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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Continue reading Episode 155 – The FBI Hates TOR Users and Other State Shenanigans
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.
Gold up $1293
Silver up $17.82
Oil down $39.59
DOW down 17,773
30Y UST down 2.6796%
BTC down $449
LTC up $3.69
Dash up $6.77
Ether up $8.60
Doge 50 satoshis
Puerto Rico on the brink of default
Steam now accepts bitcoin
CoinDesk’s Consensus 2016 Conference starts on Monday.
Russian bill will jail bitcoin users
Japan’s first Blockchain Industry Consortium is formed
Plutus announces crowd sale
Ethereum DAO is now live
A look at DASH
Open Bazaar Lead Back-end Developer Chris Pacia joins us in-studio to talk about OB and his viral video about the 1.4 Million dollar TSA app. The Panama Papers drop a bombshell on the elite. Senate Bill seeks to destroy strong encryption in the United States. Japan runs out of Bonds to sell.
Continue reading Episode 151 – Open Bazaar Developer Chris Pacia
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.
Continue reading Episode 150 – Most of the Bitcoin Network Can Handle 4MB Blocks
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.
Continue reading Episode 149 – BitPay Offers A BIP and Japan Looks to Tax Bitcoin
BTCC, formerly BTCChina, is backing Bitcoin Core development because they “know what they are doing”. The latest release from Ethereum and why Nasdaq is shifting from Bitcoin to Ethereum. South Korea joins the rally for a cashless society. US Inflation higher than predicted.
Continue reading Episode 148 – VC Interest Moves to Ethereum
Blockstream and core devs are called out for crippling the bitcoin network. Xapo parts ways with blockstream. Ethereum is coming to select Lamassu Bitcoin Machines. Scam alert for the BitcoinWisdom Ad Remover Google Chrome extension. The bank of England looks to create RScoin and the Telegraph posts sponsored content. The ECB increases QE and lowers interests rates from negative to more negative. Hackers steal from a central bank
Continue reading Episode 147 – Blockstream Conflict of Interest and More ECB Stimulus
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.
Continue reading Episode 146 – Darren’s Bearish on Bitcoin
Near Field Communication with Plutus could make bitcoin easier at the Point of Sale. Currency values are down for more than a few countries. 720% inflation predicted for Venezuela by the World Bank. The FBI distributes child porn. The Federal Reserve created a currency bomb. Bitcoin Classic update.
Continue reading Episode 140 – The Federal Reserve Currency Bomb
Greece to receive 1000 Bitcoin ATMs. Litecoin will half it’s block reward this coming Tuesday. Some Brazilian States are in default. Argentine Security Guru raided after finding backdoor in E-Vote software. US Stock Markets crash this past Thursday/Friday. St. Louis Federal Reserve Official sees no evidence that the QEs had any effect on the economy.
Dow at 16459 WOW
Crude Oil: 40.29
30 year yield 2.74
Ether crazy wild expensive .00594 or ~$1.34
Greece to receive 1000 BTC ATMs
Litecoin Halving Aug 25th
Some Brazilian states in default.
Argentine security guru raided after finding security holes in e-vote system
Stocks drop over two days
Mike Tyson’s BTC ATM goes live
Bitcoin ETF launched in Korea
BitGold! ends 21:17
No evidence that QE accomplished anything