Episode 169 — A massive dump of US debt & Bitcoin issues a warning

JJ, Darren, and Randy discuss Hardware wallets, the massive US Debt, ride-sharing apps getting taxed to support the taxi industry, a discrepancy in the Dash blockchain, hacking the NSA, and more here on Neocash Radio Episode 169, recorded August 21st, 2016.

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Episode 163 – The Hubris of “The DAO”

Bitcoin block reward halves, again. Uber switches to Bitcoin in Argentina, Arcade City meets Austin, Texas. Dash spokesman criticizes bitcoin. Ethereum votes hardfork and the slock.it team displays arrogance and hubris. Treasuries and the Chinese market moves.

 

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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 150 – Most of the Bitcoin Network Can Handle 4MB Blocks

A Cornell study finds most of the network can handle 4MB blocks. Long-term bitcoin outlook shows a massive power requirement. Reddit and National Security Letters. Yuan overnight rate plummets to negatives in Hong Kong. Russia bans a board game because it makes communism look bad.

 

 

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Episode 146 – Darren’s Bearish on Bitcoin

Confirmation delays as the mempool hits 50MB. Coinbase CEO calls the Bitcoin Core Dev Team a threat to Bitcoin. Darren explains why he is bearish on bitcoin and why bitcoin is not an investment. Open Bazaar releases on the test net. France looks to crush encryption with a new bill. China woes as the stocks fall and 1.8 Million people are layed-off. DROWN attack leaves 33% of https servers vulnerable.

 

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Episode 145 – DDoS on Bitcoin Classic and DNS Security Flaws

Cryptsy and Butterfly Labs face lawsuits. Chinese stocks fall more than 6%. Japan mulls making bitcoin a legal currency. The latest news on the mining pools and blockchain upgrade. Bitcoin classic nodes face a DDoS attack. DNS security flaw found by Google and Redhat.

 

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Episode 143 – The First Bitcoin Classic Block is Mined

Segregated Witness: the pros and cons. Google pilot program in the UK steers extreme searches to anti-radicalism websites. Federal Agent from the Silk Road case is arrested again. The Federal Reserve raises interest rates on excess reserves. First Bitcoin Classic block is mined while classic nodes make up 15% of the network. Windows 10 spying is out of control and can’t be stopped. Gold value is up as investors return to the safe haven. The Chinese are losing faith in their currency. Value to accept bitcoin on Steam.

 

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