.